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Training plans for road runners. Renowned running authority, coach and best-selling author Pete Pfitzinger has teamed up with Philip Latter, senior writer for Running Times, to produce this essential training guide covering the most popular race distance, including the 5K, 10K and half marathon. Faster Road Racing provides a series of easy-to-follow programmes aimed at giving runners ongoing improvements in their race performances. It contains detailed plans for specific distances as well as expert advice on balancing training and recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering and training beyond the age 40. For serious runners who compete in numerous races at different distances throughout the year, these training plans are invaluable.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Training Components; Chapter 1. Elements of Training; Chapter 2. Balancing Training and Recovery; Chapter 3. Supplementary Training; Chapter 4. The Well-Fed Runner's Diet; Chapter 5. Masters Running; Chapter 6. Tapering for Peak Performance; Part II: Training for Peak Performance; Chapter 7. Following the Schedules; Chapter 8. Base Training; Chapter 9. Training for 5K Races; Chapter 10. Training for 8K to 10K Races; Chapter 11. Training for 15K and 10-Mile Races; Chapter 12. Training for the Half Marathon; Chapter 13. Training for Multiple Race Distances.

About the Author

Pete Pfitzinger, the highest placed American runner in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic marathons, is a respected coach, exercise physiologist and administrator of high-performance sport. Philip Latter is a senior writer for Running Times and a leading cross country coach. In addition to Running Times, his writing has appeared in Runner's World

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