More than 400,000 people finish marathons in the United States each yea?and that number is steadily increasing. Those runners are looking for the guidance that will take them to the next level of competition, and Advanced Marathoning delivers what they need.
Marathoners will find the latest information on training methods, such as marathon-pace runs and tempo runs and an entirely new chapter on peaking and tapering. With this ultimate guide, runners will learn how to incorporate supplemental training into their regimen, execute training leading up to the next race, and discover the latest on recovery, nutrition, and hydration. And they will have access to training programs for 55, 70, 70 to 85, and 85-plus mileage training weeks, with schedules for 18- and 12-week training cycles.
Advanced Marathoning, written by Pete Pfitzinger (two-time Olympic marathoner) and Scott Douglas (a regular contributor to Runner’s World and Running Times), shows dedicated runners how to race faster, train and peak for mu