Runner's world train smart, run forever How to be a fit and healthy lifelong runner following the innovative 7-hour workout week

William James Pierce, 1949-

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Published
New York, NY : Rodale [2017]
Language
English
Physical Description
xxvii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-264) and index.
ISBN
1623367468
9781623367466
Main Author
William James Pierce, 1949- (author)
Corporate Author
Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (-)
Other Authors
Scott Murr, 1961- (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Presents a detailed training regimen, advice, and information on aging for runners over the age of forty, including step-by-step instructions for performing targeted exercises.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

"From the experts at the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (FIRST), Runner's World Train Smart, Run Forever goes beyond traditional training programs and addresses the issues that prevent runners from reaching their full potential. Thisbook will teach you how to become a fit, fast, and healthy lifelong runner by following the authors' innovative 7-hour workout week. In this new approach, Bill Pierce and Scott Murr show how overall fitness and total body health are the secret to longevity as a runner. Runner's World Train Smart, Run Forever is appropriate for all runners, but is especially helpful if you're frustrated by injuries or looking to maintain your healthy lifestyle as you age. This book addresses the controversies surrounding the dangers of over training and the stress associated with the constant craving for faster race times. Complete with a comprehensive program to enhance overall fitness, improve race times,and support healthy aging, this book will show you how to achieve your fitness goals at any stage"--

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Appropriate for all runners, especially aging runners who struggle with getting slower and committed runners who find that their dedicated efforts often lead to injury, this guide goes beyond traditional training programs and addresses the types of issues that prevent runners from reaching their full potential. Original.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

From the experts at the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (FIRST), Runner's World Train Smart, Run Forever goes beyond traditional training programs and addresses the issues that prevent runners from reaching their full potential. This book will teach you how to become a fit, fast, and healthy lifelong runner by following the authors’ innovative 7-hour workout week. In this new approach, Bill Pierce and Scott Murr show how overall fitness and total body health are the secret to longevity as a runner. Runner’s World Train Smart, Run Forever is appropriate for all runners, but is especially helpful if you’re frustrated by injuries or looking to maintain your healthy lifestyle as you age. This book addresses the controversies surrounding the dangers of overtraining and the stress associated with the constant craving for faster race times. Complete with a comprehensive program to enhance overall fitness, improve race times, and support healthy aging, this book will show you how to achieve your fitness goals at any stage.