"The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Running" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date running-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year round running-specific weight training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other running book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book has been designed specially for runners to increase endurance, stamina, speed and strength. By following the programs contained in this book, you will no longer run out of gas before the race is over, but instead you will be able to sprint at record paces until the finish line. Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, thousands of athletes all over the world are already benefiting from this book and its techniques, and now you can too!
"Strength Training For Runners" is a text written by an author that has more than a vested interest in the welfare of runners. He is a runner himself and is aware of what it takes to keep the body in shape and to prevent any sort of damage to perform optimally. The text is simple as and is well timed as more and more persons are starting to run for their health. The text can not only be used by the hardcore core well established runners but can also be used by those newbie's who are seeking to be healthy but do not wish to overdo it and harm themselves. The author is aware of the physical and psychological damage that an injury can cause and as such makes every effort through this text to prevent any form of injury from occurring in any individual. The text is a great source of reference for anyone at all that is into fitness and who opt to run to achieve that. The information is well laid out, insightful and extremely easy to understand. Any class of runner would be happy to have this text as a point of reference in their home.
"Weight Training for Running" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date running-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by runners worldwide. This book features year-round running-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other running book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book enables runners of all skill levels to increase their endurance, stamina, speed and strength. By following the programs contained in this book, you will no longer run out of gas before the race is over, but instead you will be able to sprint at record paces until the finish line.
Due to cost and time pressures, people are abandoning the gym and organised sport in favour of more flexible and informal pursuits such as running. But it's not just as simple as getting the miles under your belt. Injuries can impact on your ability to train, and all runners can benefit from a simple strength training and conditioning programme to boost performance and avoid unnecessary injuries. Strength and Conditioning is now regarded as integral to any training programme from marathon runners to triathletes. Strength Training for Runners is designed to keep you, as a runner, on track, whatever your level. Packed with photos illustrating the different techniques, this coaching manual is ideal for any motivated runner. Chapters will guide you through constructing a programme of exercises to keep you running fit, show you how to improve and strengthen your running and other muscles in specific warm ups and provide you with some great conditioning advice that will make you a stronger and faster runner. With the right strength training approach behind you, one that is balanced and reflects your training and racing needs, your injury risk can be significantly reduced and your performance significantly increased.
Quick Strength for Runners offers a smart, fast-paced strength training program for runners who want to run faster and with fewer injuries. In under an hour a week, runners will strengthen their core and key running muscles to build a better runner's body. Strength training is crucial to better running and injury prevention. But it's difficult to know which exercises work best for runners or to get motivated to hit the gym. In Quick Strength for Runners, running coach and personal trainer Jeff Horowitz simplifies strength training into just two 20-minute workouts per week, with no gym or pricey equipment required. Designed specifically for runners, the Quick Strength program pinpoints the exercises that really work. Inside you'll find: • A guide to how strength training leads to better running form and fitness • 40 targeted exercises, with step-by-step photos and clear instructions • Progressive workouts and advanced form options to increase strength as fitness improves • A focused and efficient 8-week strength training program • Tips on designing your own long-term workout program for a lifetime of fitness Quick Strength for Runners makes it easy for runners to build a better runner's body. This highly effective, easy-to-implement program will make you a stronger, faster runner in under an hour a week so you can stay on the road or trail.
Features everything runners need to know about the best cross-training programs available, including a series of strength exercises, non-impact cardiovascular activities, and suggestions on how to integrate running and cross-training. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Afraid of training with weights? Worried of putting on muscles? Think again. Strength training is for women. This book is the ultimate guide to toning up, burning fat and getting the body you want. It shows you why women should train with weights and why you should not be afraid of them. Dispelling the myth that weight training makes a woman 'bulky and unfeminine', the book shows that weights and resistance training methods could be the single most important element in your fitness regime. Packed with full-colour photos and descriptions of over 30 exercises, the book gives you advice on how to put together a resistance training programme as well as how to interchange exercises. Motivational, it also gives three 6-week workout programmes to achieve a stronger, fitter and firmer body. This is the ideal companion to get the best toned body you've always wanted. Strength training is for women.
As a distance runner, you love to run. You always enjoy your endurance building long runs, your stress reducing tempo workouts and your exhilarating interval training sessions. But to realize your peak potential as a distance runner, reach a top level of fitness and enjoy an injury free running life, you need more than just running. You need strong, powerful, energy producing and injury resistant muscles. You need to perform strength training as a consistent part of your training routine.Of course you would rather run than strength train, but getting in your strength workouts doesn't need to be time consuming or inconvenient. You don't need to make a special trip to the gym or purchase a lot of expensive equipment. You can do all of your strength workouts at the track, on the trail, in the park or in your own home because the strength training techniques in this book are all natural with no equipment or artificial ingredients required.These strength techniques and workouts are based upon and designed for your needs as a distance runner. They are functional and efficient in nature. Do you want to reach new levels of running success? Then follow the advice of Coach Grizz and improve your fitness and running performance with Bear Naked Strength Training for Distance Runners.Bear Naked Strength Training for Distance Runners includes over 125 body weight strength training exercises and sample training programs for general running fitness, recreational running, competitive running, specific race distances, injury prevention and weight loss. No matter what your running goal, Coach Grizz has you covered.