"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!
"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.
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.
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.
"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.