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Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training

As contributing editor of the US edition of Runners' World and best-selling author, Hal Higdon has helped countless runners achieve their distance goals. Now, he's created the definitive guide on today's most popular distance, the 13.1-mile, half marathon. This book contains everything needed to know about running the half marathon, including where to begin, what to focus on, pacing, how to avoid injury, how to track progress, how to stay the course and how to improve. Whether this is their first or their fiftieth half marathon, there is a plan for everyone. it provides customisable programmes, ranging from novice to advanced (there's even a walking-only plan), as well as tried and tested strategies, race day tips and motivation from other half-marathoners around the globe.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. An Incredible Journey; Chapter 2. Roots; Chapter 3. Ready to Run; Chapter 4. First Steps; Chapter 5. Why We Run; Chapter 6. Hard/Easy; Chapter 7. Immediate Achievement; Chapter 8. Base Training; Chapter 9. Picking a Program; Chapter 10. Novice Training; Chapter 11. Moving Upward; Chapter 12. The Pinnacle; Chapter 13. Half-Marathoner Walking; Chapter 14. HM3; Chapter 15. Tween; Chapter 16. Do-It-Yourself Training.

Promotional Information

Planned publicity and reviews in various running magazines including Runners' Werld and Athletics Weekly. Solus emails, inclusion in online newsletters and posted on Human Kinetics' Health and Fitness Blog.

About the Author

Higdon has run 111 marathons, 18 of them at Boston. He considers himself more than a running specialist, having spent most of his career as a full-time journalist writing about a variety of subjects, including business, history and science.

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