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Training for the Uphill Athlete


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Foreword: TK Chapter 1: How to Use This Book Section 1 The Physiological Basis of Endurance Training Chapter 2: The Physiology of Endurance Section 2 The Methodology of Endurance Training Chapter 3: The Principles of Endurance Training Chapter 4: Important Concepts, Terms and Principles Chapter 5: Monitoring Your Training Chapter 6: The Application Process: Where Theory Meets Reality Section 3 Strength Training for The Uphill Athlete Chapter 7: Strength Training for the Uphill Athlete Chapter 8: Core Strength Chapter 9: Strength Training Section 4 How to Train Chapter 10: Programming Chapter 11: Transition Period Training Chapter 12: Base Period Introduction (for both running and skiing) Section 5: Planning Your Training Chapter 13: Training Planning for SkiMo Team and Individual Races Chapter 14: Base Training for Mountain Runners

About the Author

Steve House is a world renowned climber, mountain guide, and Patagonia Ambassador, widely regarded for his light-and-fast style. He has published articles in a number of periodicals, and he is the author of Beyond the Mountain (Patagonia Books, 2009). He lives in Ridgway, CO. Scott Johnston, who grew up in Boulder, CO, has ski raced on a national and international level and is an avid climber. He currently coaches several of the nation's top cross country skiers, and climbs, establishing local climbing routes in and around his home town of Mazama, WA, in the North Cascades, where he lives. K lian Jornet is a professional sky runner, trail runner, ski mountaineer and long-distance runner. He is a six-time champion of the long-distance running Skyrunner World Series and has won some of the most prestigious ultramarathons, including the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, Grand Raid, the Western States Endurance Run and the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run. Jornet holds the fastest known time for the ascent and descent of Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Denali and Everest.


Training For The New Alpinism is THE training book for mountaineers of all levels and ambitions. --
Basically, whatever your level, from elite athlete to aspiring wannabe, Training for the New Alpinism is an essential resource to move forward with your fitness and understand what's next. --, about Training for the New Alpinism

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