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Advanced Marathoning Ebook With CE Exam-3rd Edition

Advanced Marathoning Ebook With CE Exam-3rd Edition

$69.00 USD


Product Format
    The package components are delivered online:
    • Advanced Marathoning, Third Edition, ebook
    • Continuing education exam
    If you’re working with runners who want to shave minutes off their time, it’s time to ramp up the training with Advanced Marathoning, Third Edition With CE Exam.

    Find the day-by-day training schedule that works best for your athletes by choosing between 18- and 12-week preparation and selecting weekly distances of 55, 55 to 70, 70 to 85, or 85-plus miles. Runners who plan marathons close together will benefit from the 4- to 12-week training plans designed to maximize recovery and maintain endurance. For older marathoners, there is a full chapter dedicated to their unique training, nutrition, and recovery needs.

    Complement running workouts with strength, core, and flexibility exercises to help keep injury at bay. Learn how current technologies such as GPS and online logs can help analyze training and performance and set goals for future races. Draw inspiration and insights from elite marathoners such as Galen Rupp, Eliud Kipchoge, and Molly Huddle. Implement cutting-edge nutrition and hydration strategies and recovery techniques.

    Advanced Marathoning gives ambitious marathoners the information needed to train smarter, remain injury-free, and cross the next finish line stronger and faster than ever.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Discuss the overall philosophy of the Advanced Marathoning program, including systematic structuring for the different blocks of training.
    • Explain how refueling, glycogen, and proper hydration are important to performance.
    • Describe how lactate threshold training can increase running speed.
    • Explain why cross-training can help improve performance and reduce the chance of injury.
    • Recognize the benefits of incorporating strides into training to help boost economy.
    • Describe proper rest and recovery methods for marathoners.
    • Explain why tapering is a critical process that is necessary for improving running speed.
    • Explain the importance of formulating a proper race day strategy to help ensure great results.
    • Explain why VO2max training is essential to running faster marathons.
    • Explain why core strength and resistance training are key factors in improving performance.
    • Explain the importance of dynamic flexibility and static stretching to reducing injuries and improving performance.
    • Identify the direct effects of aging on the performance of a marathon runner.
    • Discuss why mental strategies are important to successful marathoners.


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, running coaches, and other certified fitness professionals.
    Part I. Training Components
    Chapter 1. Elements of Training
    Chapter 2. Nutrition and Hydration
    Chapter 3. Balancing Training and Recovery
    Chapter 4. Supplementary Training
    Chapter 5. The Older (and Wiser) Marathoner
    Chapter 6. Tapering for Peak Marathon Performance
    Chapter 7. Race-Day Strategy

    Part II. Training Programs
    Chapter 8. Following the Schedules
    Chapter 9. Marathon Training on Up to 55 Miles (89 km) per Week
    Chapter 10. Marathon Training on 55 to 70 Miles (89 to 113 km) per Week
    Chapter 11. Marathon Training on 70 to 85 Miles (113 to 137 km) per Week
    Chapter 12. Marathon Training on More Than 85 Miles (137 km) per Week
    Chapter 13. Multiple Marathoning

    Appendix A. Marathon Race Pace Chart
    Appendix B. Equivalent Race Times: 10K Through Marathon
    Pete Pfitzinger was the top American finisher in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic marathons. With a personal best of 2:11:43, he is a two-time winner of the San Francisco Marathon and placed third in the 1987 New York City Marathon. He was ranked the top American marathoner in 1984 by Track & Field News, and he is a member of the Road Runners Club of America’s Hall of Fame. Pfitzinger has over 30 years of experience coaching marathon runners to achieve their goals. He is also the coauthor of Faster Road Racing.

    Scott Douglas is a contributing writer for Runner’s World and the author or coauthor of several other books, including Meb for Mortals and Running Is My Therapy. Douglas lives in South Portland, Maine.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Relevant and useful

    The book is well written, easily understood, relevant and with great information that can be used in training.