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Advanced Marathoning Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

Advanced Marathoning Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

$59.00 USD

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Advanced Marathoning, Third Edition, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 75 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Advanced Marathoning, Third Edition. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book so you can help your athletes achieve their potential and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 75-question multiple-choice exam, 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 V?O2max 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.


    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.