Online CourseThe package components are as follows:
- Advanced Marathoning, Third Edition, text
- Continuing education exam (accessed online)
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.
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 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.
AudienceA continuing education course for personal trainers, running coaches, and other certified fitness professionals.
Table of ContentsPart 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