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Marathons in the U.S. have seen record increases in participation during the past few years. “Running a Marathon For Dummies” helps aspiring marathon runners prepare to successfully complete their first race, and shows experienced runners how to take their game to the next level.
The book gives you exercises, programs, and tips to improve your running stamina, speed, and overall health. It takes you from sitting on the couch through running your first 26.2 mile marathon—and beyond. For seasoned runners, the book offers tips and advice for how to continue improving performance through drills, exercises, and other techniques.
- Author: Dr. Jason Karp
- Publisher: Dummies; 1st edition (November 13, 2012)
- Paperback: 360 pages
- Language: English
- Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
- Price: $17.99
What “Running a Marathon For Dummies” is all about
- The physiology of running a marathon
- The proper gear you need
- Trusted guidance on creating a marathon training plan
- How to identify and prevent common running-related injuries
- The 4-1-1 on stretching, crosstraining, and recovery during training
- Practical and motivational pre-race strategies
- Ten things to do on marathon race day
Dr Karp helps the readers find out how much time you’ll need to train for running a marathon, figuring out how to pick the right running shoes for yourself, know the key running techniques to avoid injuries. A a 20-week training plan is offered to the runners to prepare for the marathon. Readers can decide their fitness plan with strength training, cross-training, and stretching activities, and ideas to help ease race-day jitters with time-tested advice are also offered.
What You Will Like
“Running a Marathon For Dummies” helps you to train for your first marathon no matter if you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced runner. It also helps you to complete your first or fastest race successfully. You will learn to improve your performance through drills and workouts.
The book tells you how running increases heart strength, keeps illnesses away, keeps arteries clear, and improves a person’s mood. It gives you tips for improving your marathon running technique.
After reading the book you will know the drills, exercises, and techniques to improve your endurance. It provides a timed training promise for runners of all skill levels, from non-runners, first marathoners, and mid-race runners to more experienced runners. Whether you’re a couch potato or a regularly hit the asphalt, “Running a Marathon For Dummies” gives you everything you need to run the race of your life.
Availability & Pricing
You can buy this book from Dr. Karp’s website merchandise section or directly from Amazon at Running a Marathon For Dummies where both the paperback and kindle editions are available. The listed price is $17.99.
About the Author
Dr. Jason Karp is a nationally-recognized running and fitness coach, freelance writer and author, and exercise physiologist and owner of RunCoachJason.com, a state-of-the-science running coaching and personal training company in San Diego. He holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology. He is a prolific writer, with more than 200 articles published in numerous international coaching, running, and fitness trade and consumer magazines. He is a frequent speaker at national fitness and coaching conferences. He is also the author of five books, including 101 Developmental Concepts & Workouts for Cross Country Runners (Coaches Choice, 2010), 101 Winning Racing Strategies (Coaches Choice, 2011) 101 Winning Racing Strategies for Runners (Coaches Choice, 2011) and Running for Women (Human Kinetics, 2012).