Quick Strength for Runners (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2013-12-19
Förlag
VeloPress
Illustratör/Fotograf
Full-color interior with photographs throughout
Illustrationer
Full-color interior with photographs throughout.
Dimensioner
228 x 177 x 19 mm
Vikt
508 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781937715120
Quick Strength for Runners (häftad)

Quick Strength for Runners

8 Weeks to a Better Runner's Body

Häftad Engelska, 2013-12-19
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Quick Strength for Runners offers a smart, fast-paced strength training program for runners who want to run faster and with fewer injuries. In under an hour a week, runners will strengthen their core and key running muscles to build a better runner's body. Strength training is crucial to better running and injury prevention. But it's difficult to know which exercises work best for runners or to get motivated to hit the gym. In Quick Strength for Runners, running coach and personal trainer Jeff Horowitz simplifies strength training into just two 20-minute workouts per week, with no gym or pricey equipment required. Designed specifically for runners, the Quick Strength program pinpoints the exercises that really work. Inside you'll find: * A guide to how strength training leads to better running form and fitness * 40 targeted exercises, with step-by-step photos and clear instructions * Progressive workouts and advanced form options to increase strength as fitness improves * A focused and efficient 8-week strength training program * Tips on designing your own long-term workout program for a lifetime of fitness Quick Strength for Runners makes it easy for runners to build a better runner's body. This highly effective, easy-to-implement program will make you a stronger, faster runner in under an hour a week so you can stay on the road or trail.
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"A smart strength-training plan in which runners can learn how to strength their core and key running muscles." -- Competitor magazine "" |when I'm [running] 30, 40, 50 miles a week, the last thing I want to do is squats on legs that already feel like overcooked spaghetti" |Jeff Horowitz has a solution. He's been a running coach for more than a decade and is the author of Quick Strength for Runners." -- Philadelphia Inquirer "Running is a sport of imbalance. At no point are your feet hitting the ground at the same time. This imbalance creates an opportunity for injury. Our bodies have to be strong enough to handle the complex motion of running. If it's not, you won't be running too long" | Trusting this program has me running stronger and faster and most importantly injury free." -- Amplify Today "The exercise program is ideal for runners whose sole goal is running performance. Runners don't need to lift huge weights or practice resistance training five days per week. What they do need to is to develop a modest degree of well-balanced strength." -- BreakingMuscle.com "We all know that strength training is important. I have always said that I should do more strength training, but it wasn't until I started trying this book that I really realized how much it can help me. I started this book before I was back to running, and I believe without a shadow of a doubt that it has had a big impact on my running now. I am stronger, recover easier and have less soreness overall." -- LovingontheRun.com

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Jeff Horowitz is a certified running and triathlon coach and a personal trainer who has run more than 150 marathons across six continents. Formerly an attorney, he quit law to pursue his passion for endurance sport and now works with DC Tri; The Nations Triathlon; the nonprofit summer camp ACHIEVE Kids Triathlon; and Team Hope, a charity fund-raising training group that benefits the Hope Connections Center, a cancer-patients service organization.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction 1 Strength Training for Runners: A Primer 2 Getting Started 3 The Exercises 4 The Workouts 5 Taking It on the Road 6 A Lifetime of Fitness About the Author