Synopses & Reviews
Entering is one thing. Finishing with a respectable time is something else.
4 Months to a 4-Hour Marathon serves as a personal trainer for runners looking to improve their performance. Whether competitive veterans or recreational beginners, with this essential guide marathoners can learn exactly what to expect, how to train, and even what to eat and what to wear. Dave Kuehls, contributing editor at Runner's World and a marathoner himself, discusses:
- Day-by-day training schedules for 4-hour and 5-hour marathoners
- Detailed diet plans
- The marathoner's mind-set
- Right and wrong things to wear
- Picking the right running shoes
- Pain vs. performance
- Common pitfalls to avoid
- The 36 fastest marathons in North America
Designed for every level of runner, from recreational beginners to competitive runners, this book, written by a senior writer at "Runner's World" and a marathoner himself, tells exactly what to eat, what to wear, what to expect, and how to train.
About the Author
'Dave Kuehls is a contributing editor for Runner\'s World, the world\'s largest running magazine. He has also written for Sports Illustrated, Men\'s Health, GQ, and ESPN Magazine. His fastest marathon is 2:57.'