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Let Four Months to a Four-Hour Marathon be your personal trainer. Whether youre a competitive veteran or a recreational beginner, this essential guide will tell you exactly what to eat, what to wear, what to expect, and how to train. When race day arrives, author Dave Kuehls, contributing editor at Runners World and a marathoner himself, will have you in the best shape of your lifephysically and mentally. All you have to do is take the first step.
Four Months to a Four-Hour Marathon includes:
Day-by-day training schedules for 4-hour and 5-hour marathoners
Detailed diet plans
The marathoners mind-set
Right and wrong things to wear
How to pick the right sneakers
Pain vs. performancehow far to go
Common pitfalls to avoidin training and during the race
A list of the 36 marathons in North America where you can run the fastest times
Serving as a personal trainer for runners looking to improve their performance, this guide details what to expect, how to train, what to eat, and even what to wear. It includes coverage of the 36 fastest marathons in North America.
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
About the Author
Dave Kuehls is a contributing editor for Runners World, the worlds largest running magazine. He has also written for Sports Illustrated, Mens Health, GQ, and ESPN magazine. His fastest marathon is 2:57.