Synopses & Reviews
Get in the best shape of your running career with the scientifically based training in Daniels' Running Formula. In the book that Runner's World magazine called the best training book, premier running coach Jack Daniels provides you with his proven VDOT formula to guide you through training at exactly the right intensity to become a faster, stronger runner.
Choose from the red, white, blue, and gold programs to get into shape, target a race program, or regain conditioning after a layoff or injury. Race competitively with programs for 800 meters, 1500 meters to 3000 meters, cross country races, 5K to 15K, and half-marathon up to the marathon. Each program incorporates the right mix of the five training intensities to help you build endurance, strength, and speed, and Daniels' intensity point system makes it easy to track the time you spend at each level.
The formula can be customized to your current fitness level and the number of weeks you have available for training, and it provides the perfect solution for short training seasons. Get the results you're seeking every time you lace up your shoes for a training run or race with the workouts and programs detailed in Daniels' Running Formula.
Recommended by "Runner's World magazine as "the best training book" by "the world's greatest coach," "Daniels' Running Formula provides an expert training and racing blueprint for dedicated runners of all abilities. Containing a complete, updated system, this new edition simplifies the physiology of training to facilitate every runner's quest for peak performance. Daniels includes four programs for developing race fitness and five programs targeting specific distance events from 800 meters to the marathon. The programs are based on Daniels' scientifically based VDOT formula, which allows runners to train at precisely the right pace and intensity. These programs are similar to the ones used by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training (TNT) program--the world's largest endurance sports training program, for which Daniels is the U.S. national run coach.