Synopses & Reviews
For both runners entering that first neighborhood race and elite marathoners, trainers Bob and Shelly-lynn Florence Glover's completely revised guide is the book on training to compete. A book that's already sold close to 200,000 copies, The Competitive Runner's Handbook
will now offer all the latest information needed to design basic training programs; special workouts to increase strength, endurance, and power; schedules and worksheets to develop individual goals; and specifics on preparing for all kinds of races?with an emphasis on the 10K and the marathon.
Informed by their over thirty years of coaching experience, the Glovers give winning tips on alternative training, footwear and diet, and common injuries and illnesses, as well as sensible advice on balancing running with work and home life.
In this 3rd revised edition, the author's outline everything needed to train successfully. It includes detailed sections on planning a personal training schedule, mental aspects of competitive running and much more.
For both runners entering that first neighborhood race and elite marathoners, this completely revised guide is one that racers have been counting on for 16 years.
About the Author
Bob Glover is founder and president of Robert H. Glover and Associates, Inc., a sports and fitness consulting firm. Since he founded the program in 1978, Glover has directed the running classes for the New York Road Runners.
Shelly Glover is a certified exercise physiologist with a master’s degree from Columbia University; she coaches all levels of runners and is a frequent competitor.