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Beginner's half-marathon trainer : the 14-week program to completing a half-mara
Ackland, Jon
Adult Nonfiction GV1065.17.T73 A34 2008

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ContentsPage
Introduction-The origin of the half-marathonp. 7
Part 1 - Before you startp. 9
Chapter 1 - Why do a half-marathon?p. 11
Chapter 2 - Why exercise?p. 15
Chapter 3 - How do I know you can do this?p. 23
Chapter 4 - A few ideas for all the gearp. 27
Part 2 - How to trainp. 35
Chapter 5 - Show me the training!p. 37
Chapter 6 - Adapting and maintainingp. 42
Chapter 7 - The "Three Amigos"p. 46
Chapter 8 - Choosing a training programp. 52
The training programsp. 55
Chapter 9 - Using your training program effectively: What's key and what's notp. 68
Part 3 - Working through your program week by weekp. 73
Chapter 10 - Controlling the mental gamep. 74
Chapter 11 - Week 1: Basic proper techniquep. 79
Chapter 12 - Week 2: Advanced techniquep. 82
Chapter 13 - Week 3: Building strengthp. 85
Chapter 14 - Week 4: Knowing the coursep. 87
Chapter 15 - Week 5: Listening to your bodyp. 91
Chapter 16 - Week 6: Leg speed and rhythmp. 95
Chapter 17 - Week 7: Technique adjustmentsp. 98
Chapter 18 - Week 8: Pacing and running linesp. 101
Chapter 19 - Week 9: Peaking control, hydration and nutritionp. 104
Chapter 20 - Week 10: The 80/20 rule, the push and gadgetsp. 111
Chapter 21 - Week 11: The need for speedp. 115
Chapter 22 - Week 12: Controlling techniquep. 119
Chapter 23 - Week 13: The taperp. 121
Chapter 24 - Week 14: Monday-the final countdownp. 126
Chapter 25 - Week 14: Wednesday-a run-down of event dayp. 130
Epilogue-What did you achieve?p. 140
Acknowledgmentsp. 142
Appendix - "Troubleshooting" reference sectionp. 143
Indexp. 155


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