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Running can be not only good for your body, but it can also be good for your soul as well especially if you’re running upon some of America’s most beautiful outdoor running trails. In America’s Best Trails, author and running expert, Jeff Galloway and his son, Brennan Galloway take you on a journey of some of America’s gorgeous trails. Jeff and Brennan will present some of their favorite and most scenic places to run or walk in the United States in this book. This list includes places in almost all of the 50 states, divided geographically from West to East. Each route has directions to the trail head and special instructions to enjoy the area.
Average to Epic is an integrated guide for helping men and women transform their lives through endurance sports. It could be riding a bike 100 miles, running a marathon, or completing long-course triathlons, this book provides the resources, practical tips, planning, and motivation for the average person to take on epic athletic challenges. It covers endurance road biking, endurance mountain biking, long distance running, and triathlons. Many middle-aged people want to drastically improve their fitness and overall wellness.
Cross-Country Running & Racing presents all of the training necessary to train for cross-country races. Galloway’s successful training program explains how to build endurance, train and race on hills, varied terrain running, speed training, race strategies, maximizing performance, and reducing the risk of injury.
Athletes need to train their minds just as much as the body, so do people who just want to stay fit. It’s easy to find excuses and stay at home, but with Jeff Galloway’s mental training strategies you will find yourself staying motivated and setting and reaching new goals in no time.
You will find many useful tips on dealing with stress in Mental Training for Runners. Jeff Galloway describes typical everyday situations and how to go out and run even if your brain is making up excuses. Jeff explains drills to help you rehearse a good response to those excuses so that over time you will change your habits; he presents training tools that will lower your stress and help you learn to set realistic goals.
Jeff Galloway’s injury-free marathon training program has helped hundreds of thousands of runners of all abilities. His training schedules have inspired the second wave of marathoners who follow the Galloway RUN WALK RUN·, low mileage, three-day suggestions to an over 98% success rate.
Runners will explore the RUN WALK RUN· Method the principles of and mental and physical benefits behind the method. You will learn Jeff’s Magic Mile, how to set up a running strategy, mental training, proper form and technique, drills, transitions, problem solving, running faster, race rehearsals, and more.
Scott Ludwig lives, runs and writes in the beautiful countryside of Senoia, Georgia with his wife Cindy and their menagerie of cats. Scott enlisted the aid of several of his friends and fellow runners to compile the stories in Running to Extremes, arguably the best collection of stories about endurance athletes ever published. The 15 people portrayed in this book are sure to leave readers with their eyes and mouths wide open, completely fascinated with what the subjects have been able to accomplish in the sport of endurance running. These are just some of the incredible and inspiring achievements of the endurance athletes profiled in Running to Extremes: The Legendary Athletes of Ultrarunning.
By using Olympian, Jeff Galloway’s run-walk-run™ method, many runners are able to enjoy the sport with less injuries, aches and pains. He has worked with tens of thousands of runners in their 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Galloway himself has run injury free for decades. In Running Until You’re 100, Jeff Galloway explains how to achieve this, how to stay motivated, and increase the enjoyment of the running experience. Make plans now to run until you’re 100.
A few years ago, Jeff met a 93 year old runner who was just as excited about running the race as the 20 year old racers. There was a 101 year old man running in a veteran’s track meet. He set a world record. There are many opportunities for setting records if you’ll keep running until you’re 100.
Arthur Lydiard is known as the greatest track coach of all times. Since the outstanding success of his New Zealand athletes Snell, Halberg and Magee at the 1960 Rome Olympics, Arthur Lydiard’s name has been synonymous with the best training methods used by the world s top middle and long distance runners. His schedules precipitated an athletic revolution, stressing as they did physiological conditioning as a prerequisite to sporting effort, and long-duration even-pace running at a strong speed as the means of achieving this.