Half Marathon: A Complete Training Guide for Women is a must-have for adult women of any age at any fitness level who want to train for a half marathon.
Using Jeff Galloway’s proven Run Walk Run® method, this book offers a step-by-step program for woman that will get them started with weekly training. The training plans follow the run-walk-run format, allowing the runner to increase her mileage while decreasing her time, safely and effectively. An added benefit of these training programs is that they can easily fit into any busy schedule because training needs to happen only three days a week.
Along with the training programs, Half Marathon: A Complete Training Guide for Women offers nutrition advice for women—what and when to eat and how to control weight while training. It offers advice on staying motivated and preventing injury while training as well. Also included is information on women-specific issues.
Any woman looking to complete a half marathon will find all the information she needs to run-walk-run fast and finish her race strong.
About the Authors
Olympian Jeff Galloway has run for over 50 years and still runs a marathon about every month. He has coached over a million runners to their goals through his retreats (in several of these locations), clinics at events, individual consultations, running schools, and books.
Barbara Galloway has been a serious runner for years and was on the Florida State women’s track team. Barbara runs practically every day and has competed in over 30 marathons. Her best 10K time is 41:50, and her best marathon time is 3:18. She has a masters degree in physical education and conducts running clinics during running vacation retreats at Lake Tahoe and Athens , Greece.