Marathon runners and marathon want-to-be runners will find this book has the answers to the most FAQ (frequently asked questions) about training for and running a marathon. The answers are loaded with direct, practical information based upon Jeff Galloway’s 35+ years experienced in coaching and running marathons. Areas covered are training, nutrition, motivation, preparing for race day, race issues, recovery, staying injury free and much more. This is an indispensable guide for people transitioning from shorter distance races up to the marathon distance. It is also a handy resource for the more seasoned marathon runner looking to check what they know against an expert and to learn a few new tricks along the way.
About the Author: Jeff Galloway’s quest for the injury-free marathon-training program led him to develop group training programs in 1978, and to author Runner’s World articles and as official trainer for Run-Disney. 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. Jeff has worked with thousands of average people in training for specific goals and is the inventor of the Galloway RUN-WALK-RUN method. Jeff is an inspirational speaker at running and fitness sessions across the country. His innovative ideas have opened up the possibility of running and completing a marathon to almost everyone. Philosophically, Jeff believes that we were all designed to run and walk, and he keeps finding ways to bring more people into the positive world of exercise.