In this new edition of Cross-Country Running, Olympian and running coach Jeff Galloway brings his proven Run Walk Run® method to cross-country running. Using his run-walk-run method and following the training plans provided, every cross-country runner will improve performance, recover faster, and reduce the risk of injury. Jeff Galloway explains how to build endurance, train and race on hills, run on varied terrain, implement speed training and race strategies, all while maximizing performance. He gives the reader action plans for teamwork training and developing race methods. Galloway also covers injury prevention and treatment that will get the runner back racing in no time. The training programs incorporate Galloway’s Magic Mile―the best way to check and monitor training progress. Runners are given the tools to set realistic pacing goals for long runs and races. Every cross-country runner needs this book!
About the Author
Jeff Galloway was an average teenage runner who kept learning and working harder until he became an Olympian. He is the author of the bestselling running book in North America (Galloway’s Book on Running) and was a Runner’s World columnist for more than 20 years, as well as an international speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. He has worked with over 400,000 average people training for specific goals. Jeff is the designer of the walk-run, low-mileage marathon training program, Galloway Run Walk Run®, that has an over 98% success rate.