Running to the Top 3rd EditionArthur Lydiard is the Runner’s World Coach of the centurySuccess author Arthur Lydiard presents an overview of the techniques of middle and long distance runningBesides detailed schedules for the training, the book includes tips for equipment and outfit, nutrition, prevention of injury, therapy and the relationship between the coach and the athleteHis description of a systematic, detailed training program for beginners and top-runners is based on a clear defined conception of fitness. Beneath detailed schedules for the training, the book includes tips concerning equipment and outfit, nutrition, prevention of injury, therapy and the relationship between the coach and the athlete. Furthermore a test-system is introduced, which enables the athlete to determine the absorption of oxygen through the fatless body mass.The New Zealander Arthur Lydiard was the most successful trainer of middle and long distance running in the world. He coached runners from different countries such as Peter Snell (3 times gold) or Lasse Viren, who reached 4 times gold. In the 50s and 60s Arthur Lydiard not only revolutionized the middle and long distance training but parallel to this development he may be considered as one of the founders of the jogging-movement.The New Zealander Garth Gilmour is a former journalist and has been Lydiard’s co-author since 1960. He has written biographies of famous sportsmen such as Olympic gold medalists Sir Murray Halberg and Peter Snell.Cardinal Publishers Group is the distributor for Meyer & Meyer Sport books.