Run Smart : Using Science to Improve Performance and Expose Marathon Running’s Greatest Myths – John Brewer

Run Smart : Using Science to Improve Performance and Expose Marathon Running's Greatest Myths

Renowned marathon expert and leading sports scientist Professor John Brewer reveals why many of the concepts surrounding marathon training and running are wrong — and suggests how the latest sports science research transforms the way marathons should be approached. Run Smart uses the latest scientific research to show how preparing for, and running, marathons can be made easier, and in doing so challenges many of the myths that surround marathon running. The book will draw on the author’s experience as one of the UK’s leading sports scientists, his extensive research background in marathon running, and his experience as a marathon runner, to provide credible advice to runners to support their preparation for a marathon. The book will challenge many current concepts, myths and ideas, and provide science-based alternatives in areas such as training and nutrition that will optimise and ease a runner’s preparation for, and completion of, the 26.2 mile distance. This highly accessible book will use the latest scientific findings to support new runners training for their first marathon and help more experienced athletes improve and train smarter.

Author: John Brewer
ISBN: 9781472939685
Pages: 192 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 13.78 Mb

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