Young at Heart Book Review

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With its history, prestige and popularity, one would think the Race is greater than its racers. The Race - I am referring to Boston Marathon here - demands so much out of runners, alters their lifestyle, and upper handedly crashes dreams of many eager runners year after year. It is one of the most exclusive ...

Running For The Hansons Book Review

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Having read Ryan Hall's Running With Joy, I gained some understanding about the life of elite marathon runners. It's not glamorous as you might think, and they are not at nowhere near the same level as those professionals from tennis, golf, football, etc.. Rather, it's very humbling - run a lot, eat carb-intensive meals, get ...

Advanced Marathoning Book Review

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I wish I read this book 4 weeks before. That would have let me follow one of their shorter programs for Boston (eight weeks to go!) and I could have avoided the calf/Achilles tendon strain that put me off the training past three weeks! Ugh!! In Advanced Marathoning, Pete Pfitzinger and Scott Douglas explain each aspect ...