TRAIN EASIER TO RUN FASTER
This revolutionary training method has been embraced by elite runners--with extraordinary results--and now you can do it, too.
Respected running and fitness expert Matt Fitzgerald explains how the 80/20 running program--in which you do 80 percent of runs at a lower intensity and just 20 percent at a higher intensity--is the best change runners of all abilities can make to improve their performance.
With a thorough examination of the science and research behind this training method, 80/20 Running is a hands-on guide for runners of all levels with training programs for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon distances.
In 80/20 Running, you'll discover how to transform your workouts to avoid burnout.
- Runs will become more pleasant and less draining
- You'll carry less fatigue from one run to the next
- Your performance will improve in the few high-intensity runs
- Your fitness levels will reach new heights
80/20 Running promotes a message that all runners--as well as cyclists, triathletes, and even weight-loss seekers--can embrace: Get better results by making the majority of your workouts easier.
AUTHOR: Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports and nutrition writer and a certified sports nutritionist. He is the bestselling author of more than a dozen books on running and fitness, including 80/20 Running, Brain Training for Runners, Racing Weight, and Iron War, which was long-listed for the 2012 William Hill Sports Book of the Year. He is a columnist on Competitor.com and Active.com, and has contributed to Bicycling, Men's Health, Triathlete, Men's Journal, Outside, Runner's World, Shape, and Women's Health. He lives in San Diego, California.