Be Your Best at Marathon Running: Teach Yourself
Is this the right book for me? Want to enter a marathon but don't know how to get a place? Be Your Best at Marathon Running doesn't just give you a complete set of training plans, fitness advice and nutritional guidance, it also shows you where and how to apply, which marathon to enter, and how to raise money for charity. It is written by the founder of the UK's leading running website, www.realrunners.co.uk, and also features a foreword from Dave Bedford, the London Marathon's international coordinator and former Race Director. Be Your Best at Marathon Running includes: Chapter 1: Are you up to it? Chapter 2: Choosing your first marathon and getting a place Chapter 3: You're in, now what? Chapter 4: The right gear Chapter 5: Training Chapter 6: Your marathon training plan Chapter 7: The importance of the gym Chapter 8: Eating and drinking Chapter 9: The injury and illness curse Chapter 10: Fundraising Chapter 11: The week before the race Chapter 12: The big day itself Chapter 13: A real-life experience - Sue Thearle, TV presenter Chapter 14: What next?