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Title Run smart : using science to improve performance and expose marathon running's greatest myths / John Brewer.
Author Brewer, John (Professor of sport), author.
Publication London : Bloomsbury, 2017.
Copyright date ©2017
Description 191 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 796.4252 B
Note Includes index.
Contents The science of marathon running -- Marathon training -- Race preparation and race day -- Marathon recovery -- New challenges -- Run smart resources -- Marathon myths.
Summary The book draws 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. It also challenges many current concepts, myths and ideas, and provides 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.
Subject Marathon running.
Marathon running -- Training.
Long-distance runners -- Nutrition.
Alt Title Using science to improve performance and expose marathon running's greatest myths
ISBN 9781472939685 (paperback)
1472939689 (paperback)

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