The Art of Running Faster

The Art of Running Faster

[improve Technique, Training, and Performance]

Book - 2012
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Human Kinetics

The Art of Running Faster challenges the stereotypes of how distance runners should train. Readers will learn how to overcome factors that prevent them from running faster and avoid injury with correct running technique. Author and former world-class runner Julian Goater shares personal experiences to help in applying each suggestion.


Any runner can tell you that the sport isn’t just about churning out miles day in and day out. Runners have a passion, dedication, and desire to go faster, longer, and farther. Now, The Art of Running Faster provides you with a new approach to running, achieving your goals and setting your personal best.

Whether you’re old or young, new to the sport or an experienced marathoner, this guide will change how you run and the results you achieve. The Art of Running Faster challenges the stereotypes, removes the doubts and erases the self-imposed limitations by prescribing not only what to do but also how to do it. Inside, you will learn how to

•overcome the obstacles that prevent you from running faster, more comfortably, and with greater focus;

•rethink conventional training methods, listen to your body, and challenge traditional running ‘norms’;

•customize your training program to emphasize the development of speed, strength, and stamina;

•shift gears, reach that next level of performance, and blow past the competition.

In this one-of-a-kind guide, former world-class runner Julian Goater shares his experiences, insights and advice for better, more efficient and faster running.

Much more than training tips and motivational stories, The Art of Running Faster is your guide to improved technique and optimal performance. Let Julian Goater show you a new way to run faster, farther and longer.



Baker & Taylor
Offers advice for improving running speed, helping runners overcome physical and psychological obstacles, rethink traditional training methods, and customize training programs to achieve running goals.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2012
ISBN: 9780736095501
0736095500
Characteristics: xvi, 198 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Melvin, Don 1953-

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