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Master the marathon : the ultimate training guide for women / Ali Nolan.

Nolan, Ali, (author.).

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library 796.4208 NOL (Text) 33500013466529 New Checked out 10/29/2021
Moorhead Public Library 796.4208 NOL (Text) 33500013466537 New Checked out 11/04/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143135487
  • ISBN: 0143135481
  • Physical Description: xi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York City : Penguin Books, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"A no-nonsense, interactive guide that empowers all women at all levels to run their strongest, best marathon ever. As recently as 1966, women were forbidden to run in the marathon. Professionals--including doctors--believed it was physically impossible and dangerous for women to run more than a mile and a half. But as with many other barriers women have faced over time, we fought to participate and compete. Today, women make up almost half of the marathoning population. Yet most marathon training manuals are written by men. And while these men are experts when it comes to how men can and should train, women need training programs tailored to our bodies--to our unique strengths and weaknesses--so we can avoid injuries and run at our peak. The programming in this book was created by a woman, specifically for women. Master the Marathon is a comprehensive guide to marathon training for women at all levels of running--beginner, intermediate, and advanced. This book takes you through everything you need to know to be prepared for the 26.2 miles of the marathon, including detailed training plans, strength training programs, building your mental awareness of your physical body, nutrition, guidance on finding the best marathon for you, identifying and avoiding potential injuries, inspirational advice, and other unexpected pieces of wisdom. Both incredibly practical and deeply motivating, Master the Marathon will help you unlock the strength and determination inside you to embark on the spectacular journey that is the marathon"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 September #1
    With a wealth of books, coaches, and online training programs readily available, is there a need for another book for runners interested in conquering the marathon? According to Nolan, former features editor at Runner's World, the answer is yes, particularly for women, who make up nearly half of marathon participants. In an easy-to-digest format, Nolan guides readers through the marathon process with practical advice from what to expect at each phase of training and how to devise a workout schedule through strength-training exercises (with pictures), mental and physical challenges (including battling self-doubt), and women-specific topics, e.g., "Conquer Your Vagina." Readers expecting a training guide by a well-known coach or elite marathoner might be disappointed—several of the experts quoted throughout are not nationally known names. Regardless, Nolan's conversational style and willingness to share her own mistakes make her a relatable and positive guide. This worthy addition to running collections is sure to be popular with newbies as well as middle-of-the-pack and competitive runners embarking on their transformative marathon journey or in need of motivation to resume training after time away from the sport. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Women long-distance runners > Training of.
Marathon running > Training.
Marathon running > Training.

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