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Chi Marathon

RRP $19.99

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FROM THE AUTHORS OF THE BESTSELLING CHIRUNNING, A GAME-CHANGING TRAINING GUIDE FOR INJURY-FREE LONG-DISTANCE RUNNING.

In Chi Marathon, Danny Dreyer, creator of the revolutionary ChiRunning program, highly respected running coach, and accomplished distance runner, takes a whole-body approach to long-distance running—much like T’ai Chi—making ease and efficiency of movement the prime goal of one’s training. Chi Marathon is the first book to focus not on building stamina first (though that is covered here) but on how to run all those miles without harming your body. A staggering 80 to 90 percent of marathoners face injuries during their training. This book debunks the myth that marathoners need to push through and beyond pain, and presents a technique-based plan for pain- and injury-free, high-performance half and full marathons. Chi Marathon also shows how to improve your performance by developing your own race-specific training plan tailored to your event, and will help you cross the finish line feeling strong no matter your age, body type, or running ability.

  • Run a marathon or half marathon free of pain and injury
  • Transform your racing with the training triad: form, conditioning, and mastery
  • Tap into your chi, an energy source more powerful and enduring than muscles
  • Teach your mind and body to work together as a team and master your event
This is the book that distance runners have been waiting for. With Chi Marathon you can enjoy the run and feel confident no matter the distance.

About the Author

Danny Dreyer is an esteemed walking and running coach and a nationally ranked ultra-marathon runner. A student of internationally renowned T'ai Chi master George Xu, Dreyer now combines the philosophical and energetic approach of T'ai Chi with running and walking. He has been published in Runner's World, Running Times and is the author of his own monthly ChiRunning newsletter that reaches 4000 people. A coach for eighteen years, he understands the perspective of both the beginner and the competitor and has taught thousands of people the ChiRunning and now ChiWalking method, with profound results.

Danny Dreyer is an esteemed walking and running coach and a nationally ranked ultra-marathon runner. A student of internationally renowned T'ai Chi master George Xu, Dreyer now combines the philosophical and energetic approach of T'ai Chi with running and walking. He has been published in Runner's World, Running Times and is the author of his own monthly ChiRunning newsletter that reaches 4000 people. A coach for eighteen years, he understands the perspective of both the beginner and the competitor and has taught thousands of people the ChiRunning and now ChiWalking method, with profound results.


Marathon Training For Beginners

RRP $16.99

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Marathon Training for Beginners, A Guide on Completing Your First Marathon and Training Plan

Have you ever wanted to complete a marathon? This guide will help you to achieve those dreams Many runners dream about completing a marathon. Its the pinnacle of any runners ambition to run those 42.195km. Many runners never realize those dreams but with this guide you can give yourself a fighting chance of running's ultimate endurance test. Even if you don't want to complete a marathon this book is packed full of handy hints and tips to take your running to another level. Running is inclusive and affordable. Of all the sporting challenges running a marathon is the most attainable to the average person at home. People from all walks of life complete marathons every year. This said its still an exclusive club to join when a marathon is actually completed due to the mental and physical demands placed on oneself in order to finish the race. This is where this book comes in. Give yourself the best chance of success and get this guide now!

Here's A Preview Of What You'll Learn...

  • What is a Marathon
  • Selecting The Right Kit
  • Essential Information To Get You Started
  • Correct Nutrition and Hydration
  • Marathon Training Plans
  • Mental Preparation
  • Staying Motivated
  • Race Day Preparation
  • And Much More!
Get your copy today to receive all of this information! Tags: Marathon Training, Marathon Preparation, Marathon Running for Beginners, Running for Beginners, Running, Completing a Marathon, Marathon Training, Marathon Basics, marathon Race Day, First Marathon, Marathon Running, Marathons for Dummies


Olympic Marathon

RRP $293.99

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This is the first complete history of the Games' most storied race. From ancient Greece to Atlanta 1996, the book chronicles the race's development-the heroes, the controversies, and the stories that emerged from the ultimate Olympic challenge. For the first time, the complete history of the most famous race in the Olympic Games has been presented in Olympic Marathon-A Centennial History of the Games' Most Storied Race. Beginning with the legends of ancient Greece, this book traces the process of reviving the Olympic movement, including the establishment of the marathon-the only event specifically created for the 1896 Olympics. Following heroes such as Dorando Pietri, Emil Zatopek, Abebe Bikila, and Frank Shorter, the book includes a complete analysis of every Olympic marathon as well as tales from the lives of the runners. The stories of John Hayes, who won the race with the help of strychnine; 1936 winner Sohn Kee Chung, a South Korean forced to compete for Japan; and Mamo Wolde, who won the marathon with an infected toe only to end up as a political prisoner in Ethiopia, make this book much more than a sports history. The story of the long struggle to establish a women's marathon begins with a lonely female who ran the marathon course in 1896 and ends with the dramatic victory of American Joan Benoit in the first women's Olympic marathon in 1984. Completely up to date, the book concludes with chapters on the races in Atlanta in 1996, including the closest finish in Olympic marathon history. An appendix, photographs, and an index complete this history. An invaluable resource for all interested in the Olympics and marathon running.



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