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80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster by Training Slower Paperback – Illustrated, 22 October 2014

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  • Publisher : NAL; 1st edition (22 October 2014)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 272 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0451470885
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0451470881
  • Dimensions : 15.19 x 1.55 x 22.81 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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"Fitzgerald is going to go down as one of the most competent and prolific authors of books for serious runners covering just about every legitimate aspect of the all-important runner's lifestyle."--LetsRun.com

"If you're looking to get to your peak performance weight or explore the mind-body connection of running, writer Matt Fitzgerald has some advice for you....Fitzgerald, an expert in endurance training and nutrition, explores a wide range of topics and cutting-edge developments from the world of running and endurance sports."--ESPN.com

"Sports nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lets us in on his no-diet secrets that can help endurance athletes get leaner, stronger, and faster."--Men's Fitness

"The elements and philosophy laid out in Run were fundamental and played an essential role in my overall success throughout my career as a self-coached athlete."--Alan Culpepper, 2000 and 2004 U.S. Olympian, sub-four-minute miler, sub-2:10 marathoner

"Extremely well-done...a must for marathoners!"--Library Journal

"In his latest book, Matt Fitzgerald successfully explains the mind-body method of running....Anyone trying to improve and realize their true running potential should read Run." --Kara Goucher, 2008 Olympian and world championship medalist

"Amateur to professional athletes can optimize their potential with this book."--Bike World News

"Racing Weight answers the difficult questions athletes often have about dieting, including how to handle the off-season. The book gives readers a scientifically backed system to discover your optimum race weight, as well as five steps to achieve it."--Triathlete

"You will gain valuable information and insight about how to fuel your body from this book."--Portland Book Review

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80/20 Running promotes a message that all runners-as well as cyclists, triathletes, and even weight-loss seekers-can embrace- Get better results by making the majority of your workouts easier.

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