Brain Training For Runners by Matt Fitzgerald
A Revolutionary New Training System to Improve Endurance, Speed, Health, and Results

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Based on new research in exercise physiology, author and running expert Matt Fitzgerald introduces a first-of-its-kind training strategy that he's named "Brain Training." Runners of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels can learn to maximize their performance by supplying the brain with the right feedback. Based on Fitzgerald's eight-point brain training system, this book will help runners:

- Resist running fatigue
- Use cross-training as brain training
- Master the art of pacing
- Learn to run "in the zone"
- Outsmart injuries
- Fuel the brain for maximum performance
- And more

Packed with cutting-edge research, real-world examples, and the wisdom of the world's top distance runners, Brain Training for Runners offers easily applied advice and delivers practical results for a better overall running experience.


 

About Matt Fitzgerald

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Matt Fitzgerald is the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books are Iron War, Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, Racing Weight, Brain Training for Runners, and The Runner's Diary. Matt is a freelance sports journalist and has contributed to many national health/fitness and endurance sports magazines including Outside, Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Runner's World, Bicycling, Running Times, Women's Running, Triathlete, and Competitor. Fitzgerald is a featured coach on Training Peaks and Active.com. He is a certified sports nutritionist (CISSN) licensed by the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
 
Published September 4, 2007 by NAL. 576 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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