The Endurance Handbook

The Endurance Handbook teaches athletes how to stay healthy, achieve optimal athletic potential, and be injury-free for many productive years.

The Endurance Handbook

The Endurance Handbook

Are you a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer, cross-country skier, or other athlete seeking greater endurance? The Endurance Handbook teaches athletes how to stay healthy, achieve optimal athletic potential, and be injury-free for many productive years. Dr. Philip Maffetone’s approach to endurance offers a truly “individualized” outlook and unique system that he has refined over three decades of training and treating athletes, ranging from world champions to weekend warriors. Maffetone’s training and racing philosophy emphasizes building a strong aerobic base for increased fat burning, weight loss, sustained energy, and a healthy immune system. Good nutrition and stress reduction are also key to this common-sense, big-picture approach. Dr. Maffetone also dispels many of the commonly held myths that linger in participatory sports—and which adversely impact performance—and explains the “truths” about endurance, such as: The need to train slower to race faster will enable your aerobic system to improve endurance Why expensive running shoes can actually cause foot and leg injuries The fact that refined carbohydrates actually reduce endurance energy and disrupt hormone balance How overtraining can be avoided in its earliest stages And much more! If you are looking to increase your endurance and maximize your athletic potential, The Endurance Handbook is your one-stop guide to training and racing effectively. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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The Endurance Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Philip Maffetone
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-09 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Are you a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer, cross-country skier, or other athlete seeking greater endurance? The Endurance Handbook teaches athletes how to stay healthy, achieve optimal athletic potential, and be injury-free for many productive years. Dr. Philip Maffetone’s approach to endurance offers a truly “individualized” outlook and unique system that
Successful Endurance Training
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Georg Neumann, Arndt Pfützner, Anneliese Berbalk
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag

Increasing numbers of people of all ages are taking up sports and physical activity in order to counter the negative effects of modern civilization. A popular form is endurance training. This text focuses on endurance training offering advice on how to avoid injury.
Serious Training for Endurance Athletes
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Rob Sleamaker, Ray Browning
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

SERIOUS Training for Endurance Athletes provides the tools to create training programs and workouts that will pay off in competition. Endurance athletes, coaches, and multisport fitness buffs will learn how to design, schedule, execute, and monitor training programs for top results. Rob Sleamaker joins with Ray Browning, seven-time Ironman Triathlon
Endurance in Sport
Language: en
Pages: 1008
Authors: R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-30 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Endurance in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative work on all aspects of this major component of sports science. The book also embraces medical and sport-specific issues of particular relevance to those interested in endurance performance. The scientific basis and mechanisms of endurance - physiological, psychological, genetic and environmental -
The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Philip Maffetone
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-22 - Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

“Welcome to what will undoubtedly be a whole new level of athleticperformance.”—Mark Allen, six-time winner of the Hawaii Ironman.

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