New PDF release: 1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach—Here’s How

By Philip Maffetone

What will it take to run a marathon in below hours?

The world’s quickest occasions for the marathon were shedding because the distance of 26.2 miles was once made legitimate approximately 100 years in the past. yet after a visible decline that happened for a part century, the days, whereas nonetheless edging decrease, have stalled numerous mins north of 2 hours for the prior decade.

For the 1st time, 1:59 examines what it is going to take for an elite distance runner to move sub–two hours. it's going to require greater than uncooked expertise, optimum physique measurement, and nice athletic genes. with a purpose to develop into marathon’s Roger Bannister and break this elusive checklist, this runner needs to stick to a nutritious diet and an individualized education routine that takes benefit of particular environmental components (“live excessive, teach low”). simply because important seconds count number over every one mile run, different severe issues comprise stronger working shape and financial system, sharpened psychological concentration, and donning definitely the right form of racing residences (or even going barefoot).

The athlete who eventually breaks distance running’s such a lot tantalizing barrier becomes a global superstar in a single day. Will the runner be a Kenyan, an Ethiopian, an American, or a marathoner from one other kingdom? and the way quickly will it happen?

By offering a distinct window into the hugely aggressive global of elite marathon operating, this ebook additionally permits operating fanatics to have an intensive knowing of the real strength of patience athletes. And in flip, they could observe an analogous education and racing rules mentioned in 1:59 to their very own operating, even if it’s a 10K, part marathon, marathon, or ultramarathon.

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