The Secret of Running

Maximum Performance Gains Through Effective Power Metering and Training Analysis

The Secret of Running Maximum Performance Gains Through Effective Power Metering and Training Analysis

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How much power does your human engine have? How much power do you need for running in different conditions? How can you optimize your training and racing performance? How can you use power meters to improve your results? What are the ultimate limits of human performance? The Secret of Running answers all of these questions. All factors determining the performance in running (from 800 meter race to marathon) are explained step by step: training, nutrition, body weight, running form, wind, hills, temperature, running gear, power meters and much more. Written in a crystal-clear and lively style, this book is a wealth of information for every ambitious runner. This title also contains brand new insights on how the balance of the power of your human engine and the power requirement for running in different conditions determines your performance. It shows how power meters can be used to optimize your training, running economy and race result. This book is lavishly illustrated and packed with useful data. Being already a bestseller in the Netherlands and Belgium, The Secret of Running can be considered the ultimate textbook for all serious runners and their coaches.

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Formatangaben ePub
Erscheinungsdatum 01.05.2017
Autoren van Dijk, Hans, van Megen, Ron
Dateiformat ePub
ISBN 978-1-78255-436-3
Verfügbarkeit Download sofort verfügbar
24,99 €
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24,99 €
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van Dijk, Hans

Hans van Dijk läuft sein Leben lang und war Professor an der Delft University of Technology. Nach seiner Emeritierung studierte er die Gesetzmäßigkeiten des Laufens und des Radfahrens. Er entwickelte neue Trainingsmodelle und schrieb Kolumnen und Bücher über jede Art von Ausdauersport. Er programmierte umfassende Online-Performance-Rechner, um es jedem Sportler zu ermöglichen seine eigene Leistung einfach zu messen.
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van Megen, Ron

Ron van Megen ist Ingenieur und Manager. Er ist ein ambitionierter Läufer, der quantifizierende Methoden und die neueste Technologie, inklusive Power-Meter, nutzt, um seine Trainings- und Rennergebnisse zu analysieren und zu verbessern.
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