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Would you like to know how to complete a marathon?

To many people, having the desire to run a marathon is a mystery. But to others, it's one of the most natural activities in world. Running is one of the easiest sports to fit into a busy lifestyle. It doesn't cost you anything; you can do it anywhere and at any time. Most people will take up running to get fit or to lose weight initially. Once you get into it, and you've benefited from losing weight and getting fitter, you start to crave the desire of another challenge. "How far can you run?" or "How fast can you run?"

Whatever the initial motivation, the desire to test your limits is usually the driving force for people wanting to run a marathon.

Running a marathon is an epic challenge. On completion, you'll be part of a club with less than 1% of the world's population. When people think about running a marathon, the idea becomes scary and overwhelming. That's normal! This book is designed to take a complete beginner through the process of running a marathon from start to finish.

Here's a preview of what you'll learn:

  • How to get started on your marathon journey
  • Selecting the right training program
  • A training plan to get you to the finish
  • A sub-four hour training plan
  • Running workouts
  • Mental training tips
  • Running gear
  • Marathon nutrition and hydration basics
  • Injury prevention and recovery
  • Marathon preparation
  • Race day tips
  • And much more!

Download your copy today to receive all of this information!

©2015 Richard Bond (P)2015 Richard Bond

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  • Siren East
  • 18-12-2017

Outdated thinking?

Author focuses on what seem to me to be outdated ideas of carb-loading, intensity runs, and high-tech footware. I personally find "primal endurance" thinking much more compelling.

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  • Jorge L Garcia
  • 07-12-2018

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it's very helpful, easy to follow, really a good beginners guide for the first marathon,

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  • Joel Lopez
  • 19-11-2018

Good advice for first time marathon runners

Great tips for beginners. The advice will lead you in the right direction for your first or second marathon.

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  • Venkat Shrikrishna
  • 14-04-2018

Generic instructions

The book is a good read and mainly has the Do's and Don'ts in preparation for a Marathon. It does cover all areas needed to finish a marathon up to 26 miles.

But, when I wonder .. I couldn't think of any other way an author could have suggested better. It would have been more helpful if there was more focus on the nutrition aspect of the preparation.

Narrator was a bit fast paced for me. I had to read it at 0.80x speed.

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  • Aimee Meeker
  • 30-08-2016

Short, not a lot of substance

Maybe it's because I am constantly looking for info regarding running--but I've heard all of this before. They basically explain a training program, which I have been doing for half marathons. It could be called "you're first race."

Not terrible, but it was not anything new for me.

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