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Masters Running: A Guide to Running and Staying Fit After 40

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An expert, highly motivational guide to running after 40-filled with age-specific advice for training effectively and safely-from the author of Run Fast, Marathon, and Fitness After Forty
To succeed as a masters runner, you need to train more intelligently than younger runners.

You have to know how to incorporate rest into your program and when to use alternative activities,
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Paperback, 225 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Rodale Books
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Zen
Aug 30, 2018 rated it liked it
I quite enjoyed Masters Running, even though it is a strange mish-mash of autobiography and training manual. The author, Hal Higdon, combines stories of his running career, and involvement in the early "Masters" (over 40) running and fitness movement, with tips and training plans for those who would like to follow in his footsteps (haha).

Mr. Higdon is a force to be reckoned with. He is now 87 and still going strong! For his 70th birthday he ran 7 marathos in 7 months!!! Although I could never ho
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Chris
Aug 18, 2018 rated it liked it
This was more a history of masters running and Hal Higdon's place in it. There was a lot of repetition in the book which made it more boring than it should have been.
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Hal Higdon is an American writer and runner. He has contributed to Runner's World magazine longer than any other writer. He is the author of 34 books, including the best-selling Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide. He has worked as a freelance writer since 1959, and has written a variety of subjects including a children's book that was made into an animated feature. He ran eight times in the Uni ...more