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  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780451470881
  • Imprint: Nal
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $27.99

80/20 Running



80/20 Running promotes a message that all runners—as well as cyclists, triathletes, and even weight-loss seekers—can embrace: Get better results by making the majority of your workouts easier.

This revolutionary training method has been embraced by elite runners—with extraordinary results—and now you can do it, too.

Respected running and fitness expert Matt Fitzgerald explains how the 80/20 running program—in which you do 80 percent of runs at a lower intensity and just 20 percent at a higher intensity—is the best change runners of all abilities can make to improve their performance. With a thorough examination of the science and research behind this training method, 80/20 Running is a hands-on guide for runners of all levels with training programs for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon distances.

In 80/20 Running, you'll discover how to transform your workouts to avoid burnout.
Runs will become more pleasant and less draining You'll carry less fatigue from one run to the next Your performance will improve in the few high-intensity runs Your fitness levels will reach new heights 80/20 Running promotes a message that all runners—as well as cyclists, triathletes, and even weight-loss seekers—can embrace: Get better results by making the majority of your workouts easier.
'Truly groundbreaking . . . Building on new science that proves a 'mostly slow' training approach is more effective, 80/20 Running makes the number one training secret of the world's best runners available to runners of all abilities.'  Robert Johnson, Cofounder of LetsRun.com

  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780451470881
  • Imprint: Nal
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $27.99

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