In this book, Olympian Jeff Galloway details how to set up a training program, how to monitor progress, and how to schedule each workout. Included are 52 weeks of daily journal entries, with data analysis tables. Jeff Galloway tells how to set up a successful training program to avoid injury, improve endurance, and run faster. Galloway's "magic mile" is used to predict performance and set a safe pace for long runs. Specific run-walk-run strategies are set up based upon the runner's current ability. Galloway details how to use the training journal to schedule long runs, drills, speed workouts, rest days, etc. The 52-week journal is easy to use and easy to analyse.This new edition is characterized by a modern and more practice-oriented design that facilitates logging your progress as a runner. In this way, it might help you to keep your motivation.
Jeff Galloway was an average teenage runner who kept learning and working harder until he became an Olympian. He is the author of the best-selling running book in North America (Galloway's Book on Running) and is a Runner's World columnist, as well as an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. He has worked with over 400,000 average people training for specific goals, and Galloway's quest for an injury-free marathon training program led him to develop group training programs in 1978. Galloway is the designer of the walk-run, low-mileage marathon training program (Galloway RUN WALK RUN method) with an over 98% success rate.