Running from the heart
CONTENTS

  1. The Evolution of Coaching Methods in the Middle and Long Distance Events
  2. The Progression of the Men’s and Women’s World Records in the Middle and Long Distance Events
  3. A Summary of the Physical Requirements of a Successful Endurance Runner
  4. The Energy Systems, the Central Governor Theory and their Relationship to the Individual Middle and Long Distance Events
  5. The True Motion of Running
  6.  The Tactical Requirements per Individual Events
  7. Strength and Mobility
  8. Periodisation and the Planning of the Training Year
  9. Specimen Training Programmes for the 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 3000m Steeplechase, 5000m, 10,000m and the Marathon
  10. The Principles of Training for the Young Endurance Runner
  11. Specimen Training Programmes for the Young Endurance Runner
  12. Nutrition for Endurance Runners
  13. Running Pilates
  14. The Psychology of Endurance Runners
  15. Altitude Training
  16. Tests and Measurements
  17. Illegal Drugs for Endurance Runners, Uses and Abuses
  18. Trio Training, Pacing Charts, the 4 and 5 Second Rule and their Inter-Relationship with the Endurance Events
  19. How to Promote and Develop the Middle and Long Distance Running Events on a National Scale
  20. An International/National Coaching and Development Model