Marathoning for Mortals Author:John Bingham, Jenny Hadfield Once considered a feat for superhuman athletes, the marathon is now within every mortal's grasp. Former couch potato John Bingham has joined forces with coach Jenny Hadfield to create a winning plan that works for every mortal--even you. — In Marathoning for Mortals, you'll find the courage to train, the willpower to persevere, and the ten... more »acity to finish one mile after another. John and Jenny stick with you every step of the way, from your first insecure thoughts to your last-minute jitters to your supreme joy at the finish line. In Marathoning for Mortals, you'll find:
8 training programs to run, run-walk, walk-run, or walk the half-marathon and marathon
The advice you need to physically, mentally, and spiritually reach your dreams
Tips to help you customize your training, buy the right shoes and apparel, and eat the best foods
Guidance for common motivational, physical, and emotional roadblocks
Join John and Jenny on an amazing transformative journey where the finish line is just the beginning.« less
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This is a great book for all levels of runners. If you've always wanted to tackle a marathon or half-marathon but felt overwhelmed by the thought, this book will help because it gives so many training options. There are plans for walking, walking with a little running, running with a little walking, and running both distances. It makes it seem so doable. There is advice on everything from shoes to nutrition too. I'm now in the middle of training for my first half marathon and am actually having fun!