The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 528

The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing

“Welcome to what will undoubtedly be a whole new level of athleticperformance.”—Mark Allen, six-time winner of the Hawaii Ironman.

The Maffetone Method: The Holistic, Low-Stress, No-Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 198

The Maffetone Method: The Holistic, Low-Stress, No-Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness

Dr. Maffetone's unique training system for champions proves that the kinder, gentler approach actually works the best. This fitness regimen has worked for champions and non-athletes alike- because it's based on Dr. Philip Maffetone's deep understanding of how the body works. Maffetone has used that knowledge to develop The Maffetone method, his successful low-stress fitness program, which can be tailored to any individual. It means "training slower to go faster," says Mike Pigg, world champion triathlete and Maffetone client. The Maffetone Method includes: A ten step program to reduce stress and increase overall fitness; Exercise techniques designed for increased results with decreased pain; The real lowdown on some of those fad diets. In short, this is a fitness regimen for champions that everyone can use to reach their own goals whether it be running a marathon or walking around the block.

Complementary Sports Medicine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 429

Complementary Sports Medicine

Stay ahead of the curve by offering your patients and athletes a full complement of care that focuses not only on their symptoms but examines the varied and interrelated factors that contribute to their health. Complementary Sports Medicine shows you how to combine many nontraditional therapies that will help your athletes improve performance and avoid injury. You can use the plans outlined in this book to augment traditional therapies and develop a holistic approach that addresses athletes' mental/emotional, physical, and chemical well-being. Author Philip Maffetone, DC, applies his more than 20 years of sports medicine experience in this unique book that combines many health care approache...

The Endurance Handbook
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

The Endurance Handbook

Are you a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer, cross-country skier, or other athlete seeking greater endurance? The Endurance Handbook teaches athletes how to stay healthy, achieve optimal athletic potential, and be injury-free for many productive years. Dr. Philip Maffetone’s approach to endurance offers a truly “individualized” outlook and unique system that he has refined over three decades of training and treating athletes, ranging from world champions to weekend warriors. Maffetone’s training and racing philosophy emphasizes building a strong aerobic base for increased fat burning, weight loss, sustained energy, and a healthy immune system. Good nutrition and stress reduction a...

The Big Book of Health and Fitness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 540

The Big Book of Health and Fitness

Presents a guide to maintaining health and physical fitness, providing advice on nutrition, healthy eating, exercise, and preventive measures against disease.

The High Performance Heart
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 159

The High Performance Heart

Increase your physical performance and stamina, reduce your resting heart rate, train more effectively with less pain and drudgery, live longer and healthier, and perform better in sports with expert advice from sports physician Philip Maffetone. Foreword by Mark Allen. Revised and updated ed.

The Overfat Pandemic
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

The Overfat Pandemic

Research demonstrates that up to 76 percent of the world’s population—or 5.5 billion people—are overfat, defined as having sufficient excess body fat to impair health. This includes nearly 90 percent of Americans—one of the highest percentages worldwide. In The Overfat Pandemic, Dr. Philip Maffetone reveals common misconceptions regarding the real meaning of “overfat,” factors that helped cause this global pandemic, and ways individuals can remedy the situation with the proper food and exercise. Other major points in the book include: • The distinction between “overweight” and “overfat” • How normal-weight people can be overfat • Why those who exercise can still be ...

In Fitness and in Health
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 363

In Fitness and in Health

In this expanded and updated version of his groundbreaking guide for ahealthy lifestyle, Dr. Phil Maffetone shows readers how to develop andself-manage their own personal health care programs.

Million Dollar Marathon
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 132

Million Dollar Marathon

When Xi, a shepherd from one of the most remote parts of Tibet, flees across the Himalayas to India, he doesn't know what awaits. But his very act of fleeing-alone and on foot-demonstrates a unique skill. In Tibet, Xi had barely heard of the marathon, never raced against anyone other than himself. Now, with the help of the mysterious Mr. Singh, he sets out to do what nobody has ever done before: break 2 hours for the marathon-all while remaining true to who he is and where he came from. "A rare book that combines intimate knowledge of the sport of running and compelling fiction writing. Readers, especially those who run, will enjoy this imaginative but fully plausible tale of Xi, the Tibetan...

Training for Endurance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 175

Training for Endurance

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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