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Training guidance for women runners

For those seeking a comprehensive book that appeals to both recreational fitness runners and serious performance runners and that uniquely addresses a female audience, look no further – Running for Women is that book.

It explains the physiology and anatomy of female runners and provides guidance for training differently from men.

It presents guidelines for tailoring training to the menstrual cycle for maximum response and adaptation as well as determining the best times to perform the various types of training outlined in the book.

Throughout the book, cutting-edge workouts target various competitive goals like endurance building, speed and strength training, lactate threshold training and VO2max training.

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