Get in the best shape of your running career with the scientifically based training in Daniels' Running Formula. In the book that Runner's World magazine called "the best training book," premier running coach Jack Daniels provides you with his proven VDOT formula to guide you through training at exactly the right intensity to become a faster, stronger runner.
Choose from the red, white, blue, and gold programs to get into shape, target a race program, or regain conditioning after a layoff or injury. Race competitively with programs for 800 meters, 1500 meters to 3000 meters, cross country races, 5K to 15K, and half-marathon up to the marathon. Each program incorporates the right mix of the five training intensities to help you build endurance, strength, and speed, and Daniels' intensity point system makes it easy to track the time you spend at each level.
The formula can be customized to your current fitness level and the number of weeks you have available for training, and it provides the perfect solution for short training seasons. Get the results you're seeking every time you lace up your shoes for a training run or race with the workouts and programs detailed in Daniels' Running Formula.
2005, paperback, 304 pages.
"This book is a fine example of the perfection that the running world has come to expect from Jack Daniels. Well thought out, concise, and purposeful, it embodies the training programs of time-proven principles that enhanced my own running performances. Simply put, Daniels' formula works. This book is a must read for every runner and coach interested in achieving peak performance." -- Jim Ryun Former world record holder, 880 yds, mile, and 1500m Three-time Olympian
"Great book! Its organization and explanations are long overdue. The book is full of technical information that is reader friendly. A huge bonus is the anecdotal information that is most helpful in understanding a variety of issues related to running." -- Joan Benoit Samuelson Two-time Boston Marathon champion Gold medalist, 1984 Olympic women's marathon
"Whether you are a beginning runner or an aspiring Olympian, Jack Daniels' formulas can help you achieve your full potential with the least risk of injury or illness along the way." -- Alberto Salazar 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic Marathon team member 6-time U.S. National Champion in long distance events
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