Cool to hear you ran on some of the same trails. Join 1,380 other followers Follow! What about this super endurance?. Endurance 50 Stats and Musings -- Appendix C. When I first started reading, I was wondering how he actually did this because most races are on saturdays or sundays. The book is broken down by 50 chapters, one for each marathon. This may be a bit of a stretch, but endurance newbies will find many useful tips that not only help prevent chafing and bloody nipples but can benefit your life holistically…beyond the sport. It is well paced and will make you want to keep reading as you marvel at this one man attempting to conquer the childhood obesity problem as well as each of the 50 states, one day and 26.
United We Run -- 7. Results Are In: How Dean Held Up. Endurance 50 stats and musings -- Appendix C. This book also reveals Dean's secrets and training tips, including what to do when you hit a wall, how to adapt quickly to drastic terrain, how to get motivated after a really tough day, and diet and exercise tips to improve your own best time. Trains, Planes, and Running Shoes -- 15. Included are marathon-training plans for beginners and veterans. Along with plenty of sweet scenic views, the run ends in Old Town Albuquerque that includes stunning architecture.
A few runs were even on trails. To make it clear, this is not a guy writing about getting up in the morning and pumping out 26. He recalls some of the tales from his first book in this one, but the stories all have a different twist to them so it is refreshing instead of redundant. You not only need to have the physical ability to run the distance but the huge amount of mental and emotional energy to interact with people and media every day…on little sleep. This book closes with fun facts about the Endurance 50 as well as training plans for completing a marathon for beginners and advanced runners.
The easy-to-read book is also layered with useful tips to support your own endurance sports journey. The book follows him and his crew across the country on their bus and recounts each state and the challenges he met along the way. Adapt and Thrive -- 32. He runs 50 marathons in 50 states-- in 50 consecutive days. So what does a guy like this do when he wants to face the ultimate test of endurance? Author: Dean Karnazes; Matt Fitzgerald Publisher: New York : Wellness Central, 2008. Day 24 Off to Dallas, Texas to run the White Rock Marathon course. This was a common theme throughout this 50 day adventure.
Thank You for Your Support -- 3. A surprise runner included in the intimate group of nine, included Governor Mike Huckabee. He calls it the Endurance 50, and it was his effort to raise awareness about childhood obesity levels rising in America. Posted on 04 Nov 2010 on 04 Nov 2010 at 9:01 pm I enjoyed the book — I was lucky enough to have run the Otter Creek Marathon in Kentucky the last year it was offered before government budget cuts forced the closure of the park. Humid and 87 degrees and they still pulled off a sub-4 finish. Averaging only a few hours of sleep a night, he powered through 50 marathons in 50 days facing adverse weather, minimal injuries and going through a lot of socks! Amazing Miracle Marathon Diet -- 5. I know that I do not have a 50 day time limit, or even a year, but thinking about all the logistics of my goal gets daunting.
Clock Is Running -- 31. Art of the Stride -- 27. If It Stinks, Eat It -- 13. Mind Over Miles -- 25. Try wrapping your head around that after 25 days on the road while running a marathon to start off each day. Nice to hear about the additional benefit.
One specific finding that was new to me is the power of. Less than ideal conditions but a few grins were had at the Dollies. I had plans to run about 16…ended up completing the entire 50 miles. Heat Is On -- 16. This was no lay-poolside sipping a cocktail experience.
And who can argue against the cause — to inspire everyone to move that body! It's the Shoes -- 30. Read the Book and Achieve Super Endurance — Really? The E-mail message field is required. This book also reveals Dean's secrets and training tips, including what to do when you hit a wall, how to adapt quickly to drastic terrain, how to get motivated after a really tough day, and diet and exercise tips to improve your own best time. Also because it is about the Endurance 50, which is the title of his 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days challenge. But Dean goes beyond the story of the Endurance 50 marathons to share his invaluable secrets and advice for athletes of all levels. I did feel the book was more for new runners than seasoned marathon runners, but it must have been tough to come up with race reports for each day based on that kind of schedule. Beginner's Marathon-Training Plan -- Appendix D.