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First book to meld suffer-training with mobility work for form in one comprehensive text
on March 1, 2016
The first major training book to stitch together the central governor theory and proprioceptive cue running all in one compendium. This book has been out 10 years and it completely transformed my training.
I personally have not found agreement with Fitzgerald's newer nutrition guides, but THIS book is the real deal. This is where he knows his stuff and is able to explain it in gory detail.
You learn how to train better form with physical cues (like loosening your feet or keeping knees in vertical line with body) that help use our underfired glutes. Plus he gets into the meat of how to train for suffering to not suffer as much while racing.
This book, plus Pftizinger's marathon book and Hudson's training book are the triad of power in endurance running. Really.