If you're setting your sights on competing in your next marathon rather than just completing it, then Advanced Marathoning, 3rd Edition is the book for you. This essential guide gives you the tools to choose the training plan that works best for you. These include detailed daily training schedules for 12 and 18 week preparation for weekly distances of 55, 55 to 70, 70 to 85 and 85-plus miles. There is also information on strength, core, flexibility and form training. The comprehensive text also includes a new chapter for the older marathoner. This features training, nutrition and recovery information to help you sail through your training regime. This brand new third edition of the bestselling marathon guide shows you how to use current technologies such as GPS and online logs. As well as how to implement cutting edge nutrition and hydration strategies and recovery techniques and taper properly to reach peak performance. Author Pete Pfitzinger also shows how his training philosophy works for elite competitors such as Galen Rupp, Eliud Kipchoge, Yuki Kawauchi, Molly Huddle and others. Advanced Marathoning, 3rd Edition gives competitive runners the information needed to train smarter, remain injury free and arrive at the starting line ready to run a personal best.