Download e-book for iPad: 50/50: Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days -- by Dean Karnazes

By Dean Karnazes

ISBN-10: 0446581844

ISBN-13: 9780446581844

Dean Karnazes has run 350 non-stop miles via 3 sleepless nights, ordered pizza in the course of lengthy runs, and encouraged fanatics internationally along with his adventures. So what does a man like this do while he desires to face the last word attempt of persistence? He runs 50 marathons in 50 states-- in 50 consecutive days.

With little greater than a highway map and a caravan full of fellow runners and a devoted workforce, Dean trigger on a journey that took him via a volcanic canyon in Maui in excessive humidity and 88-degree warmth; to an elevation achieve of just about 4,000 toes on the Tecumseh path Marathon in Bloomington, Indiana; to a severed moose leg came across along an Anchorage, Alaska path that pressured him to dash for safety.

Now during this heart-pounding ebook, Dean unearths how he pulled off this unfathomable feat with a selection that rejected all actual obstacles. yet Dean is going past the tale of the patience 50 marathons to proportion his worthy secrets and techniques and recommendation for athletes of all degrees. those are the information that stored Dean going throughout the 1,310 miles he coated and 160,000 energy he burned whereas averaging sub-four-hour marathons and sometimes sound asleep fewer than 4 hours every one evening. how to:

· get well extra quickly

· Adapt to severe conditions

· hinder muscle cramps and overheating

· velocity your self if you "hit the wall"

· remain motivated

Packed with sensible recommendation and together with education regimens, 50/50 will encourage you it doesn't matter what your health objective is, no matter if it's easily strolling round the block, working a 10K, or finishing yet one more Ironman.

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Crunch up by contracting your abs, raising your shoulder blades off the floor. Hold the contraction for a count at the top before lowering. Muscle&Fitness I 36 37 I Muscle&Fitness CHAPTER 3: SPOT-ON ABS SPOTTY CARDIO Try this sample cardio workout immediately following the Spot-On Abs workout. It maximizes fat burning both during and after each session, alternating high intensity in the first half with low intensity in the second. INTENSITY (% MAX HR) 50% (warmup) 85% 60% 50% (cooldown) ROPE CRUNCH >> Kneel a few feet in front of a cable stack with your knees and hips bent 90 degrees.

E R Y CHAPTER 4: ABS DONE YOUR WAY BAG MAN The GrAB Bag is a user-friendly method of choosing exercises that work all four abdominal muscles: the rectus abdominis (upper and lower portions), the internal and external obliques, and the transverse abdominis. Without question, the most effective ab program is one that targets every area. Additionally, the rep range is critical to the development of a strong and visible six-pack. Keeping your reps at 15–30 will help you maintain a flat and lean midsection while making your waist appear smaller.

During the first week of this six- week program, you’ll perform four ab exercises continuously for 15 minutes straight, meaning you’ll do one set after another with little to no rest in between. Perform each set with strict form and at a medium pace; don’t try to do the reps too fast, because it’s length of time you’re going for, not a particular number of sets or reps. ) In Week 2, you’ll do five exercises for 20 minutes; in Weeks 3 and 4, six exercises for 25 minutes; and in Weeks 5 and 6, seven exercises for 30 minutes.

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