Power to Trail and Ultra Runners
Your book for training and racing with running power meters
Your guide to training and racing with running power meters
Do you want to know how to train with a running power meter on the trails? Or are you an ultra runner and want to use a power meter to optimally perform at your next race? Then "Power to Trail and Ultra Runners" is a must-read for you!
"Power to Trail and Ultra Runners" is recommended by Scott Johnston, author of Training for the New Alpinism and Training for the Uphill Athlete (the latter being co-authored by Kilian Jornet) and founder of Evoke Endurance. If you want to know more, have a look at episodes #28 and #30 of Evoke Cast, where Scott and I talk about running power and how to use it for training and racing, as well as this article from Scott about training metrics.
Power-based training and racing have a huge potential in trail and ultra running, but exploiting them needs a dedicated approach. After introducing the foundation of power-based running, this book comes with an adaptive concept to optimally train for and conduct any specific trail or ultra race.
"Power to Trail and Ultra Runners" is a widely applicable guide for using power meters in both ultra and trail running, but also for athletes who primarily stay on the road. In addition to introducing the relevant power-related quantities, you'll learn how to:
Implement a power meter into your training routine
Develop a personal training plan for your target race
Set up a race strategy that lets you achieve your goals!
Furthermore, it comes with a set of key workouts for your training as well as two examples of training plans, targetting different race durations.
"Power to Trail and Ultra Runners" is your guide to running with power, available
as an eBook for a limited time for only $4.99 (regular price: $7.99) at amazon and google (see links below)
as a paperback on amazon for 14.99$.