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Training for the Uphill Athlete

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Dovetailing on the success of Training for the New Alpinism and Patagonia's own emphasis on all mountain use, Training for the Up... Lire la suite
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Dovetailing on the success of Training for the New Alpinism and Patagonia's own emphasis on all mountain use, Training for the Uphill Athlete translates theory into methodology to allow you to write your own training plans and coach yourself to endurance goals. Steve House, one of the best mountaineers, and his coach Scott Johnston, an Olympic-level cross country ski coach, along with Kilian Jornet, hands-down best endurance athlete at this time, present training principles for the multisport mountain athlete who regularly participates in a mix of distance running, ski mountaineering, and other endurance sports that require optimum fitness and customized strength.

This is an authoritative but accessible training manual for athletes and coaches who feel most alive in the mountains or pushing the uphill ascent. Distance running, ski mountaineering, skimo, and skyrunning are becoming increasingly popular all over the world, and are often undertaken by the same person during a single year. This book collects the scientifically backed and athlete-tested wisdom and experience of three of the best uphill athletes and coaches and extrapolates both to educate outdoor athletes of all stripes to perform their best. The book includes the same mix of theory, application, and experiential essays from experts in the field, as well as instructional illustrations as in Training for the New Alpinism. Contributions by Kilian Jornet increase the worldwide appeal of the book.


Steve House is a world renowned climber, mountain guide, and Patagonia Ambassador, widely regarded for his light-and-fast style. He has published articles in a number of periodicals, and he is the author of Beyond the Mountain (Patagonia Books, 2009). He lives in Ridgway, CO.


  • Foreword: TK
  • Chapter 1: How to Use This Book
  • Section 1 The Physiological Basis of Endurance Training
  • Chapter 2: The Physiology of Endurance
  • Section 2 The Methodology of Endurance Training
  • Chapter 3: The Principles of Endurance Training
  • Chapter 4: Important Concepts, Terms and Principles
  • Chapter 5: Monitoring Your Training
  • Chapter 6: The Application Process: Where Theory Meets Reality
  • Section 3 Strength Training for The Uphill Athlete
  • Chapter 7: Strength Training for the Uphill Athlete
  • Chapter 8: Core Strength
  • Chapter 9: Strength Training
  • Section 4 How to Train
  • Chapter 10: Programming
  • Chapter 11: Transition Period Training
  • Chapter 12: Base Period Introduction (for both running and skiing)
  • Section 5: Planning Your Training
  • Chapter 13: Training Planning for SkiMo Team and Individual Races
  • Chapter 14: Base Training for Mountain Runners

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    Titre: Training for the Uphill Athlete
    Sous-titre: A Manual for Mountain Runners and Ski Mountaineers
    Code EAN: 9781938340857
    Protection contre la copie numérique: Adobe DRM
    Format: eBook (epub)
    Producteur: Patagonia
    Genre: Sport
    Parution: 12.03.2019
    Taille de fichier: 81.3 MB