Unbreakable Runner

Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong

T.J. Murphy and Brian MacKenzie

In Unbreakable Runner, CrossFit Endurance™ founder Brian MacKenzie and journalist T.J. Murphy examine long-held beliefs about how to train, tearing down those traditions to reveal new principles for a lifetime of healthy, powerful running.

Unbreakable Runner challenges conventional training tenets such as high mileage and high-carb diets to show how reduced mileage and high-intensity training can make runners stronger, more durable athletes and prepare them for races of any distance.

Distance runners who want to invigorate their training, solve injuries, or break through a performance plateau can gain power and resilience from MacKenzie’s effective blend of run training and whole-body strength and conditioning.

CrossFitters who want to conquer a marathon, half-marathon, or ultramarathon will find endurance training instruction with 8- to 12-week programs that combine CrossFit™ workouts with run-specific sessions.

Unbreakable Runner includes CrossFit-based training programs for race distances from 5K to ultramarathon for beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners. Build a better running body with this CrossFit Endurance-based approach to running training.

Check out CrossFit Endurance news, tips, and exercise videos at UnbreakableRunner.com.

Paperback with tables and illustrations throughout.
6″ x 9″, 224 pp., $18.95, 9781937715144
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2014

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See the table of contents 

Foreword by Dean Karnazes
Writer’s Note

Introduction: A New Way up to the Mountaintop
1 Indestructible Running Form
2 Endurance with Teeth
3 Strength and Conditioning Workouts for the CFE Runner
4 Nutrition the CrossFit Endurance Way
5 CrossFit Endurance: Introducing Your Workout Building Blocks
6 Your Training Plans
Appendix A: Building Your Home Gym
Appendix B: Advanced Individualized Programming Sample of CFE
Notes
Further Reading
Index
About the Author


Praise for this book 

MacKenzie has opened doors to coaches and runners, offering proven solutions to a myriad of problems that persistently vex runners of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

Dean Karnazes