Pros and Coaches on Running with Power

“As advanced technology becomes available for runners, the opportunity to get a step on the competition increases dramatically for the early adopters. The runner’s power meter is the latest example of that. It’s a complex tool, but one with great potential for enhancing performance. There’s no one better to help you understand running with power than Jim Vance. I’ve worked closely with Jim for nearly a decade, and he’s one the sharpest coaches I’ve ever known. I highly recommend his book Run with Power to runners who want to get an edge.” — Joe Friel, founder of TrainingBible Coaching, cofounder of TrainingPeaks, and author of The Triathlete’s Training Bible and The Power Meter Handbook

“Power might be the ultimate training metric for runners. Power meters for running could be a game-changing breakthrough.” — Competitor magazine

“Chasing watts has been a revelation. Power is the only feedback…that’s dead simple and actionable mid-gallop…The perfect recipe for improvement.” — Wired

“The power meter is the next evolution for running.” — Craig Alexander, 5-time Ironman World Champion

“Running power is a simple metric for all kinds of runners to understand every key aspect of running—performance, running form, and efficiency.” — Danny Abshire, cofounder of Newton Running and author of Natural Running

“The power meter changed the way cyclists train. It will do the same thing for running.” — Allen Lim, elite cycling coach and cofounder of Skratch Labs

“The art and science of using power for run training are still very much in their infancy, but coach Jim Vance spells it all out in the first detailed book on the subject…His 352-page book can give insights to unlocking performance breakthroughs for technically inclined runners of any ability level.” — Competitor

“I highly recommend reading Jim Vance’s new book Run with Power. Knowledge is power, and power is going to revolutionize how we run.” — Coach Jenny Hadfield, coauthor of Running for Mortals and Marathoning for Mortals

Run with Power was penned to explain what data you actually need when using a power and how to analyze it to get faster.” — LAVA magazine

“The first and only comprehensive guide to using wearable power meters. Vance explains the key numbers, what they mean, how to train and race with power, and how to improve efficiency…If you’re power curious, Vance is ready to make you a full-on convert.” — Triathlete magazine

“This book will deliver on the promise of making you a faster runner.” —

“Training with power has been the key to my success in cycling. To have that in running is a total game changer.” — Mary Beth Ellis, 8-time Ironman Champion

“It looks like the future has arrived,  a power meter for runners will advance training methods by decades.” — Dirk Friel, cofounder of TrainingPeaks

“The holy grail in running has been to discover such a factor — measuring power in running as a unit.” — Bobby McGee, elite running coach and author of Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes

Run with Power answers any question a triathlete could have with regard to power meters and running. He leaves no questions unanswered in this lengthy guide, which is worth the read for any triathlete looking to truly unlokc their potential in triathlon’s final leg.” — Triathlon Magazine Canada

“There’s no doubt the potential for running power data will be huge down the road.  Anyone who thinks otherwise is just repeating the historical misbeliefs of people 15 years ago saying cycling power meters will never catch on.” — DC Rainmaker

“Cyclists have long used power meters to gauge their effort no matter what gear they wear or the terrain. But runners rely on pace, which doesn’t tell you how hard you’re working, just the final outcome. Runners also rely on heart rate, and this has its own set of problems with time lag and external variables like how much coffee you drank this morning.” — Runner’s World

RUN WITH POWER is the groundbreaking guide you need to tap the true potential of your running power meter like SHFTStryd, or RPM2. From 5K to ultramarathon, a power meter can make you faster—but only if you know how to use it. Just viewing your numbers is not enough; you can only become a faster, stronger, more efficient runner when you know what your key numbers mean for your workouts, races, and your season-long training. In Run with Power, TrainingBible coach Jim Vance offers the comprehensive guide you need to find the speed you want.

Run with Power by Jim VanceRun with Power is available now from your local bookstore, tri or running shop, and from these online retailers:
Coach Jim Vance
Limited offers: Get Run with Power FREE with purchase of a SHFT, RPM2, or Stryd power meter while supplies last.

Also available wherever books are sold:
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local bookstores

5 thoughts on “Pros and Coaches on Running with Power

  1. When’s the ebook going to be available please?

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  2. It’s in conversion now and we expect it to be ready probably in June.

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