-- Marathon Running Information, Coaching and Advice from Coach Joe English


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Nuun Active Hydration (4 tube pack)

Nuun Active Hydration (8 tube pack)

Endurox R4 Recovery Drink

GU Sports Energy Gel – Box of 24

Garmin Forerunner 305 (Pace monitor with heart rate monitor)

NEW Garmin Forerunner 405 (Pace monitor with heart rate monitor)

Timex iControl for iPod

Full Round Foam Roller Set

Fuelbelt Gel-Ready Race Number Belt

Nathan Gel Waist Pack

Ultimate Hydration waist pack (with large and small bottle holder)

Shoes and Clothing
Nike Men’s Air Zoom Vomero +3 Running Shoe

Nike Women’s Air Zoom Vomero +3 Running Shoe

Zoot Sports Women’s TRIfit 6″ Short

Zoot Sports Men’s TRIfit 6″ Short

Under Armour Women Tech Team Short 1001336

Nike WomenÆs New Black/Pink Clay Tempo Running Short

Nike Women’s Core Tight

Nike Navy NEW Dri-FIT Loose Fit Sleeveless Training Shirt

Nike Thermal Running Glove

Nike Men’s Obsidian 4″ Inseam Dri-FIT Baggy Running Shorts

Nike Men’s Tempo Track Short

Nike Black Sphere Sleeveless Distance Running Top

Nike Women’s Feather Light Cap

Sports Nutrition Books
Nancy Clark’s Food Guide for Marathon Runners

Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook.

Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life

Monique Ryan’s Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

Suzanne Girard Eberle’s Endurance Sports Nutrition, 2nd Edition

Running and Performance
The Complete Book of Running for Women

Daniel’s Running Formula

Runner’s Stories, Inspiration and Literature
Coach, I didn’t run because…: Excuses not to Run

The Four Minute Mile by Roger Bannister

Women Who Run

Running Through the Wall: Personal Encounters with the Ultramarathon

Becoming an Ironman: First Encounters with the Ultimate Endurance Event

Again to Carthage

Once a Runner (re-issue coming in April 2009)

Triathlon and Swimming
Joe Friel’s The Triathlete’s Training Bible

Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way To Swim Better, Faster, and Easier

Triathlon Swimming Made Easy: The Total Immersion Way for Anyone to Master Open-Water Swimming

Video and Movies

NEWLY RELEASED The Long Green Line For a complete review, click here.

NEW for 2008! Run for Your Life

NEW Run, Fat Boy, Run [Blu-ray] For a complete review, click here.

(2007) Spirit of the Marathon

Running on the Sun (Badwater Ultramarathon)

The Runner: Extreme Ultrarunner David Horton (Pacific Crest Trail adventure)