Long distance running is much like any other fitness training. If you want to improve, you need a good plan that has a progressive nature.If you are new to this game, you need a solid foundation to build on.Having a running program is not the only thing that you need. Sound advice and running tips should be taken from someone who has "walked the walk" ...... Or in this case; "Ran the run"Hi, my name is James Atkinson from Jimshealthandmuscle.com . I'm a qualified fitness coach / personal trainer and I have a fair bit of running advice that I would like to share with you.When I was around 18 years old, I was a terrible runner! In fact, I failed the basic fitness test for army entrance on running alone, and I failed big time!Several years later, I was clearing 1.5 mile running circuits in 8 minutes and 22 seconds and could easily run a marathon any day of the week!I would like to share my knowledge and training experiences with you. If you are a beginner when it comes to running, this information will no doubt give you advice that will probably not have even crossed your mind before.If you are already a runner and are looking to make more progression, you are also in the right place.I know that it is easy to get stuck on a training plateau, so I have also added some information and training methods to this book that will help you leave the plateau behind.Some of the chapters include:Why should you take my advice? My story…Accountability, Commit To Your Goal!Where to startRunning styleBreathingWhen to eat, what to eatYour bread and butter training “Steady state”Training on a trackRunning for timeRunning for distanceRunning with weightDealing with blisters and chaffingStaying injury freePutting it all together and your training planAll of the information that I provide is written from my own experience as a long distance runner.I believe that by learning from my mistakes and my advice, you will hit your goals a lot quicker than making these mistakes yourself. Believe me; some of these mistakes can be very painful! As you will soon find out from some of the anecdotes that I am about to share with you.So grab your running shoes and let’s get started!All the bestJames Atkinson.