You know that amazing 80-year-old woman you see on the triathlon course? We all want to be her. Today, we have a bonus episode to celebrate the April 4 release of “Runner’s World Train Smart Run Forever,” a new book by Bill Pierce, Ed.D. and Scott Murr, Ed.D. Bill and Scott have been running together for more than 35 years. Bill has run 42 marathons and Scott has conquered 12 Ironman triathlons. In this episode, we dive into their tips and tools to enhance overall fitness, improve race performances, and support healthy aging, including their “7-Hour Workout Week” training approach.
The comprehensive, 7-hour Workout Week program includes:
- Planned workouts at a variety of paces and distances
- Resistance training and stretching exercises
- Proper nutrition tips
BILL PIERCE is director of the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training. He is an experienced marathoner and professor of health sciences at Furman University.
SCOTT MURR is an experienced marathoner, 12-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, assistant professor of health and sciences, and director of the Human Performance Lab at Furman University.