The Complete Guide to Building Your Running Program

eBook - 2010
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Penguin Group Canada
Running, the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, is truly a life-changing experience. It starts with those basic steps and soon becomes the adventure of a lifetime. Now, in the Running Room's Book on Running, veteran runner/author John Stanton offers expert advice to help you get the most from your running. This wonderfully illustrated book answers all your questions about running, including: - Getting started and keeping it fun - Building a program that works with your lifestyle - Picking the right gear - Running form, posture and breathing - Heart rate training made clear - Types of running—what to do and how to do it - Nutrition for the runner - Strength and cross-training—easy to manage exercise routines - Women's issues related to running and running during pregnancy - Avoiding and dealing with injuries - Mental preperation and the psychology of running - Tips for race day

Publisher: Toronto :, Penguin Group (Canada),, 2010
ISBN: 9780143186274
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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Sep 08, 2015

Running by John Stanton is a very inspirational book and will change your life for the better if you follow its program. Read it and join a run club near you (like the Running Room) and you won't regret it.

May 22, 2014

I find it a valuable resource when I started running. I am taking another look at it now.

chicobonbon Jul 26, 2010

A great resource for the beginner or beginning again runner! Excellent running plans for the 5 km, 5 km advanced, 10 km and marathon runners.

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Mar 26, 2016

Firework_78 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 49


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