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Runner's World Complete Book of Runnng: Everything You Need to Run for Fun, Fitness and Competition (Runner's World Complete Books)

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Now revised, with full-color illustrations throughout-the classic, comprehensive guide to running, from the magazine that is recognized as the world's leading authority

The sport of running is ever-changing, be it the shoes we wear or the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role models we emulate. But there is one constant: for more than 30 years, Runner's World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the most reliable and authoritative source of running knowledge. And for the past 7 years, Runner's World Complete Book of Running has been the classic book of choice for runners looking to run better, longer, and faster.

Inside, all the secrets of running are laid bare. Need to know the best ways to start a running program? You'll find it. Looking for tips on buying and preserving your running shoes? It's in there. From a complete look at running injuries to the benefits of sports drinks vs. water to the best way to increase your endurance and train for a marathon, look no further than Runner's World Complete Book of Running. Contents include:

- A sure-fire plan for beginners to get "hooked" on running

- 15 surprising foods to boost your running performance

- Tips for triathletes to maximize your training efficiency

- 11 rules to run a great marathon

- A woman's encyclopedia of running

- How to incorporate speedwork into your training

- How to think like a champion

- How to taper your eating, and your training, before a race

Whether you are a beginner or veteran runner, here is the advice--both timeless and cutting-edge--guaranteed to maximize your performance and your running pleasure.

Synopsis:

Our Miniature Editions "TM" collection continues to grow! Since 1989, when our first minis appeared, Running Press has offered an astonishing range of subjects, sure to find a place in any booklover's library!

Synopsis:

Whether the reader is a beginner or veteran runner, this classic offers the advice--both timeless and cutting-edge--guaranteed to maximize performance and running pleasure.

About the Author

Amby Burfoot is Executive Editor of Runner's World and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579549299
Subtitle:
Everything You Need to Run for Fun, Fitness and Competition
Editor:
Burfoot, Amby
Editor:
Burfoot, Amby
Author:
Burfoot, Amby
Publisher:
Rodale Books
Subject:
Running & Jogging
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Runner's World Complete Books
Publication Date:
20040507
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
236 full-color photographs
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.13 x 7.50 in

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Product details 312 pages Rodale Press - English 9781579549299 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Our Miniature Editions "TM" collection continues to grow! Since 1989, when our first minis appeared, Running Press has offered an astonishing range of subjects, sure to find a place in any booklover's library!
"Synopsis" by , Whether the reader is a beginner or veteran runner, this classic offers the advice--both timeless and cutting-edge--guaranteed to maximize performance and running pleasure.
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