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Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated, Lose Weight, Run Injury-Free, Be Safe, and Train forby Dagny Scott Barrios
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Now with a fresh design and thoroughly updated information, Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running is designed specifically to address the unique challenges and rewards the sport presents to the fastest growing segment of the market—women runners
More than 10 million women across the country now identify themselves as regular runners. In response to the dramatic increase in the number of women in the sport, Dagny Scott Barrios and the experts at Runners World have created this singular guide—now updated with 25 percent new material—where women will discover how to:
• train for any race, from a 5K to a marathon
• eat nutritiously and for maximum energy
• lose weight permanently
• deal with self-consciousness and body image
• run during pregnancy and through menopause
• choose the best clothes and accessories
• run anywhere safely
• prevent and treat injuries, especially those that women are most likely to encounter
With clear photographs, running sidebars, and testimonials from women runners of all ages and abilities, this comprehensive resource provides the most current practical advice available anywhere for women runners of all levels.
The Running Doc, Lewis Maharam, MD, is on a mission to make running safer and more fun for everyone. Maharam is the most trusted authority on healthy running and he will help every runner to avoid injuries and stay healthy. When injuries do occur, Maharam presents proven, easy-to-follow advice on treatment and care, helping the reader to heal quickly and return to enjoyable, pain-free runs.
From head to toenails, The Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running
is the most comprehensive guide to running injuries and preventative care. Maharam offers simple, effective treatments for every common running injury and also delivers easy-to-follow advice on the best way to prepare for and enjoy running events of all types and distances.
For a runner, injury is a terrible fate. Yet every year, nearly half of America’s runners suffer an injury severe enough to bring them to a halt.
Trust the Running Doc to get you back on your feet. Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is the most trusted authority on healthy running, and his guide will help you avoid nearly every common running-related injury. If you’re already injured, the Running Doc will help you diagnose, treat, and recover to run pain-free.
From head to toenails, The Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running is the most comprehensive guide to running injuries and preventative care. Maharam offers simple, effective treatments for every common running injury and also delivers easy-to-follow advice on the best way to prepare for and enjoy running events of all types and distances.
Running is the most popular exercise activity in America, which means that more Americans suffer injuries from running than from any other sport. The Running Doc, Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is on a mission to make running safer and more fun for runners of all levels. Maharam is the most trusted authority on healthy running and will help every runner to avoid injuries and run pain-free.
No running injury comes without warning. The Running Doc diagnoses which aches and pains require medical attention, explaining how runners can treat their ailments and keep training to meet their goals.
From side stitches to the common cold, it’s not just injury that slows runners down. Maharam offers easy-to-follow preventative care to keep readers on the go. The Running Doc covers the body from head to toenails, helping soothe normal wear and tear as well as cure the frustrating or tough-to-diagnose afflictions.
About the Author
DAGNY SCOTT BARRIOS is a writer, editor, and public speaker specializing in running and womens sports. She is the author of two other Rodale running books: Runners World Complete Guide to Injury Prevention and Runners World Complete Guide to Trail Running. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Frank Shorter
Running for Health
Getting the Best Equipment
The 10 Commandments of Marathon Running
What, When, and How to Eat and Drink While Training and Racing
The Running Doc\'s Repair Shop: Injury prevention and treatment strategies
Injury Manual 101
Foot and Ankle
Neck, Back, Chest and Abdomen
Hand and Wrist
General medical issues
Training Smart: How to Work Together with Your Doctor and Coach
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