Synopses & Reviews
Hate being stuck on a treadmill? Want to start running outside in the fresh air, but don’t know where to begin or how you’ll find the time? Or, perhaps you’re already a runner, but injury - or boredom - keeps stopping you in your tracks.
If any of these scenarios sound familiar, then this book is for you. Written for real women with jobs, families, social lives, and other obligations, this beautiful book provides the motivation and information you need to get out there and get running: lively anecdotes, guides to gadgets, inspirational pep talks, and the tools to create a running schedule to fit your life. No punishing weekly training schedules, grueling diets, or race pace charts, here. Backed by scientific research, expert advice, and the experiences of female runners of all ages and levels of ability, Run for Life offers information on eating and drinking for energy, the truth about stretching, ways to avoid injury and much more. This indispensable book will provide you with what you need to become the runner you want to be - and still allow you to have a life.
Get psyched to run with this full-color, reasonably priced guide.
About the Author
Sam Murphy contributes regularly to newspapers and magazines, and owns a personal training company. She is an avid runner, taking part in races from 5Ks to centuries.