Beginning Runner’s Handbook – Macneill I. – Book

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Whatever your reasons for starting a running program, this easy to use, practical book will answer all of your questions. It shows you how to build strength and endurance, get motivated and set realistic goals, choose the proper shoes, eat right and

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Whatever your reasons for starting a running program, this easy to use, practical book will answer all of your questions. It shows you how to build strength and endurance, get motivated and set realistic goals, choose the proper shoes, eat right and avoid sore muscles and injury. Most important, it gives you a step step road map for achieving running success. More than 35,000 participants at community clinics across the country and thousands more runners around the world have realized their goals following this book's tried and true formula. Inside this completely revised and updated edition you'll find • A proven 13 week walk/run program with training sessions broken down into five minute components • Advice from the experts in nutrition, sport medicine, sport science, coaching and psychology • Handy training tips and answers to commonly asked questions • Testimonials from runners of all ages who met the challenge • The latest on running and low carb regimes and other popular diets • Guidelines for running through pregnancy and after the baby arrives Whether you want to run to lose weight, relieve stress, quit smoking, reduce your cholesterol levels or even build a base to run a half or full marathon, this book will help you achieve your running goals. Foreword by Doug Clement, M.D. • Introduction 1. Why Run? 2. Getting Ready to Run 3. On the Road 4. The Psychology of Running 5. The Family That Runs Together 6. Becoming a Better Runner 7. Fueling the Body 8. Common Injuries & Recovery 9. The 13 Week Program, Stretching & Strengthening Exercises 10. What's Next? 11. Is Running a Marathon for You? Appendixes • Sample Training Log • The 13 Week Walk Program • The 13 Week Run Faster Program • The 13 Week Walk/Run • Maintenance Program • The 8 Week Run Farther Program • For Further Reading • Index

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