Runner's World Complete Book of Running: Everything You Need to Run for Weight Loss, Fitness, and Competition

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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 40 years, Runner's World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leading authority on running. Now the collective wisdom of the most savvy running writers, coaches, and editors can be found in the Runner's World Complete Book of Running

Whether you are a beginner or veteran runner, here is advice--both timeless and cutting-edge--guaranteed to maximize your performance and enjoyment. Inside you'll find in-depth coverage of training and racing including: 

   · A surefire plan to get beginners hooked on running 
   · 15 surprising foods to boost your running performance 
   · A proven plan to increase speed by training less 
   · Tips from triathletes to maximize your training efficiency 
   · A woman's encyclopedia of running 
   · The big five running injuries and how to prevent them 
   · An innovative running plan for weight-loss 
   · Cross-training exercises that strengthen your core 
   · How to train for your first half-marathon 
   · Mental training tips for running a smart marathon 

Packed with valuable advice from running's top experts on everything from building strength, speed, and endurance to nutrition and injury prevention, the Runner's World Complete Book of Running is the book you'll turn to again and again to answer all of your running questions.

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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 30 years, Runner's World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leading authority on running. Now, the collective wisdom of some of the most savvy running writers and editors can be found in one book. Whether you are a beginner or veteran runner, here is advice-- both timeless and cutting edge-- guaranteed to maximize your performance and pleasure.

In-depth coverage of training and racing, including:
* A surefire plan for beginners to get "hooked" on running
* 15 surprising foods to boost your running performance
* A program to double your endurance
* Nearly 20 running ailments and how to self-treat them
* A proven method to achieve a breakthrough
* Top 25 training advances over the past 30 years
* Tips from triathletes to maximize your training efficiency
* 11 rules to run a great marathon
* A woman's encyclopedia of running
* The big-five running injuries and how to prevent them
* How to incorporate speedwork into your training
* How to think like a champion
* How to taper your eating, and your training, before a race

Valuable advice from world-class runners, coaches, and doctors:
* Joan Samuelson, 1984 Olympic Marathon gold medalist
* Mark Allen, six-time Hawaii Ironman triathlon champion
* Jeff Galloway, U.S. Olympian and best-selling author
* Joe Ellis, D.P.M., author of Running Injury-Free
* Bob Kempainen, 1992 U.S. Olympic Marathoner
* Doug Kurtis, who has run 60 marathons under 2:20

About the Author:

AMBY BURFOOT is Executive Editor of Runner's World and author of several books on running. Winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon and a member of the Road Runners Club of America Hall of Fame, he is also the recipient of several journalism awards.

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