Running for Dummies

Running for Dummies

Book - 1999
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Running For Dummies is for everyone with a desire to run. If you’re a reforming couch potato, it helps ease you into a healthier lifestyle. If you have Olympic aspirations, take a look at different ways to improve your training. This easy-to-understand guide is also for those who want to:
  • Lose weight
  • Decrease blood pressure
  • Live longer
  • Relieve stress
  • Boost creativity
  • Find a fun way to exercise

Find dependable guidance for buying running shoes. Explore ways to maximize your training program. Discover the races you’ll enjoy running. Coauthored by the “World’s Fastest Woman” and World Record holder Florence (Flo-Jo) Griffith Joyner, Running For Dummies has world-class advice on these topics and many more:

  • Nutrition and weight loss
  • Hitting your stride
  • Speed training
  • Reaching your peak
  • The day of the race
  • Marathon training
  • Identifying and treating injuries
  • Cross-training and treadmill training
  • Running for kids and seniors
Run around the block or around town. Tired of pavement? Run through the woods. Keep track of your personal progress in handy running logs in the back of the book. Improve your health, feel good about yourself, and have fun! With several million runners on the road today, you’ll find a lot of company, encouragement, and friends benefiting from this healthy and fun activity.

Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive reference book by the late Olympian provides an array of tips for runners, including advice on technique, performance, and preparation, as well as remedies for treating common injuries and instructions for preparing a log to track progress. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides tips for runners, including advice on technique, performance, and preparation, and includes remedies for treating common injuries and instructions for preparing a log to track progress

Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books, c1999.
ISBN: 9780764550966
0764550969
Branch Call Number: 796.42 GRI
Characteristics: xxx, 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hanc, John

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