The next best thing to a personal coach, The Complete Idiot's Guide ® to Running, Third Edition, takes the intimidation out of running. Packed with tips and techniques on everything from getting started to more advanced methods of training, this guide gives you tips for creating a training and running program perfect for you, your age, and your fitness level, along with ways to fit itinto your busy schedule.
The perfect book to get readers up and running-by a major name in marathons.
The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Running, Third Edition, offers instruction on developing ideal running techniques for personal fitness or competition. Through easy-to-follow steps designed to gradually build their abilities, readers learn how to choose reliable running gear and create an effective training and running program.
Features expert tips on nutrition, reducing stress with exercise, avoiding and treating injuries, and entering 5K, 10K, and half and full marathons
Provides basic training plans and illustrations of stretching positions, muscle diagrams, running apparel, and more
Bill Rodgers has won the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon four times each. In 1998, Rodgers was inducted to the National Distance Running Hall of Fame, and in 1999, he was inducted to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame.
Scott Douglas is a former editor-in-chief of Running Times magazine and a frequent contributor to many national running publications.
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