Running for Dummies  -     By: Florence Griffith Joyner, John Hanc, Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: For Dummies
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9.21 X 7.38 X 0.67 (inches)
ISBN: 0764550969
ISBN-13: 9780764550966

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Running For Dummies is for everyone with a desire to run. Ifyou’re a reforming couch potato, it helps ease you into ahealthier lifestyle. If you have Olympic aspirations, take a lookat different ways to improve your training. This easy-to-understandguide 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 waysto maximize your training program. Discover the races you’llenjoy running. Coauthored by the “World’s FastestWoman” and World Record holder Florence (Flo-Jo) GriffithJoyner, Running For Dummies has world-class advice on thesetopics 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 throughthe woods. Keep track of your personal progress in handy runninglogs in the back of the book. Improve your health, feel good aboutyourself, and have fun! With several million runners on the roadtoday, you’ll find a lot of company, encouragement, andfriends benefiting from this healthy and fun activity.

Author Bio

Florence Griffith Joyner, the "World's Fastest Woman," won threegold and one silver medal in track and field at the '88 summerOlympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, in addition to a silver medalat the '84 Games in Los Angeles. In 1989, she was voted "MostOutstanding Amateur Athlete in America" and was inducted into theUSA Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1995.
John Hanc is a running and fitness columnist for Newday andcontributes frequently to Runner's World magazine. He is the authorof The Essential Runner and The Essential Marathoner.

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