Complete Idiot's Guide to Running (2nd Edition)

Complete Idiot's Guide to Running (2nd Edition)

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Bill Rodgers and Scott Douglas provide complete instruction on developing ideal running techniques for personal fitness and serious competition. Through easy-to-follow steps designed to gradually build their abilities, readers learn how to choose reliable shoes and running gear and create an effective training and running program. Plus, Bill shares expert tips on nutrition, reducing stress with exercise, avoiding and treating injuries, and entering and winning various competitions. The text isamply supplemented with figures of stretching positions, training exercises, muscle diagrams, running apparel, and more. Emphasis is on distance running rather than sprinting.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 187 x 231 x 21mm | 630g
  • Alpha
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • diagrams
  • 0028644662
  • 9780028644660
  • 1,480,707

About Bill Rodgers

Bill Rodgers is America's unofficial ambassador of distance running. He has won the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon four times each, and is the author of Bill Rodgers's Lifetime Running Plan with Scott Douglas. Scott Douglas is a senior writer at Running Times magazine, and is co-author of The Distance Runner's Handbook with past Olympian Pete Pfitzinger
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