The Complete Guide To Building Your Running Program

Book - 2010
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Running, the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, is truly a life-changing experience. It starts with those basic steps and soon becomes the adventure of a lifetime. Now, in the Running Room's Book on Running, veteran runner/author John Stanton offers expert advice to help you get the most from your running. This wonderfully illustrated book answers all your questions about running, including:

- Getting started and keeping it fun
- Building a program that works with your lifestyle
- Picking the right gear
- Running form, posture and breathing
- Heart rate training made clear
- Types of running--what to do and how to do it
- Nutrition for the runner
- Strength and cross-training--easy to manage exercise routines
- Women's issues related to running and running during pregnancy
- Avoiding and dealing with injuries
- Mental preperation and the psychology of running
- Tips for race day

Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, c2010.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780143176091
Characteristics: 451 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 23 cm.


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Sep 08, 2015

Running by John Stanton is a very inspirational book and will change your life for the better if you follow its program. Read it and join a run club near you (like the Running Room) and you won't regret it.

May 22, 2014

I find it a valuable resource when I started running. I am taking another look at it now.

chicobonbon Jul 26, 2010

A great resource for the beginner or beginning again runner! Excellent running plans for the 5 km, 5 km advanced, 10 km and marathon runners.

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Mar 26, 2016

Wolflover_78 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 49


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