Run Better

Run Better

How to Improve your Running Technique and Prevent Injury

Book - 2017
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"In North America alone, thirty-seven million people run regularly, and most suffer at least one running-related injury a year. Run Better sets out to help runners of all abilities run smarter and injury-free by reviewing the proper mechanics of running and the role of shoes; providing training programs (from 5K to marathon distances) that promote rest and cross-training for adequate recovery; offering 90 running-specific exercises and technical drills to build strength, reinforce proper posture, encourage flexibility, improve mobility, and optimize breathing; explaining 42 common running injuries and the ways to prevent and alleviate them. Illustrated with more than 150 color photographs, 50 black-and-white line drawings, and 20 charts and tables, Run Better is an easy-to-use and authoritative running handbook for anyone who wants to improve their running efficiency and decrease their risk of injury."--
Publisher: Vancouver ;, Berkeley :, Greystone Books,, 2017.
ISBN: 9781771642217
Characteristics: 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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