Build your Running Body

Build your Running Body

A Total-body Fitness Plan for All Distance Runners, From Milers to Ultramarathoners : Run Farther, Faster, and Injury-free

Book - 2014
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“The best running book ever.” —Bob Anderson, founder of Runner’s World

Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride—including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness, energy production, the nervous system, hormones, and the brain. With the breakthrough whole-body training program in Build Your Running Body, runners will improve their times, run longer and more comfortably, and reduce injury.

With more than 150 workouts—from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance exercises and plyometrics—fine-tuned to individual skill levels and performance goals, PLUS:

393 photos that make it easy to follow every step of every workout
10 training programs to help runners of all levels integrate the total-body plan into their daily routines
Interviews with leading runners, exercise scientists, and coaches—learn how elite runners train today
Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to the competition and through to the finish line
Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments
Seasoned insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching, and other hot-button topics
Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss
More than 30 recipes to speed recovery and cement fitness gains
Beginners' guidelines every step of the way
Valuable tips on proper apparel, tracking your progress, and more!




Baker & Taylor
Draws on the latest research in running physiology to provide training programs and strategies for improving running mileage while preventing injuries, and includes nutrition guidance and beginner's guidelines.

Publisher: New York : Experiment, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781615191024
161519102X
Branch Call Number: 796.42 Mag
Characteristics: xi, 434 pages : illustrations (some colour)

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