"Runner's World": The Complete Book of Women's Running
Get Started, Stay Motivated and Run with Confidence
By (author) Dagny Scott Barrios
Runner's World: The Complete Book of Women's Running by Dagny Scott Barrios
Book DescriptionRunning for health, fitness and fun has never been more popular and more and more women now identify themselves as runners. In 2005, half a million women ran the Race For Life in the UK -- this charity run has become a key event on the calendars of many British female runners, and its popularity is increasing. In response to this growing trend, Dagny Scott Barrios and the experts at Runner's World have created this singular guide where women will learn how and why to make running part of their every day life. Running has become the sport of choice for many women for its easily accessible physical benefits, its social aspects and for relieving stress and solving problems. With this in mind, Runner's World have created this guide which covers everything from getting started and achieving your first 30-minute jog to conquering the marathon. The book includes encouragement, training schedules and race-day tips for every distance from 5K upwards, tips and advice on warming up, cooling down and stretching -- including a stretching programme, complete with photos, as well as a special strength-building workout. There is special advice on running during pregnancy and the menopause and tips on preventing and treating the injuries women are most likely to encounter. In short, this comprehensive and well-researched book should be every female runner's companion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905744251
(234mm x 153mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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More than 10 million women identify themselves as regular runners. With photographs, running sidebars, and testimonials from women runners of various ages and abilities, this resource provides practical advice for women runners of various levels.
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Author Biography - Dagny Scott Barrios
Dagny Scott Barrios is a writer, editor and public speaker specialising in running and women's sports. She is the author of two other Rodale running books. The UK edition of this book has been edited and adapted by Alison Hamlett, Senior Editor at Runner's World magazine in the UK.
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