Runner's World Big Book of Running For Beginners - Jennifer Van Allen (Paperback)

Lose Weight, Get Fit, and Have Fun

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Barcode
9781609615376
Department
Books
Released
8 Apr 2014
Supply Source
USA

Book

Authors
Jennifer Van Allen
Bart Yasso
Amby Burfoot
Pamela Nisevich Bede
Pamela Nisevich Bede (Contributor)
Subtitle
Lose Weight, Get Fit, and Have Fun!
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
St Martins Pr
Language
English
Number of Pages
266
Dimensions
235 x 191 x 25mm (499g)

Annotation

  • Provides new runners with all the guidance they need to confidently take their first steps, covering such topics as motivation, nutrition, and injury prevention, and includes training plans that foster gradual progress.
  • "The definitive go-to guide for anyone looking to lace 'em up and start running. Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they're realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears of pain and embarrassment. There are schedules jam-packed with stressful jobs, long commutes, endless meetings, and sticky-fingered toddlers. TheRunner's World Big Book of Running for Beginners provides all the information neophytes need to take their first steps, as well as inspiration for staying motivated. The book presents readers with tips for smart nutrition and injury prevention and includes realistic training plans that enable beginning runners to achieve gradual progress (by gearing up for a 30-minute run, a 5-K, or even a 5-miler). Above all, it will show newbies just how fun and rewarding the sport can be, thanks to the help of several"real runner" testimonials"--

Summary

Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they're realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears of pain and embarrassment. There are schedules jam-packed with stressful jobs, long commutes, endless meetings, and sticky-fingered toddlers.

The Runner's World Big Book of Running for Beginners 
provides all the information neophytes need to take their first steps, as well as inspiration for staying motivated. The book presents readers with tips for smart nutrition and injury prevention that enable beginning runners to achieve gradual progress (by gearing up for a 30-minute run, a 5-K, or even a 5-miler). Above all, it shows newbies just how fun and rewarding the sport can be, thanks to the help of several "real runner" testimonials.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Sports
BISAC Subject 1
Sports & Recreation / Running & Jogging
BISAC Subject 2
Health & Fitness / Exercise
BISAC Subject 3
Sports & Recreation / Training
BISAC Subject 4
Sports & Recreation / Track & Field
BIC Classification 1
Active outdoor pursuits
Library Subject 1
Running; Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library Subject 2
Runners (Sports); Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library Subject 3
SPORTS & RECREATION / Running & Jogging.; bisacsh
Academic Subject 1
Running
Dewey Classification
613.7/172

Author Bio

Jennifer Van Allen is special projects editor at Runner's World. She lives in Bryn Mawr, PA. Bart Yasso is the author of My Life on the Run and chief running officer at Runner's World. He lives in Bethlehem, PA. Amby Burfoot , Runner's World editor at large and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, has run more than 105,000 lifetime miles (and counting). He lives in Emmaus, PA. Pamela Nisevich Bede, RD, CSSD, is a sports nutrition expert and co-owner of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat!, LLV, a nutrition consulting firm. She lives in Dayton, OH.