Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated…

Paperback | October 30, 2007

byDagny Scott Barrios

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Now with a fresh design and thoroughly updated information, Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running is designed specifically to address the unique challenges and rewards the sport presents to the fastest growing segment of the market-women runners

More than 10 million women across the country now identify themselves as regular runners. In response to the dramatic increase in the number of women in the sport, Dagny Scott Barrios and the experts at Runner's World have created this singular guide-now updated with 25 percent new material-where women will discover how to:

. train for any race, from a 5K to a marathon
. eat nutritiously and for maximum energy
. lose weight permanently
. deal with self-consciousness and body image
. run during pregnancy and through menopause
. choose the best clothes and accessories
. run anywhere safely
. prevent and treat injuries, especially those that women are most likely to encounter

With clear photographs, running sidebars, and testimonials from women runners of all ages and abilities, this comprehensive resource provides the most current practical advice available anywhere for women runners of all levels.

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Now with a fresh design and thoroughly updated information, Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running is designed specifically to address the unique challenges and rewards the sport presents to the fastest growing segment of the market-women runners More than 10 million women across the country now identify themselves as regu...

DAGNY SCOTT BARRIOS is a writer, editor, and public speaker specializing in running and women's sports. She is the author of two other Rodale running books: Runner's World Complete Guide to Injury Prevention and Runner's World Complete Guide to Trail Running. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6.13 × 0.92 inPublished:October 30, 2007Publisher:Rodale BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1594867585

ISBN - 13:9781594867583

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Helpful Resource Good book that is succinct and personal. I found it had useful information that can be very beneficial for the novice runner but less critical for those who have been running for a couple of years already. I did wish there was more information but was happy overall. There are some great nuggets in there, good pictures for stretching and strength training and varied training program suggestions. A nice addition to a runner's library that does have that woman's perspective which was very helpful for me.
Date published: 2010-04-23