Running: The Complete Guide To Building Your Running Program

Paperback | April 13, 2010

byJohn Stanton

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Running, the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, is truly a life-changing experience. It starts with those basic steps and soon becomes the adventure of a lifetime. Now, in the Running Room's Book on Running, veteran runner/author John Stanton offers expert advice to help you get the most from your running. This wonderfully illustrated book answers all your questions about running, including:

- Getting started and keeping it fun
- Building a program that works with your lifestyle
- Picking the right gear
- Running form, posture and breathing
- Heart rate training made clear
- Types of running—what to do and how to do it
- Nutrition for the runner
- Strength and cross-training—easy to manage exercise routines
- Women's issues related to running and running during pregnancy
- Avoiding and dealing with injuries
- Mental preperation and the psychology of running
- Tips for race day

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Running, the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, is truly a life-changing experience. It starts with those basic steps and soon becomes the adventure of a lifetime. Now, in the Running Room's Book on Running, veteran runner/author John Stanton offers expert advice to help you get the most from your running. This wonde...

A bestselling Canadian author of four books on running and founder of the Running Room, John Stanton was named to Maclean's Magazine's 2004 Canada Day Honour Roll as one of ten Canadians making a difference in our nation for his contribution to health through fitness. John has also been featured on CBC Venture, the Vicki Gabereau Show,...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.97 × 6 × 0.96 inPublished:April 13, 2010Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143176099

ISBN - 13:9780143176091

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have This book is a must have if you are a marathon runner or planning to be one. This book will guide you along each step of the way toward the final day of your run. It has excellent tips and advice to prepare for your run, what to do and more importantly what not to do. I have participated in 3 major races this season in support of various causes and this book helped me tremendously in preparing for my runs. It is very scientifically laid out and John Stanton has done a great job with this book. I would recommend it to all who are serious about their well being and preparing for a marathon. Good luck with your preparations.
Date published: 2014-09-29