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Run Your Butt Off!: A Breakthrough Plan to Shed Pounds and Start Running (No Experience Necessary!)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2011

    like the writer's style

    I have read some of Lorge-Butler's pieces before Runner's World and like her tone....unlike most writers who cover running, she doesn't assume the reader is training for the Olympics...she doesn't talk down the every day, a couple miles a day runner. Just bought this book and hope to adopt its plan for my own. Can't everyoe use a little less butt!?!?!?!

    12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 29, 2012

    This book is aimed at non-runners who would like to learn how to

    This book is aimed at non-runners who would like to learn how to begin running. Th book featured a target group of people who tested the system. Different chapters of the book featured what things worked for that member of the test panel as well as for other beginning runners. I appreciated their honesty and the struggles, as well as, successes that they shared.

    This book gives you a very clear workout plan to begin running. You start with walking for 30 minutes straight and work in more running each week, or however long it takes you to feel ready to move to the next step of the workout.

    I ran/walked a 5K in June so I am obviously ahead of week 1 already, but I truly appreciated the explanation that running doesn't necessarily mean fast. I think I have been trying to push myself to run faster, but I can still get just as good of a workout in running at my walking rate or a tad faster. I am anxious to see if this extends my time that I can run.

    The steps into full-on 30 minute running are gradual and at your own pace which I appreciate. The book also gives lot of websites and tracking journals for you to use. A lot of the book also includes nutrition tips and heavily encourages you to keep a food journal. As a new runner, I am not always sure what is the best to eat/drink before and after a run and this book explains all of that.

    I really appreciated the tips in this book and had a few Aha! moments. I am anxious to really get started with this plan because it is one of the few that really feels manageable.

    I read this book on my Kindle, but I almost wish I had this book in hand because of the workbooks and journals it includes. I can go online and print them off though, which I appreciate.

    If you have never been a runner, want to get back into running, or are just curious about eating right and working out, I highly recommend this book. "Those first few steps are a leap of faith." Won't you take the leap with me?

    11 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2012

    Highly recommended

    This book will get you running and keep you motivated

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2013

    So far so good

    The goals given are very realistic and straightforward. It's perfect for an absolute beginner like me, and I couldn't be happier with it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2013

    DIS IS IMPORTANT

    This book is so good i cant wait to read it

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

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    Runners who have plantar fasciitis that interferes with their running might also be interested in "The 5-Minute Plantar Fasciitis Solution."

    1 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Plantar Fasciitis

    Runners who have plantar fasciitis that interferes with their running might also be interested in "The 5-Minute Plantar Fasciitis Solution."

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2014

    ♘ THE PAWN PROLOGUE ♙

    The small wolf nervously raced through the dark. Her pelt snagged on the trees that seemed to be attempting to stop her. "Jay, stop" a voice seemed to whisper from the sky. "Do not run with your tail tucked between your legs Jay. Fac your destiny and embrace it." The she wolf glanced up toward the sky "I am not an echo of my mother!" She howled to the sky. "I never asked you to be." Confused Jay tilted her head. "What do you mean?" <br>
    "The world crumbles Jay. Life is short. We must choose to either take our own path, or follow the path Lupa set down for us. But you Jay. You have no choice. You must follow your destiny. You must save us. For even the stars won't survive if the earth doesn't." The she wolf looked up. "Who are you? And what do you mean?" The sky chuckled. "I cannot answer who. But you must unite the 4 kingdoms. A champion from each. The mighty lion of the north, the crafty cat of the east, the keen eagle of the West. And a wolf. A clever wolf of the south. Each has a skill, needed to save the world. Embrace this Jay. The world falls to war. And the center itself, is overheating. " Jay nodded. "I will try. But I am scared." the sky rumbled. "Wolves do not feel FEAR!" The voice thundered. "Go. Find my champions. Bring them to the sky rim. The world falls in 40 days. Go now my pawn. Find the players of the chess board. And pray you do not fail.". <br>
    Sorry it was short but quick explanation. The world has basicly been dieing over the past 800 years because of radio activity. The humans killed eachother and animals are all that is left. So yeah! Hope you enjoy! Characters please!

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2013

    Lalala...

    Yummy toes!!!!!!!

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    Posted December 18, 2012

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    HORRID TROLL FACE

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2012

    Becca

    ARES?! :)

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  • Posted January 4, 2012

    A very motivational read!

    I cannot wait to implement their recommendations!

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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