Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated, Lose Weight, Run Injury-Free, Be Safe, and Train for Any Distance

Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated, Lose Weight, Run Injury-Free, Be Safe, and Train for Any Distance

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by Dagny Scott Barrios
     
 
Now with a fresh design and thoroughly updated information, this nuts-and-bolts guide 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.

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Now with a fresh design and thoroughly updated information, this nuts-and-bolts guide 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594868221
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
324

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Meet the Author

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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