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The Beginning Runner's Handbook: The Proven 13-Week RunWalk Program
     

The Beginning Runner's Handbook: The Proven 13-Week RunWalk Program

by Ian MacNeill, SportMedBC, Doug Clements
 

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This easy-to-use, practical guide helps runners safely build strength and endurance, get motivated and set realistic goals, choose the proper footwear and clothing, eat right, and avoid injury. Completely updated, this fourth edition contains a wealth of new material. A revised RunWalk program gives runners a choice between running 10K or covering the distance by

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This easy-to-use, practical guide helps runners safely build strength and endurance, get motivated and set realistic goals, choose the proper footwear and clothing, eat right, and avoid injury. Completely updated, this fourth edition contains a wealth of new material. A revised RunWalk program gives runners a choice between running 10K or covering the distance by running and walking. A whole new chapter on preparing for charity runs reflects the popularity of getting fit while giving back to the community. There are expanded and enhanced sections with cross-training options such as trail running and bootcamp sessions; information on running through pregnancy; facts about barefoot running, minimalist shoes and shorter strides lengths, plus links to online sources of information and running communities. Combining advice from the experts, training tips and testimonials from runners of all ages, The Beginning Runner's Handbook is a step-by-step road map for achieving running success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781553659679
Publisher:
Greystone Books
Publication date:
12/20/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
672,210
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

The Sports Medicine Council of British Columbia (SportMedBC), a professional not-for-profit society comprised of sport medical and paramedical practitioners, promotes leadership, public awareness and education in the areas of sport medicine, sport science and sport training.

Ian MacNeill is a writer located in Vancouver, B.C.

Dr. Doug Clemente is a former Olympic and Commonwealth athlete and coach. For over 20 years, he taught and practiced sports medicine at the University of British Columbia. Doug has served as the director for several organizations including the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Vancouver Sun Run and the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine. He has also been honoured with many academic and professional awards including the Order of Canada and the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame.

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