The Principles of Running: Practical Lessons from My First 100,000 Miles

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The Principles of Running

Practical Lessons from My First 100,000 Miles

"'That's right' was my most frequent thought as I read this book. Amby Burfoot has produced a clear, concise resource for me and every other runner whose goals are to train more efficiently and enjoyably. I am placing this book next to my training log for easy reference."

—Frank Shorter, 1972 Olympic-marathon gold medalist

"Amby Burfoot motivates runners of all strides and sizes in this truly essential book....

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The Principles of Running

Practical Lessons from My First 100,000 Miles

"'That's right' was my most frequent thought as I read this book. Amby Burfoot has produced a clear, concise resource for me and every other runner whose goals are to train more efficiently and enjoyably. I am placing this book next to my training log for easy reference."

—Frank Shorter, 1972 Olympic-marathon gold medalist

"Amby Burfoot motivates runners of all strides and sizes in this truly essential book. Special kudos for the attention he pays to women runners."

—Joan Samuelson, 1984 Olympic-marathon gold medalist

"This book is packed full of great advice for every runner. The chapters on injury prevention, in particular, will keep you running long and healthy."

—Jeff Galloway, Olympic 10,000-meter runner and best-selling author

"Amby Burfoot taught me much of what I know about marathoning, and now he's put all of his experience together in this highly readable book."

—Bill Rodgers, four-time winner of the Boston and New York City Marathons

"A successful training program goes hand in hand with healthy eating. Amby Burfoot clearly and simply explains how to do this in The Principles of Running."

—Nancy Clark, R.D., author of Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook

"Amby Burfoot has talked with thousands of beginning runners in his long career, and he knows they need simple starting points, proven advice, and lots of encouragement. You'll find it all in this easy-to-read book."

—John "the Penguin" Bingham, author of The Courage to Start

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"'That's right' was my most frequent thought as I read this book. Amby Burfoot has produced a clear, concise resource for me and every other runner whose goals are to train more efficiently and enjoyably. I am placing this book next to my training log for easy reference."—Frank Shorter, 1972 Olympic-marathon gold medalist

"Amby Burfoot motivates runners of all strides and sizes in this truly essential book. Special kudos for the attention he pays to women runners."—Joan Samuelson, 1984 Olympic-marathon gold medalist

"This book is packed full of great advice for every runner. The chapters on injury prevention, in particular, will keep you running long and healthy."—Jeff Galloway, Olympic 10,000-meter runner and best-selling author

"Amby Burfoot taught me much of what I know about marathoning, and now he's put all of his experience together in this highly readable book."—Bill Rodgers, four-time winner of the Boston and New York City Marathons

"A successful training program goes hand in hand with healthy eating. Amby Burfoot clearly and simply explains how to do this in The Principles of Running."—Nancy Clark, R.D., author of Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook

"Amby Burfoot has talked with thousands of beginning runners in his long career, and he knows they need simple starting points, proven advice, and lots of encouragement. You'll find it all in this easy-to-read book."—John "the Penguin" Bingham, author of The Courage to Start

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579547417
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/5/2003
  • Pages: 165
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.49 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2002

    Concise running information in easy to read book

    Great for begining runners. Summary of each chapter lets you consider highlights before reading and allows quick reveiw for motivation. Sound advice and an easy read.

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