The Woman's Guide to Running: Motivation*Training*Nutrition*Safety

The Woman's Guide to Running: Motivation*Training*Nutrition*Safety

by Liz Yelling
     
 


There's good reason for women to take up running: scientific evidence indicates that it may lower the risk of breast cancer, osteoporosis, and heart disease. Written by a former Olympic marathoner, this full-color runner's companion addresses the special considerations of women runners, from finding a safe route to choosing exercise gear. It gives nutritional… See more details below

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There's good reason for women to take up running: scientific evidence indicates that it may lower the risk of breast cancer, osteoporosis, and heart disease. Written by a former Olympic marathoner, this full-color runner's companion addresses the special considerations of women runners, from finding a safe route to choosing exercise gear. It gives nutritional advice; gentle but effective warm-ups and cool-downs; ways to avoid injuries; the straight scoop on running to lose weight, and more. Women will appreciate the gender-specific training tips, including suggested training schedules for 5K and 10K races-even marathons. Other topics include interval and hill training, running during pregnancy, and the best equipment options.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600614050
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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