"Listen to those millions of women runners. Listen to their quiet breaths as they talk in predawn pairs, before the rest of the family wakes --the lessons and questions they share to the rhythm of steady footsteps.
'I never thought I could . . . ' 'I feel so much stronger . . . '
'I'm ready to take on a new challenge . . . '
Women develop a special sorority on the roads. This bond is an understanding based on acceptance, an appreciation of how far they have come, a knowing wink that says how much is yet to be gained. And so they talk and share and grow and run. Singly and in groups, swiftly and slowly, they run." --Dagny Scott
Choose the best clothes and accessories Lose weight permanently Train for any race, from a 5-K to a marathon Run through menopause Deal with self-consciousness and body image BE SAFE WHEREVER YOU RUN Prevent and treat injuries Run during pregnancy Eat for maximum energy --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
For me this was a great introduction to women's running. I would have loved a longer or more complete chapter on running when you are older, as I am; hence the 4 stars. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Nadia Arensdorf
There is a lot of woman-specific information in this book. I liked the training plans (which can be easily modified to meet your own goals and timelines). Read morePublished 1 month ago by L. Klungseth
I expected more from this book. But I found no new information that I hadn't already read in blogs or magazines. Disappointing.Published 4 months ago by Christina Martinez
Book was as advertised. It was a gift for a young runner. She has found it very helpful for track and cross country running. Was delivered on time.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
I just didn't find the book that motivating or helpful for beginners. It is written by serious runners who don't remember or never were slightly overweight, slightly over-the-hill... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jack's Mum