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Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated, Lose Weight, Run Injury-Free, Be Safe, and Train for ... (Runner's World Complete Books (Paperback)) Paperback – October 30, 2007
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Here, in one neat package, is pretty much everything you need to know about trail running--running, that is, on dirt trails, not pavement. It isn't (or, at least, it doesn't have to be) torture, endless hours of negotiating tricky mountain paths and inclement weather. Trail running is, we're told, less hazardous, less painful, and less exhausting than pavement-pounding. It's all about relaxation and communing with nature. The book is full of tips, some of them presented in a helpful, question-and-answer format; there's an excellent chapter on outfitting yourself for trail running; another on how best to train before a run; another on preparing, if you're so inclined, for a marathon. The author, a longtime trail runner, approaches the subject from a commonsensical, practical angle, avoiding pseudophilosophical claptrap about the deep meaning of running. Instead, he offers a hands-on, nuts-and-bolts, filled-to-the-brim users' manual that targets both veteran and beginning trail runners. David Pitt
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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
"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 * Be safe wherever you run * Deal with self-consciousness and body image * 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.
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I have run off and on for years for "fun", but have never had any real "training" on how to run. I've recently set the goal to run a 5K and I was looking for a book that could teach me both at a beginner level and at an intermediate level. [Just in case I go crazy and decide to do a marathon at some point. :) ].
This book was exactly what I needed. The author starts with the very basic things [like picking a good running shoe]. She gives great training advice and training schedules for beginning runners. Then she proceeds to give advice and help to more advanced runners. The book is very thorough and complete and I think even a very experienced runner could learn some things from reading this book.
I also thought this book was very motivating - it really made me feel empowered to strive for my goal [despite being a somewhat "old" runner at age 40].
This is an excellent, helpful, well written, and easy to read "all purpose" guide for women who want to run.
accidents or problems, really happy I found this book.
I actually borrowed this from the library and I liked it so much I bought my own copy :)