Running For Dummies is for everyone with a desire to run. If youre a reforming couch potato, it helps ease you into a healthier lifestyle. If you have Olympic aspirations, take a look at different ways to improve your training. This easy-to-understand guide is also for those who want to:
Decrease blood pressure
Find a fun way to exercise
Find dependable guidance for buying running shoes. Explore ways to maximize your training program. Discover the races youll enjoy running. Coauthored by the Worlds Fastest Woman and World Record holder Florence (Flo-Jo) Griffith Joyner, Running For Dummies has world-class advice on these topics and many more:
Nutrition and weight loss
Hitting your stride
Reaching your peak
The day of the race
Identifying and treating injuries
Cross-training and treadmill training
Running for kids and seniors
Run around the block or around town. Tired of pavement? Run through the woods. Keep track of your personal progress in handy running logs in the back of the book and enjoy full-color photos of Flo-Jo competing. Improve your health, feel good about yourself, and have fun! With several million runners on the road today, youll find a lot of company, encouragement, and friends benefiting from this healthy and fun activity.
As a comprehensive guide to the world of running, this book is filled with simple tips and instructions, as well as helpful photos and tons of insider tips. Photos and illustrations.