The New Rules of Running : Whether you're a beginning or advanced runner, trying to lower your personal-best time, recovering from injury, or just running to stay in shape, The New Rules of Running will make you a faster, healthier runner. Including training schedules from two-time NYC Marathon champion and legendary coach Tom Fleming, this informative guide provides the keys to surviving the grueling months leading up to a half- or full marathon, with:
* Full training plans for the half-marathon at all runner levels, with a focus on maximizing performance and preventing injuries, as well as a relatively low-mileage training plan for those busy adults interested in staying fit for many years to come.
* Essential nutrition and hydration tips to fuel and nourish your body so that you don't wind up cramping, hitting 'the wall,' or spending your long runs sprinting between bathroom stops.
* Pre- and post-run stretches, along with yoga, Pilates, and strength-training exercises specifically designed for runners.
* The biggest do's and don'ts for training.
* A thorough primer on running's most common injuries, emphasizing prevention and treatment, on everything from iliotibial band syndrome to plantar fasciitis, runner's knee to hamstring strains, and many more.
* A step-by-step recovery plan for those common injuries so that you can get back to your regular running regimen as quickly as possible.
Informative and accessible, The New Rules of Running is simply a must for all runners, whether they are serious marathoners or simply running for health, longevity, and happiness. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.
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