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The complete book of running

Author: James F Fixx
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this classic runner's handbook, the author discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but psychological benefits which include increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James F Fixx
ISBN: 0394411595 9780394411590
OCLC Number: 2984473
Description: xx, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Feeling better physically --
What happens to your mind --
Why running? --
The longevity factor --
Getting started --
Getting thin --
Getting good at it --
The mythology of the woman runner --
When you're over forty --
Kids --
Fitting it into your life --
Gear --
Copying --
Eating to run --
Preventive maintenance --
If, despite everything, something goes wrong --
Racing --
Boston and/or bust --
A run with a champion --
The world's sickest running club --
Spreading the word --
The runner's philosopher --
The scientists of sport --
And something more --
Afterword : the miracle of running --
Appendix A : The runner's address book --
Appendix B : The physiology of running --
Appendix C : The Harvard step test.
Responsibility: James F. Fixx.
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In this classic runner's handbook, the author discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but psychological benefits which include increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

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