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Run forever : your complete guide to healthy lifetime running

Author: Amby Burfoot
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Everyone knows how to run-- it's naturally wired into your body. But trendy gadgets and obsessive dogmas have overwhelmed this simple, intuitive activity. Burfoot shares practical advice on how to run with greater joy and health for an entire lifetime. He shares tips on how to motivate yourself, avoid injuries, increase speed and endurance, and reach your goals.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amby Burfoot
ISBN: 9781546083115 1546083111
OCLC Number: 1017599375
Description: xiv, 236 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Section 1. Getting started: Essay: My first (horrid) run ; Brain training : your most important muscle ; Minutes, not miles ; The wisdom of slow ; The power of two : walking + running ; The running habit ; Women's running ; The best shoe for you ; Flat and fabulous; The truth about running form ; Relaxed running ; Safety first : no headphones ; Postrun snacking not allowed --
section 2. Nutrition for runners: Essay: Lab experiment ; The kingdom of carbohydrates ; Healthy fats ; Muscle-building protein ; Water, the essential fluid ; Whole grains ; Food frequency and timing ; Tea and coffee ; Probiotics ; Running and weight loss ; Vitamins and supplements ; The vegetarian or vegan way ; The super-salad solution --
section 3. Going farther: Essay: Unconventional wisdom ; The 10 percent rule ; Training partners ; Cutback weeks ; Run-walk for distance ; Long runs ; Long-run hydration ; Carbohydrate loading ; Yasso 800s ; Half-marathon training ; Marathon training --
section 4. Dealing with injuries: Essay: Learning the hard way ; The injury conundrum ; Training errors ; Cross-training ; Stretching and strengthening ; Shin splints ; Knee injuries ; Achilles tendinitis ; The perils of pain pills ; Blisters ; A proven warm-up routine --
section 5. Getting faster: Essay: Running the gamut ; Interval training ; The Fartlek System ; Races as training ; Hill training for speed ; Downhill training ; The 30-20-10 workout ; Run-walk for speed ; The prerace taper ; Tempo training ; Out-and-back speed ; Speed variety and the magic of three --
section 6. Running forever: Essay: A day to remember ; Don't stop, ever ; The hill-running elixir ; Lose ten pounds ; Adaptive excellence ; Running and writing ; No more marathons ; Run-walk for life ; Total body strength ; The power of positive thinking ; Don't stop, ever. Part II.
Other Titles: Your complete guide to healthy lifetime running :
Responsibility: Amby Burfoot.

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Everyone knows how to run-- it's naturally wired into your body. But trendy gadgets and obsessive dogmas have overwhelmed this simple, intuitive activity. Burfoot shares practical advice on how to run with greater joy and health for an entire lifetime. He shares tips on how to motivate yourself, avoid injuries, increase speed and endurance, and reach your goals.

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