This handbook for the runner contains information on equipment, training, nutrition, diet and injury prevention. Its contributors come from a wide variety of athletics coaching and medical bodies under the imprimateur of the Amateur Athletics Association. The guide addresses the issues relevant to the amateur runner, which include: getting started in the sport; running equipment, with the latest in shoe design and technology; racing and competition; marathon running; training for the club athlete; physiology; nutrition and diet; injuries; and road racing.
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'The Runner’s Guide' is the ultimate handbook for runners of all ages and levels of ability. It contains expert advice and tuition from top coaches, sports doctors and physiologists which will make your training more effective and improve your own personal performance. The book has been written by specialist contributors such as Harry Wilson, Dr Patrick Milroy, Bruce Tulloh and Cliff Temple, and includes chapters on:
• Running equipment
• Training schedules
• Racing and competing
• Preparing for a marathon
• Nutrition and diet
• Running injuries
Whether you are relatively new to running, an experienced club runner, or a veteran, you are sure to benefit from this comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the sport.
The book has been approved and endorsed by the British Athletic Federation.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINSWILLOW, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-131-12-5022005