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Running For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5096-6
288 pages
February 1999
US $19.99 Add to Cart
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How to Use This Book.

How This Book Is Organized.

Part I: Run, Baby, Run.

Part II: Basic Training.

Part III: The Competitive Edge.

Part IV: Fine-Tuning.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

The Running Log.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Part I: Run, Baby, Run.

Chapter 1: The Second Running Boom.

Chapter 2: What Running Can Do for You.

Chapter 3: A Body in Motion.

Chapter 4: Your First Steps.

Chapter 5: Cruising for Shoes and Other Equipment.

Chapter 6: Nutrition for Runners.

Part II: Basic Training.

Chapter 7: Elements of Style.

Chapter 8: Warming Up, Stretching Out, and Cooling Down.

Chapter 9: Just for the Hill of It.

Chapter 10: Running in the Elements.

Chapter 11: Safety First.

Part III: The Competitive Edge.

Chapter 12: Advanced Training.

Chapter 13: A Day at the Races.

Chapter 14: Marathon or Bust.

Part IV: Fine-Tuning.

Chapter 15: Injuries and How to Treat Them.

Chapter 16: Cross-Training and Treadmill Training.

Chapter 17: Strength Training.

Chapter 18: Running for Women, Kids, and Seniors.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: More Than Ten Ways to Sharpen Your Mental Edge.

Chapter 20: Ten Beautiful Races.

Chapter 21: Ten Great Races for Women.

Chapter 22: Ten First-Time-Friendly Marathons.

Chapter 23: Ten Great Web Sites for Runners.

Appendix: Running Clubs.

Running Log.


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