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Brungardt, Kurt, Romanov, Nicholas
A groundbreaking manual for all runners seeking to go faster and farther without injury - for life The wildly popular natural running trend has changed the way we think about running, but it has also prompted many questions about method and technique: Have we been running the wrong way? And have we been running in the wrong kind of shoe? Why is a forefoot strike better than a heel strike, and how can we transition between styles safely and...
Karnazes, Dean (Foreword by), MacKenzie, Brian, Murphy, T. J.
A New York Times Best Seller! Men's Journal Health Book of the Year In Unbreakable Runner , CrossFit Endurance(tm) founder Brian MacKenzie and journalist T.J. Murphy examine long-held beliefs about how to train, tearing down those traditions to reveal new principles for a lifetime of healthy, powerful running. Unbreakable Runner challenges conventional training tenets such as high mileage and high-carb diets to show how reduced mileage and high-...
Bede, Pamela Nisevich, Burfoot, Amby, Van Allen, Jennifer, Yasso, Bart
Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they're realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears of pain and embarrassment. There are schedules jam-packed with stressful jobs, long commutes, endless meetings, and sticky-fingered toddlers. The Runner's World Big...
Breyer, Melissa, Magill, Pete, Schwartz, Tom, Siqueiros, Armando (Foreword by)
"The best running book ever." --Bob Anderson, founder of Runner's World Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride--including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness,...
Felstead, Christine
As a runner, you strike the ground 1,000 times per mile, with a force of two to three times your body weight. You can feel that impact in the muscles, ligaments, and bone structures throughout your body. Thankfully, "Yoga for Runners" addresses both the physical and mental demands of the sport. Whether you are new to yoga or have practiced for years, "Yoga for Runners" provides you with the most effective poses--88 poses in all. Each pose is...
Murphy, T. J., Starrett, Kelly
Are You Ready to Run? Is there a bridge from the injury-ridden world of the modern runner to the promised land that barefoot running and Born to Run have led us to believe exists? Can we really live the running life free from injury? Is there an approach designed to unlock all the athletic potential that may be hidden within? Can we run faster, longer, and more efficiently? In a direct answer to the modern runner's needs, Dr. Kelly Starrett,...
Allen, Dave, Vad, Vijay
The ultimate guide to injury-free running and racing, from renowned sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad with training schedules designed by coach and 2-time NYC Marathon Champion Tom Fleming Whether you're learning to run, trying to lower your Personal Record, recovering from injury, or just getting in shape, "The New Rules of Running" will make you a faster, healthier runner. The only book on running authored by a sports medicine specialist,...
Barrios, Dagny Scott

Now with a fresh design and thoroughly updated information, this nuts-and-bolts guide is designed specifically to address the unique challenges and rewards the sport presents to the fastest growing segment of the market-- women runners More than 10 million women across the country now identify themselves as regular runners. In response to the dramatic increase in the number of women in the sport, Dagny Scott Barrios and the experts at Runner...

Galloway, Jeff

Get off the pavement and discover the joy of running in nature. This book provides the reader with all the necessary information to get started on natural terrain. If you want to experience the real freedom of running in a natural surrounding and if the ever repeating runs in the streets start to bore you, trail running is the right way to improve your running experience. The running guru Jeff Galloway offers his own approach of getting...

Lage, Jessica

WHAT IS LATENT DEMAND AND THE P.I.E.' The concept of latent demand is rather subtle. The term latent typically refers to something that is dormant, not observable, or not yet realized. Demand is the notion of an economic quantity that a target population