Runner's World Complete Book of Running: Everything You Need to Run for Weight Loss, Fitness, and Competition (Runner's World)
The sport of running is ever changing, be it the shoes we wearor the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role modelswe emulate. But there is one constant: For 40 years, Runner'sWorld magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leadingauthority on running. Now the collective wisdom of the most savvyrunning writers, coaches, and editors can be found in theRunner's World Complete Book of Running. Whether you are abeginner or veteran runner, here is advice—both timeless andcutting-edge—guaranteed to maximize your performance and enjoyment.Inside you'll find in-depth coverage of training and racingincluding:A surefire plan to get beginners hooked on running15 surprising foods to boost your running performanceA proven plan to increase speed by training lessTips from triathletes to maximize your training efficiencyA woman's encyclopedia of runningThe big five running injuries and how to prevent themAn innovative running plan for weight-lossCross-training exercises that strengthen your coreHow to train for your first half-marathonMental training tips for running a smart marathonPacked with valuable advice from running's top experts oneverything from building strength, speed, and endurance tonutrition and injury prevention, the Runner's World CompleteBook of Running is the book you'll turn to again and again toanswer all of your running questions.