Nothing beats the pleasure of running. Unfortunately, many runners are slowed down by injuries that could be avoided through changes in training or technique.
That's where Running Wellcomes in. Based on the latest scientific principles, this accessible guide shows you these techniques:
-The differences between training and straining
-How to strengthen and maintain the primary running muscles
-Ways of assessing and improving technique
-How to recognize injuries early on and avoid more serious setbacks
And if you do get injured, Running Wellwill return you to action quickly. Sections devoted to each bodily region detail common symptoms and causes of discomfort. You'll learn how to treat the injury, know when to seek help and know how to prevent the problem from reoccurring.
From avoiding overtraining to increasing flexibility, Running Wellhas everything you need to keep you running all year round so that you sprint—not limp—to the all-important finish line.
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Review: Running Well: Run Smarter, Run Faster, Avoid Injury... And Enjoy It More!User Review - Katherine - Goodreads
I didn't read this book word for word because there is a section about after you get specific injuries what you should do and that is useful but more so just in that situation. I think this book has a lot of useful tips for avoiding injuries and making it your best run! Read full review
Review: Running WellUser Review - Heather Carter - Goodreads
This book is full of good information, from assessing footwear to preventing and recovering from injury. It also includes stretches and warm-up and cool-down exercises to do before and after runs, and ... Read full review
Gearing up and winding down
Freedom of movement
Chapter U Down to earth 42 What to do if you get hurt
and under them The hip and pelvis
Smarter training The lower leg
Balancing act 54 The foot and ankle
The art and science of training
A guide to core stability for runners Prevention and treatment of common
Cross purposes 82