3 Months to Your First 5k

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Penguin, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 136 pages
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The author of 4 Months to a 4-Hour Marathon gives beginners the advice and instruction they need to take their first strides toward becoming great runners.

Expert Dave Kuehls offers the inspiration to get even the most devoted couch potatoes on their feet and completing a 5K in three months. Serving as personal coach and trainer, 3 Months to Your First 5K includes:

- The physical and psychological benefits of running
- Motivation to get started and keep going
- Training tips including equipment, clothing, nutrition, warm-ups, schedule, and lifestyle
- Time goals
- Race day tips and strategies
- After the finish line-what's next?
- The challenge of the marathon

Once readers have accomplished that 5K, they can also learn how to keep the momentum going and improve their time and stamina for longer races.

 

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nice quick book; gives some good info and encouragement to beginning runners who may be unsure about it all! Read full review

Contents

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About the author (2007)

Dave Kuehls is a contributing editor for Runner’s World, the world’s largest running magazine. He has also written for Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health, GQ, and ESPN magazine. His fastest marathon is 2:57.

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