Running for Fitness

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A&C Black, Oct 31, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 176 pages
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What does running have to offer you? How often should you run, for how long and how hard? How do you stay motivated and achieve your goals? What should you eat and drink before, during and after each run? This handbook covers advice about all aspects of running, as well as a variety of progressive training programmes. It also covers warming up, cooling down and stretching, nutrition, and different types of competition. It contains progressive programmes for all levels of fitness, and covers all types of running - from 5K, to marathons, cross country and multisport.

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Owen Barder is an experienced marathon runner and has competed in marathons all around the world. In his spare time he manages the Serpentine Running Club Website, which won the Runner's World best all-round British website in 2001.

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