Running and Walking for Women Over 40: The Road to Sanity and Vanity
A consistent program of running or walking is the fastest, easiest, and least expensive road to overall fitness and well-being for women and men at any age. For women over forty it can be the key to the most fulfilling years life has in store.
Katherine Switzer, a pioneer in women's fitness since 1967, when she became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon is once again blazing a trail with the very first running and walking program designed specifically for women over forty. Now every woman can benefit from Katherine's highly personal, motivational, and step-by-step advice.
"For women beginning fitness programs at age forty, fifty, and beyond, the results can be nothing short of dramatic. For the first time they are reaching the body weight and physical conditioning they've always dreamed of. Women who have been reasonably active off their lives can also firnd a new and exciting road of fitness ahead of them after age forty. Some even find themselves outrunning women half their age!" --Katherine Switzer
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MaryWJ - LibraryThing
Nothing too new or surprising here - although it is the first running book I've read that spent time talking about menopause! Seems like solid advice and information. (Disagree totally with her ban on headphones when running, but agree people should be careful with them.) Read full review
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GETTING OUT THE DOOR
STARTING HERE STARTING NOW THE BEGINNING FOR RUNNERS AND WALKERS
A RUNNING PROGRAM MAKING STRIDES FOR SANITY AND VANITY
A WALKING PROGRAM A STEPBYSTEP APPROACH TO A NEW WAY OF LIVING AND LOOKING GREAT
EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING FROM SHOES TO BRAS TO WATER BOTTLES EVERYTHING YOU NEED AND DONT NEED TO GET ON T...
BRAVING MOTHER NATURE RUNNING AND WALKING IN HOT AND COLD WEATHER
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES TO SANITY AND VANITY TREADMILLS CROSSCOUNTRY SKIING MACHINES WEIGHT TRAINING AND HEAL...
MANAGING YOUR TIME YOU REALLY DO HAVE TIME TO EXERCISE
EATING AND EXERCISE THE NUTRITIONAL COMPONENT OF SANITY AND VANITY
YOUR CHANGING BODY MENOPAUSE EXERCISE AND AGING HAPPILY
SAFETY WHILE RUNNING AND WALKING
DONT LET INJURIES SPOIL YOUR FUN HOW TO PREVENT THEM AND WHAT TO DO IF THEY HAPPEN
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