The Runner's Handbook: The Best-selling Classic Fitness Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Runner

The Runner's Handbook: The Best-selling Classic Fitness Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Runner

By: Bob Glover (author), Jack Shepherd (author)Paperback

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If your New Year's resolution is to take up running, this book is the perfect place to start. ________ Fitness expert Bob Glover has trained thousands of runners, and in The Runners Handbook he shares his knowledge and shows you how to devise a training program and keep at the top of your form. This comprehensive guide includes information on: * How to get started * Running style * Warm ups and stretching * Weight training * Choosing equipment e.g. running shoes * Diet and nutrition * Training plans for beginners, advanced beginners and intermediate This really is the ultimate handbook for runners at any level. _________ 'Anyone starting to run will find this an invaluable reference book. My brother in law has been running over 20 years but still uses it' - 5* Reader Review 'It is well organised and covers all the points I wanted advice on, plus those things I didn't realise I need to know. I've found it uasy to look up topics and it's all written in an easy and good-humoured style.' - 5* Reader Review

About Author

Bob Glover is founder and president of Robert H. Glover and Associates, Inc., a sports and fitness consulting firm. Since he founded the program in 1978, Glover has directed the running classes for the New York Road Runners. Shelly Glover is a certified exercise physiologist with a master's degree from Columbia University; she coaches all levels of runners and is a frequent competitor.


Fitness; getting fit; training; racing; equipment; food and drink for health and energy; the running environment; running lifestyle; special runners; illness and injury; running form and supplement training; wellness.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780140469301
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 752
  • ID: 9780140469301
  • weight: 629
  • ISBN10: 0140469303

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