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
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.