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Author MacNeill, Ian, 1954-

Title The beginning runner's handbook : the proven 13-week walk/run program / Ian MacNeill and the Sport Medicine Council of British Columbia ; revised text by Marnie Caron.

Imprint Vancouver ; Berkeley [Calif.] : Greystone Books ; [s.l.] : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.42 MACN 2005    Available
Edition 3rd completely revised & updated ed.
Description viii, 213 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210) and index.
Contents Foreword / Doug Clement -- Introduction -- 1: Why run? -- 2: Getting ready to run -- 3: On the road -- 4: Psychology of running -- 5: Family that runs together -- 6: Becoming a better runner -- 7: Fueling the body -- 8: Common injuries & recovery -- 9: 13-week program, stretching & strengthening exercises -- 10: What's next -- 11: Is running a marathon for you? -- Appendix A: Sample training log -- Appendix B: 13-week walk program -- Appendix C: 13-week run faster program -- Appendix D: 13-week walk/run maintenance program -- Appendix E: 8-week run farther program -- For further reading -- Index.
Summary From the Publisher: Whatever your reasons for starting a running program, this easy-to-use, practical book will answer all of your questions. It shows you how to build strength and endurance, get motivated and set realistic goals, choose proper shoes, eat right and avoid sore muscles and injury. Most important, it gives you a step-by-step road map for achieving running success.
Subject Running -- Training -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Fitness walking -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sports medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Caron, Marnie.
Sport Medicine Council of B.C.
Added Title Proven 13-week walk/run program
Runner's handbook
Proven thirteen week walk run program
ISBN 1553650875 (trade paper : alk. paper)
9781553650874 (trade paper : alk. paper)

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