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The Complete Book Of Running For Women By Claire Kowalchik

The Complete Book Of Running For Women by Claire Kowalchik

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Summary

Everything you need to know about training, nutrition, injury prevention, motivation, racing and much more.

The Complete Book Of Running For Women Summary

The Complete Book Of Running For Women by Claire Kowalchik

It's the simplest, fastest, most accessible way to fitness and more women than ever are discovering its unique benefits - the stress relief, weight management, endurance, and self esteem. You don't need a partner, equipment, or even much time. Here, every question about the overwhelming popular activity that builds endurance, melts fat, and even prevents illness is answered. Authoritative and friendly, THE COMPLETE BOOK OF RUNNING FOR WOMEN is a sourcebook for both beginners and long-time runners. Along with wisdom drawn from the author's personal experience, you'll find advice from the experts: coaches, exercise physiologists, nutritionists, doctors and other women runners. Including question and answer sections and a complete list of resources. This book will tell you everything you need to know to be off and running toward better health and richer living.

About Claire Kowalchik

Claire Kowalchik is the author of The Complete Book of Running for Women, Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs, Runner's World Running on Air, and Running Strong.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
PART I Why Run?
1 Running for the Body
2 Running for the Mind
3 Sex Differences
ESSAY: SAYING IS BEING, BY DAWSON WINCH
PART II Becoming a Runner
4 The Mindset
5 The Elements of Running
6 Running Safely
7 Finding Motivation
ESSAY: OUT THE DOOR -- TWICE, BY PATRICIA LOCKHART
PART III Calories, Carbos, and Weight Concerns
8 The Nutrients You Need
9 Your Healthy Weight
10 Body Image
ESSAY: BIGGER AND BETTER, BY SUSAN LINDFORS
PART IV Your Special Concerns as a Woman
11 Menstruation
12 Pregnancy
13 Menopause
ESSAY: "SHUFFLING" FOR BALANCE (AND THE OCCASIONAL PITCHER OF BEER), BY ELIZABETH SHIMER
PART V Getting into Gear
14 Shoes
15 Clothing
16 Other Stuff...
ESSAY: THANK YOU, MR. SIDELINES, BY MEG WALDRON
PART VI Running Enhancements
17 Stretching
18 Strength Training
19 Cross-Training
20 Treadmill Running
ESSAY: HURT SO GOOD, BY VIDA MORKUNAS
PART VII Racing
21 The Joy of Racing
22 Training to Race
23 The 5-K and 10-K
24 The Marathon and Half-Marathon
ESSAY: CHAMPIONS, BY MEGAN OTHERSEN GORMAN
PART VIII Injury Prevention and Treatment
25 Preventing Injury
26 Common Injuries
27 Stitches and Other Running Glitches
ESSAY: LETTING GO, BY MARLENE CIMONS
PART IX Running for a Lifetime
28 Running and Family
29 Fifty-Plus
30 A Celebration of Women's Running
ESSAY: RUNNING TO CATCH THE HERO INSIDE, BY KATHRINE SWITZER
Appendix
Index

Additional information

GOR001242616
9780671017033
0671017039
The Complete Book Of Running For Women by Claire Kowalchik
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
2000-09-18
416
N/A
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