Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they’re realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears of pain and embarrassment. There are schedules jam-packed with stressful jobs, long commutes, endless meetings, and sticky-fingered toddlers.
The Runner’s World Big Book of Running for Beginners: Exclusive Expanded Edition provides all the information neophytes need to take their first steps, as well as inspiration for staying motivated. The book presents readers with tips for smart nutrition and injury prevention and includes realistic training plans that enable beginning runners to achieve gradual progress (by gearing up for a 30-minute run, a 5-K, or even a 5-miler). Above all, it will show newbies just how fun and rewarding the sport can be, thanks to the help of several "real runner" testimonials.
In this Exclusive Expanded Edition, you will receive All 5 Steps in the Training Program to becoming a better runner: Step 1 — Start Walking: Get into a routine, build your leg strength Step 2 — Start Running: Introduce short bursts of running and avoid injury Step 3 — Run Nonstop: Learn how to run 30 minutes nonstop Step 4 — Run Farther: Develop the endurance to run 6 miles straight Step 5 — Run Faster: Build your speed so you can toe the starting line with confidence.
See the video below of how one editor went from being unable to fathom running a mile to competing in the New York City Marathon! Read her inspiring story about how running changed her life!