Beginners Guide to Long-distance Running by Sean Fishpool
Running can be one of the most fulfilling experiences of your life. It can help you lose weight, reduce stress, and increase your confidence and well-being. Beginners Guide to Long Distance Running will prepare the beginner to run any distance from a 5 kilometre run to a full marathon.
It provides a series of six graded training programmes that are easy to use and assume no previous knowledge of running. Each level includes a fitness schedule and one or more race schedules, so you can use this book to get and stay fit or train for a marathon from scratch.
This handy guide is also full of tips on the right running shoes and clothing, what to eat before a run, special exercises for warming up before you run and cooling down after you've finished, how to beat injuries and how to stay motivated.
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