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Dreyer, Danny, Dreyer, Katherine

FROM THE AUTHORS OF THE BESTSELLING "CHIRUNNING, "A GAME-CHANGING TRAINING GUIDE FOR INJURY-FREE LONG-DISTANCE RUNNING In "Chi Marathon," Danny Dreyer, creator of the revolutionary ChiRunning program, highly respected running coach, and accomplished distance runner, takes a whole-body approach to long-distance running--much like T'ai Chi--making ease and efficiency of movement the prime goal of one's training. "Chi Marathon "is the first book...

Finn, Adharanand

"A dusty road stretches into the distance like a pencil line across the arid landscape. Lions, rhino, and buffalo roam the plains on either side. But I haven't come to Kenya to spot wildlife. I've come to run." Whether running is your recreation, your religion, or just a spectator sport, Adharanand Finn's incredible journey to the elite training camps of Kenya will captivate and inspire you. Part travelogue, part memoir, this mesmerizing...

Karp, Jason

Get ready to run the race of your life Marathons in the U.S. have seen record increases in participation during the past few years. Running a Marathon For Dummies helps aspiring marathon runners prepare to successfully complete their first race, and shows experienced runners how to take their game to the next level. Running a Marathon For Dummies gives you exercises, programs, and tips to improve your running stamina, speed, and overall...

Friedman, Steve, Jurek, Scott

"In pursuing the mental side of endurance, Jurek uncovers the most important secrets any runner can learn."--Amby Burfoot, author of The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force--and darling--in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. Until recently he held the American 24-hour record and he was one of the elite runners profiled in the runaway bestseller Born to Run . In Eat...

Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham

A unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to great benefits for both body and soul. As a Tibetan lama and leader of Shambhala (an international community of 165 meditation centers), Sakyong Mipham has found physical activity to be essential for spiritual well-being. He's been trained in horsemanship and...

Galloway, Jeff

Marathon running is a sport that many consider too daunting, better in the viewing than the doing. Olympian Jeff Galloway dispels such notions in a book that takes the mystery -- and misery -- out of distance running. Marathon! shows how just about anyone can run a marathon and, given the right attitude and training, finish the race. Galloway has designed a low-mileage marathon training program that has been used by over 10,000 people with a...

Bean, Adam (As told to), Goucher, Kara

Get Fit, Get Fast, and Go Farther with Olympic Runner Kara GoucherÆs Comprehensive Guide to Running for Women

Hollowell, Thomas, Richards, Craig

Put your best bare foot forward!Running barefoot? Isn't that dangerous? Contrary to what shoe manufacturers tell you, no! You really don't need all that cushioning and extra protection to run safely. You can run more efficiently-and without injury!-shoelessThe next best thing to a personal coach, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Barefoot Running steps you though a training program that allows your feet to feel, flex, and respond to the ground...

Douglas, Scott, Rodgers, Bill

The perfect book to get readers up and running-by a major name in marathons.The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Running, Third Edition, offers instruction on developing ideal running techniques for personal fitness or competition. Through easy-to-follow steps designed to gradually build their abilities, readers learn how to choose reliable running gear and create an effective training and running program.••Features expert tips on...

Saxton, Ken Bob, Wallack, Roy

"Barefoot Ken Bob is The Master. Long before anyone else was even talking about barefoot running, he was perfecting the art . . . Now, after twenty years of teaching, experimenting, and "merry marathoning" (as he calls it), the first and best source of barefoot-running knowledge is bringing his ideas to print. And it's about time." --Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, and The Greatest Race the World...