Chase, Adam, Hobbs, Nancy

Here is everything you need to know about equipment, finding trials, nutrition, hill strategy, racing, training, weather, first aid, and much more.

Galloway, Jeff

This book helpsd runners and walkers to understand how injuries occur and how to heal them.

Connors, Sarah, Murphy, Sam

Nothing beats the pleasure of running. Unfortunately, many runners are slowed down by injuries that could be avoided through changes in training or technique. That's where Running Well comes in. Based on the latest scientific principles, this accessible guide shows you these techniques: -How to minimize the risk of injury and stay healthy -The differences between training and straining -How to strengthen and maintain the primary running...

Barrios, Dagny Scott

Runner's World Complete Guide to Trail Running Trail Running is one of the fastest growing segments in the sport of running. And it's easy to understand why: "To run on the road is a staccato one-two, one-two. Insistent. Hurried. Relentless. Once you reach the trail, footfalls become muffled, silent even, and instead you hear your breath. On the trail, the rhythm comes from a deeper place inside you--your lungs, your heart, and your head--as...

Waitz, Grete

What runner doesn't hope to compete in, and complete, a marathon? This 16-week program developed by nine-time New York City Marathon winner Grete Waitz—and used by her to train both amateurs and professionals for the biggest races—can make that dream come true. Written in an efficient and useful style, and featuring more than 50 photos, it discusses base fitness, stretching, proper posture, and staying healthy through it all, as well as...

Remy, Mark, Runner's World Magazine Editors

Every sport has rules. Running is no exception. If you're curious, just visit the Web site of USA Track...

Bridson, Karen

This book shows how women can change their lives with running. Running can help to combat stress, depression, PMS, menopausal symptoms and more. The book contains chapters on everything from what to wear, what to eat, stretching and yoga, handling injuries, safety, running and pregnancy and many other topics. Woven throughout is the physical, mental, and emotional therapy that the sport can bring -- the joy of running.

Miller, Thomas S.

Serious athletes in most other sports study and improve their sport-specific skills, but runners can rarely find the tools to help them hone technique. And yet, imagine the impact of improving your stride efficiency even a fraction of a percent per stride. Multiplied by the number of steps you take during a run or race, even the smallest improvement could have a huge impact on your overall performance. Programmed to Run is the only book on...

Karnazes, Dean

In his follow-up to the best-selling Ultramarathon Man - which Sports Illustrated called "fascinating" and the New York Times said was "full of euphoric highs" - world-renowned ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes chronicles his unbelievable exploits and explorations in gripping detail. Karnazes runs for days on end without rest, across some of the most exotic and inhospitable places on earth, including the Australian outback, Antarctica, and the...

Dais, Dawn

Dawn Dais hated running. And it didn't like her much, either. Her fitness routine consisted of avoiding the stairs in her own house, because who really has the energy to climb stairs? It was with this exercise philosophy firmly in place that she set off to complete a marathon. The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women is a fun training manual for women who don't believe that running is their biological destiny but who dream of crossing the...