The authors of Marathoning for Mortals - John "The Penguin" Bingham and Coach Jenny Hadfield, MA, CPT - now show beginning runners how to fit running into their lifestyle easilyYou don't have to run fast or competitively to reap the rewards that running has to offer. What you do need is the courage to start. That is the "Penguin mantra" that has enabled John Bingham―through his best-selling book No Need for Speed, his popular monthly column for Runner's World magazine, and his many appearances at major running events throughout the year―to inspire thousands of men and women to take up the sport for fitness and the sheer enjoyment that running brings them.By teaming up with coach Jenny Hadfield, his wife and coauthor on Marathoning for Mortals, Bingham lays out strategies that will help readers to safely and effortlessly integrate runs into their busy schedules. In this book, backed by Runner's World, the authority of America's leading running magazine, the authors provide tips for getting started, sticking to a routine, eating for energy, hydration, and training for speed and endurance.
|Marathoning for Mortals: A Regular Person's Guide to the Joy of Running or Walking a Half-Marathon or Marathon|
by John Bingham (Author), Jenny Hadfield (Author)
Once considered a feat for superhuman athletes, the marathon is now within every mortal's grasp. Former couch potato John Bingham has joined forces with coach Jenny Hadfield to create a winning plan that works for every mortal--even you.
In Marathoning for Mortals, you'll find the courage to train, the willpower to persevere, and the tenacity to finish one mile after another. John and Jenny stick with you every step of the way, from your first insecure thoughts to your...
|The Courage To Start: A Guide To Running for Your Life|
by John "The Penguin" Bingham (Author)
“The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” Take your first step toward fitness and a happier, healthier life.
Has the idea of running crossed your mind, but you haven't acted on it because you don't think you have the body of a runner? Have you thought about running but quit before you started because you knew that you would be breathless at the end of your driveway? Well, put aside those fears because you can do it. John...
|No Need for Speed: A Beginner's Guide to the Joy of Running|
by John Bingham (Author)
"You don't have to run fast to be a real runner!"
John Bingham, "the patron saint of the back of the pack," commands "The Penguin Brigade"-- those thousands of dedicated runners who have learned that the greatest joy in their sport comes not from how fast they go or how thin they become, but from simply having the courage to take the first step.
Now Bingham shares the wisdom that took him from couch potato to columnist for Runner's World magazine. No Need for...
|An Accidental Athlete: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Middle Age|
by John "The Penguin" Bingham (Author)
A funny thing happened on my way to middle age. I became an athlete. And not just any athlete, but a runner--all without taking a running step until I was 43 years old.
Known by fans as "The Penguin" for his back-of-the-pack speed, John Bingham is the unlikely hero of the modern running boom. In this warm, witty memoir, the best-selling author and columnist recalls his childhood dreams of athletic glory, sedentary years of unhealthy excess, and a life-changing...
|Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run|
by Alexandra Heminsley (Author)
The inspiring, hilarious memoir of a “Bridget Jones-like writer” (The Washington Post) who transforms her life by learning to run, with stories of miserable defeat, complete victory, and learning to choose the right shoes.
When Alexandra Heminsley decided to take up running, she had hopes for a blissful runner’s high and immediate physical transformation. After eating three slices of toast with honey and spending ninety minutes creating the perfect playlist, she hit the...
|The Run Walk Run Method·|
by Jeff Galloway (Author)
Jeff Galloway's injury-free marathon training program has helped hundreds of thousands of runners of all abilities. His training schedules have inspired the second wave of marathoners who follow the Galloway RUN-WALK-RUNTM, low mileage, three-day suggestions to an over 98% success rate.
Runners will explore the RUN-WALK-RUNTM Method the principles of and mental and physical benefits behind the method. You will learn Jeff's Magic Mile, how to set up a running strategy, mental training,...
|Lore of Running, 4th Edition|
by Timothy Noakes (Author)
Lore of Running gives you incomparable detail on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races.
Author Tim Noakes blends the expertise of a physician and research scientist with the passion of a dedicated runner to answer the most pressing questions for those who are serious about the sport:
-How your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus...
|Running and Walking for Women Over 40 : The Road to Sanity and Vanity|
by Kathrine Switzer (Author)
A consistent program of running or walking is the fastest, easiest, and least expensive road to overall fitness and well-being for women and men at any age. For women over forty it can be the key to the most fulfilling years life has in store.
Katherine Switzer, a pioneer in women's fitness since 1967, when she became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon is once again blazing a trail with the very first running and walking program designed specifically for women over...
|The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances (The Oatmeal)|
by The Oatmeal (Author), Matthew Inman (Author)
Praise for #1 New York Times best-selling author Matthew Inman, AKA The Oatmeal:
"All runners wonder, at some point or another, why we do what we do. Mr. Inman's explanation is the best I've ever seen. And the funniest. Because he is clinically insane."
-Mark Remy, editor at large, Runner's World, author of The Runner's Rule Book
"He runs. He sweats. He heaves. He hates it. He loves it. He runs so hard his toenails fall off. He asks himself, why? Why...
|The Ultimate Treadmill Workout: Run Right, Hurt Less, and Burn More with Treadmill Interval Training|
by David Siik (Author)
As seen on Fox News, Instyle.com, and in Self Magazine & Women's Running
Maximize the burn and eliminate the pain with the BITE method!
Move over, HIIT--there's a new workout in town! The Balanced Interval Training Experience, or BITE method, helps you shed weight and improve your run faster than ever before. Based on David Siik's award-winning methodology and experience as an elite runner, fitness instructor, and celebrity trainer, this new running program strikes...