• Sports & Recreation

Kara Goucher's Running for Women

From First Steps to Marathons
Author: Kara Goucher
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439196137
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
View: 9672
GET FIT, GET FAST, AND GO FARTHER WITH OLYMPIC RUNNER KARA GOUCHER’S COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO RUNNING FOR WOMEN KARA GOUCHER is crazy, madly, head-over-heels in love with running, and she wants to help you feel that love, too. Whether you’re just getting started or already a seasoned runner, this is the book that will take you to the next level. Kara Goucher’s Running for Women contains her expertise, tips, and tricks targeted specifically at female runners to help you become a better, happier, healthier, and more fulfilled runner. She’ll teach you how to: • GET STARTED WITH THE RIGHT GEAR • BUILD A SUCCESSFUL SUPPORT TEAM • FIND THE RIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR YOU • OVERCOME PSYCHOLOGICAL SETBACKS • BALANCE RUNNING WITH FAMILY AND WORK • AND MUCH MORE Designed to fit your busy lifestyle, Kara Goucher’s Running for Women is packed with quick tips, pearls of running wisdom, and sample training schedules and nutrition plans, as well as sections dedicated to running during and after pregnancy, managing the special challenges of the female athlete’s body, and maintaining a balance between sporting and family life. Kara Goucher’s Running for Women is the ultimate guide for women who want to train for the gold or simply discover their personal best.

    • Health & Fitness

The Complete Book Of Running For Women

Author: Claire Kowalchik
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439136815
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 416
View: 1720
More women than ever are discovering the unique benefits of running -- forstress relief, weight management, endurance, and self-esteem. Women'sbodies are not the same as men's, and though we can train just as hard andwith the same passion for excellence, we have certain special concerns.Finally, there is a comprehensive guide exclusively for women whoexperience the pure joy of running, or want to. It's the simplest, fastest, most accessible way to fitness and good health known to woman. You don't need a partner, equipment, or even much time. Now, Claire Kowalchik, former managing editor of Runner's World magazine, answers every question about the overwhelmingly popular activity that builds endurance, melts fat, and even prevents illness. In this total running book for women, you'll learn: How to get started and stay motivated What to eat for optimal nutrition How to run during pregnancy and after menopause Why running is the most effective form of exercise How to prevent and treat injury What to wear -- from sports bras to running shoes How to prepare for everything from a 5K to a marathon Authoritative and friendly, The Complete Book of Running for Women is a sourcebook for both beginners and long-time runners. Along with wisdom drawn from the author's personal experience, you'll find advice from the experts: coaches, exercise physiologists, nutritionists, doctors, and other women runners. Including question-and-answer sections and a complete list of resources, The Complete Book of Running for Women tells you everything you need to know to be off and running toward better health and richer living.

Running for Women

Author: N.A
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450429637
Page: N.A
View: 7980

    • Health & Fitness

Running & Walking For Women Over 40

Author: Kathrine Switzer
Publisher: Diversion Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 1626812233
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 196
View: 4451
A fun, easy, and economical route to fitness and health” “This book will give women everywhere the guidance they need” (Grete Waitz, 9-time winner of the New York City Marathon). Women’s fitness pioneer Kathrine Switzer has been on her feet for 53 years. She knows how running or walking is the fastest, easiest, and least expensive road to fitness for women of any age. For women over forty in particular, it’s vital to fit an exercise regimen into their busy lives, and ensure they can stay active and healthy for many years to come. No matter how inexperienced or old you are, Switzer will guide and ease you into a new exercise schedule, making the time you give yourself the best part of your day—and your future life. Recommendations for shoes, clothing, injury prevention, nutrition, motivation and finding the time in your life will keep you exercising safely and comfortably. For women over forty, Kathrine Switzer’s expert running and walking programs are specifically designed for you, enabling you to keep healthy and enjoy life to the fullest for decades to come. “For many over-forty women, this book will be a passport to the best years of their lives.” —Joan Benoit Samuelson, Olympic Gold Medalist and US marathon record holder

    • Sports & Recreation

Running for women

a basic guide for the new runner
Author: Manfred Steffny,Rosemarie Breuer
Publisher: N.A
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
View: 5344

    • Sports & Recreation

Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running

The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated, Lose Weight, Run Injury-Free, Be Safe, and Train for Any Distance
Author: Dagny Scott Barrios
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1594867585
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
View: 2461
An updated guide specifically aimed at the growing population of women runners considers the challenges and problems faced by women when running, from clothing, injuries, safety, and nutrition to running during pregnancy and menopause, and includes expert advice on nutrition, weight loss, body image, and more for women of all fitness levels. Original.

    • Sports & Recreation

Run for Your Life

A Book for Beginning Women Runners
Author: Deborah Reber
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595370691
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 244
View: 487
We all know that running is good for the mind, body and soul. But for the woman who has never run farther than a bus stop, running can seem daunting, even painful. The good thing is that running is free and you can do it anywhere. All you need are your own two-feet-and a little support. In the pages of Run for Your Life, Deborah Reber gives you everything you need to know to get moving-how to get started, what it will feel like, what to wear, and most importantly, how to stick with it.

    • Sports & Recreation

Running for Women

Ditch the Excuses and Start Loving Your Run
Author: Danica Newon,Callisto Media
Publisher: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781623156398
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 114
View: 1546
Down-to-Earth Tips to Embrace Running--at Your Own Pace After losing her mother to cancer, Danica Newon reignited her relationship with running and rediscovered how running provided balance in all areas of her life. Now a high school track coach, Newon shows why running is worth every mile in Running For Women. Runners lose weight, boost energy, get leaner, develop discipline, and cultivate healthy relationships. Newon knows that running for beginners can be intimidating. Running For Women will help you ditch the excuses and commit to a healthy running practice, at any age, any level. This info-packed runner's resource features useful lifestyle tips, targeted running schedules, and valuable injury prevention strategies to get you started. Stay prepped at every step, with: Expert stories and valuable tips from master marathoners Running gear and gadget must-haves for a smooth run Fuel-friendly recipes that cover pre-run to post-run Tips for running while pregnant and running with baby Running For Women is the book you need to read before you hit the trails or the treadmill.

    • Sports & Recreation

Run for Life

The Anti-Aging, Anti-Injury, Super-Fitness Plan to Keep You Running to 100
Author: Roy M. Wallack
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626367159
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
View: 3283
Over 35 and want to win your age group and run injury-free for the next 50 years or even longer? Run for Life lays out a plan to help you run to 100. Traveling the running world from Kenya to Tahiti and Boston to Badwater in search of the keys to super-fit running longevity, Wallack tests new running methods, products, and fitness regimens, and talks to the world's top coaches, athletes, and researchers as he develops a science-backed, time-efficient strategy for long-term running fitness. Featuring 10 extensive oral-history interviews with super-fit, all-time greats, such as Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Dr. Kenneth Cooper, Run for Life brims with ground-breaking innovations, including:· Soft Running: A bio-mechanical overhaul that reduces knee-shock by 50% · A Call to Arms: A cheap, simple handgrip that automatically perfects your form · HGH Strength Training: Fast, high-intensity resistance exercises that stop age-related muscle deflation and build speed, power, balance, and quick-reaction time by jacking up the natural release of human growth hormone · The Ultra Interval: Crazy-hard 20- and 30-second all-out sprints that leave you gasping and cue rapid strength increases that essentially make you younger · High-tech Water Running: New pool tools that are making champion runners faster and safer on land · Barefoot Running: How going shoeless strengthens feet, cuts shock, and adds running longevity · Yoga on the Run: A just-for-runners flexibility/warmup program designed by famed multisport yogi Steve Ilg · And much more!

    • Health & Fitness

Running and Fat Burning for Women

Author: Jeff Galloway,Barbara Galloway
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1841262439
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 197
View: 8290
This book explains the process of fat deposition and burning, and provides a plan to gain control over both sides of the issue: intake and burn-off. Whether one is getting off the couch or has been exercising for years, there is advice for improving well-being through eating strategies and gentle segments of exercise. Jeff and Barbara don't just explain the principles, they say exactly what to eat and how to insert 5-10 minutes of exercise, strategically. Readers will find tools to manage the process, with a series of steps leading to the goal.

    • Sports & Recreation

Mile Markers

The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run
Author: Kristin Armstrong
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609613414
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
View: 6568
In Mile Markers, Runner's World contributing editor Kristin Armstrong captures the ineffable and timeless beauty of running, the importance of nurturing relationships with those we love, and the significance of reflecting on our experiences. This collection considers the most important reasons women run, celebrating the inspiring passion runners have for their sport and illustrating how running fosters a vitally powerful community. With unique wit, refreshing candor, and disarming vulnerability, Armstrong shares her conviction that running is the perfect parallel for marking the milestones of life. From describing running a hardfought race with her tightly-knit group of sweat sisters, to watching her children participate in the sport for the very first time, Armstrong infuses her experiences with a perspective of hope that every moment is a chance to become a stronger, wiser, more peaceful woman. Running threads these touching stories together, and through each of them we are shown the universal undercurrents of inspiration, growth, grace, family, empowerment, and endurance.

Running for Women 101

A Woman's Quick Guide on How to Run Your Fastest Race from the 5k to the Marathon
Author: HowExpert HowExpert Press,Jenni Jacobsen
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781986307406
Page: 82
View: 7013
"Running for Women" is a complete handbook for women who run. It provides an overview of the unique aspects of women's running and contains research-backed training advice for races of all distances. This how-to guide will teach women how to reach all of their running goals, and it touches on the following topics: * The History of Women's Involvement in Running * Challenges and Benefits of Running for Women * Training for a 5K by Building Speed and Endurance * Increasing Distance to Run a 10K * Mastering the Half Marathon * Committing to Training for a Full Marathon * Optimizing Performance with Nutrition, Sleep, and Weight Training * Running Amidst Life's Challenges Intermediate-level female runners who have been consistently running at least three days per week will find this book to be useful in their training. It includes specific training advice for 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon races and provides concrete examples of workouts that are beneficial for women who are training for races of each distance. The book also contains support from groundbreaking scientific studies that have proven the effectiveness of various training methods, so you can be sure the recommendations in this book are based on sound evidence. About the Expert: Jennifer Jacobsen is a wife and mother living in a small town in Northcentral Ohio, and she also happens to be a runner. She works fulltime for a public school but maintains a strong interest in running and physical fitness. She competes in local races throughout Ohio, and while she will run just about any distance, she specializes in the half marathon. Jennifer has won dozens of awards for being the top female finisher in local races, and she manages to keep up with her training while also balancing the demands of being a wife, mother, and professional. She has a passion for health and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help other women live up to their potential. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on unique topics by everyday experts.

    • Sports & Recreation

The Everything Running Book

The ultimate guide to injury-free running for fitness and competition
Author: Art Liberman,Randy Brown,Eileen Myers
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440530637
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 304
View: 7582
Running can help you lose weight, create a healthy body image, and boost your self-esteem. No matter your fitness level, you too can enjoy the benefits of this sport! With this book, you'll gain the knowledge and tools you need to run a 10K, a marathon, or just a lap around the block! The new edition includes: Cutting-edge information on hugely influential trends in natural running, including ChiRunning, barefoot running, and cross-training with yoga and meditation Information on how to select the right gear and manage your nutrition, including details on new diets favored by endurance athletes A dedicated section on running for women, including specific nutritional and physical concerns Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, this book has everything you need to maximize your running potential--from start to finish!

    • Exercise for women

Running for health and beauty

a complete guide for women
Author: Kathryn Lance
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780672522529
Category: Exercise for women
Page: 193
View: 5060

    • Political Science

Women on the Run

Gender, Media, and Political Campaigns in a Polarized Era
Author: Danny Hayes,Jennifer L. Lawless
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107115582
Category: Political Science
Page: 192
View: 1624
The book argues that contrary to conventional wisdom, the candidate's sex plays a minimal role in the majority of US elections.

    • Sports & Recreation

Sole Sisters

Stories of Women and Running
Author: Jennifer Lin,Susan Warner
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 0740786970
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 144
View: 4107
More than 11 million women run regularly, a number that's growing every year. They tend to be educated and affluent-the perfect audience for Sole Sisters. Half of all runners are women, and they are changing the face of the sport. It's a social outlet, a healthful way to improve mental well-being, and an opportunity to form bonds with like-minded women. Sole Sisters: Stories of Women and Running is a gripping collection of stories that captures the inspirational heart of the women's running. Authors Jennifer Lin and Susan Warner have interviewed women of all ages from all walks of life and all parts of the country. All of their subjects have one thing in common: Running has transformed them. There are both heartrending stories of grief and survival and lighthearted tales of friendship. Among them are: * Sisters who competed in a 5K race to honor a sister who survived breast cancer. * A 9/11 widow who ran her first marathon to honor the memory of her husband. * A 65-year-old woman who overcame obesity and alcoholism to finish the grueling Ironman triathlon. * An unknown runner from Norway named Grete Waitz who decided to run a marathon-and changed the face of the sport. Sole Sisters: Stories of Women and Running is not just for women who run. It appeals to all women who know what it means to have the support of others who share their trials and triumphs. Sole Sisters: Stories of Women and Running is sometimes touching, sometimes funny, and always inspiring.

    • History

Good and Mad

The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
Author: Rebecca Traister
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 1501181793
Category: History
Page: 320
View: 6717
***NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*** “In a year when issues of gender and sexuality dominated the national conversation, no one shaped that exchange more than Rebecca Traister. Her wise and provocative columns helped make sense of a cultural transformation.”—National Magazine Award Citation, 2018 “The most brilliant voice on feminism in this country.”—Anne Lamott, author of Bird by Bird From Rebecca Traister, the New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies comes a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement. In the year 2018, it seems as if women’s anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women’s March, and before the #MeToo movement, women’s anger was not only politically catalytic—but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded women’s slow rise to political power in America, as well as the ways that anger is received when it comes from women as opposed to when it comes from men. With eloquence and fervor, Rebecca tracks the history of female anger as political fuel—from suffragettes marching on the White House to office workers vacating their buildings after Clarence Thomas was confirmed to the Supreme Court. Here Traister explores women’s anger at both men and other women; anger between ideological allies and foes; the varied ways anger is perceived based on its owner; as well as the history of caricaturing and delegitimizing female anger; and the way women’s collective fury has become transformative political fuel—as is most certainly occurring today. She deconstructs society’s (and the media’s) condemnation of female emotion (notably, rage) and the impact of their resulting repercussions. Highlighting a double standard perpetuated against women by all sexes, and its disastrous, stultifying effect, Traister’s latest is timely and crucial. It offers a glimpse into the galvanizing force of women’s collective anger, which, when harnessed, can change history.

    • Sports & Recreation

Marathon Woman

Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports
Author: Kathrine Switzer
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 030682566X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 448
View: 5694
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run what was then the all male Boston Marathon, infuriating one of the event's directors who attempted to violently eject her. In what would become an iconic sports image, Switzer escaped and finished the race. This was a watershed moment for the sport, as well as a significant event in women's history. Including updates from the 2008 Summer Olympics, the paperback edition of Marathon Woman details the life of an incredible, pioneering athlete, and the lasting effect she's had on women's sports. Switzer's energy and drive permeate the pages of this warm, witty memoir as she describes everything from the childhood events that inspired her to succeed to her big win in the 1974 New York City Marathon, and beyond.

    • Health & Fitness

The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women

Get Off Your Butt and On with Your Training
Author: Dawn Dais
Publisher: Seal Press
ISBN: 1580052053
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 256
View: 4775
Sharing the author's own journal entries, this humorous training manual helps readers get in touch with their inner runner, dispensing a wealth of advice that every would-be marathoner needs to know, from the right gear to late-night carb binges. Original.

    • Biography & Autobiography

Running Like a Girl

Notes on Learning to Run
Author: Alexandra Heminsley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697171
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 224
View: 2511
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 streets—and failed spectacularly. The stories of her first runs turn on its head the common notion that we are all “born to run”—and exposes the truth about starting to run: it can be brutal. Running Like a Girl tells the story of getting beyond the brutal part, how Alexandra makes running a part of her life, and reaps the rewards: not just the obvious things, like weight loss, health, and glowing skin; but self-confidence and immeasurable daily pleasure, along with a new closeness to her father—a marathon runner—and her brother, with whom she ultimately runs her first marathon. But before her first marathon, she has to figure out the logistics of running: the intimidating questions from a young and arrogant sales assistant when she goes to buy her first running shoes, where to get decent bras for the larger bust, how not to freeze or get sunstroke, and what (and when) to eat before a run. She’s figured out what’s important (pockets) and what isn’t (appearance), and more. For any woman who has ever run, wanted to run, tried to run, or failed to run (even if just around the block), Heminsley’s funny, warm, and motivational personal journey from nonathlete extraordinaire to someone who has completed five marathons is inspiring, entertaining, practical, and fun.