Be a Better Runner
The popularity of running has exploded in recent years with over 37 million counting themselves as avid participants in mankind's oldest athletic activity. More importantly, new knowledge in the science of running has exploded as well. For the first time, the most cutting-edge exercise science and practical training strategies are combined in one definitive guide. Authored by legendary distance runner and coach, Sally Edwards, esteemed exercise physiologist Carl Foster, Ph.D., and noted sports journalist, Roy M. Wallack, Be a Better Runner is guaranteed to make you faster and stronger - whether you're a beginner working on your first 5k, a seasoned competitive runner, or a long-time veteran looking to avoid injury and re-energize your workouts. You'll find the most progressive training and competition methods right at your fingertips. Be a Better Runner is filled with step-by-step photos and illustrations that show you the mechanics of form and technique. With this cutting-edge combination of exercise science, time-tested coaching techniques, and competitive running strategies you'll run farther, faster, and longer for the long haul.