A must-have guide to avoiding running-related injuries, for beginning and seasoned athletes alike
Running remains one of the cheapest and most accessible forms of aerobic fitness. All you need is a pair of running shoes and the courage to step out of the front door. Don't let the fear of injury put you off now. This book aims to help runners avoid the kinds of injuries that disrupt training schedules and plague careers. Aimed at everyone from the complete beginner to the competitive runner, this book covers it all: warm-up and cool-down; stretching exercises; technique; core stability and posture; diet and nutrition; treating injuries; and an introduction to current exercise science.
Philip Pearson is an independent educational consultant in sport and exercise sciences. He is an accomplished competitive athlete, having represented Great Britain Masters at European and World Championship level in both duathlon and triathlon and is a former Great Britain National Duathlon Champion.