Kindle Daily Deal 24/01/17.
For all those thinking of training for the London Marathon...
A one-stop guide for any aspiring runner, from the first step to the first marathon
Joining the 2 million runners in the UK (guardian.co.uk)? The Complete Running and Marathon Book has everything you need to know, from choosing the right footwear to eating right and warming up.
Or running a race, such as a 5K, 10K, half marathon or marathon? Train hard with one of the specific programmes for your distance. Invaluable tips can help you to gain a vital competitive edge, from goal-setting and motivation to running psychology and race tactics. Assess and develop your technique under clear no-nonsense guidance with detailed visuals to help you understand what your body is going through. Key pre- and post-run step-by-step stretches help you to protect yourself from injury and core and resistance-training exercises can help you to run faster and further.
The Complete Running and Marathon Book is perfect for any new or aspiring runner looking to go the distance.
About the Author:
Georgina Palffy worked as a travel editor for Cadogan Guides, a political and media analyst for an intelligence organization, a foreign affairs journalist at the "Guardian" and D"aily Telegraph" newspapers, and an art reviewer for a London listings magazine. She has also lived and worked in Rome for several years. Since moving to New Zealand in 2002, she and her family have been living 100 yards from the beach in Napier, art deco capital of Hawke's Bay. Married to a New Zealander, she didn't really want to come to the southern hemisphere in the first place, but has been converted to the easygoing charms of life on a South Pacific island.