fitness

Be a Better Runner, by Sally Edwards

Sally Edwards, Carl Foster and Roy M. Wallack
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Hope H.
Friday, Sep 6, 2013

Take your running to heart – Heart Zone Training (HZT), that is! Long-time ultra-marathoner and triathlete Sally Edwards collaborated with Dr.

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

I've been running for a few years and recently began participating in distance races, so Hal Higdon’s Marathon caught my attention. With decades of experience, Higdon and his training plans are well-respected. He provides an overview of endurance running and speaks generally about training strategies, covering all the expected topics, such as building mile

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012

I found a lot of helpful information in The Art of Running Faster. Like many how-to running books, I had to skim for what interested me and skip what didn’t. I found learning about fartleks and other training strategies extremely helpful.

Saturday, Jun 2, 2012

I found a lot of helpful information in The Art of Running Faster. Like many how-to running books, I had to skim for what interested me and skip what didn’t. I found learning about fartleks and other training strategies extremely helpful.

Saturday, Jun 25, 2011

I recently used coolrunning.com's Couch Potato to 5K plan to start jogging and have since run two 5Ks. While that plan ultimately worked for me, I so wish I had discovered Run Your Butt Off!, from Runner’s World, first.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009

Although Williams is primarily a triathlete, her book is really for anyone looking for inspiration on their journey to fitness. According to her, this book is for “real people with jobs and kids and love handles”. As a plus-sized athlete, she advocates concepts like abandoning self-consciousness, being slow, embracing bodily fluids, and becoming an active wear advocate. She asks her readers to examine their motivations for losing weight and to change their focus to being fit.