The 365 Day Running Journal

Whether you're aiming for faster time, longer distance, or just to have more fun, this journal supports your journey as a runner. The 365-Day Running Journal lets you log your runs so you can follow your progress week-to-week.

Author: Marni Sumbal, MS

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 1641527617

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Get on the right track and speed past your running goals. Whether you're aiming for faster time, longer distance, or just to have more fun, this journal supports your journey as a runner. The 365-Day Running Journal lets you log your runs so you can follow your progress week-to-week. The modern design makes it easy to write down location, time, weather, and distance for each run. Stay motivated with a list of your goals, races, and personal records. For casual joggers or ultrarunners alike, this running journal reminds you that it's not always a race--but simply about doing what you love. The 365-Day Running Journal includes: Flexible dates--It's no problem if you need to skip a week--the dates are left blank, so you can log at your own pace. Going strong--Get a pick-me-up with 13 monthly essays on motivation, body image, running form, and more. Practical tips--Weekly tips and fun facts help you improve your running skills and take care of your body. Focus your body and mind to reach your running goals with The 365-Day Running Journal.
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Jeff Galloway Your Personal Running Journal

In this book, Olympian Jeff Galloway details how to set up a training program, how to monitor progress, and how to schedule each workout.

Author: Jeff Galloway

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport

ISBN: 9781782551102

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 184

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In this book, Olympian Jeff Galloway details how to set up a training program, how to monitor progress, and how to schedule each workout. Included are 52 weeks of daily journal entries, with data analysis tables. Jeff Galloway tells how to set up a successful training program to avoid injury, improve endurance, and run faster. Galloway's "magic mile" is used to predict performance and set a safe pace for long runs. Specific run-walk-run strategies are set up based upon the runner’s current ability. Galloway details how to use the training journal to schedule long runs, drills, speed workouts, rest days, etc. The 52-week journal is easy to use and easy to analyze. This new edition is characterized by a modern and more practice-oriented design that facilitates logging your progress as a runner. In this way, it might help you to keep your motivation.
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Running Log Book

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Author: Rogue Plus Publishing

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1719380392

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Ready to take your running to the next level? Then grab one of our running log books today! Journaling your runs is not only an excellent way to stay motivated, as a great training tool, it can also enhance your personal performance. Tracking your runs might require some extra effort in the beginning, but in a few weeks you'll start reaping the benefits of sticking with it. Here's a lot more reasons for you to get our Running Log Book: VERSATILE - For many runners, what starts as a simple log grows into a personal and lasting running diary. Keeping a running logbook can be a great training tool, too! Along the way, the reviewing of training details will help keep you on target for success. So whether they're training for a marathon or just trying to stay in shape, this journal is the ideal gift for them. USEFUL & CONVENIENT - Keeping a diary helps you keep track of your running progress. What better way to write a journal than doing it the old fashion way? There's nothing more personal than journaling with a pen and paper. Simple and easy to use, the undated, two-pager per week layout is waiting to be filled with: 52 Weeks with sections for - Route - Distance - Time - Speed - Burned Calories - Run Type - Heart Rate - Cumulative Distance - Cumulative Hours - Weekly Summary A NOTEBOOK BUILT TO LAST- We want your journal to last a long time so you can always look back on your previous entries without the worry that it will fall apart. The sturdy cover is made of tough paperback with strong, secure professional trade binding so the pages won't fall out after a few months of use. WELL-CRAFTED INTERIOR- With a page to input personal details and 104 pages (2 pages/week) to record your daily entries, we only used thick, white paper to avoid ink bleed-through. The columns are clearly marked to make it easy to fill out and to cross reference. PERFECT SIZE- With its 15.24 x 22.86 cm (6" x 9") dimensions, you can squeeze it into a purse with ease. Lightweight and durable, it's the perfect size to carry! COOL COVERS!- To top it all, we have an array of cover designs for you to choose from. Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our notebooks. Get a Running Log Book for you or a special someone. As running becomes a more regular form of exercise, looking back at how many miles you've covered can be a source of both fun and motivation. Get a copy now!
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Running Science

The Ontario cohort study of running related injuries. Archives of Internal Medicine, Vol. 149 (11), pp. 256142564, 1989. Rauh, M. et al. Epidemiology of musculoskeletal injuries among higheschool crossecountry runners. American journal ...

Author: Owen Anderson

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736074186

Category: Sports & Recreation

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A comprehensive guide to all things running explains running physiology, biomechanics, medicine, genetics, biology, psychology, training, and racing.
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Running Rewired

Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed Jay Dicharry ... “Training to Maximize Economy of Motion in Running Gait. ... Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 39, 1 (January 2009): 12–19. ———.

Author: Jay Dicharry

Publisher: VeloPress

ISBN: 9781948006019

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 264

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In Running Rewired, America’s leading endurance sports physical therapist and coach shares a program for runners to become stronger, faster, and more durable. Jay Dicharry distills cutting-edge biomechanical research into 15 workouts any runner can slot into their training program to begin seeing real results in about 6 weeks. For better or worse, your body drives your running form.Running Rewired will show you how to shed old injuries, mobility problems, weaknesses and imbalances and rewire your body-brain movement patterns. You’ll rebuild your movement and transform your running within one season. Through his work with athletes at REP Lab and top university sports performance clinics, Dicharry has found that strength training alone is inadequate for runners. To develop the four essential movement skills required for faster, safer running, runners must practice better movement as they build strength. In Running Rewired, you’ll use • 11 self-tests for joint mobility, posture stability, rotation, and alignment • 83 exercises to fix blocks, move with precision, build strength, and improve power • 15 rewire workouts to amplify any training plan from 5K to ultramarathon Dicharry’s Running Rewired combines the best of real-world coaching and a physical therapy approach to strength and mobility for better running. You’ll find your personal best running form and become a faster, more durable runner.
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Running Log Book

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Author: Rogue Plus Publishing

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1719386293

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Ready to take your running to the next level? Then grab one of our running log books today! Journaling your runs is not only an excellent way to stay motivated, as a great training tool, it can also enhance your personal performance. Tracking your runs might require some extra effort in the beginning, but in a few weeks you'll start reaping the benefits of sticking with it. Here's a lot more reasons for you to get our Running Log Book: VERSATILE - For many runners, what starts as a simple log grows into a personal and lasting running diary. Keeping a running logbook can be a great training tool, too! Along the way, the reviewing of training details will help keep you on target for success. So whether they're training for a marathon or just trying to stay in shape, this journal is the ideal gift for them. USEFUL & CONVENIENT - Keeping a diary helps you keep track of your running progress. What better way to write a journal than doing it the old fashion way? There's nothing more personal than journaling with a pen and paper. Simple and easy to use, the undated, two-pager per week layout is waiting to be filled with: 52 Weeks with sections for - Route - Distance - Time - Speed - Burned Calories - Run Type - Heart Rate - Cumulative Distance - Cumulative Hours - Weekly Summary A NOTEBOOK BUILT TO LAST- We want your journal to last a long time so you can always look back on your previous entries without the worry that it will fall apart. The sturdy cover is made of tough paperback with strong, secure professional trade binding so the pages won't fall out after a few months of use. WELL-CRAFTED INTERIOR- With a page to input personal details and 104 pages (2 pages/week) to record your daily entries, we only used thick, white paper to avoid ink bleed-through. The columns are clearly marked to make it easy to fill out and to cross reference. PERFECT SIZE- With its 15.24 x 22.86 cm (6" x 9") dimensions, you can squeeze it into a purse with ease. Lightweight and durable, it's the perfect size to carry! COOL COVERS!- To top it all, we have an array of cover designs for you to choose from. Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our notebooks. Get a Running Log Book for you or a special someone. As running becomes a more regular form of exercise, looking back at how many miles you've covered can be a source of both fun and motivation. Get a copy now!
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The Science and Practice of Middle and Long Distance Running

International Journal of Sports Medicine, 11(3), pp. 234–237. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-1024798. ... Cavagna, G. A. and Kaneko, M. (1977) Mechanical work and efficiency in level walking and running. The Journal of Physiology, 268(2), pp.

Author: Richard C. Blagrove

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000364804

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 426

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The popularity of distance running as a sport, and a recreational activity, is at an all-time high. Motivated by the desire to achieve a personal best, remain healthy, or simply complete an event, distance runners of all ages and abilities actively seek out advice from experienced coaches and sport scientists. This is also reflected in the growth of programmes of education for young coaches and aspiring sport scientists in recent years. There are a multitude of different approaches to training distance runners; however, the basic principles and ingredients required for success are applicable to any distance runner. The science that underpins the training and physical preparation of distance runners has developed considerably in recent years. The most experienced and successful coaches in the distance running community rarely have the opportunity to share their tried and tested methods of training. Similarly, the novel work of sport scientists is often only accessible to elite runners, their support teams and academia. The Science and Practice of Middle and Long Distance Running links together the science and coaching artistry associated with preparing distance runners for events ranging from 800 m up to ultra-marathon distances. It combines the latest scientific evidence, published by world-leading sport scientists, with the sound training principles and strategies adopted by experienced coaches. The book translates cutting-edge scientific research from the fields of physiology, biomechanics, psychology and nutrition into practical suggestions for achieving success. Important topical issues and contemporary practices related to health and performance are also addressed. This book is an essential addition to the library of any distance runner, coach or sport scientist.
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Running Science

Masaki Ishikawa, Kanae Sano, Yoko Kunimasa, Toshiaki Oda, Caroline Nicol, Akira Ito, and Paavo V. Komi, “Economical Running Strategy for East African Distance Runners,” Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine 2 no.

Author: John Brewer

Publisher: Ivy Press

ISBN: 9781782407102

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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Running can encompass the absolute extremes of human performance, from speed to endurance. Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it’s a complete reference.
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Endurance Running

New York, NY: Routledge. Lupton, D. (1998). The emotional self: A socio-cultural exploration. London, England: Sage. Major, W. F. (2001). The benefits and costs of serious running. World Leisure Journal, 43, 12¥25. Markula, P. (2000).

Author: William Bridel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317609377

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 254

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Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative research to examine distance running through a socio-cultural lens, with a general objective of understanding the concept and meaning of endurance historically and in contemporary times. Adopting diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to explore topics such as historical conceptualizations of endurance, lived experiences of endurance running, and the meaning of endurance in individual lives, the book reveals how the biological, historical, psychological, and sociological converge to form contextually specific ideas about endurance running and runners. Endurance Running is an essential book for anybody researching across the entire spectrum of endurance sports and fascinating reading for anybody working in the sociology of sport or the body, cultural studies or behavioural science.
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East African Running

Bosch, A. N., Goslin, B. R., Noakes, T. D. and Dennis, S. C. (1990) 'Physiological differences between black and white runners during a treadmill marathon', European Journal of Applied Physiology 61, 68–72. Bosco, C., Montanari, G., ...

Author: Yannis Pitsiladis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134183517

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal, arguments being led by non-academics who use popular media as their medium rather than relying on scientific publications. This has resulted in many stereotypical arguments being advocated. Within the academic community, research has also been restricted by its isolation within either the natural science or social science communities. East African Running: Towards a Cross Disciplinary Perspective, presents a rare collaboration between researchers from the sports sciences and social sciences to explore the questions raised by the phenomena of East African success on the track. The text includes: psycho-social and economic explanations physiological and genetic explanations attempts to provide unified theories bringing together ideas from natural and social sciences Includes contributions from John Bale, Jim Denison, Timothy D. Noakes and Craig Sharp.
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Running Journal

Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight

Author: Philip Okeniyi

Publisher:

ISBN: 1089287119

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Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight
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The Happy Running Habit

Keeping a running journal while you're out there striving for your goal will help you see your progress and reflect on smaller milestones, building confidence. Your running journal doesn't have to be a lengthy outpouring of your soul.

Author: Holly Robertson

Publisher: Holly Robertson

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Category: Sports & Recreation

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In The Happy Running Habit, you’ll discover a step by step guide to embracing the dirt, sunshine, and smiles in every mile. Shift your mindset. If you’re a running veteran who just isn’t having fun anymore, you might be interested in starting with Part II: Happy Running Habit Philosophies, with strategies for turning your run into a source of joy. From finding green trails, to cloud gazing, to gamifying your runs, prioritizing these activities and concepts will help running feel intrinsically rewarding, and keep you coming back for more. Build your tools. If you’re new to running and are itching to know everything you need to get started, Part III: The Happy Runner’s Toolkit provides some beginner’s advice, as well as unconventional tools that can help you stay positive and motivated at any experience level. Including mantras, visualization, and even meditation, these tools are all about dialing in on perspective, and redirecting negative thoughts into positive ones. Dream big. Or, maybe you’re interested in tackling a big, exciting (maybe even a little intimidating?) goal. Part IV: The Happy Running Habit Journal has everything you’ll need to create a plan and work towards it through journaling. With scientifically-proven goal setting practices, we’ll think about why you want to run, what you’d like to achieve, and how you’ll get there. I’ll even include a printable journal to guide you in reflecting on your runs and tracking your progress. Grab a friend. Find a trail. See where it takes you. Running is a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be a chore. There is glory in the dirt, and miles of sweaty conversations ahead. Whether this is your first pair of training shoes or your 100th, it’s about time for a little bit of sunshine.
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Running Journal

Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight

Author: Anderton Anderton

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ISBN: 108954295X

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Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight
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Running Getting Started

At the most basic, you will have an outline of your running life during the next few months. No one tells you what goes into this book. As runners record their entries in the log, they realize that they can use the same journal to ...

Author: Jeff Galloway

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport

ISBN: 9781782553847

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Running - Getting Started will take anyone, at any level of fitness, into the running lifestyle. Jeff Galloway, a US Olympian in 1972, has helped hundreds of thousands of people make this journey while reducing or eliminating aches, pains, and injuries suffered during most training programs. Jeff developed the Run-Walk-Run method of training, in which running is repeatedly interrupted by walk breaks, and offers a step by step program that is easy to use and easy to understand. Included are also lots of tips on nutrition, staying motivated, building endurance, shoes, stretching and strengthening, and much more.
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The Resilient Runner

“I keep a training journal, where I write down all my workouts: split times, heart rates, and how I felt that day. ... Kara Goucher “It's a fact that those who journal their running tend to run more days per year.

Author: Stephen Kelly

Publisher: William A. Peters

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Category: Health & Fitness

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"This is a good little book to have as a resource for anyone who is a serious competitive runner." - Michelle Williams (Goodreads reviewer) "This was an excellent read. It was not a typical 'how to become a better runner' book." - Kristie Layne (Goodreads reviewer) "It is concise and easy to read with many helpful ideas about dealing with the potential mental pitfalls that tend to occur while running long distances. Highly recommended."- Sally Abercrombie (Goodreads reviewer) "Needed to read this! All the way through reading this book, I felt I was getting something new from it. I can suffer from excuse mode and this book has certainly helped me look at ways of overcoming this and pushing through it." - Lynda Gilroy (Amazon.co.uk reviewer) Mental toughness is a must for success in distance running. But who can afford to hire a sports psychologist to learn the fundamentals necessary to succeed? Most running books unwisely focus on the physical side of running, but this book will help you uncover your mental skills and teach you techniques to strengthen your mental toughness. It contains detailed sections on motivation, performance anxiety, athletic pain, and race strategy. You will learn the mental skills necessary to better motivate yourself, overcome pain, perform better in races, and gain more enjoyment from running. In short, it will help you become the best distance runner you can be.
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Running Journal

Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight

Author: Anderton Pub

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ISBN: 1089544405

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Page: 112

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Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight
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Running Journal

Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight

Author: Rivero Rivero

Publisher:

ISBN: 1089458452

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Page: 112

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Running Log Journal - Runners Training Log - Marathon Training Journal - Running Diary - Running Journals for Men & Women - Track Distance, Speed, Time, Weather, Burn Calories, Heart Rate And Weight
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Running Log Book

Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our notebooks. Get a Running Log Book for you or a special someone.

Author: Rogue Plus Publishing

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1719376921

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Ready to take your running to the next level? Then grab one of our running log books today! Journaling your runs is not only an excellent way to stay motivated, as a great training tool, it can also enhance your personal performance. Tracking your runs might require some extra effort in the beginning, but in a few weeks you'll start reaping the benefits of sticking with it. Here's a lot more reasons for you to get our Running Log Book: VERSATILE - For many runners, what starts as a simple log grows into a personal and lasting running diary. Keeping a running logbook can be a great training tool, too! Along the way, the reviewing of training details will help keep you on target for success. So whether they're training for a marathon or just trying to stay in shape, this journal is the ideal gift for them. USEFUL & CONVENIENT - Keeping a diary helps you keep track of your running progress. What better way to write a journal than doing it the old fashion way? There's nothing more personal than journaling with a pen and paper. Simple and easy to use, the undated, two-pager per week layout is waiting to be filled with: 52 Weeks with sections for - Route - Distance - Time - Speed - Burned Calories - Run Type - Heart Rate - Cumulative Distance - Cumulative Hours - Weekly Summary A NOTEBOOK BUILT TO LAST- We want your journal to last a long time so you can always look back on your previous entries without the worry that it will fall apart. The sturdy cover is made of tough paperback with strong, secure professional trade binding so the pages won't fall out after a few months of use. WELL-CRAFTED INTERIOR- With a page to input personal details and 104 pages (2 pages/week) to record your daily entries, we only used thick, white paper to avoid ink bleed-through. The columns are clearly marked to make it easy to fill out and to cross reference. PERFECT SIZE- With its 15.24 x 22.86 cm (6" x 9") dimensions, you can squeeze it into a purse with ease. Lightweight and durable, it's the perfect size to carry! COOL COVERS!- To top it all, we have an array of cover designs for you to choose from. Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our notebooks. Get a Running Log Book for you or a special someone. As running becomes a more regular form of exercise, looking back at how many miles you've covered can be a source of both fun and motivation. Get a copy now!
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Running Log Book

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Author: Rogue Plus Publishing

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1719392242

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Page: 108

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Ready to take your running to the next level? Then grab one of our running log books today! Journaling your runs is not only an excellent way to stay motivated, as a great training tool, it can also enhance your personal performance. Tracking your runs might require some extra effort in the beginning, but in a few weeks you'll start reaping the benefits of sticking with it. Here's a lot more reasons for you to get our Running Log Book: VERSATILE - For many runners, what starts as a simple log grows into a personal and lasting running diary. Keeping a running logbook can be a great training tool, too! Along the way, the reviewing of training details will help keep you on target for success. So whether they're training for a marathon or just trying to stay in shape, this journal is the ideal gift for them. USEFUL & CONVENIENT - Keeping a diary helps you keep track of your running progress. What better way to write a journal than doing it the old fashion way? There's nothing more personal than journaling with a pen and paper. Simple and easy to use, the undated, two-pager per week layout is waiting to be filled with: 52 Weeks with sections for - Route - Distance - Time - Speed - Burned Calories - Run Type - Heart Rate - Cumulative Distance - Cumulative Hours - Weekly Summary A NOTEBOOK BUILT TO LAST- We want your journal to last a long time so you can always look back on your previous entries without the worry that it will fall apart. The sturdy cover is made of tough paperback with strong, secure professional trade binding so the pages won't fall out after a few months of use. WELL-CRAFTED INTERIOR- With a page to input personal details and 104 pages (2 pages/week) to record your daily entries, we only used thick, white paper to avoid ink bleed-through. The columns are clearly marked to make it easy to fill out and to cross reference. PERFECT SIZE- With its 15.24 x 22.86 cm (6" x 9") dimensions, you can squeeze it into a purse with ease. Lightweight and durable, it's the perfect size to carry! COOL COVERS!- To top it all, we have an array of cover designs for you to choose from. Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our notebooks. Get a Running Log Book for you or a special someone. As running becomes a more regular form of exercise, looking back at how many miles you've covered can be a source of both fun and motivation. Get a copy now!
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Running Smart

Hunter , I. " Self - Optimization of Stride Length among Experienced and Inexperienced Runners . " International Journal of Exercise Science 10 , no . 3 ( 2017 ) : 446-453 . Kemmler , W. , S. von Stengel , C. Köckritz , J. Mayhew ...

Author: Mariska van Sprundel

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262365208

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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A science writer and recreational runner explores the science behind popularly held beliefs about shoes, injuries, nutrition, "runner's high," and more. Conventional wisdom about running is passed down like folklore (and sometimes contradicts itself): the right kind of shoe prevents injury--or running barefoot, like our prehistoric ancestors, is best; eat a high-fat diet--and also carbo load before a race; running cures depression--but it might be addictive; running can save your life--although it can also destroy your knee cartilage. Often it's hard to know what to believe. In Running Smart, Mariska van Sprundel, a science journalist and recreational runner who has had her fair share of injuries, sets out to explore the science behind such claims. In her quest, van Sprundel reviews the latest developments in sports science, consults with a variety of experts, and visits a sports lab to have her running technique analyzed. She learns, among other things, that according to evolutionary biology, humans are perfectly adapted to running long distances (even if our hunter-gatherer forebears suffered plenty of injuries); that running sets off a shockwave that spreads from foot to head, which may or may not be absorbed by cushioned shoes; and that a good sports bra controls the ping pong-like movements of a female runner's breasts. She explains how the body burns fuel, the best foods to eat before and after running, and what might cause "runner's high." More than fifty million Americans are runners (and a slight majority of them are women). This engaging and enlightening book will help both novice and seasoned runners run their smartest.
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