Run Like an Athlete: Unlocking Your Potential for Health, Speed and Injury Prevention

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9781905367443: Run Like an Athlete: Unlocking Your Potential for Health, Speed and Injury Prevention

Running is often associated with the quest for your next personal best, and the agony of irritating injuries. Wouldn't it be great if you learned how to make running easier on the body and more efficient? Run Like an Athlete takes a deeper look at running, and provides you with the knowledge and tools to solve the problems that limit your performance and lead to injuries. If you want answers, tools, secrets to achieve your best, look inside for expert advice. Featuring: -biomechanics for runners: what do you really need to know about running? -mobility: is stretching really the answer? -strength training: how much is enough to achieve your goals? -shoes: what is their role in your success? -tools to evaluate: self-screens to identify your limiters -corrective exercises and form tips to improve -and much more!

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Run Like an Athlete amounts to 180 pages and takes the reader through the often neglected aspect of running biomechanics. The 10 chapters delve into all the things that can make you a better and more efficient runner and the early pages go into the science in an easily understood way with many fine illustrations. Interestingly, it devotes much space to soft-tissue mobility and how to improve tissues that get stuck. Runners are effectively running on springs and improving these can make a huge difference to performance, including speed and efficiency, and it describes at length how to make muscles smarter and stronger. It contains clearly demonstrated corrective exercises. The book is without doubt an excellent resource on running biomechanics and injury prevention. The corrective exercises can and should become part of a structured training routine to improve performance and also reduce injuries. --David Lowe, Athletics Weekly magazine

It's a confusing time for runners. We're inundated with conflicting information about running technique, shoes and injury prevention; coming at us from all angles. Thankfully this new book recently published in the UK (published as Anatomy for Runners in the US), aims to cut through the confusion and provide us with some clear facts, evidence based advice and finally a sensible approach to running and injury prevention. Many authors claim to be experts in running technique and biomechanics, but Jay really does know his stuff. He currently holds the position as Director of the SPEED performance clinic at the University of Virginia and has a masters in Physical Therapy. He is a sought after presenter and coach and is passionate about helping runners avoid injury and run faster and more efficiently. Whether you're a beginner, seasoned competitor or coach, this book will help you understand running biomechanics in a simple way, what causes injury and how to build a good foundation on which to develop your running. You will learn how to identify where your weaknesses lie - with a series of self evaluation tests - and also how to correct them with innovative strength and mobility exercises and tips on running form. Written in a down to earth and lively fashion but with a strong evidence based scientific foundation. If you're looking for a quick fix, this book isn't for you. If however, you're looking for a long term approach to help you run faster, with less injury and more efficiently then this is probably the best book on the subject to hit our shelves for some years, if not ever. --Sarah Russell, Running Fitness magazine, April 2014

Run Like an Athlete amounts to 180 pages and takes the reader through the often neglected aspect of running biomechanics. The 10 chapters delve into all the things that can make you a better and more efficient runner and the early pages go into the science in an easily understood way with many fine illustrations. Interestingly, it devotes much space to soft-tissue mobility and how to improve tissues that get stuck. Runners are effectively running on springs and improving these can make a huge difference to performance, including speed and efficiency, and it describes at length how to make muscles smarter and stronger. It contains clearly demonstrated corrective exercises. The book is without doubt an excellent resource on running biomechanics and injury prevention. The corrective exercises can and should become part of a structured training routine to improve performance and also reduce injuries. --David Lowe, Athletics Weekly magazine

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THIS IS THE UK EDITION OF 'ANATOMY FOR RUNNERS', retitled to more fully reflect the book content. Running is often associated with the quest for your next personal best, and the agony of irritating injuries. Wouldn't it be great if you learned how to make running easier on the body and more efficient? Run Like an Athlete takes a deeper look at running, and provides you with the knowledge and tools to solve the problems that limit your performance and lead to injuries. If you want answers, tools, secrets to achieve your best, look inside for expert advice. Featuring: - biomechanics for runners: what do you really need to know about running? - mobility: is stretching really the answer? - strength training: how much is enough to achieve your goals? - shoes: what is their role in your success? - tools to evaluate: self-screens to identify your limiters - corrective exercises and form tips to improve - and much more!

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Description du livre Lotus Publishing, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. État : New. 260 x 194 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Running is often associated with the quest for your next personal best, and the agony of irritating injuries. Wouldn t it be great if you learned how to make running easier on the body and more efficient? Run Like an Athlete takes a deeper look at running, and provides you with the knowledge and tools to solve the problems that limit your performance and lead to injuries. If you want answers, tools, secrets to achieve your best, look inside for expert advice. Featuring: - biomechanics for runners: what do you really need to know about running? - mobility: is stretching really the answer? - strength training: how much is enough to achieve your goals? - shoes: what is their role in your success? - tools to evaluate: self-screens to identify your limiters - corrective exercises and form tips to improve - and much more!. N° de réf. du libraire AAZ9781905367443

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