With running books written by sport and exercise scientists, running coaches, and professional runners, everyone from youth runners to masters runners will find Human Kinetics books and ebooks can help them run stronger, faster, and longer.
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced runner, get proven running training programs and race-day strategies for your first or next 5K, 10K, half-marathon, or marathon. Add new exercises and drills to your running workouts to improve running speed, core and leg strength, and endurance. Find information on running form, breathing techniques, when to start tapering, how to get and stay in running flow, and how visualization techniques can help you stay focused on a long-distance run. Fuel your runs with expert nutrition advice and learn about treadmill training, fitness training, and altitude training. Serious runners can delve into the anatomy of running as well as the physiological and psychological aspects of running and see how heart rate monitors and GPS technology can enhance running performance. Strive to remain injury-free with stretching programs and yoga sequences that address running-related injuries and conditions such as hamstring pulls, tight hips, low back pain, shin splints, and plantar fasciitis.Running coaches, personal trainers, and certified fitness professionals who work with and train runners will find continuing education courses to ensure your clients train smarter and run healthy.