Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run


Scribner - For any woman who has ever run, practical, warm, tried to run, or failed to run even if just around the block, Heminsley’s funny, entertaining, wanted to run, and motivational personal journey from nonathlete extraordinaire to someone who has completed five marathons is inspiring, and fun. The stories of her first runs turn on its head the common notion that we are all “born to run”—and exposes the truth about starting to run: it can be brutal.

The inspiring, complete victory, hilarious memoir of a “Bridget Jones-like writer” The Washington Post who transforms her life by learning to run, with stories of miserable defeat, and learning to choose the right shoes. When alexandra heminsley decided to take up running, she had hopes for a blissful runner’s high and immediate physical transformation.

Scribner Book Company. She’s figured out what’s important pockets and what isn’t appearance, and more. After eating three slices of toast with honey and spending ninety minutes creating the perfect playlist, she hit the streets—and failed spectacularly. But before her first marathon, she has to figure out the logistics of running: the intimidating questions from a young and arrogant sales assistant when she goes to buy her first running shoes, where to get decent bras for the larger bust, how not to freeze or get sunstroke, and what and when to eat before a run.

Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run - Running like a girl tells the story of getting beyond the brutal part, how alexandra makes running a part of her life, and reaps the rewards: not just the obvious things, health, and glowing skin; but self-confidence and immeasurable daily pleasure, along with a new closeness to her father—a marathon runner—and her brother, like weight loss, with whom she ultimately runs her first marathon.

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Running for Women: Ditch the Excuses and Start Loving Your Run


Rockridge Press - Runners lose weight, get leaner, develop discipline, boost energy, and cultivate healthy relationships. Newon knows that running for beginners can be intimidating. Running for women will help you ditch the excuses and commit to a healthy running practice, at any age, any level. This info-packed runner’s resource features useful lifestyle tips, targeted running schedules, and valuable injury prevention strategies to get you started.

Stay prepped at every step, with:expert stories and valuable tips from master marathoners Running gear and gadget must-haves for a smooth runFuel-friendly recipes that cover pre-run to post-runTips for running while pregnant and running with babyRunning For Women is the book you need to read before you hit the trails or the treadmill.

Running for Women: Ditch the Excuses and Start Loving Your Run - Down-to-earth tips to embrace running―at your Own PaceAfter losing her mother to cancer, Danica Newon reignited her relationship with running and rediscovered how running provided balance in all areas of her life. Now a high school track coach, Newon shows why running is worth every mile in Running For Women.

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Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best Advice to Get Started, Stay Motivated, Lose Weight, Run Injury-Free, Be Safe, and Train for Any Distance


Rodale Books - Designed specifically to address the unique challenges and rewards for women runners, this comprehensive resource provides the most current practical advice available anywhere for women runners of all levels. With clear photographs, from a 5k to a marathon• eat nutritiously and for maximum energy• lose weight permanently• deal with self-consciousness and body image• run during pregnancy and through menopause• choose the best clothes and accessories• run anywhere safely• prevent and treat injuries,  Dagny Scott Barrios and the experts at Runner's World have created this singular guide, running sidebars, and testimonials from women runners of all ages and abilities, where women will discover how to:• train for any race, especially those that women are most likely to encounter Complete runner book.

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Confessions of an Unlikely Runner: A Guide to Racing and Obstacle Courses for the Averagely Fit and Halfway Dedicated


GP Press - If she can do it, you can too. Her stories prove how life-enriching it can be to physically fight for something and to cheer on others who are doing the same. Ayers describes experiences such as participating in a 1, 000-mile relay for Boston Marathon bombing victims, and being overcome by emotion while observing wounded veterans struggling to finish a race.

A self-proclaimed ambassador of slow runners, muddy buddy, ayers has completed dozens of endurance challenges, the Army Ten-Miler, obstacles courses, Run Amuck, the Country Music Marathon, the Ragnar Relay, Warrior Dash, and many more mud runs, including Tough Mudder, and races. Woven into the chaos of her running adventures is compassionate reassurance for anyone who feels like they aren't fast enough, athletic enough, or strong enough to finish a tough race.

. Though told with humor, confessions' stories share an underlying theme of Ayers' serious reverence for the sport of running and the running community. Ayers intersperses her hilarious yet relatable struggles with insights about how and why she keeps running. She runs them all while admittedly not getting much faster, split open her pants, or much more disciplined--though she has managed to be on national television, much thinner, and get electrocuted.

Confessions of an Unlikely Runner: A Guide to Racing and Obstacle Courses for the Averagely Fit and Halfway Dedicated - Part bridget jones, part forrest Gump, Dana Ayers chronicles her awkward mishaps and adventures in transitioning from childhood bookworm to accidental accomplished athlete. Complete runner book. For anyone who has considered trying a marathon, or simply taking up running for the first time, an obstacle race, Ayers is your ambassador.

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The Ultimate Beginners Running Guide: The Key To Running Inspired


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - It would also allow her a better focus on health rather than weight. The book covers everything from proper form, to running schedules, to shoes, and food. These notes became the impetus for his book Running Inspired. Running inspired provides a wealth of information for the non-runner and beginning runner.

Used book in Good Condition. If you have ever thought about running, even if you've never tried it, Running Inspired is the perfect place to start. There is also information on how to stay motivated including visualization exercises. She obsessed about her weight and let it take control of her life. Eventually she even lost the confidence she once effortlessly displayed.

The Ultimate Beginners Running Guide: The Key To Running Inspired - Several years ago Ryan Robert noticed his niece was having body image issues. As an avid runner, ryan knew if he was able to get his niece to start running she would gain self-confidence, better mental and physical acuity. Ryan started writing notes to his niece about different aspects of running. These are the tools Ryan used to teach his niece to run inspired and they will help you too.

Ryan's writing style is friendly, easy to read, and non-judgmental. Complete runner book.

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Older, Faster, Stronger: What Women Runners Can Teach Us All About Living Younger, Longer


Rodale Books - Complete runner book. She then tests herself against the world's best older runners at the world masters games in Torino, Italy. Women are qualifying for the olympic marathon in their 50s, completing Ironmans in their 80s, running 100-mile ultra marathons in their 60s, competing for world masters records in their 90s.

One part personal quest to discover running greatness after age 50, and faster as we age, Older, stronger, one part investigation into what the women's running boom can teach athletes about becoming fitter, Faster, Stronger is an engrossing narrative sure to inspire women of all ages. Millions of women have taken up running in recent decades—the first generation of women to train in great numbers.

Older, Faster, Stronger: What Women Runners Can Teach Us All About Living Younger, Longer - A former overweight smoker turned marathoner, Margaret Webb runs with elite older women, follows a high-performance training plan devised by experts, and examines research that shows how endurance training can stall aging. Used book in Good Condition. What are the secrets of these ageless wonders? how do they get stronger and faster long after their "athletic prime"? Is there an evolutionary reason women can maintain endurance into advanced years? Webb immerses herself in these questions as she as she trains to see just how fast she can get after 50

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Running and Walking for Women Over 40 : The Road to Sanity and Vanity


St. Martin's Griffin - For women over forty it can be the key to the most fulfilling years life has in store. Katherine switzer, a pioneer in women's fitness since 1967, when she became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon is once again blazing a trail with the very first running and walking program designed specifically for women over forty.

Some even find themselves outrunning women half their age!" --Katherine Switzer Complete runner book. For the first time they are reaching the body weight and physical conditioning they've always dreamed of. Used book in Good Condition. Women who have been reasonably active off their lives can also firnd a new and exciting road of fitness ahead of them after age forty.

Running and Walking for Women Over 40 : The Road to Sanity and Vanity - A consistent program of running or walking is the fastest, easiest, and least expensive road to overall fitness and well-being for women and men at any age. Now every woman can benefit from Katherine's highly personal, motivational, and step-by-step advice. For women beginning fitness programs at age forty, and beyond, fifty, the results can be nothing short of dramatic.

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Strong: A Runner's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You


Blue Star Press - Strong also offers perspectives from two experts in the field of sport psychology, including Kara's own sport psychologist, Dr. This comprehensive guide to developing confidence includes: Kara's stories, experiences, and glimpses inside her personal confidence journal. Strong: a runner’s guide to boosting confidence and becoming the Best Version of You includes tips, techniques, and real-life experiences from Olympians Emma Coburn and Molly Huddle, and New York Times best- selling author Robin Arzón.

. Mental conditioning is an important part of an athlete's training regimen. Insights from inspiring women in the field of running. Stephen walker, Kara's Sport Psychologist Complete runner book. Stephen Walker. Running is a head game. Used book in Good Condition. Guided activities to incorporate eight confidence techniques into your own training, including: Positive Self Talk, Power Words, Visualization Techniques, Mantra, Enclothed Cognition, Power Pose, Setting Goals, and Social Connections.

Strong: A Runner's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You - There are two options: Let your mind wander, or focus. Winning and losing are more a matter of mental preparation and toughness. Dr.

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Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run


Rodale Books - This collection considers the most important reasons women run, celebrating the inspiring passion runners have for their sport and illustrating how running fosters a vitally powerful community. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Complete runner book. From describing running a hardfought race with her tightly-knit group of sweat sisters, Armstrong infuses her experiences with a perspective of hope that every moment is a chance to become a stronger, wiser, to watching her children participate in the sport for the very first time, more peaceful woman.

In mile markers, the importance of nurturing relationships with those we love, Runner's World contributing editor Kristin Armstrong captures the ineffable and timeless beauty of running, and the significance of reflecting on our experiences. With unique wit, refreshing candor, and disarming vulnerability, Armstrong shares her conviction that running is the perfect parallel for marking the milestones of life.

Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run - Running threads these touching stories together, grace, empowerment, family, and through each of them we are shown the universal undercurrents of inspiration, growth, and endurance.

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Running: A Love Story: 10 Years, 5 Marathons, and 1 Life-Changing Sport


Seal Press - Complete runner book. But when she discovers early in her career as a journalist that it helps her clear her mind, and achieve new goals, focus her efforts, she becomes hooked for good. Jen, like a tricky marathon route, a middle-of-the-pack but tenacious runner, have their ups and downs, hones her skill while navigating relationships with men that, relying on running to keep her steady in the hard times.

As jen pushes herself toward ever-greater challenges, discipline, she finds that running helps her walk away from the wrong men and learn to love herself while revealing focus, and confidence she didn’t realize she had. Relatable, running: a love story, inspiring, and brutally honest, explores the many ways that distance running carves a path to inner peace and empowerment by charting one woman’s evolution in the sport.

Running: A Love Story: 10 Years, 5 Marathons, and 1 Life-Changing Sport - Used book in Good Condition. Seal Pr. Jen miller has fallen in and out of love, but no man has been there for her the way running has. In running: a love story, thoughtfulness, Jen tells the story of her lifelong relationship with running with wit, and brutal honesty. Jen first laces up her sneakers in high school, like many people, when, she sees running as a painful part of conditioning for other sports.

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Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack


Skyhorse - Having always struggled with her weight, Jill was currently hitting the scales at more than three hundred pounds. Battling the infamous hills of the course, Jill conquered her fears and finished—but in dead last. In running with a police escort, jill chronicles her racing adventures, proving that being a slow runner takes just as much guts and heart as being an Olympic champion.

In the fall of 2012, quirky and cat-loving cleveland librarian Jill Grunenwald got an alarming email from her younger sister: her sister was very concerned with Jill’s weight and her overall mental and physical health. While not every title we publish becomes a new York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack - Yep, the police were reopening the streets behind her. Actually, it was kind of fun. Three months later, jill did the previously unthinkable and ran her very first 5k at the Cleveland Metropolitan Zoo. Seal Pr. Complete runner book. And believe it or not, it wasn’t that bad. At turns heartbreaking and hilarious, Running with a Police Escort is for every runner who has never won a race but still loves the sport.

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