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Kara Goucher's Running for Women

From First Steps to Marathons

About The Book

Get fit, get fast, and go farther with Olympic runner Kara Goucher's comprehensive guide to running for women.

Kara Goucher is crazy, madly, head-over-heels in love with running, and she wants to help you feel that love, too. Whether you’re just getting started or already a seasoned runner, this is the book that will take you to the next level. Kara Goucher’s Running for Women contains her expertise, tips, and tricks targeted specifically at female runners to help you become a better, happier, healthier, and more fulfilled runner. She’ll teach you how to:

-Get started with the right gear
-Build a successful support team
-Find the right training program for you
-Overcome psychological setbacks
-Balance running with family and work
-And much more

Designed to fit your busy lifestyle, Kara Goucher’s Running for Women is packed with quick tips, pearls of running wisdom, and sample training schedules and nutrition plans, as well as sections dedicated to running during and after pregnancy, managing the special challenges of the female athlete’s body, and maintaining a balance between sporting and family life. Kara Goucher’s Running for Women is the ultimate guide for women who want to train for the gold or simply discover their personal best.

About The Author

Ian Allen

Kara Goucher is a three-time NCAA champion, two-time Olympian, winner of the silver medal at the 2007 World Championships in the 10,000 meters, and a podium finisher at the Boston and New York Marathons. She is a running analyst for NBC Sports and cofounder of the Clean Sport Collective, an anti-doping initiative. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her Olympic-runner husband, Adam, and their son, Colt. Her website is KaraGoucher.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (April 5, 2011)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439196120

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