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Anatomy for Runners: Unlocking Your Athletic Potential for Health, Speed, and Injury Prevention (Paperback)

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Tired of getting the same treatments from doctors that didn’t heal his joint and muscle pain from running, Jay Dicharry decided to combine different fields of clinical care, biomechanical analysis, and coaching to help you avoid common injuries and become the best runner you can be.

Running has become more and more popular in recent years, with thousands of people entering marathons, buying new running shoes with the latest technology, and going for a daily jog, whether on the track or on a treadmill. Unfortunately, with running comes injuries, as a result of wrong information and improper training.

Along with clear and thorough explanations of how running influences the body, and how the body influences your running, this book answers many of the common questions that athletes have:
  • Do runners need to stretch?
  • What is the best way to run?
  • What causes injuries?
  • Which shoes are best for running?
  • Is running barefoot beneficial?
  • And much more

The mobility and stability tests will assess your form, and the corrective exercises, along with step-by-step photos, will improve your core and overall performance, so that you can train and run with confidence, knowing how to avoid injuries!


Product Details
ISBN: 9781620871591
ISBN-10: 1620871599
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: August 1st, 2012
Pages: 320
Language: English