Roy Wallack: Learn the Scientifically Proven Technique for Improving Your Stride & Reducing Injuries
Release Date: 01 May 2011
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Quarto US
Barefoot running has garnered lots of attention due to the mega-bestseller "Born to Run" while products like the Vibram(R) FiveFinger Shoes have tripled in sales and top athletic companies like Nike(R) and Adidas(R) are declaring barefoot running the next big thing. However, barefoot running involves more than simply taking off your shoes and hitting the track and The Complete Book "of Barefoot Running "teaches runners how to train their feet and body to run barefoot properly and in a way that will dramatically reduce injuries.
"The Complete Book of Barefoot Running "separates the facts from the hype covering the latest research and running techniques behind this key trend. Written by noted barefoot runner and instructor Ken Bob Saxton and running journalist Roy Wallack this guide outlines proper techniques for running barefoot properly and incorporating the practice into their running regimen for a better stride, longer endurance, and fewer injuries. "The Complete Book of Barefoot Running "is the most comprehensive book on the hottest athletic trend.
Train your feet and body to run barefoot properly and in a way that will dramatically reduce injuries with Barefoot Running Step by Step!
This groundbreaking guide separates the facts from the hype covering the latest research and running techniques behind this exciting movement. Written by noted barefoot runner and instructor Ken Bob Saxton and running journalist Roy Wallack, Barefoot Running Step by Step outlines proper techniques for running barefoot and incorporating the practice into your running regimen for a better stride, longer endurance, and fewer injuries. It's the most comprehensive book on barefoot running available!
About the Author/s
Roy M. Wallack is a Los Angeles Times health and fitness columnist and former editor of Triathlete and Bicycle Guide magazines. A participant some of the world's toughest running, cycling, and multisport events, including the Boston Marathon, Badwater UltraMarathon, Eco-Challenge, La Ruta de los Conquistadores, and TransRockies Run, he finished second in the World Fitness Championship in 2004. Wallack has written for Outside, Men's Journal, Runner's World, Competitor, Bicycling, Mountain Bike, and authored The Traveling Cyclist: 20 Worldwide Tours of Discovery (1991) and Bike for Life: How to Ride to 100 (2005), an athletic longevity plan for cyclists.
Ken Bob Saxton is the leading instructor of barefoot running in the country, featured in Runner's World, The New York Times, and the bestseller Born to Run by Chris McDougall, who calls Ken Bob ?The Master of Barefoot Running.? He has completed more than 75 marathons barefoot (and one marathon in shoes), including running the Boston Marathon several times and surviving an astounding marathon-a-month challenge in 2004, which he topped with 16 marathons in 2006, including 4 marathons in a 15-day period?all barefoot.
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