Get off the pavement and discover the joy of running in nature. If you want to experience the real freedom of running in natural surroundings and if the ever repeating runs in the streets start to bore you, trail running is the right way to improve your running experience. Running Guru, Jeff Galloway offers his own approach of getting started with his unique way of guaranteeing an injury free running style.
More than 30 chapters cover everything from choosing the right shoes and best trails to injury prevention, injury troubleshooting, diet, improving speed, mental training, and much more. Beginners and seasoned runners will appreciate the section on Jeff’s Run-Walk-Run® method. Advanced runners can use a specialized training program which will help them against overtraining, injuries, and other calamities you can encounter during intense training sessions. Trail Running covers a wide range of trail running equipment too. If you want to jumpstart your trail run, or just incorporate trail running into your regular schedule this is your complete guide.
Over a million runners and walkers have read Jeff Galloway’s books, attended his retreats / running schools, received E-coaching or individual consultation or joined his training programs. His running plans have opened up the life-changing experience of finishing a distance event to almost everyone. His methods have reduced aches, pains and injuries to almost zero. Jeff is in front of an audience motivating and teaching over 200 times a year. He is a USA Olympian, 1972, 10,000 meters (also an alternate on the marathon team), has trained with Steve Prefontaine, Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, Amby Burfoot, Jack Bacheler, is the author of North America’s best-selling running book, a Runner’s World monthly columnist, Official Training Consultant for runDisney series of races, founder of the Run-Walk-Run® method, founder and owner of Phidippides running specialty store (since 1973), the producer of the Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program in Atlanta, he has coached ESPN and MSNBC segments. Jeff has run for over 50 years, over thirty of those without injury, and completed more than 100 marathons.