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As I watched my flatmate's running clothes circulating hypnotically in the washing machine, I never questioned the casual lunacy of my conviction that I couldn't run. I remember being six or seven and running being what I could barely ...

Author: Alexandra Heminsley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451697155

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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"In her twenties, Alexandra Heminsley spent more time drinking white wine than she did in pursuit of athletic excellence. When she decided to take up running in her thirties, she had high hopes for a blissful runner's high and immediate physical transformation. After eating three slices of toast with honey and spending ninety minutes on iTunes creating the perfect playlist, she hit the streets--and failed miserably. The stories of her first runs turn the common notion that we are all "born to run" on its head--and exposes the truth about starting to run: it can be brutal. 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, like weight loss, 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, with whom she ultimately runs her first marathon"--
2014-06-10 By Alexandra Heminsley

In relation to running, being friendly to ourselves means being kind to our running mind. Being merciful means being merciful to our body. What makes the tiger powerful is that it completely embodies confi dence.

Author: Sakyong Mipham

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 9780307888181

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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A unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to great benefits for both body and soul. As a Tibetan lama and leader of Shambhala (an international community of 165 meditation centers), Sakyong Mipham has found physical activity to be essential for spiritual well-being. He's been trained in horsemanship and martial arts but has a special love for running. Here he incorporates his spiritual practice with running, presenting basic meditation instruction and fundamental principles he has developed. Even though both activities can be complicated, the lessons here are simple and designed to show how the melding of internal practice with physical movement can be used by anyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to benefit body and soul.
2012-04-10 By Sakyong Mipham

The more we talked, the more confidence I gained in being the person who could operate this kind of business. On the operations side, I had always had a quiet confidence when interacting with animals. I have never lost sight of the ...

Author: Bryan Barrera

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781510758773

Category: Pets

Page: 196

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Everything you need to know before you take your four-legged friend on a run. When looking for a consistent running buddy, it's only natural that you look towards your dog.Who wouldn't want to share a workout with their loyal and energetic canine companion? Plus, there are numerous physical and mental benefits that both you and your four-legged friend can gain from running. But just like humans, dogs need to train properly and build up their fitness before tackling a longer run. Without physical cues to judge from, it can be hard to tell if your dog is ready for a run. Luckily, Bryan Barrera'sbook, The Ultimate Guide to Running with Your Dog contains all the information that you need to safely hit the pavement with your pet. Founder and owner of one of the nation's first dog-running companies, DC Dog Runner, Barrera is an expert on running with dogs. Weaving in personal experiences, The Ultimate Guide to Running with Your Dog provides a comprehensive look at dog running, including topics such as: Assessing your dog as a runner Running in different types of weather The best terrains to run on Running with multiple dogs The best collars and leashes for active dogs What to do if your dog gets injured How to hire a professional dog runner And more! So whether you and your canine are novice harriers or seasoned trail warriors, The Ultimate Guide to Running with Your Dog will help you make your future runs safer and more enjoyable.
2021-03-16 By Bryan Barrera

Gross motor skills: the milestones of gross motor maturation are an exception to boys' overall slower maturation from birth as boys stand, crawl, walk and run at a similar age to girls. By pre-school years, boys tend to be stronger and ...

Author: Julie Cigman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317508144

Category: Education

Page: 138

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Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years addresses the fact that boys do less well than girls in all areas of learning in the Early Years and continue to lag behind girls in assessments throughout their school careers. This book draws on current research to provide practical advice on ways in which Early Years practitioners can create positive learning environments for all children. It explores how best to match provision to all children’s learning styles, aiding their progress in personal, social and emotional development, communication and language, and physical development. Final chapters show how learning in all other curriculum areas can follow, in a carefully designed environment. Key points explored include: the environment we can create to enable both boys and girls to become confident and autonomous learners ways that practitioners can evaluate and enhance provision to improve levels of well-being and involvement physical development and the value of active, challenging and adventurous play practical ways to stimulate language development planned activities and rich experiences that support holistic learning in an inspiring environment. Giving clear guidance on helping boys to meet high expectations in a playful and creative way, Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years is an essential read for anyone working to create a positive foundation for boys in Early Years education.
2016-12-01 By Julie Cigman

I don't want to be content and feel as though I have “arrived.” I am learning more and more every day how far I still have to go in many areas of my life, running being one of many. One of the things I hate the most is being in a ...

Author: Tommy Bresson

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781490832487

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 292

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Running through Life explores twenty-six different characteristics that speak to the emotions and thoughts of marathon runners. In each chapter, author Tommy Bresson explores a characteristic that relates specifically to a certain mile in the marathon or to training in general. Using stories from his own life and examples from the Bible, Bresson illustrates the importance of these characteristics--not just while running the marathon but in life itself. Whether you are training for your seventeenth marathon or just curious about the sport, you will enjoy and be encouraged by the lessons Bresson shares. As you gain a clearer picture of who God is and how his character is revealed through stories in the Bible, you will find yourself challenged to reflect on how these various characteristics manifest themselves in your own life.
2014-04-04 By Tommy Bresson

through participation in a convenient, flexible form of exercise, often provided the impetus to begin running or to run a ... the most prominent reason to run among married individuals with young kids, was for health and well-being.

Author: Christoph Zinner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319297286

Category: Medical

Page: 171

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The book contains recent research about physiology, psychology, nutrition and training aspects of Marathon Running of different age, gender and performance level. The basic knowledge of marathon running with explanations of the physiological and psychological mechanisms induced by marathon training with the associated adaptations and subsequent improved physiological capacities are presented in a reader friendly format for researchers and practitioners. The book includes a full range of useful practical knowledge, as well as trainings principles to guide the reader to run marathon faster. After reading the book the reader is able to develop training plans and owns the knowledge about up-to-date scientific results in the fields of physiology, psychology, nutrition in marathon running.
2016-03-19 By Christoph Zinner

Written by the late, beloved Dr. George Sheehan, Running & Being tells of the author's midlife return to the world of exercise, play and competition, in which he found "a world beyond sweat" that proved to be a source of great revelation ...

Author: George Sheehan

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 9781609619312

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

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A New York Times bestseller for 14 weeks in 1978, Running & Being became known as the philosophical bible for runners around the world. More than thirty years after its initial publication, it remains every bit as relevant today. Written by the late, beloved Dr. George Sheehan, Running & Being tells of the author's midlife return to the world of exercise, play and competition, in which he found "a world beyond sweat" that proved to be a source of great revelation and personal growth. But Running & Being focuses more on life than it does, specifically, on running. It provides an outline for a lifetime program of fitness and joy, showing how the body helps determine our mental and spiritual energies. Drawing from the words and actions of the great athletes and thinkers throughout history, Sheehan ties it all together with his own philosophy on the importance of fitness and sport, as well as his knowledge of training, injury prevention, and race competition. Above all, Sheehan describes what it means to experience the oneness of body and mind, of self and the universe. In this, Sheehan argues, we have the power to discover "the truth that makes men free."
2014-04-01 By George Sheehan

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Author: James Duncan Davidson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596005008

Category: Computers

Page: 306

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Describes ways to customize Mac OS X Panther, covering such topics as setting up user accounts, using HFS+, using NetINFO and LDAP, printer configurations, and networking services.

If that wasn't bad enough, to make matters worse, they wouldn't even talk about running while they were in there. ... he'd run toward and witness yet another great sunrise, which never failed to fill him with a sense of well-being.

Author: Paul Kilvington

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781481763769

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 330

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Harold Watkins gets a wake-up call after his annual physical. He is out of shape, inactive and almost needs to go shopping for a coffin. The grim reaper is out looking for him. He could try and hide. Instead, he decides that drastic changes are needed in his life and so he enlists the help of two friends and sets out on a long journey to fitness through the unlikely (for him) sport of running. He soon discovers that there is a lot more to life than sitting in front of a television set and chomping down on burgers and fries. Throughout the journey Harold experiences every emotion possible from the pain and low esteem of the early beginnings, to the sheer joy and satisfaction of achieving long term goals he had not thought previously possible. Harold’s helpers turn out to be his best friends as well as two very good coaches and have many hilarious runs and training incidents on the way. Harold pushes the word friendship to the limit. At the end of the journey he emerges a completely transformed and totally different person with a whole new outlook on life. Anyone who runs, or is thinking of taking up running, needs to read this book and use Harold’s motivation and perseverance to help with their own personal journeys. If Harold can do it, so can you.
2013-06-18 By Paul Kilvington

No, indeed, there is only one way to increase the numbers of marathons run and that is to run them. ... 'It happened really because of the sequence running. ... I guess that's what he means about running being a way of life.

Author: Helen Summer

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN: 9781857827286

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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Pheidippides did it once and became a legend. Brian Mills did it over 800 times...but you might be forgiven for not knowing who he is. He is a runner and 'it' is the marathon - all 26 miles and 385 yards of it - and for some people, once is not enough. Brian Mills is rumoured to have a butterfly tattoo for each of his 800 plus efforts. And Brian is not the only one who has notched up three digits of gruelling athletic endeavour. The 100 Marathon Club, also known as the Hell's Angels of Running and Running Sluts (running one race whilst thinking of another) is growing in number every year. This is a club with no prejudices and only one prerequisite for membership - the completion of 100 marathons. It is full of colourful, contrasting characters with idiosyncratic personalities and diverse lifestyles. They make up a gargantuan melting pot of humanity linked by one common desire - to run...and run ...and run. But who would want to run 100 marathons or more? And why? How do they find the time, the money, the energy? Are they crazy? Find out by reading their stories. Some will make you laugh, others will make you cry, some may even inspire you to run a marathon. Believe it or not, these are ordinary, everyday people like you. Although when you have finished laughing and crying, you may still not be sure whether they are crazy or passionate. But you - as they do when they run - will have a lot of fun along the way.
2012-03-05 By Helen Summer

Since then, every running mishap I've had has been preceded by negative emotions such as anger, sadness, anxiety, or fear. ... programs for elite and recreational runners alike, yet also happens to be the most crucial for performance.

Author: Jerry Lynch

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492584094

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 216

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Runners know all too well the physical and mental challenges of their sport. Plodding for miles through inclement weather, rising before dawn to squeeze a daily run into a busy schedule, overcoming minor aches and lethargy that pose a threat to an active lifestyle, these are but a few of the familiar obstacles faced by millions of runners like you. Running Within addresses the mental and physical factors of importance to runners and offers positive, practical recommendations for infusing the body, mind, and spirit with new energy and passion for running. It also provides solid information on training and racing. It will help you perform better, have more fun, and experience a deeper connection with running. Written by top sport psychologist, best-selling author, and runner Jerry Lynch, along with physician and elite triathlete Warren Scott, this book presents prescriptions, tools, and strategies for runners to fulfill their potential. Included are: - goal-setting guidelines, - relaxation and visualization exercises, - affirmation-building tips along with 63 examples, - strategies for learning from setbacks, - ways to take better risks, - fatigue- and injury-coping strategies, - motivation boosters, and - prerace and race strategies. Running Within will push your performance and enthusiasm to new heights. See how much better running can be with the body, mind, and spirit in synch and primed for every run you take.
2018-11-15 By Jerry Lynch

I am defined as not being a 48-year-old, running, philosophy-teaching father of two, born in Wales now living in Miami. But I am not defined by my failure to be any of these other things. For Sartre, I am defined by not being what is ...

Author: Mark Rowlands

Publisher: Granta Books

ISBN: 9781847085566

Category: Sports & Recreation

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'Most of the serious thinking I have done over the past twenty years has been done while running.' Mark Rowlands has run for most of his life. He has also been a professional philosopher. And for him the two - running and philosophising - are inextricably connected. In Running with the Pack he tells us about the most significant runs of his life: from the entire day he spent running as a boy in Wales, to the runs along French beaches and up Irish mountains with his beloved wolf Brenin, and through Florida swamps more recently with his dog Nina. Woven throughout the book are profound meditations on mortality, middle age and the meaning of life. This is a highly original and moving book that will make the philosophically inclined want to run, and those who love running become intoxicated by philosophical ideas.
2013-03-07 By Mark Rowlands

Conversely, if you are feeling happy, you will probably notice your running is lighter and easier to do. So be mindful of your feelings, happiness is always a good choice to make each day! Actively Notice One way to be more mindful, ...

Author: Brent Panno

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 9781456629946

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 52

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Mindful Running is about letting go of the day to day mindlessness, and opening up the present moment. Too often we walk around like zombies, staring at our phones all day, not fully awake and aware of moment. Mindful Running teaches you in a step by step process how to become actively aware of your life through running. This book is meant for new runners to advanced runners, who want to use running to help increase their mindfulness and increase their happiness.
2018-01-12 By Brent Panno

He recognizes that much depends on the individual, but says, "I don't think it is unreasonable to be running 80 to 90 ... Being smart involves knowing yourself, knowing when you are pushing it and getting overtired and prone to injury.

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Running Times magazine explores training, from the perspective of top athletes, coaches and scientists; rates and profiles elite runners; and provides stories and commentary reflecting the dedicated runner's worldview.
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Indeed, being 'fit' can also mean uninjured, and colloquially, physically attractive. Perhaps this ambiguity helps make sense of the Big Running Survey (BRS) finding that the goal of becoming or staying fit was the most widespread ...

Author: Neil Baxter

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800433663

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 232

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Running, Identity and Meaning showcases how gender, class, age and ethnicity influence whether and how different groups participate in the sport, and explores its role in the reproduction of social structure and the search for distinction.
2021-06-30 By Neil Baxter

A Total-Body Fitness Plan for All Distance Runners, from Milers to Ultramarathoners—Run Farther, Faster, ... Burfoot notes that “running injuries can be caused by being female, being male, being old, being young, pronating too much, ...

Author: Pete Magill

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN: 9781615191031

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

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“The best running book ever.” —Bob Anderson, founder of Runner’s World Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride—including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness, energy production, the nervous system, hormones, and the brain. With the breakthrough whole-body training program in Build Your Running Body, runners will improve their times, run longer and more comfortably, and reduce injury. With more than 150 workouts—from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance exercises and plyometrics—fine-tuned to individual skill levels and performance goals, PLUS: • 393 photos that make it easy to follow every step of every workout • 10 training programs to help runners of all levels integrate the total-body plan into their daily routines • Interviews with leading runners, exercise scientists, and coaches—learn how elite runners train today • Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to the competition and through to the finish line • Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments • Seasoned insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching, and other hot-button topics • Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss • More than 30 recipes to speed recovery and cement fitness gains • Beginners' guidelines every step of the way • Valuable tips on proper apparel, tracking your progress, and more!
2014-07-29 By Pete Magill

TV slots, and a very late bedtime, as a result of which I slept through my alarm on the morning of the run and missed breakfast. Around ten runners were huddled shivering next to the city's 'Newborn' monument, which was to be our start ...

Author: Nick Butter

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473567658

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

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'Superb - a great book to fuel your wanderlust.' Mark Beaumont --- In 2019, Nick Butter became the first man to run a marathon in every country on Earth. This is Nick's story of his world record-breaking adventure and the extraordinary people who joined him along the way. On January 6th 2018, Nick Butter tied his laces and stepped out on to an icy pavement in Toronto, where he began to take the first steps of an epic journey that would see him run 196 marathons in every one of the world's 196 countries. Spending almost two years on the road and relying on the kindness of strangers to keep him moving, Nick's odyssey allowed him to travel slowly, on foot, immersing himself in the diverse cultures and customs of his host nations. Running through capital cities and deserts, around islands and through spectacular landscapes, Nick dodges bullets in Guinea-Bissau, crosses battlefields in Syria, survives a wild dog attack in Tunisia and runs around an erupting volcano in Guatemala. Along the way, he is often joined by local supporters and fellow runners, curious children and bemused passers-by. Telling their stories alongside his own, Nick captures the unique spirit of each place he visits and forges a new relationship with the world around him. Running the World captures Nick's journey as he sets three world records and covers over five thousand miles. As he recounts his adventures, he shares his unique perspective on our glorious planet, celebrates the diversity of human experience, and reflects on the overwhelming power of running.
2020-11-12 By Nick Butter

How running genetically much ability of determined? an is athlete's It is often said that if you want to be a world or Olympic champion, you have to select your parents carefully. This reflects the fact that, at the very highest level, ...

Author: John Brewer

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781782406501

Category: Running

Page: 192

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Running can encompass the absolute extremes of human performance, from speed to endurance. Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it's a complete reference.
2019-02-07 By John Brewer

There is much to be said for failure. It is more interesting than success. Sir Max Beerbohm Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. Oscar Wilde AT SOME POINT every entrepreneur has to think about the unmentionable 'F' ...

Author: Ruth Sunderland

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448136872

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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This one-stop handbook covers everything you need to know: starting out; making your business special; people; enterprise for beginners; marketing; cash management; finance; innovation; export know-how; risks and rewards; avoiding the pitfalls and moving on.Packed with case studies from an enormous variety of businesses, this book draws extensively on the stories of successful entrepreneurs from Financial Mail's unique Enterprise Awards programme, It also covers the issues that everyone with their own business should and must consider, from how to get paid promptly (and what to do if not) to advertising, personnel, the business implications of the euro and how to get investment for future growth.
2012-05-31 By Ruth Sunderland

Withthe main element ofyour running being cardiovascular efficiency, it is logical that any activitythat can challenge youin asimilarway torunning is of someuse. The worldof crosstraining and how it crosses over withrunning has changed ...

Author: David Chalfen

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 9781847977977

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 112

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Today's runners are bombarded with 'expert' opinion on how to run faster and often spend more and more money on trying to do so. Running 5K and 10K: A Training Guide is an accessible, jargon-free guide for all distance runners committed to improving their times. It doesn't offer any quick and easy answers; just tried-and-tested practical advice on how to train more effectively and shave a few seconds - or even minutes - off your personal best.Aimed at all levels of runner, from the complete beginner through to more experienced wanting to improve their times, and illustrated with 32 colour photographs and 16 diagrams.
2014-09-30 By David Chalfen

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