The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running

The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running

Everything You Need to Know About Equipment, Finding Trails, Nutrition, Hill Strategy, Racing, Avoiding Injury, Training, Weather, Safety

eBook - 2010
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Trail running combines all the health and fitness benefits of walking and road running with the outdoor adventure of such sports as hiking and mountain bikingnot to mention the spiritual renewal from a day spent communing with nature. No wonder it has become one of the world's most popular fitness activities. The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running provides all the essential information needed, including finding trails and getting started; managing ascents and descents with ease; maneuvering off-road obstacles; strength, stretching, and cross-training exercises; selecting proper shoes, clothing, and accessories; safety on the trail; and racing and other trail events.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Falcon Guides, [2010], ©2010
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780762762699
Branch Call Number: 613.7 Ch
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 253 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Hobbs, Nancy
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Mar 03, 2017

Solid book for beginners. Someone transitioning from road running or having some trail running experience may end up reading sections. In particular, I found the nutrition and hydration sections to be useful.


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