Step into Dr. Jordan Metzl's my office if you want to run faster, stronger, and pain-free. Whether you're a new runner training for your first race or an experienced marathoner, this cutting-edge book will keep you on the road and running faster. With comprehensive, illustrated information on running health and injury prevention, this book is the first to include embedded scan codes that lead readers to videos addressing such issues as shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, and runner's knee. Not only will runners be able to read about how they can treat and prevent hundreds of medical and nutritional issues, they'll be able to walk into a top-level video consultation 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, from anywhere in the world!
A reference for sports hobbyists and fitness buffs shares medically sound, comprehensive guidelines for treating chronic pain and preventing injuries, providing a complementary, doctor-designed fitness workout and diet plan. Original. 40,000 first printing.
Author: Jordan Metzl
Publisher: Rodale Books
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Genre: Health & Fitness
Dr. Jordan Metzl's Workout Prescription is a compressed workout guide designed for busy professionals in toda''s world who have little time for fitness and want to maximize results. In this book, Dr. Jordan Metzl explains the science of the compressed, high-intensity workout and provides a series of progressive workouts ranging from 10 to 30 minutes that can be done anytime, anywhere, using minimal equipment. This book also guides you through topics like motivation, goals, and the importance of proper recovery. Dr. Metzl's high-intensity workout, combined with a scientifically designed and periodized training schedule, delivers maximum results in minimum time in a unique and compelling way that is equally effective for men and women, children and adults.
Author: Jordan Metzl
Publisher: Rodale Books
Release Date: 2014-12-23
Genre: Health & Fitness
Everyone wants to lose weight, feel better, and live longer. But what if that was just the beginning? What if readers could use specific workouts to prevent, improve, or cure what ails them? As Dr. Jordan Metzl says, "Exercise is medicine." Now he puts that philosophy--along with cutting-edge research and a motivational bedside manner--into a groundbreaking book delivering a head-to-toe list of maladies that affect quality of life for millions. He then offers the specific exercise prescriptions that will help fix them--from type 2 diabetes to depression, from arthritic joints to PMS, from addiction to sleep apnea. The Exercise Cure received an amazing amount of publicity for its simple approach to weight loss and better health for everyone. The book offers an exhaustive (and exhausting) collection of fun, fat-torching, life-changing workouts that can be tailored to any fitness level. "Doctors have long focused on the treatment of disease. Now we have a manual that highlights a means of prevention. As Dr. Metzl touts, exercise is one of the world's most effective medicines." --Sanjay Gupta, MD, chief medical correspondent, CNN
Author: Lewis G. Maharam, MD
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation
For a runner, injury is a terrible fate. Yet every year, nearly half of America’s runners suffer an injury severe enough to bring them to a halt. From head to toenails, Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running is the most comprehensive guide to running injuries and preventative care. Maharam offers simple, effective treatments for every common running injury and also delivers easy-to-follow advice on the best way to prepare for and enjoy running events of all types and distances. Trust the Running DocTM to get you back on your feet. Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is the most trusted authority on healthy running, and his guide will help you avoid nearly every common running-related injury. If you’re already injured, Running Doc will help you diagnose, treat, and recover to run pain-free.
DIVDon’t let an old injury keep you from enjoying races, morning runs, or attaining fitness goals. /divDIVIn the first part of Healthy Running Step by Step, authors Robert Forster, PT and Roy M. Wallack recommend the best training based on your fitness goals, including strength training, cross training, sprints, yoga, and rest. Part two goes a step further from other books by addressing the most modern methods of treatment—including current studies on the amount of rest required, new and controversial surgical operations and injections, the newest and most effective gear, and barefoot/minimalist running as a form of healing. /divIf you are recovering from an injury or want to prevent becoming injured in the first place, Healthy Running Step by Step is a must-have guide.
Running Injury-Free uses anecdotal examples from Ellis's own patients and experiences in order to discuss injury-prevention, treatment, and recovery. He implements a clinical approach toward treating the most common running-related injuries, as well as providing detailed background situations to describe how each injury can happen, so the reader can recognize poor habits or compare training and running practices in his or her own experience. In this updated version, content relating to shoes and shoe selection, "over the counter" treatments, orthotic techniques and materials, Piriformis Syndrome, chiropractic medicine and acupuncture, stretching techniques, nutrition and supplements, injuries related to minimalist runners, as well as running issues for women, children, and endurance runners will be updated to reflect timely practices and research.
Run the Way You Were Born to Run Every runner wants a smooth, light, powerful, and resilient stride. But there isn't one ideal form all runners should try to emulate. Instead, research and experience show that people can run effectively in a wide variety of patterns with some universal elements. In lively, accessible prose, author Jonathan Beverly details his search for common ground among physical therapists, podiatrists, biomechanics researchers, and coaches, and reveals how individual runners can apply those principles and improve their performance, avoid injury, and enhance their enjoyment on the run. With specific, illustrated exercises that show how to counteract tight muscles from excessive sitting, improve limited arm mobility from hunching over electronic devices, strengthen your feet for better balance, and improve speed by lengthening your stride, Runner's World Your Best Stride is an approachable guide to human movement and a practical tool for improved running performance.
Have you ever wondered if it is truly possible to run pain and injury free? Do you yearn for the day that you will be able to enjoy the many benefits that running brings by running pain and injury free? Sadly, among many runners is an inherent yet often unspoken belief that it isn’t possible to run pain and injury free. Many runners believe that if you run far enough and for long enough, injury will be the inevitable result. In You CAN Run Pain Free! A physio’s 5 step guide to enjoying injury-free and faster running readers will discover how to both prevent and overcome running injuries, and go on to enjoy new levels of exercise pain and injury free, and ultimately faster running. Written by a highly successful physiotherapist and an accomplished triathlete and runner, this book offers runners of all levels hope – hope that it is indeed possible to run pain and injury free. This book is written for any runner who: – is seeking to proactively prevent injuries – is currently injured and looking to return to running – has been previously injured and never made a return to running – is not concerned about injury prevention or rehabilitation but just wants to get faster. Brad Beer is a Gold Coast based physiotherapist. In 2006 Brad founded his first practice now known as POGO Physio. Brad himself has delivered in excess of 25,000 physiotherapy consultations. Recognised as a leading authority on running injury prevention and rehabilitation, Brad – himself an avid runner – is passionate about seeing people unlock their true physical potential and discover the many joys and benefits of running.
Author: Pete Magill
Publisher: The Experiment
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Draws on the latest research in running physiology to provide training programs and strategies for improving running mileage while preventing injuries, and includes nutrition guidance and beginner's guidelines.
Author: Jordan D. Metzl
Publisher: Little, Brown
Release Date: 2009-10-31
Genre: Family & Relationships
Metzl (medical director, sports Medicine Institute for Young Athletes) and Shookhoff, a writer specializing in education issues, want parents and young athletes to keep a sensible perspective on the benefits of organized sports. They offer information on preventing injuries, recognizing common injuries and evaluating their seriousness, and understanding nutritional and exercise needsas well as dealing with coaches and other parents, helping children handle team pressures, and recognizing when a child is doing too much.
Author: Sarah Lavender Smith
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation
The sport of trail running is booming as more runners seek more adventurous routes and a deeper connection with nature. Not only are runners taking to the trail, but a growing number are challenging themselves to go past the conventional 26.2-mile marathon point. The time is right for a book that covers everything a runner needs to safely and successfully run and race trails, from 5Ks to ultra distances. Like a trusted coach, The Trail Runner’s Companion offers an inspiring, practical, and goal-oriented approach to trail running and racing. Whether readers are looking to up their distance or tackle new terrain, they’ll find sophisticated, yet clear advice that boosts performance and enhances well-being. Along the way, they’ll learn: Trail-specific techniques and must-have gear What to eat, drink, and think—before, during, and after any trail run How to develop mental tenacity and troubleshoot challenges on longer trail adventures Colorful commentary on the characters and culture that make the sport special With an engaging, encouraging voice, including tips and anecdotes from well-known names in the sport, The Trail Runner's Companion is the ultimate guide to achieving peak performance—and happiness— out on the trails. "Sarah Lavender Smith has long been one of trail running’s finest and most insightful writers, and her first book, The Trail Runner’s Companion, ties everything together for all trail runners, from newbies to veterans and all abilities in between. She expertly and empathetically describes how one should train, eat, drink, and think while becoming a trail runner. But perhaps most importantly of all, she tells us what it means to be a trail runner—why this journey, in her words, 'all the way up to the summit and back down,' is worth the effort. If you already are a trail runner, The Trail Runner’s Companion will make you want to become a better trail runner. If you aren’t yet a trail runner, The Trail Runner’s Companion will make you want to become one.” - John Trent, longtime ultrarunner, race director, Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run board member, and award-winning sportswriter "The Trail Runner's Companion is a must-have for all trail runners, both new and experienced. It brings a wealth of knowledge and entertaining stories to keep you engaged in the valuable content of the book. If only I had The Trail Runner's Companion to read before my first trail race, I could have avoided so many mistakes! I highly recommend it.” - Kaci Lickteig, 2016 UltraRunning Magazine UltraRunner of the Year and Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run champion