The ultimate guide to injury-free running and racing, from renowned sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad with training schedules designed by coach and 2-time NYC Marathon Champion Tom Fleming.
Whether you’re learning to run, trying to lower your Personal Record, recovering from injury, or just getting in shape, The New Rules of Running will make you a faster, healthier runner. The only book on running authored by a sports medicine specialist, this informative guide offers:
A primer on running’s most common injuries, emphasizing prevention and recovery, to get you through the grueling training months unscathed.
Essential strengthening exercises, stretches, nutrition, and hydration tips.
"Running can truly be a sport for life; but it requires being smart. This book shows how it's done, with regimens from top coach Tom Fleming."
—Mary Wittenberg, president and CEO of New York Road Runners
"The New Rules of Running is chock-full of great information, and will not only have you running faster, but training smarter as well. It's the ultimate marathon training survival guide."
—Bill Rodgers, 4-time winner, Boston and NYC Marathons
"Runners of all stripes will want to spend time with sports medicine specialist and avid runner Vad’s engaging and highly informative new book…Vad’s mix of common sense and science adds up to a healthy, thoughtful approach to one of America’s most popular fitness activities."
—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"With such a great balance, The New Rules of Running looks to be this generation's answer to Jim Fixx's 40-year-old book [The Complete Book on Running], in it's ability to resonate with ALL types of runners. Combined with new concepts, innovations and training programs from one of America's greatest runners and coaches, it is highly recommended for all types of runners, particularly those wishing to embark upon that fall half-marathon/marathon."
—Run Blog Run
The New Rules Of Running is available in Paperback