Runner's World Essential Guides: Injury Prevention & Recovery

Runner's World Essential Guides: Injury Prevention & Recovery

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What Every Runner Needs to Know about Getting (and Staying) Healthy In an ideal runner's world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday's workout. The reality is that many runners constantly deal with a slight (or not so slight) disturbance-a tender foot, a tight hamstring, a whiny knee. While these nagging issues often aren't serious enough to require a time-out, they are annoying, especially when they don't let you fully enjoy your time on the roads. /pr Runner's World Essential Guides: Injury Prevention and Recovery is chock-full of helpful tips on how to avoid and recover from the most common injuries that plague runners. Presented in an easy to follow format and with dozens of handy sidebars, the practical information in this book will help keep runners on healthy, pain-free, and enjoying their running experience like never before.But not refueling after you run is possibly the single worst thing you can do to thwart your recovery. ... significantly reduce the rate at which glycogen (the stored form of carbohydrates) is synthesized and stored in your muscles and liver. ... It is even better if you can eat or drink more often, since a more frequent ingestion of smaller amounts of carbohydrates better maintains blood glucose and insulin levels.

Title:Runner's World Essential Guides: Injury Prevention & Recovery
Author:The Editors of Runner's World
Publisher:Rodale - 2012-09-04


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