Get faster, enjoy your running more and stay injury-free. Build Your Running Body is the break-through way to train. It is an easy-to-follow guide drawing on the latest research in exercise physiology, and will make every stride perfect. Illustrated with almost 400 black and white photos to fully explain the work-out instructions. over 150 workouts, from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance work and plyometrics (jump training), to suit distance runners of any skill level. Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments. 10 training programmes for runners of all levels, which can be easily integrated into a daily routine. Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss. Insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching. Interviews with leading runners and exercise coaches that reveal the secrets of elite athletes and race strategy. Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to competition and through to the finish line. For the beginner or the athlete looking for a personal best this is a comprehensive guide of coaching wisdom and accessible advice.