The New Rules of Running

  • by Vijay Vad, David Allen
  • Narrated by Steven Menasche
  • 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 audiobook 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. It also includes essential strengthening exercises, stretches, nutrition, and hydration tips.

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What the Critics Say

"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)

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Customer Reviews

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audio is not a good format for this book

you need the visuals from the printed book . needs a PDF companion included with the audio.
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- Wendy

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If you could sum up The New Rules of Running in three words, what would they be?

Good overview of training for a marathon written for beginners and advanced runners.


What other book might you compare The New Rules of Running to and why?

The original running books by Jim Fixx or George Sheehan.


What about Steven Menasche’s performance did you like?

He was perfect for this type of book. Never listened to him before but he did a good job.


What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

Stretching and nutrition tips were good and I plan to fit them into my workout routine.


Any additional comments?

I would recommend this book for any athlete who wants to learn more of what it takes to run a marathon. A short book with good info from a medical doctor.

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- thomas

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-01-2014
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC