Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide

4.06 (16 Ratings by Goodreads)
Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide

Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide

4.06 (16 Ratings by Goodreads)
Published: 3 November, 2022
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'Invaluable' - WATERSTONES BEST SPORTS BOOKS OF 2022 'Born to Run 2 is a must read for every runner out there' Rich Roll 'Amazing, really incredibly inspiring book' Joe Wicks on Born to Run Born to Run's Chris McDougall and long-time running coach Eric Orton show us how to join the global barefoot running movement and explore the world on our own two feet. Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide teaches every runner, new or experienced, how to master humankind's first true superpower and tap into hidden reserves of strength and stamina. With chapters dedicated to the Free Seven - Food, Fitness, Form, Focus, Footwear, Fun and Family - we learn exactly how to change our biomechanics, clean up our diets, heal our injuries, adapt to healthier footwear, and prepare for our dream challenge. Packed with advice and inspiring stories from runners who have made the transition, it includes: - A rock-solid food primer on optimum diet and power-packed On the Run recipes - Techniques for running with dogs and baby buggies to help you run with the whole family - 'Perfect Form' exercises that will overhaul your stride in less than ten minutes - A 90-Day Run Free Programme, designed to give everything you need to run faster and farther, forever.

Born to Run greatly inspired me as a writer and as an athlete ... Born to Run 2 is a must read for every runner out there -- Rich Roll
A hybrid of inspiring running stories and practical training advice -- Runner's World podcast
McDougall's seminal Born to Run sparked a huge craze for barefoot running that shows no sign of slowing down, and with this invaluable manual he sets out an in-depth guide to the seven key areas essential to getting the most out of the activity * Waterstones Best Sports Books of 2022 *
A sequel with a difference ... Practical advice on everything from training to diet choices, footwear and running form. This will be of interest to anyone who enjoyed the original book * Athletics Weekly *
An explanation of processes, principles and methods to the Run Free philosophy, mixed in with the experiences of those who have tried it, as well as sections on improving your running form through to nutrition and, yes, footwear * Athletics Weekly *
A blend of how-to guide [and Chris McDougall's] trademark great storytelling and enthusiasm -- Shankara Smith, co-owner of Run & Become
Praise for Born to Run: Part how-to manual, part scientific treatise, but throughout a ripping yarn, this book will inspire everyone who reads it to think on their feet * Independent *
Amazing, really incredibly inspiring book -- Joe Wicks
A fascinating and inspiring true adventure story, destined to become a classic -- Ranulph Fiennes
Not just a classic book for runners, but for anyone who has ever dreamed of venturing beyond their comfort zone -- Tim Butcher
A really phenomenal book -- Jon Stewart
A bible for the barefoot running community -- Ben Fogle * Telegraph *
This is, quite simply, the best book on sport I have ever read * Sydney Morning Herald *
Reaches the state of bliss that runners ... very occasionally experience in the midst of an endless run -- Simon Kuper * Financial Times *
Quite simply the best book you'll ever read about running ... it's brilliant, and brilliantly life-affirming -- Lloyd Bradley, author of The Rough Guide to Running
An operatic ode to the joys of running * Washington Post *
One of the most joyful and engaging books about running to appear for many years * Irish Times *
One of the biggest phenomenons in running literature ... I struggle to think of a book that's had a bigger impact -- Runner's World podcast

Christopher McDougall is author of the internationally bestselling Born to Run, which is being adapted into a TV series, Natural Born Heroes, and Running with Sherman. He lives in rural Pennsylvania and Hawaii. Eric Orton is a world-renowned running coach and author of The Cool Impossible. He works with winners, beginners and all in between, and has coached almost every race distance from 800 metres to 200 miles. Eric is based in the outdoor adventure paradise of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Type Book
ISBN 9781788165815
Number Of Pages 272
Item Weight 860 g
Product Dimensions 190 x 246 x 22 mm
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Format Paperback