Every day people realise that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress - but for newcomers, the obstacles can seem fierce. Fears of pain and embarrassment, busy schedules, not knowing where or how to start.
Get Running provides all the information aspiring runners need to take their first steps, as well as inspiration for staying motivated. The book presents readers with tips for smart nutrition and injury prevention that enable beginners to achieve gradual, tangible progress while learning to enjoy running.
Mary runs classes for runners at all levels and here she distils her experience and enthusiasm into a practical guide that demonstrates just how fun and rewarding the sport can be. Filled with testimonials, photos and examples from Mary’s many happy runners this is an indispensable companion for any runner.
About the Author
Mary Jennings started coaching family and friends to enjoy running just for fun, but as they started to improve, look for new challenges, and tell their friends, this expanded into coaching running full-time for her. Over the past ten years, her business, Forget the Gym, has developed to teach everyone from beginners right up to seasoned marathon runners.