Running for Mortals: A Commonsense Plan for Changing Your Life Through Running (Paperback)

A Commonsense Plan for Changing Your Life Through Running

By John Bingham, Jenny Hadfield

Rodale Books, 9781594863257, 276pp.

Publication Date: April 17, 2007



The authors of "Marathoning for Mortals - "John "The Penguin" Bingham and Coach Jenny Hadfield, MA, CPT - now show beginning runners how to fit running into their lifestyle easily

You don't have to run fast or competitively to reap the rewards that running has to offer. What you do need is the courage to start. That is the "Penguin mantra" that has enabled John Bingham through his best-selling book "No Need for Speed, " his popular monthly column for "Runner's World" magazine, and his many appearances at major running events throughout the year to inspire thousands of men and women to take up the sport for fitness and the sheer enjoyment that running brings them.

By teaming up with coach Jenny Hadfield, his wife and coauthor on "Marathoning for Mortals, " Bingham lays out strategies that will help readers to safely and effortlessly integrate runs into their busy schedules. In this book, backed by "Runner's World, "the authority of America's leading running magazine, the authors provide tips for getting started, sticking to a routine, eating for energy, hydration, and training for speed and endurance.

About the Author

JOHN "THE PENGUIN" BINGHAM writes a column for Runner's World magazine and teaches the basics of running to adult-onset athletes. The author of No Need for Speed and coauthor (with Jenny Hadfield) of Marathoning for Mortals, he lives in Chicago.JENNY HADFIELD, MA, CPT, is a fitness expert who has trained thousands of walkers, run-walkers, and runners of all levels. Her gentle yet uncompromising approach to training combined with her unique insights into the human body and mind will help readers discover their inner long-distance athlete. She lives in Chicago.