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Y and see what works for you All the information was either common sense or common to any running guiderunning common sense dress warmly when it s cold outside wear layers buy shoes that fit etc One star I m an avid runner and do most of my trainingracing on roads Thought I d pick this up to get some info on converting to trails or at least running on trails I still will do so but not because of having read
This Book The Only Information Of Value For Me Was book The only information of value for me was section on animals and what to "do when you see them Ie Grizzly vs Black bear etc Other than "when you see them Ie Grizzly vs Black bear etc Other than the authors make it a point to put down road runners at every chance they can get From footwear and clothing choices to attitudes and mindsets these authors clearly feel that they are better than your average road runner Most of the trail runners I now are easy going laid back and very likely to help anyone out definitely not the snarky Chase and his co author This book contained mostly common sense type stuff or general info most experienced runners would already now I found the most interesting chapter to be Hazards of the Trail although if I m going to be completely honest reading that chapter just added to my irrational fears of mountain lions lightning and new to the list thanks to this book snakes A great basic primer for those wanting to start trail running. Ils and getting started; managing ascents and descents with ease; maneuvering off road obstacles; strength stretching and cross training; selecting proper shoes clothing and accessories; safety on the trail; racing and other trail events and. To trails in any form it s definitely worth a read even so if you don t have a road running "Background If You Have A "If you have a background in the outdoors andor running you probably don t need it but if you re curious check it out of the library or buy a used copy You won t need it for reference moving forward as you ll already have the nowledge you need This is full of great information As other reviewers have mentioned you can find most of that information on the internet if you dig a little but it s a good compact book to check out from the library and save yourself some googling peruse for areas you may need some helpinstructioninsighta refresher One of the authors is a Colorado trail
#Runner So There Are Some Safety Tips #so there are some safety tips information in here that are specific to landscape and climate that are great for locals starting out with trail running gear etc I immediately zeroed in on hills and techniues for getting up themI didn t catch the snark others mentioned towards road runners but since I ve always run on trails paths and gravel roads I wasn t sensitive to it it flew right over my head Almost entirely common sense The first eight chapters were not helpful and I stopped reading I ve only been running trails for a few months but I found I had already figured out the major advice of
this book Each runner is different tr. Is fast becoming one of the most popular fitness activities Whether book Each runner is different tr. Is fast becoming one of the most popular fitness activities Whether a complete beginner or have been hitting the trails for years this fully illustrated one of a ind guide provides all the essential information including finding tra. This book helped me think out of the box on running No need to drive to a place when I can put in a mile running to the mail box down to the boat dock and around the house a few times This includes elevation changes and beats pounding the asphalt Very encouraging and informative Also useful websites I agree that experienced runners would now most of this info Ch 3 about Trail Running Techniue was the most useful for me particularly the tips about encountering obstacles and proper form for ascentsdescents Also Ch 10 on Hazards of the Trail was useful However this book was published in 2001 and in 2014 this info could easily be searched online Lastly there is a definite bias toward trail running over road running that some may find irritating I found the guide to be a one stop shop I was happy to find a book that addressed differences in trails and streetsroads Clearly the authors sought out experienced runners for their thoughts and experiences at every opportunity This was a good book but much of it contained information I already new as a road runner a backpackerhikermountain biker and a former outdoor industry employee Still I learned some new things like the history of trail running and tried to better understand some running metrics that seem to confound me like VO2 max and lactate threshold If you re brand Combining all the health and "fitness benefits of walking and road running the outdoor adventure sports such as hiking and mountain biking "benefits of walking and road running the outdoor adventure of sports such as hiking and mountain biking the spiritual renewal from a day spent communing with nature is it any wonder that trail running.