The Everything Running Book by Art Libermann with Stephen Pribut and Carlo DeVito, paperback, 289 pages, Adams Media Corporation (2002), ISBN: 1580626181
Statistics show that people who run regularly are thinner, have lower cholesterol, and live longer, healthier lives. But, as you know, getting a running regimen started is not as easy as picking up a pair of sneakers and shooting out the door. Fortunately, veteran marathon runner Art Libermann had teamed up with podiatrist Stephen Pribut and publishing professional Carlo DeVito to create the ultimate reference. Author Art Liberman is also a long-time running coach, and founder of the popular marathon training website marathontraining.com. Sports podistrist Stephen Pribut, M.D., is also a marathon runner. Carlo DeVito is the author of several publications. "The Everything Running Book" is a quick and easy guide to getting started on a running program that works for you. This complete book covers everything you need to know, from eating right, stretching, and treating common injuries to strapping on the right pair of sneakers and hitting the track or treadmill. "The Everything Running Book" features practical advice on what to eat and not to eat before and after a run, how to stretch before and after a run, how to cross-train with weights and other activities, how to regulate water intake, how to create a running plan based on your age, sex, medical history, and lifestyle. Whether you are looking for a low-cost way to get in shape or are training for a marathon, "The Everything Running Book" is the perfect way to set realistic goals and achieve them.