Stepping Forward

A Runner’s Guide to Moving for Life




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/14/2009

Recognition Programs

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9780595616442
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9780595635764
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9780595507788

About the Book

Howard Elakman did not begin running until he was thirty-eight, but now he has more than forty years of running experience. And that makes him an expert in the field.

In 2002, he earned certification with the Road Runners Club of America, and he still takes continuing education courses with the group. In 2003, he received his level-one certification from USA Track and Field.

Running has allowed him to eat almost as much as he wants, remain healthy and make new friends. In this book, you’ll find out how to develop a running routine that will improve your health and your personal life, too. You’ll learn:

  • What to do before beginning a running program;
  • How to prepare yourself mentally;
  • Ways to stretch and enhance your muscles;
  • Proper safety precautions;
  • What to expect at marathons;
  • And much more!
Find the runner within you and choose a road that will lead to a healthier life and new friendships. Decide to get started now with Stepping Forward: A Runner’s Guide to Moving for Life.

About the Author

Howard Elakman has been active his whole life but did not start running until he was almost 40 years old. Joining a running club improved his health and led him to new friendships. A longtime resident of Florida, he hopes to pass on his love of running to everyone.