Running with the Whole Body: A 30-Day Program to Running Faster with Less Effort
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Running with the Whole Body: A 30-Day Program to Running Faster with Less Effort

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In Running with the Whole Body, Heggie proposes a thirty-day exercise program that will not only prevent you from injuring yourself in a new way, but enable you to become a smoother, and more powerful runner. The exercises presented isolate the workings of the various parts of the body to show how each part of the body balances and works in concert with the others. The res...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 19th 1996 by North Atlantic Books (first published October 1st 1986)
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Jim Leckband
The title is cheesy, that I shall grant - is this another repackaged common-sense workout book?

The answer is an emphatic no. I have read and skimmed quite a few running and workout books and there is nothing like this one under the sun. The common thread to most running, technique or workout program books is that those books essentially claim to be *the answer* if you follow their dictates.

This book is humble. It doesn't know what your problems may be that are keeping you from running your best...more
Noelle N.
A slow read, but I've always been interested in Feldenkrais, so when I heard about a book that incorporates his philosophy with running I wanted to check it out. I only tried a couple of the movements illustrated, but I think they were helpful in creating more awareness. Basically, I'm glad I read it and feel I got his general idea, although I'm sure it would've been more useful to me if I took the time to try/focus on the movements.
Leonore Lee
I found this book very hard to read AND follow the instructions/exercises at the same time. Maybe if you have a partner to read while you perform the drills? Also advocates a heel strike... that's quite outdated!
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