3 Months to Your First 5k by Dave Kuehls

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The author of 4 Months to a 4-Hour Marathon gives beginners the advice and instruction they need to take their first strides toward becoming great runners.

Expert Dave Kuehls offers the inspiration to get even the most devoted couch potatoes on their feet and completing a 5K in three months. Serving as personal coach and trainer, 3 Months to Your First 5K includes:

- The physical and psychological benefits of running
- Motivation to get started and keep going
- Training tips including equipment, clothing, nutrition, warm-ups, schedule, and lifestyle
- Time goals
- Race day tips and strategies
- After the finish line-what's next?
- The challenge of the marathon

Once readers have accomplished that 5K, they can also learn how to keep the momentum going and improve their time and stamina for longer races.


About Dave Kuehls

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Dave Kuehls of Akron, Ohio, is a contributing editor for Runner's World, the world's largest running magazine. He has also written for Sports Illustrated, Men's Health, GQ, and ESPN Magazine. His fastest 5K is 16:43.
Published July 3, 2007 by Perigee. 144 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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