Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed
ISBN: 1937715752
EAN13: 9781937715755
Language: English
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
In Running Rewired , America's leading endurance sports physical therapist and coach shares a program for runners to become stronger, faster, and more durable. Jay Dicharry distills cutting-edge biomechanical research into 15 workouts any runner can slot into their training program to begin seeing real results in about 6 weeks. For better or worse, your body drives your running form. Running Rewired will show you how to shed old injuries, mobility problems, weaknesses and imbalances and rewire your body-brain movement patterns. You'll rebuild your movement and transform your running within one season. Through his work with athletes at REP Lab and top university sports performance clinics, Dicharry has found that strength training alone is inadequate for runners. To develop the four essential movement skills required for faster, safer running, runners must practice better movement as they build strength. In Running Rewired , you'll use - 11 self-tests for joint mobility, posture stability, rotation, and alignment - 83 exercises to fix blocks, move with precision, build strength, and improve power - 15 rewire workouts to amplify any training plan from 5K to ultramarathon Dicharry's Running Rewired combines the best of real-world coaching and a physical therapy approach to strength and mobility for better running. You'll find your personal best running form and become a faster, more durable runner.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover BECOME A FASTER, MORE DURABLE RUNNER Sports physiologist and biomechanics expert Jay Dicharry will rewire your body and brain for better running. From the track to the trail, sprints to ultras, Dicharry's Running Rewired program has proven successful in equipping athletes for the demands that running puts on the body. Get started this season with 15 workouts to develop the precision and performance that will transform your run. By adding just two workouts a week to your regular training, you will develop the strength, stability, and speed that lead to faster, more efficient running. For better or worse, your body drives your form. Old injuries, mobility problems, fatigue, wear and tear--these reveal themselves in how you move when you run. The Running Rewired program addresses these blocks, strengthens you, and trains you to run better for the miles ahead. Jay is, simply put, the best. His program prepared me for success in my training for the Rio Olympics. -- Kate Grace, Olympic middle-distance runner Jay Dicharry integrates the science of how the body moves with his extensive knowledge of runners and their problems to improve your mechanics and make you a better runner. -- Jonathan Beverly, author of Run Strong, Stay Hungry and Your Best Stride With Jay's methodical plan I was able to go from being unable to run to setting a course marathon PR at the Ironman World Championships. - Linsey Corbin, 5-time Ironman(R) champion JAY DICHARRY is one of America's leading physical therapists and a board-certified Sports Clinical Specialist. His REP Lab is known for rebuilding injured endurance athletes through accurate diagnosis, education, and treatment.