Running Books

Reflections on Out of Thin Air by Michael Crawley

Out of Thin Air, by Michael Crawley, is an excellent book about running. It’s not a book that focuses on training per se, but there are nuggets of running wisdom interspersed through its engaging storytelling. Lately, I’ve been on a reading kick and a lot of the books I’m reading have been about running. Some […]

Four Lessons Learned from Good to Go About Recovery

I just finished reading Good to Go by Christie Aschwanden, and it was was excellent. Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery is an exploration – and critique – of the booming market for recovery products. She starts by setting the stage with an […]

Six Key Takeaways from the Science of Running by Steve Magness

If you’re like me, you need to understand why you do things and how they work. And if that’s the case, you need to read The Science of Running by Steve Magness. He makes clear up front that this isn’t a book for beginners. His target audience is clearly competitive athletes and coaches who are […]

Training Explained: Jack Daniels Running Formula

Jack Daniels is an accomplished running coach, and his book, Jack Daniels Running Formula, is an excellent guide to training as a runner. The training plans in his book are geared towards very serious runners, but the science and training philosophy behind it can be applied to most people on the running spectrum. While you […]

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