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Run Well

Essential health questions and answers for runners

Dr Juliet McGrattan



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Bloomsbury Sport
01 June 2021
The handbook that every runner needs on their shelf.

Why do I get a headache after a run? Do runners really need to do strength and conditioning? Will running damage my knees? How can I stop my skin chafing on long runs? How quickly will I lose my fitness if I have to stop running? What's the best diet for a runner?

Dr Juliet McGrattan has worked as a family doctor, health journalist and Master Coach for the 261 Fearless global running network. All this experience and passion combines to create this helpful, accessible handbook.

Run Well answers these and many other common health questions that runners ask. Packed with practical, realistic and sound advice on topics from head to toe, for all of the running community.
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Sport
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm, 
Weight:   404g
ISBN:   9781472979674
ISBN 10:   1472979672
Pages:   256
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr Juliet McGrattan was an NHS GP for 16 years, and is a health journalist, blogger, speaker and running coach. Her first book for Bloomsbury Sorted: The Active Woman's Guide to Health was named the BMA Popular Medicine Book of the Year. @drjulietmcgrattan

Reviews for Run Well: Essential health questions and answers for runners

Find answers to all your running-related health questions * Runner's World * A fascinating tour of your own body for runners * Joe Williams, founder of UKRunChat * Friendly facts, myth busting and plenty of stories to make you fall even deeper in love with the joy and madness of running * Anna McNuff, adventurer and best-selling author * Answers all the questions I always wanted to ask ... so useful * Vassos Alexander, author of Don't Stop me Now * The most informative guide to the connection between running and health that I have read... From brain endorphins to toe blisters, its jog around our complicated bodies is expert, entertaining, useful, and utterly free of fads or jargon * Roger Robinson, Elite runner, author of When Running Made History * The antidote to Dr Google all runners have been looking for. Run Well carefully navigates us through every health question we might have, and many we didn't realise we needed to know in the first place... Compelling, essential and fascinating * Esther Newman, Editor, Women's Running * Packed full of information, facts and real-life stories, Run Well is a health bible for runners. * Nell McAndrew, model, running enthusiast and author of Nell McAndrew's Guide to Running * Every runner of every gender, age, or ability needs this book...not on their shelf, in their hands * Kathrine Switzer First woman to register for and run the Boston Marathon; winner New York City Marathon; Author, Marathon Woman; Co-Founder, 261 Fearless, Inc. non-profit * A must read for anyone who wants to understand what their bodies are up to while running... Packed with comprehensive yet easy-to-read answers to a range of running questions, all from a qualified medic who runs herself * Moire O'Sullivan, Mountain runner and author * Brilliantly put and easy to understand - my running brain is complete * Paul Hobrough, physiotherapist and author of Running Free of Injuries and The Runner's Expert Guide to Stretching * A brilliant book. I wish I'd read this before my 5,000 mile run across Canada. From checking your testicles to whether it's safe to use ibuprofen when you run long distances, Run Well covers every problem a runner could have. A top-notch read. * Jamie McDonald, Adventureman and best-selling author * Dr. Juliet McGrattan unites all her expertise in this new Britannica for running healthily * Edith Zuschmann, CEO of 261 Fearless, the global women's running network * From your head down to your toes, no stone goes unturned in this comprehensive guide to running and the human body * Rhalou Allerhand, Digital Editor, Netdoctor * Answers the common health questions that every runner asks * Trail Running magazine *

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