Written in a really easy-to-use way, this book is a lay person's guide to why we should all run more - just in case you need convincing. This book is split into the following easy-to-follow sections: what running physiology is all about - so that you know what affects running has on your body; running environment - so you know where's best to run; running equipment - so you can get an added advantage with the best, most comfortable and useful kit; and running psychology - so you can keep happy and motivated to run. This book clearly explains the factors that affect your ability to run well and so are useful things that all runners should know before taking their first running steps. Also collected together here in this convenient and easy to use format are insights from sports scientists, up-to-date and current research findings and the distilled experiences of running professionals. It's up to you now to share in the joy, the exhilaration, the sweat, the aches and the pains that running has to offer!
Journey of a Couch Gnome is the prequel to the beloved Peter Pomperfield Series and follows the adventures of three couch gnomes on their quest to turn iron into gold. Join Riddlesaw, Gruffhammer and Drillbit as they embark on an epic adventure that will change their relationship as brothers and impact their lives forever. When an unexpected event forces three couch gnomes to leave the comfort of their family cottage and embark on a journey across a perilous mountain, the brothers discover they must rely on each other's talents or fail in their quest. Armed with their father's carpentry tools, the three gnomes enlist the help of a hound, fox and chicken to aid them in their journey. Readers will fall in love with this timeless tale of adventure, friendship and brotherhood. The events that follow Journey of a Couch Gnome can be found in Peter Pomperfield and the Battle for Grandma's House, available at all major retailers. For more information on the Peter Pomperfield Series, visit www.peterpomperfield.weebly.com