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Böcker om löpning som kan ge inspiration och motivation till din löpträning. Här har vi samlat böckerna som går all in på löpningen från A till Ö. En del handlar om generell löpträning medan andra är biografier om personerna som springer för livet.

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  • Maraton och andra långlopp : träna med Anders Szalkai

    Maraton och andra långlopp : träna med Anders Szalkai
  • Norrut : att springa Appalacherleden och finna sig själv

    Norrut : att springa Appalacherleden och finna sig själv
  • Mindful Running: How Meditative Running Can Improve Performance and Make You a Happier, More Fulfilled Person

    Mindful Running: How Meditative Running Can Improve Performance and Make You a Happier, More Fulfilled Person
    Brings together scientific research, expert analysis and elite athlete contributions to reveal how relating to your mind, body and surroundgins in a new way can help you run longer and faster, as well as offer a boost to your overall mental, emotional and physical health.
  • The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing

    The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing
  • Smartare löpning : 100 hacks för roligare rundor och bättre träning

    Smartare löpning : 100 hacks för roligare rundor och bättre träning
    Är du en inbiten löparräv eller nybörjare som siktar på att springa ditt första motionslopp? Oavsett vilket finns det mängder med tips och tricks som gör din löpning både roligare och bättre.Petra Månström, känd löparprofil, kommer här med sina bästa råd i form av 100 löparhacks. För hennes del började löpningen med ett impulsivt beslut att springa ett maraton när chefen på tidningen hon jobbade på frågade om någon kunde tänka sig att springa Stockholm Marathon och blogga om det.Och trots att hon idag verkligen hittat sin grej i löpningen slår hon ett slag för en mindre prestationsinriktad träning.Att det ska vara känslan i kroppen efter passet som räknas, inte hur långt eller snabbt du sprungit. Eller att löpningen - och våra kroppar - mår bra av att vi går lite emellanåt på långpasset.Här finns knepen som underlättar på tävling, hur du finslipar din löpteknik, får en roligare stund på löpbandet eller varierar dina löprundor. Men framför allt hur du kan hitta en hållbar träning, där du får ihop träningen med livet och undviker skador.Löpning behöver inte vara blodsmak i munnen - det är bara att springa lite smartare helt enkelt!
  • Chirunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running

    Chirunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running
    The revised edition of the bestselling ChiRunning, a groundbreaking program from ultra-marathoner and nationally-known coach Danny Dreyer, that teaches you how to run faster and farther with less effort, and to prevent and heal injuries for runners of any age or fitness level. In ChiRunning, Danny and Katherine Dreyer, well-known walking and running coaches, provide powerful insight that transforms running from a high-injury sport to a body-friendly, injury-free fitness phenomenon. ChiRunning employs the deep power reserves in the core muscles, an approach found in disciplines such as yoga, Pilates, and T'ai Chi. ChiRunning enables you to develop a personalized exercise program by blending running with the powerful mind-body principles of T'ai Chi: 1. Get aligned. Develop great posture and reduce your potential for injury while running, and make knee pain and shin splints a thing of the past. 2. Engage your core. Shift the workload from your leg muscles to your core muscles, for efficiency and speed. 3. Add relaxation to your running. Learn to focus your mind and relax your body to increase speed and distance. 4. Make it a Mindful Practice. Maintain high performance and make running a mindful, enjoyable life-long practice. 5. It's easy to learn. Transform your running with the ten-step ChiRunning training program.
  • Running Free

    Running Free
    Shortlisted for the 2015 Thwaites Wainwright prize for nature writing Richard Askwith wanted more. Not convinced running had to be all about pounding pavements, buying fancy kit and racking up extreme challenges, he looked for ways to liberate himself. His solution: running through muddy fields and up rocky fells, running with his dog at dawn, running because he's being (voluntarily) chased by a pack of bloodhounds, running to get hopelessly, enjoyably lost, running fast for the sheer thrill of it. Running as nature intended. Part diary of a year running through the Northamptonshire countryside, part exploration of why we love to run without limits, Running Free is an eloquent and inspiring account of running in a forgotten, rural way, observing wildlife and celebrating the joys of nature.An opponent of the commercialisation of running, Askwith offers a welcome alternative, with practical tips (learned the hard way) on how to both start and keep running naturally - from thawing frozen toes to avoiding a stampede when crossing a field of cows. Running Free is about getting back to the basics of why we love to run.
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
  • Trail Running - Chamonix and the Mont Blanc region

    Trail Running - Chamonix and the Mont Blanc region
  • Science of Running: Analyze Your Technique, Prevent Injury, Revolutionize Your Training

    Science of Running: Analyze Your Technique, Prevent Injury, Revolutionize Your Training
    Discover the hard science that will help you run faster, endure for longer, and avoid injury. Analyze your running style and learn how to enhance your gait for optimum efficiency and safety. Transform your performance with exercises targeting strength, flexibility, and recovery - each exercise annotated to reveal the muscle mechanics so you know you're getting it right. Understand the science behind your body's energy systems and how to train to maximize energy storage and conversion. Follow training and exercise programs tailored to different abilities and distances, from 5K to marathon. Whether you are new to running or an experienced runner, this book will help you achieve your goals and stay injury-free.
  • The Rise of the Ultra Runners

    The Rise of the Ultra Runners
  • What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir

    What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir
    An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is an illuminating glimpse into the solitary passions of one of our greatest artists. While training for the New York City Marathon, Haruki Murakami decided to keep a journal of his progress. The result is a memoir about his intertwined obsessions with running and writing, full of vivid recollections and insights, including the eureka moment when he decided to become a writer. By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, here is a rich and revelatory work that elevates the human need for motion to an art form.
  • Running with the Kenyans

    Running with the Kenyans
    Sunday Times Sports Book of the YearShortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year AwardWinner - Best New Writer category at the British Sports Book AwardsAfter years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, Runner's World contributor Adharanand Finn set out to discover what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. Packing up his family, he moved to Iten, Kenya, the running capital of the world, and started investigating. Was it running barefoot to school, the food, the altitude, or something else? At the end of his journey he put his research to the test by running his first marathon, across the Kenyan plains.This edition includes a new chapter covering the 2012 Olympics.
  • Running with Sherman

    Running with Sherman
    Christopher McDougall's new running partner, Sherman, is ill-tempered, obstinate, and often so uncooperative that Christopher leads him with a rope. Sherman is also a donkey. After rescuing Sherman from a neglectful owner and almost certain death, Christopher McDougall plunges into the world of Burro Racing -- running a marathon accompanied by a Donkey. His aim is to rehabilitate Sherman, to give him purpose, and to participate in the World Championship Pack Burro Race in Fairplay, Colorado, where Burro Racing was invented. But along the way, as McDougall learns how to care for his new companion and meets the men and women who have fallen in love with Burro Racing, he discovers how working with animals can teach profound lessons about what it means to be human.
  • Runstreak : att springa varje dag

    Runstreak : att springa varje dag
    Runstreak innebär att man springer varje dag. Men är det inte skadligt? Hur gör man när man är sjuk? Behöver inte kroppen vila? De frågorna, och många fler, får vi svar på när Daniel Karlsson tar oss med på sin egen livsresa, från att avsky löpning till att idag tillhöra dem i Sverige som har sprungit flest antal dagar i rad.Daniel brinner för att få in mer rörelse i fler människors liv, men han tycker att det traditonella tankesättet har gjort sitt. I Runstreak presenterar han sin egen filosofi som har gjort att han själv och många andra har hittat en genuin rörelseglädje.Följ med bakom kullisserna och ta del av vad konceptet runstreak handlar om på djupet. Lär dig allt du behöver om löpningens grunder, om utrustning och rätt inställning. Med den här boken kan du komma igång med din löpning, ta din löpning till nya nivåer och skapa förutsättningar för mer njutfull rörelse.Vare sig du är en vilsen nybörjare eller en van löpare är den här boken en riktig ögonöppnare. 
  • Running with Scissors

    Running with Scissors
    The #1 'New York Times' BestsellerAn 'Entertainment Weekly' Top Ten Book of the YearNow a Major Motion Picture'''''''''''' '''''''''''''Running with Scissors' is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at the age of twelve, Burroughs found himself amidst Victorian squalor living with the doctor's bizarre family, and befriending a pedophile who resided in the backyard shed. The story of an outlaw childhood where rules were unheard of, and the Christmas tree stayed up all year round, where Valium was consumed like candy, and if things got dull an electroshock- therapy machine could provide entertainment. The funny, harrowing and bestselling account of an ordinary boy's survival under the most extraordinary circumstances.Running with Scissors AcknowledgmentsGratitude doesn't begin to describe it: Jennifer Enderlin, Christopher Schelling, John Murphy, Gregg Sullivan, Kim Cardascia, Michael Storrings, and everyone at St. Martin's Press. Thank you: Lawrence David, Suzanne Finnamore, Robert Rodi, Bret Easton Ellis, Jon Pepoon, Lee Lodes, Jeff Soares, Kevin Weidenbacher, Lynda Pearson, Lona Walburn, Lori Greenburg, John DePretis, and Sheila Cobb. I would also like to express my appreciation to my mother and father for, no matter how inadvertently, giving me such a memorable childhood. Additionally, I would like to thank the real-life members of the family portrayed in this book for taking me into their home and accepting me as one of their own. I recognize that their memories of the events described in this book are different than my own. They are each fine, decent, and hard-working people. The book was not intended to hurt the family. Both my publisher and I regret any unintentional harm resulting from the publishing and marketing of Running with Scissors. Most of all, I would like to thank my brother for demonstrating, by example, the importance of being wholly unique.
  • 'Runner's World' Complete Book of Running

    'Runner's World' Complete Book of Running
  • Sarek national park guide book : hiking, running and mountaineering

    Sarek national park guide book : hiking, running and mountaineering
    Sarek National Park is the largest high alpine area in Sweden. There are generally no marked trails and almost no facilities like bridges and there is no cell phone coverage. It is unique, spectacular and easy to fall in love with at first sight. Sarek National Park is part of Laponia which is a World Heritage Area. This guide book is a complete planning tool for your Sarek trip, no matter if you are a hiker, a runner or an alpinist.- Descriptions of more than 400 km of terrain in valleys, broken down into 16 segments that can be put together in various complete routes.- Suggestions for three complete routes through Sarek with varying difficulty.- Detailed information for about 20 summit trips, including six summit traverses. The difficulty ranges from hiking to easy climbing. Traverses with a length of one to six linked summits.- All the details you need to know when traversing the four highest peaks in the Sarektjåhkkå Massif: the Sarek traverse (Sarektraversen).- Suggestions for stream crossing points and other info that may facilitate a hike.- Photos and maps that illustrate the terrain.- A modern list of the gear you need to explore Sarek without having to carry a heavy backpack. Learn about lightweight backpacking in Sarek. - Details about getting there, access and info about buses etc.- Advice about safety in the mountains, training, nutrition and much more.This book is written for you who want to experience Sarek in a fast and easy way, from June to September. I wish to inspire both the seasoned hiker and the not so seasoned hiker to try new ways of hiking and enjoying the mountains with a lightweight backpack and flexible plans.'The book is a true source of inspiration!''Boken rekommenderas varmt! Massor med inspiration och en hel del klokheter vad gäller att färdas lätt även i ett område som Sarek. Det är nog lätt att tänka att en lättare packning gör färden mer osäker men författaren visar på det motsatt, där en lätt och stark vandrare också kan ta sig an svårigheter på ett bättre sätt samt öka sin upplevelse en hel del.''Köpt boken och tycker den var bra. Den har något om det mesta utan att snöa in på saker eller bli långdragen. Gillar att den tar upp lite klättring och toppbestigning också.'
  • Science of Running

    Science of Running
  • Running in the Family

    Running in the Family
    In the late 1970s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka. As he records his journey through the drug-like heat and intoxicating fragrances of that 'pendant off the ear of India, ' Ondaatje simultaneously retraces the baroque mythology of his Dutch-Ceylonese family. An inspired travel narrative and family memoir by an exceptional writer.
  • Running with Sherman

    Running with Sherman
  • North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

    North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail
    From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable endurance and speed, accomplished on a vegan diet, he's finished first in nearly all of ultrarunning's elite events over the course of his career. But after two decades of racing, training, speaking, and touring, Jurek felt an urgent need to discover something new about himself. He embarked on a wholly unique challenge, one that would force him to grow as a person and as an athlete: breaking the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. North is the story of the 2,189-mile journey that nearly shattered him. When he set out in the spring of 2015, Jurek anticipated punishing terrain, forbidding weather, and inevitable injuries. He would have to run nearly 50 miles a day, every day, for almost seven weeks. He knew he would be pushing himself to the limit, that comfort and rest would be in short supply -- but he couldn't have imagined the physical and emotional toll the trip would exact, nor the rewards it would offer. With his wife, Jenny, friends, and the kindness of strangers supporting him, Jurek ran, hiked, and stumbled his way north, one white blaze at a time. A stunning narrative of perseverance and personal transformation, North is a portrait of a man stripped bare on the most demanding and transcendent effort of his life. It will inspire runners and non-runners alike to keep striving for their personal best.
  • Träna för en svensk klassiker och andra långlopp

    Träna för en svensk klassiker och andra långlopp
  • 80/20 Running

    80/20 Running
  • Running Science

    Running Science
    Running can encompass the absolute extremes of human performance, from speed to endurance. Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it's a complete reference.
  • Running with the Buffaloes

    Running with the Buffaloes
    Top five Best Books About Running, Runner's World Magazine Top three Best Books About Running, readers of Runner's World Magazine (December 2009) In RUNNING WITH THE BUFFALOES, writer Chris Lear follows the University of Colorado cross-country team through an unforgettable NCAA season. Allowed unparalleled access to team practices, private moments, and the mind of Mark Wetmore--one of the country's most renowned and controversial coaches--Lear provides a riveting look inside the triumphs and heartaches of a perennial national contender and the men who will stop at nothing to achieve excellence. The Buffaloes' 1998 season held great promise, with Olympic hopeful Adam Goucher poised for his first-ever NCAA cross-country title, and the University of Colorado shooting for its first-ever national team title. But in the rigorous world of top-level collegiate sports, blind misfortune can sabotage the dreams of individuals and teams alike. In a season plagued by injury and the tragic loss of a teammate, the Buffaloes were tested as never before. What these men managed to achieve in the face of such adversity is the stuff of legend and glory.With passion and suspense, Lear captures the lives of these young men and offers a glimpse of what drives a gifted runner like Adam Goucher and a great coach like Mark Wetmore. Like Lance Armstrong's It's Not About the Bike, RUNNING WITH THE BUFFALOES is at once a glowing celebration of a sport and an inspiration to anyone who has ever had the courage to beat the odds and follow a dream.
  • Outrunning the Demons

    Outrunning the Demons
    THE RUNNING AWARDS - BEST CHRISTMAS BOOKHope through running... Running can take us to fantastic places. Just as importantly, it can also bring us back from terrible ones. For people in times of crisis, trauma and physical or mental illness - when normality collapses - running can put things back together again. After bestselling author Phil Hewitt was viciously mugged, stabbed and left for dead in 2016, he found himself suffering the acute symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Unable to make sense of the horrific experience that had happened to him, Phil found that dedicating himself to running was slowly but surely helping him heal. Outrunning the Demons is an enriching and celebratory exploration of the transformative power of running - and how it can be the key to unlocking resilience we never knew we had.Told through 34 deeply affecting real-life stories and covering such diverse themes as trauma, bereavement, addiction, depression and anxiety, this compelling book is an exposition of just why running can so often be the answer to everything when we find ourselves in extremis.
  • Daniels' Running Formula

    Daniels' Running Formula
    Get in the best shape of your running career with the help of Daniels Running Formula, the book that Runners World magazine calls the best training book. Premier running coach Jack Daniels provides you with his legendary VDOT formula to guide you through training at exactly the right intensity to run stronger, longer, and faster. Choose a program to get in shape, target a race program, or regain conditioning after layoff or injury. Train for competition with programs for 800 meters, 1500 meters to 2 miles, cross country races, 5K to 10K, 15K to 30K, and marathon events. Each program incorporates training intensities to help you build endurance, strength, and speed. With Daniels Running Formula, youll track the time you spend at each level, train more efficiently, and optimize results. Completely updated with new chapters on altitude training, seasonal programming, and treadmill training, Daniels Running Formula, Third Edition, is the most comprehensive, accessible, and instantly applicable edition to date. Customizable to your current fitness level, competition goals, and schedule, the formula is the ideal solution for any race, anywhere, anytime. Whether training or competing, get the results youre seeking every time you lace up with the workouts and programs detailed in Daniels Running Formula.
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
    In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, the author began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, he reflects upon the influence the sport has had on his life and on his writing. This title presents his portrait.
  • Sky runner : hitta styrka, balans och glädje i din löpning

    Sky runner : hitta styrka, balans och glädje i din löpning
    Bli den bästa versionen av dig själv som löpare! Oavsett om du springer 3 kilometer eller 5 mil på asfalt eller trail så kommer den här boken förändra synen på din löpning och ge dig en djupare motivation och mening med det du gör.¨ Skyrunner ¨ handlar om så mycket mer än att springa i bergen. Det handlar om en livsstil, och ett förhållningssätt till livet, löpning och naturen, om storheten i det oändliga likväl som i det lilla. Om lätthet och lek, om hängivenhet. Om att resan trots allt är viktigare än målet och det ger så mycket mer att ibland inte ta närmaste vägen. Det handlar om val. Att lyssna på sig själv och bygga både yttre och inre förutsättningar för hållbarhet i alla bemärkelser. Trots att trailrunning ofta handlar om långa distanser så anses det vara en snällare form av löpning med lägre skaderisk då varje steg är unikt och varierat och på så sätt sparar kroppen i motsats till en monoton löpning på hårt underlag som sliter hårt på kroppen ergonomiskt. Emelie uppmuntrar oss till modet att våga träna mer på vår egen intuition och lust. Med basen utifrån ett antal nyckelpass i veckan så uppmuntrar hon sedan friheten att improvisera övrig träning under veckan beroende på väder, känsla och inspiration. Ett upplägg som är både befriande och ansvarstagande. - Tricket är att se din träning som något lekfullt och lustfyllt, något som du vill tillbaka till inte något som du måste göra. Emelie Forsberg är professionell bergsatlet. Hon tävlar i trail och skyrunning och under vintern då löpsäsongen har paus tävlar hon i Skimo ( ski mountaineering racing). Båda sporterna är stora publiksporter i Europa och numera på stark framväxt även i Sverige. Emelie refereras ibland till som Sveriges mest okända superstjärna. Förutom att ha blivit världsmästare inom sin sport är hon en stor inspiratör för många genom sin blog emelieforsberg.com och på sina populära Instagramkonton @tinaemelie och @moonvalley_smallfarming där hon delar med sig av sin livsstil och framförallt sin enorma löpglädje och kärlek och ödmjukhet till naturen. I sin bok delar hon generöst med sig av sin erfarenhet, konkreta övningar, några recept och många historier ur sitt liv på högsta nivå. - ¨ Vi är alla skapta till att springa, det är bara att sätta en fot framför den andra¨. Kilian Jornet en av världens mest meriterade bergsatleter har tagit bokens spektakulära bilder.
  • Sky runner : hitta styrka, balans och glädje i din löpning

    Sky runner : hitta styrka, balans och glädje i din löpning
  • Training Essentials for Ultrarunning

    Training Essentials for Ultrarunning
    When elite ultrarunners have a need for speed, they turn to coach Jason Koop. Now the sport's leading coach makes his highly effective ultramarathon training methods available to ultrarunners of all abilities in his book Training Essentials for Ultrarunning. Ultramarathoners have traditionally piled on the miles or tried an approach that worked for a friend. Yet ultramarathons are not just longer marathons; simply running more will not prepare you for the race experience you want. Ultramarathon requires a new and specific approach to training. Training Essentials for Ultrarunning will revolutionize training for those who want to race an ultramarathon instead of just gutting it out to the finish line.Koop's race-proven ultramarathon program is based on sound science, the most current research, and years of experience coaching the sport's star runners to podium performances. Packed with practical advice and vetted training methods, Training Essentials for Ultrarunning is the new, must-have resource for first-timers and ultramarathon veterans.Runners using Training Essentials for Ultrarunning will gain much more than Koop's training approach:* The science behind ultramarathon performance.* Common ultramarathon failure points and how to solve them.* How to use interval training to focus workouts, make gains, reduce injuries, and race faster.* Simple, effective fueling and hydration strategies.* Koop's A.D.A.P.T. method for making the right decisions to solve a race-day crisis.* How to plan your ultra season for better racing.* Course-by-course coaching guides to iconic U.S. ultramarathons including American River 50, Badwater 135, Hardrock 100, Javelina 100, JFK 50, Lake Sonoma 50, Leadville 100, Vermont 100, Wasatch 100, and Western States 100.* How to achieve your goal, whether it's finishing or winning.A revolution is coming to ultrarunning as ultramarathoners shed old habits and embrace the smarter methods that science and experience show are better. Featuring stories and advice from ultrarunning stars Dakota Jones, Kaci Lickteig, Dylan Bowman, Timothy Olson, and others who work with Koop, Training Essentials for Ultrarunning is the go-to guide for first-time ultrarunners and competitive ultramarathoners.
  • Hälsa, upplevelse och prestation - om konditionsträning och löpning

    Hälsa, upplevelse och prestation - om konditionsträning och löpning
    Vill du träna för att må bra, uppleva mycket eller prestera väl? Oavsett varför du vill vara aktiv och hur vältränad du är har du här en bok som både på bredden och djupet förklarar vad som sker vid olika former av konditionsträning. Här får du också förklaringar till varför det är så lätt att bli skadad under perioder av stress eller när det känns som att du 'äntligen kommit igång ordentligt'. Fun fact: Om du väger 70 kilo kommer du att ha dämpat ungefär 1 600 000 kg på en löptur som är 10 000 steg (ca en mil). Därför är det så viktigt att förstå vilka krafter som är involverade i ett löpsteg och få till en bra kroppshållning. Här har du en god hjälp av denna bok! I boken görs en omfattande genomgång av effekten av olika löpstilar och varför vissa av dem ger många fler friska mil än andra. Lär dig springa snyggt, smart och effektivt! När du läst denna bok förstår du varför motionären i stort sett aldrig behöver träna hårt och känna 'mjölksyra', den som tävlar på 5 km behöver träna mycket för att förbättra VO2-max och varför den som tävlar på 42 km istället behöver fokusera på laktatomsättningen. Du har också fått en förståelse för hur du utifrån olika träningsfilosofier kan lägga upp din träning. Träningsfilosofier som tas upp är 80/20, Maffetone, Pyramiden och Lydiard - det vill säga de filosofier som huvuddelen av träningsprogram inom konditionsträning bygger på.
  • Effektiv löpteknik

    Effektiv löpteknik
  • Running On Empty

    Running On Empty
    A fascinating glimpse into the mind of an ultramarathon runner and the inspirational saga of his run across America. The ultimate endurance athlete, Marshall Ulrich has run more than one hundred foot races averaging over one hundred miles each, completed twelve expedition-length adventure races, and ascended the seven summits-- including Mount Everest. Yet his run from California to New York--the equivalent of running two marathons and a 10k every day for nearly two months straight--proved to be his most challenging effort yet. In Running on Empty he shares the gritty backstory of his run and the excruciating punishments he endured on the road. Ulrich also reaches back nearly thirty years to when the death of his first wife drove him to run from his pain.Ulrich's memoir imbues an incredible read with a universal message for athletes and nonathletes alike: face the toughest challenges, overcome debilitating setbacks, and find deep fulfillment in something greater than achievement.
  • Training for the Uphill Athlete

    Training for the Uphill Athlete
  • The Incomplete Book of Running

    The Incomplete Book of Running
    Peter Sagal, the host of NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner's World, shares 'commentary and reflection about running with a deeply felt personal story, this book is winning, smart, honest, and affecting. Whether you are a runner or not, it will move you' (Susan Orlean).On the verge of turning forty, Peter Sagal-brainiac Harvard grad, short bald Jew with a disposition towards heft, and a sedentary star of public radio-started running seriously. And much to his own surprise, he kept going, faster and further, running fourteen marathons and logging tens of thousands of miles on roads, sidewalks, paths, and trails all over the United States and the world, including the 2013 Boston Marathon, where he crossed the finish line moments before the bombings.In The Incomplete Book of Running, Sagal reflects on the trails, tracks, and routes he's traveled, from the humorous absurdity of running charity races in his underwear-in St. Louis, in February-or attempting to 'quiet his colon' on runs around his neighborhood-to the experience of running as a guide to visually impaired runners, and the triumphant post-bombing running of the Boston Marathon in 2014. With humor and humanity, Sagal also writes about the emotional experience of running, body image, the similarities between endurance sports and sadomasochism, the legacy of running as passed down from parent to child, and the odd but extraordinary bonds created between strangers and friends. The result is 'a brilliant book about running...What Peter runs toward is strength, understanding, endurance, acceptance, faith, hope, and charity' (P.J. O'Rourke).
  • Jag sprang med kenyanerna : hemligheten bakom världens snabbaste löpare

    Jag sprang med kenyanerna : hemligheten bakom världens snabbaste löpare
  • Jeff Galloway: Your Personal Running Journal

    Jeff Galloway: Your Personal Running Journal
    In this book, Olympian Jeff Galloway details how to set up a training program, how to monitor progress, and how to schedule each workout. Included are 52 weeks of daily journal entries, with data analysis tables. Jeff Galloway tells how to set up a successful training program to avoid injury, improve endurance, and run faster. Galloway's 'magic mile' is used to predict performance and set a safe pace for long runs. Specific run-walk-run strategies are set up based upon the runner's current ability. Galloway details how to use the training journal to schedule long runs, drills, speed workouts, rest days, etc. The 52-week journal is easy to use and easy to analyse.This new edition is characterized by a modern and more practice-oriented design that facilitates logging your progress as a runner. In this way, it might help you to keep your motivation.
  • Skyrunner : finding strenght, happiness and balance in your running

    Skyrunner : finding strenght, happiness and balance in your running
    Become the best version of yourself as a runner!Whether you run 3 kilometres or 50, this book will change how you look at your running; it will give you a more profound motivation and meaning in what you do.Sky and trail running is about so much more than just running in the mountains. It's a whole lifestyle and an attitude to life, running and nature - it's about the grandeur of both the indefinite and the small and simple.It's about effortlessness and play, about dedication. It's about the journey often being more important than the destination in spite of everything, and and that sometimes not taking the quickest route will give you far more. It's about choices. Listening to yourself and building both your mental and physical requirements for sustainability in every sense of the word. Emelie Forsberg is a professional mountain athlete. In addition to having become a world champion in her sport, her love of running serves as a beacon that has inspired many others. In this book she generously shares her experiences, along with practical workout exercises and observations from her life as a runner on the highest level. ¨we were all built to run- all you have to do is put one foot in front of the otherKilian Jornet, one of the world's most decorated mountain athletes, is the photographer behind the books spectacular images.
  • Running with Sherman

    Running with Sherman
  • Running with Lions

    Running with Lions
    Bloomington High School Lions' star goalie Sebastian Hughes should be excited about his senior year: His teammates are amazing, and he's got a coach who doesn't ask anyone to hide their sexuality. But when his estranged childhood-best-friend Emir Shah shows up at summer training camp, Sebastian realizes the team's success may end up in the hands of the one guy who hates him. Determined to reconnect with Emir for the sake of the Lions, he sets out to regain Emir's trust. But to Sebastian's surprise, sweaty days on the pitch, wandering the town's streets, and bonding on the weekends spark more than just friendship between them.
  • Born to Run

    Born to Run
  • 50 nyanser av löpning

    50 nyanser av löpning
    Runners Worlds löpande reporter Kenneth Gysing springer för livet. Han springer på asfalt, han springer genom djupa skogar, över fjäll och vindpinade skärgårdsskär. Det händer att han springer i våtdräkt. En gång har han sprungit på månen. Här berättar han med löpande humor om löpning som livsstil, om löpning runt om i världen; Tokyo, Big Sur, Berlin, Hemlingby, Hammarbyhöjden, Sandsjöbacka, och om extraordinära utmaningar som Kalmar Ironman och Ö till Ö. Kenneth Gysing har tidigare gett ut böckerna Ett år av magiskt löpande, och tillsammans med Malin Ewerlöf, Bli en bättre löpare med Malin.
  • Några varv runt jorden, bara

    Några varv runt jorden, bara
  • Running Flow

    Running Flow
  • Running Your First Ultra

    Running Your First Ultra
    This book is the answer for the growing number of runners interested in going beyond the standard marathon and taking their running to the next level. Using the tactics that have made her one of the top female ultramarthon runners with more than 100 races and 46 female wins author Krissy Moehl will help new ultramarathon runners get across the finish line of their first 50-kilometer, 50-mile or 100-mile race. This detailed, yet flexible training plan offers everything a runner needs to successfully complete their first ultra. It is built in phases including a base phase to bulk up mileage, a hills and strength-training phase, a speed phase, an endurance phase and a fine-tuning phase. Along the way readers will cross train, have built-in recovery time and track everything from calories burned to sleep and heart rate. In addition to training, Moehl will help readers pick their first races, assemble their support teams, buy gear and get adequate nutrition. In her 13-year career, Moehl has run more than 100 races. She has 46 female wins and 2 outright wins. When Moehl isn't racing, she serves as a coach for people who want to run ultramarathons.Her positive, encouraging attitude, deep knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport will make sure that readers train right and have fun doing it.
  • Green River, Running Red

    Green River, Running Red
    In this provocative and eye-opening classic of investigative journalism, the #1 New York Times bestselling author and 'America's best true-crime writer' (Kirkus Reviews), Ann Rule, explores the nearly twenty-year long search for America's most prolific and horrifying serial killer. In 1982, the body of Wendy Coffield is discovered floating near the sandy shore of Washington's Green River. Authorities have no idea that this tragic and violent death is only the beginning of a string of murders that will rock and terrify the Seattle area for two decades.With her signature riveting prose and in-depth research, Ann Rule takes us behind the scenes of the search for the Green River Killer, a terrifying specter who ritualistically killed young women and eluded authorities for years. From seeking the help of incarcerated serial killer Ted Bundy to Ann Rule's horrifying realization that the killer she was writing about had attended her book signings, Green River, Running Red is the suspenseful and unforgettable 'definitive narrative of the brutal and senseless crimes that haunted the Seattle area for decades' (Publishers Weekly).

Våra 3 favoriter bland böcker om löpning

Det finns några böcker som sticker ut och som fångat intresset kring löpningen lite extra. Vi vill lyfta fram dessa tre då vi tycker de var och en tillför en extra dimension kring löpning som livsstil.

Born to Run, av Christopher McDougall

Nästan alla inbitna löpare man pratar med nämner denna kultförklarade bok. Den handlar om den mexikanska indianstammen Tarahumara som beskrivs som det löpande folket. I Copper Canyons tar de sig fram på sina tunna sandaler i oländig terräng mil efter mil.

I boken får man följa flera kända karaktärer inom ultralöpning som till exempel Scott Jurek. Micah True (aka Caballo Blanco) är amerikanen som bosatte sig i Mexico och föll för löparkulturen hos Tarahumaras. Han organiserar ett lopp 2003 (Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon) och det är bland annat det loppet som man får följa i Born to Run.

Eat and Run, av Scott Jurek

En rent subjektiv känsla är att antalet vegetarianer och veganer är större bland trail och ultralöpare än i övriga samhället. Kanske är det för att den levande legenden inom sporten, Scott Jurek, har lyft fram vegansk kosthållning som en nyckelfaktor för träning och återhämtning.

Eat and Run är en av hans böcker och handlar om hans löpning och kost. Det finns en del recept också i boken även om det mesta är skrivet som en biografi över hans löparliv.

Löparglädje - en liten bok om löpning av Rune Larsson

Rune Larsson är lite av svenska ultralöpningsvärldens pappa. Han har i sin lilla bok om löpning sammanfattat hur han ser glädjen i löpningen och hur man kan träna för att behålla den livet ut.

På Rune Larssons meritlista finns bland annat tre segrar i det ultralånga loppet Spartathlon som går över 246 kilometer. Som lite kuriosa kan vi även nämna att Rune har rott över Atlanten och sprungit tvärs över hela USA. Du kan köpa boken här.

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