Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally
Are You Ready to Run?
Is there a bridge from the injury-ridden world of the modern runner to the promised land that barefoot running and Born to Run have led us to believe exists? Can we really live the running life free from injury? Is there an approach designed to unlock all the athletic potential that may be hidden within? Can we run faster, longer, and more efficiently?
In a direct answer to the modern runner’s needs, Dr. Kelly Starrett, author of the bestseller Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance, has focused his revolutionary movement and mobility philosophy on the injury-plagued world of running.
In this book, you will learn the 12 standards that will prepare your body for a lifetime of top-performance running. You won’t just be prepared to run in a minimalist shoe–you’ll be Ready to Run, period.
In Ready to Run, you will learn:
The 12 performance standards you must work toward and develop on an ongoing basisHow to tap into all of your running potential and access a fountain of youth for lifelong runningHow to turn your weaknesses into strengthsHow to prevent chronic overuse injuries by building powerful injury-prevention habits into your dayHow to prepare your body for the demands of changing your running shoes and running techniqueHow to treat pain and swelling with cutting-edge modalities and accelerate your recoveryHow to equip your home mobility gymA set of mobility exercises for restoring optimal function and range of motion to your joints and tissuesHow to run faster, run farther, and run better