A fun, easy, and economical route to fitness and health” “This book will give women everywhere the guidance they need” (Grete Waitz, 9-time winner of the New York City Marathon).
Women’s fitness pioneer Kathrine Switzer has been on her feet for 53 years. She knows how running or walking is the fastest, easiest, and least expensive road to fitness for women of any age. For women over forty in particular, it’s vital to fit an exercise regimen into their busy lives, and ensure they can stay active and healthy for many years to come.
No matter how inexperienced or old you are, Switzer will guide and ease you into a new exercise schedule, making the time you give yourself the best part of your day—and your future life. Recommendations for shoes, clothing, injury prevention, nutrition, motivation and finding the time in your life will keep you exercising safely and comfortably. For women over forty, Kathrine Switzer’s expert running and walking programs are specifically designed for you, enabling you to keep healthy and enjoy life to the fullest for decades to come.
“For many over-forty women, this book will be a passport to the best years of their lives.” —Joan Benoit Samuelson, Olympic Gold Medalist and US marathon record holder