The Wind in My Wheels: Travel Tales from the Saddle by Josie Dew

By Josie Dew

As a tender woman, Josie Dew constructed an overwhelming urge to commute. She additionally, particularly inconveniently, built a lifelong aversion to automobiles. alongside got here her first bicycle, and she or he hasn't ever seemed again. 4 continents, 36 nations, and 80,000 miles worthy of staggering adventures, eccentric characters, diverse cultures and ever-enduring optimism are the results of her travels. From Saharan locust invasions to tree-climbing goats, and a customs authentic who would not permit her go away India simply because "You are making me a truly high quality wife," her encounters are defined with honesty, wit, and belief.

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They pointed Hal's training toward the 1964 Boston Marathon, where he ran a PR of 2:21:55, placed fifth, and led all Americans. Wilt turned to formal, full-time coaching only after leaving the FBI. He had a long second career as coach of the women's team at purdue University before retiring in 1990. The day a brief notice of Wilt's death appeared in my local newspaper, I called Hal Higdon right away. "I wish I had made a greater effort to see Fred in recent years," said Hal that morning. "It was just a phone call now and then.

42 subject : Running--Training, Running races. Page ii Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Henderson, Joe, 1943- Best runs / Joe Henderson.  cm. Includes index.  Title. 42dc21 98-7281 CIP ISBN: 0-88011-896-2 Copyright © 1999 by Joe Henderson All rights reserved. Except for use in a review, the reproduction or utilization of this work in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, not known or hereafter invented, including xerography, photocopying, and recording, and in any information storage and retrieval system, is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher.

14. Stretch after running, not before. Stretch when the muscles need it most and are warmest. Warm up for running by running, and treat stretching as a preventive-maintenance exercise to ease postrun tightness. 15. Carbo-load during and after running, not before. Take the legal drug of sugar (from energy gel or bar packets) during the longest runs to extend endurance, and carbo-reload soon afterward to speed recovery. Arthur Lydiard I owe much to this New Zealander for my training ideas. I've edited his methods almost beyond recognition to serve my purposes, yet his early influence remains.

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