Run Yourself Fit

Simple Steps to a Healthier You

  • Imprint: Vie
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • Price: £7.99
  • Publication date: 14 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9781849537995

About the book


  • Find out how regular running can prevent and reduce the risk of many illnesses?
  • Start running but want advice on how to start slowly and gradually, and discover the right pace for you?
  • Know how to use running for weight loss and how to build mileage?
  • Improve your running technique to help reduce the risk of injury?

With tips and tricks, training plans, dietary advice and inspirational case studies, Run Yourself Fit will help you break down those mental barriers, build your confi dence and reap the benefits of a healthier, happier and longer life!

About the author

Christina Macdonald was editor-in-chief of Women's Running for six years. She is now a freelance writer and has provided services for Dennis Publishing's Women's Fitness, as well as leading running brands including Ronhill. She was the launch editor of Women's Running in 2009 and continues to write for the magazine on a freelance basis as well as remaining on board as contributing editor. In addition, she's a qualified running group leader and personal trainer, as well as an accredited life coach. She’s passionate about running, and has completed ten half marathons and two marathons.


‘It’s a great introduction for first-time runners or those who want to improve their existing skills.’

The Sun

‘All you need to take the first step into a simple activity that will change your life’

Kathrine Switzer

'The nudge you need to start running: insightful, accessible and thorough'

Liz Hufton, Women’s Running

‘A comprehensive and encouraging guide’

Rick Pearson, Men’s Running

‘Impeccably researched and full of real-life inspiration, this book makes the ideal running companion’

Lisa Jackson, co-author of Running Made Easy