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Run better and smarter—and lower your risk of injury—with the Alexander Technique!
Whether you run a few miles a week or are training for a marathon, running properly takes time and energy. Using the Alexander Technique, runners can improve their competitive performance while multiplying the health benefits of the sport and virtually eliminating its hazards. This proven method encourages a greater awareness of the way the body functions and moves, and helps runners release tension and jog without risk of injury. With special exercises for the head, eyes, torso, and legs, this unique guide will transform your training program and show you how to radically improve results.
Malcolm Balk has taught sell-out Art of Running workshops for the past 15 years. These have helped thousands of people improve their running technique. They have also taken him all over the world, most recently to Australia, England, and Amsterdam.
Andrew Shields is the Sports Editor of London's Time Out magazine and with Malcolm Balk is the coauthor of Master the Art of Running and Master the Art of Working Out (both Collins & Brown). He has twice been a runner-up in the British Sports Journalism Awards and is a former nationally ranked triple jumper.