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Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running

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Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is one of the world's most extensively credentialed and well-known running health experts. Better known as The Running Doc, Maharam is the medical director of the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon series and former medical director of the New York Road Runners Club and the New York City Marathon. He is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Marathon Medical Directors Association (IMMDA) as well as National Medical Director for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training programme. His work has appeared in Runner's World and Competitor magazines, and he is the author of four books.


"Dr. Maharam's new book is the perfect instruction manual for both die-hard runners and the rest of us. Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running serves as a portable doctor on your bookshelf, ready to use at any time." -- New York Daily News "Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running allows you to learn about your body, how to avoid and fix injuries and be pain-free. The Injury Manual 101 section is particularly helpful. No more Googling remedies for your ailments." -- USA Triathlon Life magazine "A comprehensive, illustrated guide to running injuries and how to prevent them." -- Denver Post "The Doc writes in an easy- to-read style about why running is good for us and how to keep from getting injured, ill or worse... The section on injuries is superb with great illustrations." -- Run Britain "If you've got a sports injury, Dr. Maharam is the go-to doctor and his book is the go-to resource for patients and doctors." -- Steven Van Camp, MD, FACSM, former president of the American College of Sports Medicine "Dr. Maharam is at the forefront of exercise-related medical issues in the U.S. and around the world. In his work as a marathon race director, he has done much to make the sport of distance running safer and more enjoyable for hundreds of thousands of runners." -- Amby Burfoot, Runner's World magazine "When runners get hurt, they fly to Dr. Maharam!" -- Meb Keflezighi, 2009 New York City Marathon winner and 2004 Olympic silver medalist "Dr. Maharam is the definitive medical resource for the running and walking industry." -- Jenny Hadfield, running coach and columnist for Runner's World and Health magazines and author of Running for Mortals "Dr. Maharam is, simply put, the most knowledgeable and articulate medical professional in the world of endurance athletics. He delivers his advice with the unique combination of solid medical opinion and common sense advice." -- John "The Penguin" Bingham, running columnist and author of An Accidental Athlete

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