For all those looking to take their running to the next level, "Serious About Running" provides an all-encompassing guide to improving running skill and overall fitness. Whether it's tips for beginners or advice for experienced runners, this book provides essential information on a range of topics, from competitive running to getting the most out of social running. Written by an experienced personal trainer, "Serious About Running" includes detailed step-by-step training programmes accompanied by annotated photographs and precise anatomical illustrations to create safe, clear and effective workouts. This book also incorporates tasty meal plans, compiled by a specialist in sports nutrition, which detail the best foods to eat to refuel and energise the body. Both mental and physical fitness are covered to allow runners of all abilities to improve their strength, stamina and enjoyment of running.