Jason R. Karp, PhD, is one of America's foremost running experts, an established writer and author, an exercise physiologist, and creator of the Run-Fit Specialist certification. Dr. Karp has given dozens of international lectures and has been a featured speaker at most of the world's top fitness conferences and coaching clinics. His previous books include Running a Marathon for Dummies, Running for Women, 101 Winning Racing Strategies for Runners, and 101 Developmental Concepts & Workouts for Cross Country Runners. He lives in San Diego, California.
"This thorough gem, filled with revealing anecdotes and easily comprehensible science, demonstrates that Karp wants his readers to become better people, not just better runners." -Publishers Weekly