Roy M. Wallack is a Los Angeles Times health and fitness columnist
and former editor of Triathlete and Bicycle Guide magazines. A
participant some of the world's toughest running, cycling, and
multisport events, including the Boston Marathon, Badwater
UltraMarathon, Eco-Challenge, La Ruta de los Conquistadores, and
TransRockies Run, he finished second in the World Fitness
Championship in 2004. Wallack has written for Outside, Men's
Journal, Runner's World, Competitor, Bicycling, Mountain Bike,
and authored The Traveling Cyclist: 20 Worldwide Tours of
Discovery and Bike for Life: How to Ride to 100, an
athletic longevity plan for cyclists.
Robert Forster, PT, has practiced Sports Physical Therapy in Santa Monica, CA, for 31 years. Robert has lectured throughout the US and Europe on Sports Rehabilitation and safety in exercise. Robert served as a private physical therapist at four Olympic Games for Olympians Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Florence Flo-Jo Joyner, Alyson Felix and their teammates who have won a combined 32 Olympic Medals under his direct care. He also worked pro athletes Pete Sampras, Kobe Bryant, Elton Brand, Maria Sharapova, as well as M.M.A. champions including B.J. Penn. Robert has published several articles in the scientific press and co-authored The Complete Water Power Workout Book . He has also written a regular column in Triathlete magazine, appeared in several episodes of the popular 'Fit to Hit' series on the Tennis Channel and recently created the Herbalife 24 Fit Exercise Video for the world's leading weight loss company.
. . . presents a good, honest, common-sense plan gained from
years of experience and results at the highest levels of the sport.
If you're ready to end the running injury yo-yo for good, you'll be
smarter and safer the second you open this book. - Rod Dixon,
three-time Olympian and New York City Marathon champion
Authentic, loaded with insight and information, Healthy
Running Step by Step illustrates the scientific approach Bob
used to help me and many others stay injury-free and achieve our
ultimate Olympic goals. - Jackie Joyner Kersee, six-time Olympic
medalist and multiple world record holder
Bob Forster is our secret weapon and a big part of our success. This book reveals all of the techniques and lessons learned over our eight Olympic Games together and is useful for athletes of all ages and abilities. - Bob Kersee, the most successful Olympic track and field coach of all time, with 44 medals