An ultra marathoner and running coach captures the energy and joy of running in this illustrated, full-color motivational interactive fitness guide and journal that will inspire every type of runner—from beginner to experienced marathoner—to shut up and run.
Running isn’t just an activity, it’s a lifestyle that connects runners with the world around them, whether they’re pounding the pavement of crowded big city streets or traversing trails through quiet woods and fields. Reflecting the excitement, color, and focus of the running experience, Shut Up and Run offers tips, tricks, and visual motivation to help every runner cultivate miles of sweat, laughter, swagger, and friendship. Combining a fitness manual, training program, and self-help advice book in one, this gorgeous, four-color book—filled with anecdotes and stunning action imagery, and supported by graphic inspirational quotes—contains essential training tips for every level, including meditation and visualization techniques, that address a runner’s body and mind.
Robin Arzon offers unique style tips and practical gear recommendations to help you show off your best stuff mile after mile, and tells you everything you need to know, from how to pick the best running shoes to how to get off that sofa and go. No detail is left to chance; Shut Up and Run is loaded with information on every aspect of the runner’s world, from gear and music to training for a half marathon and post-race recovery tips. Robin includes space at the end of each chapter to track your progress as you build up to your first marathon or other running goals.
Designed to help readers find the information quickly and easily, loaded with practical advice, style, and attitude, this practical guide—written by a runner for runners—makes it clear that to succeed, all you need to do is shut up and run!
Robin Arzón is Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor at Peloton and Founder of Swagger Society. She believes that sweat transforms lives, and her story is living proof. Formerly a corporate lawyer, Arzón discovered her passion for athletics after healing from a traumatic experience through movement. She fearlessly left behind a successful law career to embark on new adventures in the health and wellness space and has since reinvented herself into an avid ultramarathon runner and global fitness leader. In addition to Shut Up and Run, Arzón is the New York Times bestselling author of Strong Mama and her follow-up children’s book, Strong Baby. She lives in New York City with her husband, Drew, and their two children, Athena Amelia and Atlas Sage.
“Inclusive, highly relatable, and downright fun, it’s the running primer we’ve all been waiting for.” — Rich Roll, bestselling author of Finding Ultra
“Shut Up and Run will inspire and connect with anyone and everyone who reads it. Through Robin’s unique perspective, she will motivate you to find the time for yourself and to put away any excuses holding you back.” — Kara Goucher, American long-distance runner and Olympic medal winner
“If realness had a queen her name would be Robin. She’s raw. She’s fierce. She runs the world (literally). And she wants us all to lace up and join her in the streets.” — Shauna Harrison, PHD, yoga instructor
“Empowering fitness personality Robin Arzón rewrote the script of her life to overcome challenges and inspire others.” — Competitor Magazine
““Like a 200-page invitation to put on your sneakers and follow her in living an endorphin-filled existence, where the next finish line is always within reach (if you just push).” — Well+Good.com