|aSports star in training /|cauthor, Catherine Ard ; [illustrated by Sarah Lawrence].
|aNew York, NY :|bKingfisher,|c.
|a48 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c26 cm.
|a"Become an expert at..." -- Cover.
|aIncludes a rotating disc in the front cover.
|aStep into the running shoes of an athlete! Learn all about athletics, the skills you need to be successful, how to choose the sport that suits you best, the training you have to undergo, and how to be fit and healthy. Have you got what it takes to be an athlete in training? Packed with bitesize information and fun facts about the life of an athlete, Athlete in Training will tell you all about athletics and the different sports involved, training programs and exercises, how to look after your body, which are the best foods to eat, and what kind of equipment and clothing you will need. Simple tasks will test your skills and reinforce the information you read in the book. Do you know where your Achilles heel is? Can you check your pulse? How do you train and prepare for an important competition? Take a look inside to find out!
|aFor junior to middle primary school age.
|aAthletes|xTraining of|vJuvenile literature.
|aAthletics|xEquipment and supplies|vJuvenile literature.