This vintage book contains a complete guide to preparing and training for a wide variety of sports, including running, high jump, boxing, hammer throwing, baseball, and many more. It also includes general advice for the sportspeople, with chapters on clothing, muscle building, diet, etc. This timeless volume is highly recommended for those with a practical interest in sport, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage literature of this ilk. Contents include: "Advice to Trainers", "Training for Pedestrianism", "Sleep", "Clothing", "Time and Duration of Training for Running", "Sprint Running", "Quarter and Half Mile Running", "One Mile Running and Upwards", "Hurdle Racing", "Hints in, Before, and After the Race", "Training Practice, Fair Walking, Etc.", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.