Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
“In pursuing the mental side of endurance, Jurek uncovers the most important secrets any runner can learn.”—Amby Burfoot, author of The Runner’s Guide to the Meaning of LifeFor nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force—and darling—in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning.... show more
“In pursuing the mental side of endurance, Jurek uncovers the most important secrets any runner can learn.”—Amby Burfoot, author of The Runner’s Guide to the Meaning of LifeFor nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force—and darling—in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. Until recently he held the American 24-hour record and he was one of the elite runners profiled in the runaway bestseller Born to Run.In Eat and Run, Jurek opens up about his life and career as a champion athlete with a plant-based diet and inspires runners at every level. From his Midwestern childhood hunting, fishing, and cooking for his meat-and-potatoes family to his slow transition to ultrarunning and veganism, Scott’s story shows the power of an iron will and blows apart the stereotypes of what athletes should eat to fuel optimal performance. Full of stories of competition as well as science and practical advice—including his own recipes—Eat and Run will motivate readers and expand their food horizons.“Jurek’s story and ideas should easily manage to speak to and cheer on anyone seeking to live life as fully as possible.”—Denver Post“A shockingly honest, revealing, and inspiring memoir.”—Trail Runner
Publish date: April 2nd 2013
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Sports And Games
Great book about healthy living!Once you start reading it you won't stop until the end of it! A lot of good advices concerning food and training , very motivational too.
Good at the beginning but gets slow and tedious in the middle with all the descriptions of various races. I know the book is about running but those chapters started to blend together since they were so similar.
This was a great read, except that some of the recipes weren't really my cup of tea. It is always a joy to read about running, though!