Finding Ultra, Edition

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Author : Rich Roll
Detail :  Finding radical is an implausible however true account of achieving one amongst the foremost impressive midlife physical transformations ever On the night before he was to show forty, made Roll old a chilling glimpse of his future. Nearly fifty pounds overweight and unable to climb the steps no end, he may see wherever his current inactive life was taking him–and he awakened. Plunging into a replacement routine that prioritized a plant-based way and daily coaching, made morphed–in a matter of mere months–from out of form, mid-life layabout to endurance machine. Finding radical recounts Rich’s outstanding journey to the start of the elite Ultraman competition, that pits the world’s fittest humans in a very 320-mile ordeal of swimming, biking, and running. And following that take a look at, made conquered a good larger one: the EPIC5–five Ironman-distance triathlons, every on a distinct Hawaiian island, all completed in but every week. within the years since Finding radical was printed, made has become one amongst the world’s most recognized advocates of plant-based living. during this recently revised and updated edition, he shares the practices, tools, and techniques he uses for optimum performance, longevity, and eudaimonia, as well as diet and nutrition protocols. made reflects on the steps he took to shift his mentality and leverage deep reservoirs of untapped potential to realize success on the far side his wildest imagination, urging every people to start up our own journey of discovery.

Finding Ultra : Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself

Biography & Autobiography

Author - Rich Roll
Publisher - Harmony
Pages - 272
ISBN - 0307952207


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Detail - Recounts how the author, after realizing the daunting state of his health at age forty, overcame physical challenges and alcoholism over the course of two years while training for Hawaii's elite Ultraman competition.

Eat & Run : My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

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Author - Scott Jurek
Publisher - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages - 260
ISBN - 0547569653


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Detail - Traces the author's remarkable career while revealing the influence of his vegan lifestyle, describing his transition from a Midwestern hunter to a record-breaking athlete.

Ultramarathon Man : Confessions of an All-Night Runner

Sports & Recreation

Author - Dean Karnazes
Publisher - Atlantic Books
Pages - 280
ISBN - 1925575306


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Detail - Ultrarunning legend Dean Karnazes has run 262 miles - the equivalent of ten marathons - without rest. He has run over mountains, across Death Valley, to the South Pole, and is probably the first person to eat an entire pizza while running. With an insight, candour and humour rarely seen in sports memoirs, Ultramarathon Man has inspired tens of thousands of people - nonrunners and runners alike - to push themselves beyond their comfort zones and simply get out there and run. Ultramarathon Man answers the questions Karnazes is continually asked: - Why do you do it? - How do you do it? - Are you insane? and the follow-up queries: - What, exactly, do you eat? - How do you train to stay in such good shape?

Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning : Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond

Sports & Recreation

Author - Hal Koerner
Publisher - VeloPress
Pages - 232
ISBN - 1937716597


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Detail - Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way; get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive guide to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced athletes in the sport. Hal Koerner is among America's top ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 ultramarathons. In his smart, down-to-earth Field Guide, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested habits and practices, and reliable tips and guidelines to help you prepare for your most epic runs. You will read engaging stories of Koerner's own training and racing as well as insights and practical advice on trail running technique, proper fueling, race day game plans, and key mental strategies to carry you to the finish line. The guide offers three detailed training plans to prepare for 50K, 50-mile to 100K, and 100-mile ultramarathons.

Born to Run : The hidden tribe, the ultra-runners, and the greatest race the world has never seen

Sports & Recreation

Author - Christopher McDougall
Publisher - Profile Books
Pages - 418
ISBN - 184765228X


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Detail - At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of the world's top ultra-runners (and the awe-inspiring author) make the treacherous journey into the canyons to try to learn the tribe's secrets and then take them on over a course 50 miles long. With incredible energy and smart observation, McDougall tells this story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner. Travelling to labs at Harvard, Nike, and elsewhere, he comes across an incredible cast of characters, including the woman who recently broke the world record for 100 miles and for her encore ran a 2:50 marathon in a bikini, pausing to down a beer at the 20 mile mark.

Run! : 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss

Sports & Recreation

Author - Dean Karnazes
Publisher - Rodale
Pages - 288
ISBN - 1609613813


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Detail - In his follow-up to the best-selling Ultra-Marathon Man, world-renowned ultra marathoner Dean Karnazes chronicles his unbelievable exploits and explorations in gripping detail; Karnazes runs for days on end without rest, across some of the most exotic and inhospitable places on earth, including the Australian Outback, Antarctica, and the back alleys of New Jersey. From the downright hilarious to the truly profound, the stories in Run! provide readers with the ultimate escape and offer a rare glimpse into the mindset and motivation of an extreme athlete, one who has, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Not only pushed the envelope but blasted it to bits.” Karnazes addresses pain and perseverance, and he also charts the emotional as he pushes to the edges of human achievement. The tales of the friendships he’s cultivated on his many adventures around the world warm the heart, and are sure to captivate and inspire readers whether they run great distances, modest distances, or not at all. The hardcover edition was met with the enthusiastic support of Karnazes’s devoted fan base, and word-of-mouth excitement as well as media coverage from LIVE! with Regis and Kelly brought the book to the attention of scores of new readers. Karnazes’s colorful tales of his extreme running adventures are as entertaining as they are innately human, giving the book potential as a perennial paperback favorite.

No Meat Athlete : Run on Plants and Discover Your Fittest, Fastest, Happiest Self

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Author - Matt Frazier
Publisher - Fair Winds Press (MA)
Pages - 256
ISBN - 1592335780


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Detail - Combining the winning elements of proven training approaches, motivational stories, and innovative recipes, No Meat Athlete is a unique guidebook, healthy-living cookbook, and nutrition primer for the beginner, every day, and serious athlete who wants to live a meatless lifestyle. Author and popular blogger, Matt Frazier, will show you that there are many benefits to embracing a meat-free athletic lifestyle, including: - Weight loss, which often leads to increased speed- Easier digestion and faster recovery after workouts- Improved energy levels to help with not just athletic performance but your day-to-day life - Reduced impact on the planet Whatever your motivation for choosing a meat-free lifestyle, this book will take you through everything you need to know to apply your lifestyle to your training. Matt Frazier provides practical advice and tips on how to transition to a plant-based diet while getting all the nutrition you need; uses the power of habit to make those changes last; and offers up menu plans for high performance, endurance, and recovery. Once you've mastered the basics, Matt delivers a training manual of his own design for runners of all abilities and ambitions. The manual provides training plans for common race distances and shows runners how to create healthy habits, improve performance, and avoid injuries. No Meat Athlete will take you from the start to finish line, giving you encouraging tips, tricks, and advice along the way.

Running Man : A Memoir

Biography & Autobiography

Author - Charlie Engle
Publisher - Simon and Schuster
Pages - 304
ISBN - 1476785783


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Detail - Charlie Engle tells the story of his life, detailing his setbacks and struggles--from coping with addiction to serving time in prison--and how he blazed a path to freedom by putting one foot in front of the other.

The Rise of the Ultra Runners : A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

Sports & Recreation

Author - Adharanand Finn
Publisher - Faber & Faber
Pages - 320
ISBN - 1783351349


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Detail - *Shortlisted for the 2019 William Hill Sports Book of the Year* Marathons are no longer enough. Pain is to be relished, not avoided. Hallucinations are normal. Ultra running defies conventional logic. Yet this most brutal and challenging sport is now one of the fastest-growing in the world. Why is this? Is it an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness? Adharanand Finn travelled to the heart of the sport to find out - and to see if he could become an ultra runner himself. His journey took him from the deserts of Oman to the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies, and on to his ultimate goal, the 105-mile Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. The Rise of the Ultra Runners is the electrifying, inspirational account of what he learned along the way. Through encounters with the sport's many colourful characters and his experiences of its soaring highs and crushing lows, Finn offers an unforgettable insight into what can be found at the boundaries of human endeavour.

Spirit Hacking : Shamanic Keys to Reclaim Your Personal Power, Transform Yourself and Light Up the World

Author - SHAMAN. DUREK
Publisher - Yellow Kite
Pages - 320
ISBN - 9781529378986


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Detail - In Spirit Hacking, Shaman Durek, a sixth-generation shaman, shares life altering shamanic keys allowing you to tap into your personal power. You will banish fear and darkness from your life in favour of light, positivity and strength. Shaman Durek's bold and sometimes controversial wisdom shakes loose our assumptions about ourselves and the world around us. He ultimately teaches us how to step fearlessly out of this Blackout (the age of darkness we are currently experiencing) and access a place of fierce empowerment by use of tools and techniques of timeless Shamanic tradition. This transformation is both personal and collective; as individuals step out of darkness and begin to experience the light, we bring our loved ones and communities out of the shadows as well. Shaman Durek inherited a rich legacy of ancient wisdom and now shares this knowledge for a modern context. He advises everyone from celebrities to royals. Spirit Hacking shatters readers' complacency, giving them tools to navigate the tumultuous times in which we find ourselves. We will emerge from this period happier, lighter, and more vibrant than ever before. 'Shaman Durek breaks barriers and helps you to connect to your deeper self. Spirit Hacking is one of his many tools for bringing spiritual wellness into your life. He empowers you to shine your brightest you.' Jasmine Hemsley, wellbeing expert and author of East by West 'I didn't have any understanding of the spirit world and how much power it could add to my life until I met Shaman Durek. I'm new to all this but with the help of Shaman Durek and Spirit Hacking I've developed a deeper connection to my myself and my personal spiritual path.' - Nina Dobrev, actress and activist 'Shaman Durek cuts through the noise of the modern spirituality scene, and tells it like it is - making Spirit Hacking seem more relevant than ever for our modern lives today. Larger than life and with the presence of a true guru, Durek is a real deal prophet for the Now Age.' - Ruby Warrington, author of Material Girl, Mystical World and Sober Curious.

The Plantpower Way: Italia : Delicious Vegan Recipes from the Italian Countryside

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Author - Rich Roll
Publisher - Penguin
Pages - 352
ISBN - 0735217602


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Detail - A plant-fueled lifestyle guide to la bella vita, complete with 125 vegan Italian recipes the whole family will love, from the authors of The Plantpower Way. Julie Piatt and Rich Roll have inspired countless people to embrace a plant-fueled lifestyle, and through their advocacy efforts, podcasts, and talks, thousands of people are now living healthier and more vibrant lives. Now, with their new cookbook, they're doing it again but with added Italian flair. If you think a healthy vegan lifestyle means giving up your favorite creamy pastas and cheesy pizzas, then think again. In The Plantpower Way: Italia, they pay homage to Italy's rich food history with an inspiring collection of 125 entirely plant-based recipes for the country's most popular and time-honored dishes. Julie is known for her creativity and resourcefulness in the kitchen, and her recipes will show just how rich and luscious Italian cuisine can be, without a drop of dairy in sight! Filled with fresh vegan takes on Italian staples, inventive new recipes, and stunning photographs of the Italian countryside, The Plantpower Way: Italia is a celebration of Italy's most delicious flavors and will show everyone a fresh, beautiful, and healthful side to Italian cooking.

Running Injury-Free : How to Prevent, Treat, and Recover From Runner's Knee, Shin Splints, Sore Feet and Every Other Ache and Pain

Sports & Recreation

Author - Joseph Ellis
Publisher - Rodale
Pages - 288
ISBN - 1623361257


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Detail - Running Injury-Free uses anecdotal examples from Ellis's own patients and experiences in order to discuss injury-prevention, treatment, and recovery. He implements a clinical approach toward treating the most common running-related injuries, as well as providing detailed background situations to describe how each injury can happen, so the reader can recognize poor habits or compare training and running practices in his or her own experience. In this updated version, content relating to shoes and shoe selection, "over the counter" treatments, orthotic techniques and materials, Piriformis Syndrome, chiropractic medicine and acupuncture, stretching techniques, nutrition and supplements, injuries related to minimalist runners, as well as running issues for women, children, and endurance runners will be updated to reflect timely practices and research.

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