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    Description"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 Life" For 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"


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    Title
    Eat and Run
    Subtitle
    My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott Jurek, By (author) Steve Friedman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780544002319
    ISBN 10: 0544002318
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.6
    BIC subject category V2: WSK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    BIC subject category V2: VFMD
    DC21: 796.4252
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC V2.8: HEA006000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24630
    BISAC V2.8: CKB086000
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400, A97403040
    BISAC V2.8: SPO035000
    B&T Approval Code: A09203000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP060
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/HEAFIT
    DC22: 796.4252, 796.42/52
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: GV1065.17.T73 J87 2013
    Thema V1.0: SZE, VFMD
    Publisher
    Mariner Books
    Imprint name
    Mariner Books
    Publication date
    02 April 2013
    Review quote
    "The surprise here isn't that Scott Jurek knows a lot about nutrition--I especially love his "Holy Moly Guacamole" recipe. Or that he ran prodigious mileage to prepare for his many ultramarathon victories. More impressively, we discover that Jurek studied many of the great philosophers, and used their lessons to focus his running. In pursuing the mental side of endurance, Jurek uncovers the most important secrets any runner can learn." --Amby Burfoot, winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon and author of "The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life ""What a triumph--both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable challenges, and thanks to this breathtakingly personal account, I finally understand how he does it. He rebuilt himself literally from the inside out, and the result is a man--and a story--unlike any other." --Christopher McDougall, best-selling author of "Born to Run"