Books

Being an avid reader… I rip through alot of books (mostly about running and fitness).  Below are some of my favorite titles that I highly recommend.  Please note that these are affiliate links.

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The book that sent barefoot running mainstream!  Follow Chrish on his adventures with the super athlete Tarahumara tribe of the Copper Canyons of Mexico.

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Frequently referred to as the best novel ever about running.  A true cult classic and must read!  I literally could not put this book down.

Again to Carthage Again to Carthage by John L. Parker Jr.

The sequel to Once a Runner.  Another masterpiece from John L Parker.  "One of the best accounts in print of the physical and emotional torments athletes endure in their superhuman efforts.

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This is most thorough and scientific training book I've read to date.  This book will absolutely take your training to the next level.

Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner by Dean Karnazes

Wether it's having pizzas delivered to him while on the run, planning the first marathon on the South Pole, or completing a 100 mile ultramarathon... this book is full of amazing stories!

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This is not your ordinary "diet", fruitarianism is a way of life!  While I am not a strict fruitarian eating 30 bananas a day, most of my diet revolves around principles in this book.  The high carb ratio is great for distance runners!

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Follow Bart (the mayor of running) through his adventures across all seven continents!  This is a fast and very fun read!

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I wish I found this book sooner!  Following the Daniels' approach, Pfitzinger and Douglas have crafted a must have book for serious marathoners.  If you're hesitant, read the reviews!

Chi Running: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running by Danny Dreyer

Great instructional book to improve your running form and train injury free.  This helped me develop more of a midfoot strike and become lighter on my feet!

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Very different and interesting approach to training.  The concepts in this book really have taken my running to a new level!

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