Finding Ultra

Finding Ultra

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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.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Rich Roll
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2013-05-21
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780307952202


Finding Ultra

Finding Ultra

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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.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Rich Roll
Publisher : Crown Books
Release : 2012
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780307952196


Finding Ultra Revised And Updated Edition

Finding Ultra Revised And Updated Edition

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An incredible but true account of achieving one of the most awe-inspiring midlife physical transformations ever On the night before he was to turn forty, Rich Roll experienced a chilling glimpse of his future. Nearly fifty pounds overweight and unable to climb the stairs without stopping, he could see where his current sedentary life was taking him—and he woke up. Plunging into a new routine that prioritized a plant-based lifestyle and daily training, Rich morphed—in a matter of mere months—from out of shape, mid-life couch potato to endurance machine. Finding Ultra recounts Rich’s remarkable journey to the starting line of the elite Ultraman competition, which pits the world’s fittest humans in a 320-mile ordeal of swimming, biking, and running. And following that test, Rich conquered an even greater one: the EPIC5—five Ironman-distance triathlons, each on a different Hawaiian island, all completed in less than a week. In the years since Finding Ultra was published, Rich has become one of the world’s most recognized advocates of plant-based living. In this newly revised and updated edition, he shares the practices, tools, and techniques he uses for optimal performance, longevity, and wellness, including diet and nutrition protocols. Rich reflects on the steps he took to shift his mindset and leverage deep reservoirs of untapped potential to achieve success beyond his wildest imagination, urging each of us to embark on our own journey of self-discovery.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author by : Rich Roll
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2012-05-22
File : 400 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780307952219


The Plantpower Way Italia

The Plantpower Way Italia

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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.

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Genre : Cooking
Author by : Rich Roll
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2018-04-24
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780735217607


Ultramarathon Man

Ultramarathon Man

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In one of his most ambitious physical efforts to date, Dean Karnazes attempted to run 50 marathons, in 50 states, in 50 days to raise awareness of youth obesity and urge Americans of all fitness levels to "take that next step." "UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons - 50 States - 50 Days", a Journeyfilm documentary, follows Dean’s incredible step-by-step journey across the country. Ultrarunning legend Dean Karnazes has run 262 miles-the equivalent of ten marathons-without rest. He has run over mountains, across Death Valley, and to the South Pole-and is probably the first person to eat an entire pizza while running. With an insight, candor, and humor rarely seen in sports memoirs (and written without the aid of a ghostwriter or cowriter), Ultramarathon Man has inspired tens of thousands of people-nonrunners and runners alike-to push themselves beyond their comfort zones and be reminded of "what it feels like to be truly alive," says Sam Fussell, author of Muscle. Ultramarathon Man answers the questions Karnazes is continually asked: - Why do you do it? - How do you do it? - Are you insane? And in the new paperback edition, Karnazes answers the two questions he was most asked on his book tour: - What, exactly, do you eat? - How do you train to stay in such good shape?

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Dean Karnazes
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2006-03-02
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781440684937


Voicing Change

Voicing Change

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AT A TIME WHEN MANY ARE SEEKING INSTANT GRATIFICATION, A SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS, A PROVEN HACK TO MASTERY, OR A COMFORTABLE WAY THROUGH PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION, RICH ROLL HAS MADE HIS PROCESS PUBLIC-AN EXERCISE IN COUNTER-PROGRAMMING THAT HAS RESONATED WITH A GLOBAL AUDIENCE. Central to his ongoing quest to unlock his best self, Rich has spent the last eight years convening with unique thinkers in medicine, business, human performance, spirituality, and the arts, broadcasting the enduring wisdom of this guests through his acclaimed podcast. Each conversation is a long-form deep dive shepherded by Rich's insatiable curiosity and earnest quest for universal truths, life lessons, and the enduring inspiration that we can all benefit from. Voicing Change is a highlight reel of some of the weekly magic that transpires between one of the podcast medium's most influential hosts and today's most accomplished-or sometimes most cutting edge-minds and personalities.

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Author by : Rich Roll
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Release : 2021
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 1735445800


Eat Run

Eat Run

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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.

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Genre : Cooking
Author by : Scott Jurek
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2012
File : 260 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780547569659


Born To Run

Born To Run

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Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.

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Genre : Social Science
Author by : Christopher McDougall
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2011
File : 287 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780307279187


North

North

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From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable endurance and speed, accomplished on a vegan diet, he's finished first in nearly all of ultrarunning's elite events over the course of his career. But after two decades of racing, training, speaking, and touring, Jurek felt an urgent need to discover something new about himself. He embarked on a wholly unique challenge, one that would force him to grow as a person and as an athlete: breaking the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. North is the story of the 2,189-mile journey that nearly shattered him. When he set out in the spring of 2015, Jurek anticipated punishing terrain, forbidding weather, and inevitable injuries. He would have to run nearly 50 miles a day, every day, for almost seven weeks. He knew he would be pushing himself to the limit, that comfort and rest would be in short supply -- but he couldn't have imagined the physical and emotional toll the trip would exact, nor the rewards it would offer. With his wife, Jenny, friends, and the kindness of strangers supporting him, Jurek ran, hiked, and stumbled his way north, one white blaze at a time. A stunning narrative of perseverance and personal transformation, North is a portrait of a man stripped bare on the most demanding and transcendent effort of his life. It will inspire runners and non-runners alike to keep striving for their personal best.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author by : Scott Jurek
Publisher : Little, Brown Spark
Release : 2018-04-10
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780316433785


Finding Gobi

Finding Gobi

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The New York Times bestselling true story of an Australian ultramarathon runner and a little dog who formed an unbreakable bond in the middle of the Gobi desert. Finding Gobi is the miraculous tale of Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner who crosses paths with a stray dog while competing in a 155-mile race through the Gobi Desert in China. The lovable pup, who would later earn the name Gobi, went step for step with Dion over the Tian Shan Mountains and across massive sand dunes, keeping pace with him for 77 miles. As Dion witnessed the incredible determination and heart of this small animal, he found his own heart undergoing a change as well. Whereas in the past these races were all about winning and being the best, his goal now was to make sure he and Gobi’s friendship continued well after the finish line, and he undertook another difficult journey to bring Gobi home to Scotland. However, before he could take her home, Gobi went missing in the sprawling Chinese city where she was being kept. Dion, with the help of strangers and a viral outpouring of assistance on the internet, set out to track her down, and reunite with the dog that changed his life. Finding Gobi: Proves that miracles are possible—anywhere and at any time Gives vivid details of an ultra-marathon and what it’s like to run one of the toughest races on the planet Connects to that special bond that humankind has with dogs and what it can open up in our hearts Read this inspiring story and discover how miracles truly are possible—and find your own heart changing as well.

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Genre : Pets
Author by : Dion Leonard
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2017-06-13
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780718098520