Book: The China Study

by T. Colin Campbell This book is based on The China-Cornell-Oxford Project which was a long-term, observational study on the diets, lifestyle and disease characteristics of 6,500 people in 65 rural Chinese counties. It was jointly funded by the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Cornell University and the University of Oxford and the primary objective was to explore the […]

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Book: My Beef With Meat

by Rip Esselstyn Former professional triathlete turned EMT/fireman, Rip Esselstyn, became famous after his 2009 book titled “The Engine 2 Diet” reached the New York Times Best Seller List. The Engine 2 Diet is a plant-based diet which emphasizes whole foods was created while Rip was working as a fireman. One of Esselstyn’s co-workers discovered that […]

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Book: The Perfect Mile

By Neal Bascomb Running a mile in 4 minutes was once thought to be impossible. Roger Bannister finally proved that it was possible on May 6, 1954. Although Bannister is in the history books as the first to break the barrier, he was one of three very capable runners who were trying to become the first […]

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Book: Finding Ultra

by Rich Roll On the eve of his 40th birthday, Rich Roll was climbing a flight of stairs in his home and had to stop halfway to catch his breath. It was a pivotal moment in his life. While in college, Rich was an athletic swimmer who reached national status in the butterfly stroke and […]

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Book: Eat & Run

by Scott Jurek & Steve Friedman Ultramarathon runner extraordinaire Scott Jurek suggests that when you run 50 miles or more, your mind becomes the most important tool at your disposal. Fitness and nutrition are obviously crucial but he believes that the brain is the key. This is especially valuable advice when you consider it is […]

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Book: Iron War

By Matt Fitzgerald This book has a few chapters that seemed a bit longer than they needed to be but there are some really, really interesting stories that make up for it. This book obviously covers a lot more than just the legendary 1989 Ironman in Kona, Hawaii. It tells the entire history of Dave […]

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Book: The Secret Race

By Tyler Hamilton & Daniel Coyle I know, I know. It is morally wrong for someone to benefit from being a cheater. I can understand if you feel this way however, I checked this out from the library. If your conscience will allow it and you are interested in how the sport of cycling became such a […]

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