The Elements of Effort: Reflections on the Art and Science of Running, John Jerome
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The Elements of Effort: Reflections on the Art and Science of Running

Author: John Jerome

Narrator: L. J. Ganser

Unabridged: 4 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 02/15/1999

Genre: Sports & Recreation

Synopsis

In this engaging collection of essays, author and athlete John Jerome celebrates the simplicity and freedom of running. With contagious passion, he strips away fads and myths to offer basic guidelines for participants, from beginning joggers to those preparing for marathons. For years Jerome recorded his thoughts and experiences during his daily training. As he ran, he discovered not only physical benefits, but philosophical ones as well. His wry reflections take you on a joyous journey through the most elemental aspects of the sport-stretching, falling, sweat, bugs, the food police, and more. A fount of prescriptions and wisdom, The Elements of Effort offers a disarming collection of ideas to mull over as you participate in your daily run. So grab your cassette player, lace up your running shoes, and enjoy narrator L.J. Ganser's entertaining performance.

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