The Elements of Effort by John Jerome audiobook

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

By John Jerome
Read by L. J. Ganser

Recorded Books, Inc.
4.17 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781456124083

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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Summary

Summary

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This physiological philosopher’s latest book offers readers a bundle of fad-deflating riffs and provocative essays…Jerome is a fount of sports witticisms and disarming prescriptions.” Outside
“Just before runners head out the door, they’ll be wise to read one of Jerome’s essays. They’ll pique the mind while the road tones the body.” Booklist

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Author Bio: John Jerome

Author Bio: John Jerome

John Jerome is the author of numerous books. He has also published articles in the New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and Outside. He lives in western Massachusetts.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Runtime: 4.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English