Book Recommendations

Best Reads on Running

A Race Like No Other: 26.2 Miles Through the Streets of New York
Author: Liz Robbins

Born To Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Author: Christopher McDougall

Daniels’ Running Formula
Author: Jack Daniels

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
Author: Scott Jurek

Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run
Author: Kristin Armstrong

Once a Runner: A Novel
Author: John L. Parker, Jr.

Racing the Antelope: What Animals Can Teach Us About Running and Life
Author: Bernd Heinrich

Runner’s World Run Less, Run Faster: Become a Faster, Stronger Runner with the Revolutionary 3-Run-a-Week Training Program
Authors: Bill Pierce Ed.D., Scott Murr Ed.D., and Ray Moss Ph.D.

Running & Being: The Total Experience
Author: Dr. George Sheehan

Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run
Author: Alexandra Heminsley

Running On Empty: An Ultramarathoner’s Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across America
Author: Marshall Ulrich

Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth
Author: Adharanand Finn

The Accidental Athlete: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Middle Age
Author: John Bingham

The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It
Author: Neal Bascomb

The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances
Author: Matthew Inman

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir
Author: Haruki Murakami


Best Reads on Diet & Nutrition

Eat Fat, Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat Is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health
Author: Mark Hyman M.D.

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual
Author: Michael Pollan

Go Faster Food for Runners, Cyclists, Swimmers and Rowers
Author: Kate Percy

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto
Author: Michael Pollan

Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes
Authors: Georgie Fear and Matt Fitzgerald

Runner’s World Performance Nutrition for Runners: How to Fuel Your Body for Stronger Workouts, Faster Recovery, and Your Best Race Times Ever
Author: Matt Fitzgerald

Running, Eating, Thinking: A Vegan Anthology
Author: Martin Rowe

The Athlete’s Palate Cookbook: Renowned Chefs, Delicious Dishes, and the Art of Fueling Up While Eating Well
Authors: Yishane Lee and the Editors of Runner’s World

The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook
Author: Jim Romanoff

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts―and the Rest of Your Life
Authors: Matt Frazier, Stepfanie Romine, and Rich Roll

The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
Authors: Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig