The other day a fellow runner commented on my blog post about How to Make a Training Schedule That’s Right For You. He mentioned that I might want to check out the book Meb For Mortals. I did, and I have been meaning to order the book. So I quickly went to Chapters.ca before I forgot and purchased that book, and another book I had been meaning to buy.
They came in the mail today and it wasn’t until I opened the box that I made a connection that made me chuckle:
If I ever wonder what is holding me back from reaching my full potential as a runner … It was summed up in one little box from Chapters.
I’ve quickly paged through Meb’s book and it looks fantastic. It seems very descriptive yet uncomplicated, well laid out and interesting. I can’t wait to read it. I like how he not only tells you what exercises to do, but gives you full page pictures of how they are to be done.
Sometimes a book can be overwhelming with its options, details, charts and explanations. This book has a simple, straightforward theme:
Did you pick up on it?
By the way, You Gotta Eat Here also looks amazing. And, I may as well be honest and tell you I also ordered You Gotta Eat Here Too. It has awesome, although not healthy, not healthy at all, recipes from the show with great stories to go along with them.
Yes, there is a burger in there – and yes it is covered in poutine. Oh..my.
Both books seem sure to please. With any luck, Meb will have more power persuade me to run, think and eat like him than John Catucci has to make me make that burger…
Have you read Meb for Mortals? (Or You Gotta Eat Here) What holds you back from reaching your full running potential?