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Race for Life (P)

3.36  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
This story of Ruth Heidrich and her fight against cancer explores the powers of nutrition and the rewards of running the Ironman Triathlon. It discusses how you can become healthier, with advice on adopting a diet that cuts down on cancer.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Lantern Books (first published September 1990)
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Melanie
Aug 23, 2008 Melanie rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: vegetarians, vegans
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Jeff
Feb 21, 2010 Jeff rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is an inspirational woman but the book didn't do very much for me.
Julie
Apr 28, 2016 Julie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Strange!

First I must say, I agree with the premise of the book-diet and exercise are everything in the fight against disease. I am a vegan and pretty enthusiastic about exercise. I run marathons and have done a number of double centuries and other endurance events. That being said this women is off the charts extreme. What she does is not going to be relatable to many-doing an Ironman after only a few weeks from fractured her pelvis, really? Her tales left me thinking she was off and thus I did
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Bianca
Aug 27, 2012 Bianca rated it it was amazing
Ruth is amazingly brimful of positive energy that just seems to bounce out of the pages of this motivating and inspiring book! If you want to start a healthy eating and exercise program, this is a really helpful book. I loved reading about how she lives her life so fully.
Victoria Stark
Aug 17, 2010 Victoria Stark rated it it was amazing
Inspirational! Motivational! What a sweet writer and an athlete to admire! She really makes you think YOU CAN DO IT! If you email herm she will write you back! Read her book called Senior Fitness. The title is misleading. It is about health and super fitness! WOW!
Liz Winn
Inspirational: the power of good food, exercise, and a great attitude. This formula works at any age!
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