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Personal Best: The Foremost Philosopher of Fitness Shares Techniques and Tactics for Success and Self-Liberation

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In this paperback edition, running guru George Sheehan draws on 70 years of experience to provide penetrating insights for a better, happier, and more productive life. Reading this book is fun, for readers discover how to have more energy, achieve higher levels of excellence, cope with aging--and why each person should strive to achieve his or her "personal best."
Paperback, 242 pages
Published March 1st 1992 by Rodale Press (first published October 1st 1989)
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Lindsay
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A great runner recommended this book to me and though I know George Sheehan is a big name, I could not get through it. I found the writing dense and philosophical; I could only read a few pages before falling asleep, which made it incredibly tedious. I am not a good enough or focused enough runner for this one so instead I will stick with "Runners World." That seems to be much more my speed.
Jeannette
You want running motivation? Here it is! Read it!
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This was a wee-bit too philosophical for me.
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Dr. George A. Sheehan is best known for his books and writings about the sport of running. His book, Running & Being: The Total Experience, became a New York Times best seller. He was a track star in college, and later became a cardiologist like his father. He served as a doctor in the United States Navy in the South Pacific during World War II on the destroyer USS Daly (DD-519). He married Ma ...more
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