The Athlete's Way

The Athlete's Way

Training Your Mind and Body to Experience the Joy of Exercise

By Christopher Bergland

Griffin, Paperback, 9780312355876, 353pp.

Publication Date: June 10, 2008

Description

""The Athlete's Way" is amazingly informative and complete with a program to get and keep you off the couch. Bravo, for another exercising zealot who has written a book that should be read on your elliptical or stationary bike. He pushed me to go farther on a sleepy Sunday."
- John J. Ratey, M.D., author of "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science in Exercise" and the Brain, and co-author of "Driven to Distraction.



About the Author
Christopher Bergland is a Manhattan-based world-class endurance athlete. He holds a Guinness World Record for treadmill running (153.76 miles in 24 hours) and has won the longest nonstop triathlon in the world three times. He completed The Triple Ironman, a 7.2 mile swim, 336-mile bike, followed by a 78.6-mile run (done consecutively) in a record breaking time of 38 hours and 46 minutes. He directs the triathlon program at Chelsea Piers and has been sponsored by Kiehl's since 1996. He has been featured in dozens of TV, magazine, and newspaper articles including CNN, PBS, ABC, CBS, Fox, "Men's Journal", "ESPN "magazine, and the "L.A. Times". He currently runs a specialty sporting goods shop in New York City called JackRabbit Sports.