Book & Movie Reviews

Book and movie reviews

Book Review: On the Wings of Mercury – by Lorraine Moller

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated On the Wings of Mercury is a self–penned autobiography by Lorraine Moller. From the days when she was...

Movie Review: The Game Changers, short on credibility and science

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Game Changers is marketed as a documentary on the benefits of a plant-based diet to fuel performance,...

Book Review: The Rodchenkov Affair: How I Brought Down Putin’s Secret Doping Empire

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated  Title: The Rodchenkov Affair: How I Brought Down Putin's Secret Doping EmpireAuthor: Dr. Grigory RodchenkovPublisher: Penguin Random House...

Movie Review: BOSTON

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Movie: BOSTON Genre: Documentary Run time: 2:02:57 Director: Jon Dunham The movie BOSTON is a slick, full-length documentary on the history of...

Science of Running Interview: Steve Magness’s New Book on Training

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Steve Magness who writes for the website Science of Running is publishing a book. It will be available...

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has...

Chris McDougall Born to Run A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. Random House, Inc, 2009 Knopf. 287 pp. $24.95 © Christopher Kelsall...

Book Review: Life Outside the Oval Office: The Track Less Traveled, by Nick Symmonds

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Author: Nick Symmonds Title: Life Outside the Oval Office: The Track Less Traveled ISBN: 978-1-935270-32-4 Published by: Cool titles Category: Autobiography Pages: 230 Purchase...

Book Review: Scientific Training for Endurance Athletes by Dr. Philip Friere Skiba

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics IllustratedTitle: Scientific Training for Endurance AthletesAuthor: Dr. Philip Friere SkibaPages: 236Publisher: PhysFarm Training Systems LLCISBN — 13: 978-0979463624 Review Long...

Human Powered: A Film by Matt Cecill about the Finlayson Arm Ultramarathon

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Human Powered is runner, coach and multi-media specialist (photography and videography) Matt Cecill’s short (23:51) film on the...

Uncommon Heart by Anne Audain

© Copyright – 2009 – Athletics Illustrated Paperback, 278 pages Published April 28th 2000 by Cedarwinds (first published April 2000) ISBN 0915297280 (ISBN13: 9780915297283) Anne Audain’s book, Uncommon...