How Endurance Sports Help You Win At Life
Written by Jennifer Strong McConachie
Category: Self-Help - Motivational & Inspirational; Sports & Recreation - Running & Jogging; Biography & Autobiography - Women
Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale Date: October 26, 2021
RUN LONG. CLIMB HIGH. SWIM DEEP. GO FAR.
The struggle to succeed and the drive to excel are at the heart of what makes someone into an endurance athlete.
Their mindset—that of the adventurer, of the explorer, of the never-say-never—is what allows these athletes to go beyond the limits of what’s possible time and time again... both during and outside of events.
Real life comes with its own set of challenges to meet, endure and overcome. GO FAR collects exhilarating stories from the worldwide endurance sports career of athlete Jennifer Strong McConachie, giving insight into her life philosophy and the principles that empower her success in ultrarunning, mountaineering, swimming, and more.
The beginning of endurance, in sport and in life, is found in desire — not just to go, but to go far.
About the Author
Jennifer Strong McConachie is a multisport endurance athlete competing in running, swimming, triathlons, adventure racing, and paddling. She trains for mountain ascents around the world, including several of the Seven Summits. She has a degree in Journalism, Mass Communications and Public Relations as well a several certifications in fitness teaching including from the American Council on Exercise. For the last 15 years, Jennifer has written for more than 200 brands and organizations as a marketing, advertising and public relations executive, crafting messages for a variety of mediums and industries as a market leader and industry award winner. As a professional speaker, presenter and trainer, Jennifer has lead groups from college classes to boards of directors on living an adventurous life.
Praise for GO FAR
"...showcases the spirit and mindset required to push yourself beyond your limits and achieve your dreams."
—Dean Karnazes, New York Times bestselling author of Ultramarathon Man
"...not only a how-to guide for a variety of engaging sports but also a step-by-step mastercourse on the mindsets therein."
—Travis Macy, author of The Ultra Mindset
"Jennifer Strong McConachie is a master of endurance and a skilled writer who shares her experiences with us so that we can take the principles of going far and apply them to our everyday life."
—Jennifer Pharr Davis, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and author of The Pursuit of Endurance
"This book will encourage you to live more adventurously. A practical, inspiring guide to help you make the most of life."
—Pip Stewart, author of Life Lessons from the Amazon
"Expect to be inspired, energized, curious, and ready to plan your next adventure."
—Lisa de Speville, founder of Vagabond Kayaks and author of Adventure Racing
"...fuses the best of endurance sport mindsets with the skills needed for you to start your own endurance journey."
—Mark Wales, author of Survivor: Life in the SAS
"The reader will gain broad and heartfelt knowledge of their own place in the world of sport."
—Scott Tinley, author of Finding Triathlon