Great read! An insight into the mind of a driven man.

Elizabeth Editorializes

The moment I found out that Scott Jurek had written a book, I wanted to read it, no matter what it was.  I am not a hardcore, long-term fan by any means.  I read about him in Christopher McDougall’s Born To Run, and I was immediately interested in him because of his vegan diet.  I wanted to know more about him, so I did a little research online and followed him on Twitter and Facebook.  That’s how I discovered that he had written a memoir.

I was very excited to read about his experiences as a super-athlete on a plant-based diet, so I scurried over to the library as soon as I was able, and requested an inter-library loan of the book.  When the library director called me to let me know it was in, he also informed me that he had just gone ahead and purchased a copy…

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I qualified with an Honours degree in Physiotherapy from Trinity College Dublin in 2004. Since graduating I have worked in St. James Hospital Dublin and have worked in all the areas of speciality within the hospital including cardiorespiratory, orthopaedics, rheumatology, care of the elderly, neurology, burns and plastic surgery among others . I have also completed a post graduate certificate in acupuncture in UCD 2009. The Physiotherapy Department in SJH has strong links with Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and I have supervised undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students on practice placements and also delivered lectures on the undergraduate academic programme in TCD. I have a keen interest in all sports and currently plays with Cill Dara RFC 1st team squad, and Milltown GAA. I have previously worked as Physiotherapist to Co. Carlow Senior GAA Team, Milltown GAA, Leinster Junior Rugby Team and Cill Dara RFC. I am an experienced runner and competed in the Dublin City Marathon in 2002. I continue to participate in running events and multisport disciplines such as Gaelforce West, Gaelforce North and the Motivate Challenge. I have a particular interest in strength and conditioning. I utilise this knowledge of resistance training in the treatment of his clients. I am committed to continuous learning and development in order to ensure the optimal level of care is offered to my clients, and with this in mind I am currently undertaking a certification in Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) with the NSCA.

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