The Athletic Classics of John Jerome by John Jerome

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ISBN 101891369040
ISBN 109781891369049

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John Jerome's lively, learned inquiry into what makes athletes capable of moments of pure physical brilliance is a timeless classic, as pertinent and fascinating today as it was when published in Packed with wonderful anecdotes from the world of sports, "The Sweet Spot in Time" explores the essence of excellence/5.

Staying With It book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A funny and scientific account of the author's attempt to become a n /5. The Athletic Classics of John Jerome: The Sweet Spot in Time, Staying With It, Staying Supple. Breakaway Books, John Jerome started to run ininspired by Frank Shorter’s performance in the marathon at the Munich Olympics, and by Shorter’s carbohydrate-loading diet.

Along the way, he became fascinated with the science of athletic training and has published four books on the subject, including a chronicle of his five-year foray, beginning at age. InI purchased a book titled The Sweet Spot In Time by John Jerome. This is the review it gets on these days. “Updated and with a new preface, this classic guide to the art and physiology of sports identifies and demystifies the series of mind and body events that create athletic perfection.

John Jerome is the author of The Elements of Effort ( avg rating, ratings, 17 reviews, published ), Truck ( avg rating, 70 ratings, 12 re /5(60). John Jerome breaks it down for you. Jerome writes from a personal point of view with concision, humor, precision and scientifically accurate prose.

(Alert - his book was written thirty-some years ago. Some of the science has been disproven with further research but in the main, it is still accurate).Reviews: 3. "This readable book tells of the author's experience finding and lovingly rebuilding, a broken-down pickup truck, partly for the pleasure of the task, partly for ecological reasons, and mainly to have a dependable and practical vehicle" (LJ 1/1/77).Reviews: About John Jerome.

John Jerome started to run ininspired by Frank Shorter’s performance in the marathon at the Munich Olympics, and by Shorter’s carbohydrate-loading diet. Along the way, he became fascinated with the science of athletic training and has published four More about John Jerome. Jerome sold book publication rights to the Bristol publisher, JW Arrowsmith, who had been having a big success with a three-and-sixpenny single.

InWhite revised what Will Strunk always called his "little book," added an introduction, and had it republished. It has never since gone out of print. Writers refer to simply it as "Strunk and White." As a runner and a writer I've always thought we needed a similar basic guide to.

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Subjects: Sports -- Physiological aspects. More like this: Similar Items. Editorial Reviews “I loved John Jerome’s Truck The book is not so much about automotive mechanics as it is about mind and matter About obsession and compulsion, joy and doubt, rage and forgiveness.”—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York Times “If there is a Zen to the art of truck repair — and Jerome proves there is — it is captured with homespun wisdom, humor, and.

John Jerome—a nonfiction writer who recounted his offbeat pursuits in books about rebuilding an old truck, about moving a stone wall, about becoming an athlete at an advanced age, among other subjects—died on Monday at home in He was Jerome writes from a personal point of view with concision, humor, precision and scientifically accurate prose.

(Alert - his book was written thirty-some years ago. Some of the science has been disproven with further research but in the main, it is still accurate). Jerome's thesis is simple - all sports are levers moving through arcs. Truck: On Rebuilding a Worn-Out Pickup and Other Post-Technological Adventures by John Jerome (Houghton Mifflin ) () is a wonderful wonderful book that I read when I was a much younger man.

In Truck, the author describes the process of building an old junked pickup truck back into running condition/5(12). The Washington Post Book World Few people write better about athletic endeavor than John Jerome. Outside magazine This physiological philosopher's latest book offers readers a bundle of fad-deflating riffs and provocative is a fount of sports witticisms and disarming prescriptions.

John Jerome sometimes claims to be retired but can't prove it. He has in the past raced in cars, on skis, and in swimming pools but now lives as slowly as possible in far-western New England and writes books. He is a former magazine editor, advertising copywriter. Breakaway Books, ; Pocket Books, ; Recorded Books, The Athletic Classics of John Jerome: The Sweet Spot in Time, Staying With It, Staying Supple.

Breakaway Books, Boxed set. On Turning Notes from the Field. Random House, External sources. In Memory of John Jerome. Review of Jerome's Truck in Pif Magazine. Buy On Turning Sixty-Five: Notes from the Field by John Jerome online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. At says Jerome, ""I decided to become an athlete""&#;and he took up serious competitive swimming. Purportedly, this ""modest experiment"" was a scientific inquiry into how far rigorous training could counteract the creeping effects of middle age.

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Those metaphysical interests place his book squarely on the shelf alongside John Jerome's The Elements of Effort (), that fine treatise on running, but its literary qualities suggest George Plimpton, Kunitz's one-time boss. The narrative moves nicely among philosophy, memoir, journalism, and history.

Jerome H. Neyrey, S. is currently Professor at the University of Notre Dame. He has served on six editorial boards, and has been elected to various offices in the Catholic Biblical Association and the Society of Biblical Literature, once being honored as president of the New England region. Among his most recent books are Paul.

In Other : $ Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. In his classic The Sweet Spot in Time, John Jerome detailed the pursuit of the athletic sweet spot, of excellent execution over time.

How do superb athletes, or teams of athletes, achieve peak performance over and over again. To the study of the biomechanics of movement and the biochemical breakdown of glucose, we now add the study of big data.

The Washington Post Book World Few people write better about athletic endeavor than John Jerome. Booklist Just before runners head out the door, they'll be wise to read one of Jerome's essays. They'll pique the mind while the road tones the body.

On March 4,John Elgin Jerome III received more than his father’s name. It would be proved over the next 22 1/2 years that John Jr. had passed to his son many things, including a will to. A carefully compiled anthology featuring timeless tales from classic authors including Charles Dickens, F.

Scott Fitzgerald and Anton Chekhov, read by a cast of acclaimed and respected actors, including Stephen Fry, Martin Jarvis and Kerry Shale; this compilation will be.

John Jerome is an enjoyable writer. He fits into a world of people who do actual things and write about them- somewhere between the Jeffersonian Yeoman ideal and what is now called Creative Nonfiction.

In a world where a lot of people cannot tell the difference between a thing and a thought, Jerome's book Reviews: 4. Often, Jerome’s Bible is conceived of as an official edition, promulgated by Damasus and adopted by the Roman Church, or in fact by the entire Catholic West.

This is an anachronism, however, since the Vulgate was born book by book, dedicated each time to a different friend. Jerome Klapka Jerome () was an English writer and humorist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat ().

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Neyrey online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Those metaphysical interests place his book squarely on the shelf alongside John Jerome’s The Elements of Effort (), that fine treatise on running, but its literary qualities suggest George Plimpton, Kunitz’s one-time boss.

The narrative moves nicely among philosophy, memoir, journalism, and history. John was born Novemthe son of John Jerome Carter, Sr., and Delores Carter. He attended school at Harrisburg from the first through the ninth grades, but left school at age 16 never to return.

His dad was a heavy equipment operator and John wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps. Jerome (Eusebius Hieronymus) was a Father of the Church and Doctor of the Church, whose great work was the translation of the Bible into Latin, the edition known as the Vulgate. He was born at Stridon on the borders of Dalmatia and Pannonia of a well-to-do Christian family.

His parents sent him to Rome to further his intellectual interests, and. Staying with It by John Jerome. Penguin Publishing Group, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy.

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