Overcome Illness, Injury, and Setbacks with This Get-Real Guide to Mental Fitness
Boulder, CO, USA — December 8, 2020 — Everyone loves a great comeback. In this inspiring new guide, The Comeback Quotient, best-selling sports journalist Matt Fitzgerald examines the science and stories behind some of the most astonishing comebacks in sport. He digs deep into the science of why some athletes are able to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds, and in doing so, lays out the steps anyone can take to overcome illness, injury, or other setbacks in sport and in life. The Comeback Quotient: A Get-Real Guide to Building Mental Fitness in Sport and Life shares how you can launch your own comeback starting now. See more at velopress.com/cq.
In his guide, Fitzgerald reveals that astounding comebacks begin with “ultrarealism,” a mental fitness mindset to fully accept, embrace, and address the reality of any situation. From ultrarunners like Rob Krar to triathletes like Mirinda Carfrae to rowers, skiers, cyclists, and runners all over the world, Fitzgerald shares why comeback stories are so compelling and so useful.
Can you make a comeback? Fitzgerald’s guide says yes. Anyone can become an ultrarealist. In the tradition of his best-selling book How Bad Do You Want It?, The Comeback Quotient combines gripping sports stories with mind-blowing science to deliver a book that will forever change how you perceive the challenges you face, giving you the inspiration and the tools to make the next great comeback you witness your own.
The Comeback Quotient: A Get-Real Guide to Building Mental Fitness in Sport and Life
Matt Fitzgerald | Paperback. Black-and-white interior. | 6″ x 9″, 256 pp., $19.95, 9781948007160
Includes athletes: Gabrielle Grunewald, Kate Courtney, Greg LeMond, David Goggins, Molly Seidel, Kara Goucher, Lionel Sanders, Saul Raisin, Eliud Kipchoge, Bill Rodgers, Haile Gebrselassie, Dean Karnazes, Emil Zatopek, Greg Welch, Matt Dixon, and more.
Matt Fitzgerald is author of the bestseller How Bad Do You Want It? and the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books are Running the Dream, Life Is a Marathon, 80/20 Running, 80/20 Triathlon, and the Racing Weight series. His writing has appeared in Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Outside, Runner’s World, Bicycling, PodiumRunner, Triathlete, and Women’s Running, and other sports and fitness publications. Fitzgerald is a featured coach for 80/20 Endurance and Training Peaks. He is a certified sports nutritionist (CISSN) licensed by the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He lives and trains near San Francisco, California.
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