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"Finding Ultra" Rich Roll

Updated: Apr 7

book review Finding Ultra Rich Roll

What? The book chronicles Rich Roll's personal journey from being an out-of-shape middle-aged man to becoming a world class athlete. Roll shares his struggles with alcoholism, his transformation through a plant-based diet and his achievements in the world of ultra-distance endurance events like Ultraman and Ironman triathlons.

Who? Rich Roll is a lawyer, champion ultra-runner and, most recently, renowned podcaster.

Why? Roll's perspective been well-received by readers and fitness enthusiasts alike, inspiring many to adopt healthier lifestyles and pursue their athletic goals.

So... Change does not come always easy but it is possible. While most of us have little desire to complete long distance runs, Roll's journey to athletic success and - along the way - self discovery and personal transformation makes for an engaging, educational and inspiring read.

See Rich interviewed here...


Not everyone is ready to make change in the health, in their life. Rich Roll demonstrates that once the decision has been made change for the better is possible, even with the occasional set-back.

Look out for the publication on Amazon.

Stay Healthy,


  • Rich Roll is an advocate for plant-based living. For further reading on plant-based sports nutrition, see here.


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Related Studies

Garbisu-Hualde A, Santos-Concejero J. What are the Limiting Factors During an Ultra-Marathon? A Systematic Review of the Scientific Literature. J Hum Kinet. 2020 Mar 31;72:129-139. doi: 10.2478/hukin-2019-0102. PMID: 32269654; PMCID: PMC7126261.

Neufingerl N, Eilander A. Nutrient Intake and Status in Adults Consuming Plant-Based Diets Compared to Meat-Eaters: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2021 Dec 23;14(1):29. doi: 10.3390/nu14010029. PMID: 35010904; PMCID: PMC8746448.


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