Ruth Walters-Crisp

Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (31 of 36)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 343,220 - Total Helpful Votes: 31 of 36
The Paleo Primer: A Jump-Start Guide to Losing Bod&hellip by Keris Marsden
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
This review is taken from my original blog post: [...]

I have so much time for Matt and Keris of Fitter London. Their excellent health and fitness knowledge aside, I totally admire their entrepreneurial spirit and these guys are serious grafters. In support of their hard work, I bought a copy of their first book (can you tell I'm hoping there will be more?) "Fitter Food: A lifelong recipe for health and fat loss".

Having been a whole foods and Paleo convert since 2011 I was pretty sure this guide to getting started on the journey wouldn't really teach me much.


The book called out some incredible online resources, that I've since gone away… Read more
The Health Delusion: How to Achieve Exceptional He&hellip by Glen Matten
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
The Health Delusion warrants multiple reads for those on the way to achieving optimum health through the power of food. Pick it up, dip into it, select a section most relevant to you, enjoy it, learn something (alot), put it back down again. Within no time at all you'll realise how much it's peaked your interest and you'll want to go back to it - going from cover to cover. Aidan and Glen have a superb style. They have the ability to deliver some pretty complex stuff that simply sounds like they're chatting to you over a cup of green tea! Specific sections are deliberately called out for the more scientific reader but every man or woman on the street could better themselves by reading this… Read more
Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the secrets &hellip by Adharanand Finn
21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
As a CrossFit Endurance training, high protein and low carb diet eating, marathon runner I probably should have put Adharanand Finn's "Running with the Kenyans" down before I ended the first chapter. Just pages in, this book went dead against everything my training regime stands for.

But it was enchanting. Page after page my attention was held. I've recommended this book to both runners and non runners since reading it. It's a chronicle of an amazing journey and teaches so much about commitment to a cause, mental struggles, physical hardships and believing you've got what it takes to do something.

When Finn leaves the UK for Kenya in search of just what makes the… Read more