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The Marathon Chef: Food For Getting Fit Paperback – 15 Jan 2004

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Phoenix; New Ed edition (15 Jan. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1841882356
  • ISBN-13: 978-1841882352
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 1.9 x 24.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 146,654 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Who for: Keep-fit junkies and gourmets in need of lean food.
Why: Anything that addresses how to eat well and keep fit is worth buying.
The look: Classic modern cook book with beautiful food shots and some mandatory chef shots of M Roux Jr in jogging shorts.
The cooking: Chic, low fat French food ranging from baguette toast with olive oil, extra bitter chocolate and sea salt (snack attack) to calves liver with iwld mushrooms and sweet and sour onion (main course). (THE INDEPENDENT - 2003's best cookery books)

Beautifully presented and packed with mouthwatering menus, The Marathon Chef should have a place in every serious athlete's kitchen. (ATHLETICS WEEKLY)

Restaurateur and runner Michel Roux Jnr is quite the role model for fit foodies. His hearty yet healthy approach has not only made Le Gavroche a roaring success, but has also spawned a recipe book for those gearing up for a 26-mile challenge. No more running on empty for us. (THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY (25/1/04))

His recipes for runners will seduce anyone, athletic or not. (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH (24 Jan 2004))

... a veritable feast of recipes for anyone seeking to adopt a healthy dieit. Interspersed with tips on preparing to run a marathon, easy to follow training schedules and sample menus, this book crosses the finish line in first place. (DAILY RECORD (24 Jan 2004))

Within these pages are ideas for well-thought-out meals to build on your fitness regime, without eating into your time or sacrificing flavour... By working through this book, it is as though the chef is with you for every step of the way. (EVERYTHING FRANCE)

Book Description

How good food can help achieve fitness from Michel Roux Jr, celebrated chef and marathon runner.

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