Ruth Heidrich

Biography

Ruth Heidrich received her Ph.D. in Health Management in 1993 and is the author of A Race For Life, The Race For Life Cookbook, and Senior Fitness. She is a certified fitness trainer and holds three world records for fitness for her age group at the renowned Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas. She still actively competes in marathons and triathlons, having won more than 900 trophies and medals since her diagnosis of breast cancer in 1982 at the age of 47. With Terry Shintani, M.D., she co-hosts the radio show "Nutrition & You" on KWAI-AM in Hawaii. She is the founding member and past president of the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii and past president of the Mid-Pacific Road Runners Club. She has won eight gold medals in the Senior Olympics in Hawaii, Arizona, and Nevada.

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Books

A Race for Life: A Diet and Exercise Program for Superfitness and Reversing the Aging Process
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Lantern Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In her mid-forties, Ruth Heidrich was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing a double mastectomy, she challenged herself to the punishing Ironman Triathlon, a test of endurance involving a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile marathon run. Twenty years later, Heidrich is still running, cancer-free, and positive about life. This is her story. She describes her fight with cance

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breast cancer    exercise    marathon    raw    running    senior    triathlon    vegan    vegetarian