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Endure

Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

By Alex Hutchinson
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Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson

Endure (2018) takes an in-depth look at what enables certain boundary-pushing athletes to hit the wall of pain and effort – and still keep going. Alex Hutchinson examines the multiple and complex factors that allow marathon runners and cyclists to keep breaking records and reaching new heights in human endurance.

  • Athletes and coaches
  • Students of psychology and sports medicine
  • Anyone training for a marathon

Alex Hutchinson is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor to Outside magazine. His work has also been featured in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Globe and Mail and Runner’s World. With a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge, as well as a true passion for the outdoors and running, he is uniquely qualified to research the science behind fitness and endurance.

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