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Endure : mind, body and the curiously elastic limits of human performance

Author: Alex Hutchinson; Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How high or far or fast can humans go? What defines a person's limits? From running a two-hour marathon to summiting Mount Everest, we're fascinated by the extremes of human endurance, constantly testing both our physical and psychological limits. In Endure Alex Hutchinson reveals why our individual limits may be determined as much by our head and heart, as by our muscles. An elite distance runner himself,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Hutchinson; Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 9780008277062 0008277060 9780008285098 0008285098
OCLC Number: 1023594155
Notes: Originally published in the USA by William Morrow.
Description: xi, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Malcolm Gladwell --
Two hours: May 6, 2017 --
Part one: Mind and muscle (1. The unforgiving minute ; 2. The human machine ; 3. The central governor ; 4. The conscious quitter) --
Two hours: November 30, 2016 --
Part two: Limits (5. Pain ; 6. Muscle ; 7. Oxygen ; 8. Heat ; 9. Thirst ; 10. Fuel) --
Tow hours: March 6, 2017 --
Part three: Limit breakers (11. Training the brain ; 12. Zapping the brain ; 13. Belief) --
Two hours: May 6, 2017.
Responsibility: Alex Hutchinson ; foreword by Malcom Gladwell.

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