Alex Hutchinson is an award winning endurance sports journalist and author, who you may know from his column Sweat Science. His new book Endure explores human endurance performance limits, real and perceived, and how to push them further and further.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
- How there is (almost) always a reserve of resources to tap into, even when it feels like your working at your absolute full capacity
- The similarities and differences between different models (the psychobiological model by Samuele Marcora nd Central Governor model by Tim Noakes) of how the mind imposes limits on the body
- How endurance performance is "elastically limited" by pain, muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst and fuel
- Brain endurance training and brain stimulation for improving endurance performance
- Alex' top practical tip for how to push closer to your true limits
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