Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

"Reveals how we can all surpass our perceived physical limits." --Adam Grant - "This book is AMAZING!" --Malcolm Gladwell Limits are an illusion: a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of reaching the hidden extra potential within us all Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell The capacity to endure is the key trait that underlies great performance in virtually every field--from "Reveals how we can all surpass our perceived physical limits." --Adam Grant - "This book is AMAZING!" --Malco...

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Title:Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
Author:Alex Hutchinson
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:0062499971
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:320 pages pages

Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance Reviews

  • Allison
    Feb 22, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

  • Wendy
    Sep 21, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

    Quite technical, enjoyed the depth ,might put off more newer runners or casual readers ...

    It's all in your head!!! :) Solid book, just need to believe that I can run faster... ...

    This book was a well-balanced mix of scientific (and historical) information, anecdotes, and humor. Alex Hutchinson didn't sensationalize some of the more extreme experiments and findings, while providing his take with clear disclaimers, which I appreciate. The take-away, for me, i...

    Explains the role of our brain in endurance sports very well. ...

    I've followed Alex Hutchinson's writings on running research for a long time, back to the day when he wrote his Sweat Science column for Runner's World. I still subscribe to his month email digest. I love the way he breaks down the research into something we all can understand. Endure ...

  • Nic Ayson
    Aug 01, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

  • Nathaniel
    Jun 29, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

  • Viv JM
    Jun 30, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

  • Anders Brabaek
    Mar 22, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

  • Sujata Neidig
    Jul 24, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

  • Ron S
    Jul 03, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

  • Kirsten
    Apr 09, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

  • Scott Wozniak
    Mar 20, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

  • Gina
    Aug 17, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

  • Atila Iamarino
    Jun 19, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

  • Phil Sykora
    May 10, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

  • Susannah
    Feb 05, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

  • Sebastian Gebski
    Feb 20, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

    Quite technical, enjoyed the depth ,might put off more newer runners or casual readers ...

    It's all in your head!!! :) Solid book, just need to believe that I can run faster... ...

    This book was a well-balanced mix of scientific (and historical) information, anecdotes, and humor. Alex Hutchinson didn't sensationalize some of the more extreme experiments and findings, while providing his take with clear disclaimers, which I appreciate. The take-away, for me, i...

    Explains the role of our brain in endurance sports very well. ...

    I've followed Alex Hutchinson's writings on running research for a long time, back to the day when he wrote his Sweat Science column for Runner's World. I still subscribe to his month email digest. I love the way he breaks down the research into something we all can understand. Endure ...

    Neat surprise, I didn't expect that I'll enjoy that one as much, but I did. It's not a typical "running" book (as one could have thought, knowing that it was written by the runner) - by typical I mean one that covers all the technical aspects of running, diet, picking proper training ...

  • Roberto Rigolin F Lopes
    Aug 04, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

  • Jacques Bezuidenhout
    May 29, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

  • sahil
    Oct 04, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

    Quite technical, enjoyed the depth ,might put off more newer runners or casual readers ...

    It's all in your head!!! :) Solid book, just need to believe that I can run faster... ...

    This book was a well-balanced mix of scientific (and historical) information, anecdotes, and humor. Alex Hutchinson didn't sensationalize some of the more extreme experiments and findings, while providing his take with clear disclaimers, which I appreciate. The take-away, for me, i...

    Explains the role of our brain in endurance sports very well. ...

  • Trang
    Aug 27, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

    Quite technical, enjoyed the depth ,might put off more newer runners or casual readers ...

    It's all in your head!!! :) Solid book, just need to believe that I can run faster... ...

    This book was a well-balanced mix of scientific (and historical) information, anecdotes, and humor. Alex Hutchinson didn't sensationalize some of the more extreme experiments and findings, while providing his take with clear disclaimers, which I appreciate. The take-away, for me, i...

  • Ha Truong
    Jul 23, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

  • Peter
    Jun 10, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

  • Steve
    Oct 21, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

    Quite technical, enjoyed the depth ,might put off more newer runners or casual readers ...

    It's all in your head!!! :) Solid book, just need to believe that I can run faster... ...

  • Juan
    Apr 12, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

  • Tara Scott
    Jul 14, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

  • Lawrence Xie
    Mar 07, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

  • John Spiller
    Feb 11, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

  • Steve Pratt
    May 29, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

  • Mason
    Sep 12, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

  • Loomis
    Mar 21, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

  • RC1140
    Jul 13, 2018

    Um passeio bem legal e muito bem escrito sobre os limites do corpo humano. Usando a corrida como desculpa (ou contexto), Hutchinson passa uma combinação de medicina, método esportivo e a história do esporte e de esportistas para discutir o tema. Fica um balanço legal do que é lim...

    Much like Homer Simpson was disappointed to learn that "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson was not a book on how to win the lottery, I was dismayed to discover that "Endure" offers very little concrete insights on how endurance can be increased. Instead, "Endure" is an exploration of the ...

    I found Hutchinson's journalistic style of reporting on Endurance to be highly enjoyable. I was able to form my own ideas and often there was an answer coming when I wanted to challenge what I was reading. I appreciated the journey of this book and the fascinating detail. ...

    The interesting thing is that most people DON'T die of exhaustion, Tim Noakes noted in the 1997. Thus starting with the hypothesis that your mind is protecting you from misusing your body. Very good, It is all in your mind. But protection comes with a cost. That is, your mind is also s...

    I don't like that Alex Hutchinson's "Endure" is "written in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell." It reminds me of what Stephen King said in On Writing: "Any book that has the description, 'written in the spirit of,' is probably the pits" (or something to that effect, I'm not going to fish ...

    Really interesting look at endurance and what the limits are for human performance. Hutchinson discusses the roles of heat, oxygen, muscles etc but also how much of endurance is related to the brain. Fascinating stuff, with lots of interesting anecdotes and stories, as well as scientif...

    Disclaimer: I don't typically enjoy nonfiction books. I always-ALWAYS-need a narrative. It can be a bunch of little narratives that turn out sort of like short stories (e.g., What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell), or an overarching narrative (...nothing comes to mind, actually). But no...

    Libro muy interesante sobre el estado del arte en materia de resistencia física. El cuerpo humano tiene demasiadas variables interesantes. No es un libro de entrenamiento pero ayuda a entenderse mientras se entrena. ...

    There are some factors can influence the endurance that I can improve :D + Oxygen intake + Core body temperature + Mindfulness ...

    An entertaining look at the latest research into human performance, from Arctic explorers to Nike's recent siege on the 2 hour marathon record. Introduction by Malcolm Gladwell. ...

    The full title of this book is actually very apt since it describes exactly what this book focuses on. There was a quite decent split between discussions and theories around how the mind affects performance versus the actual limits of the human body. Most of these discussions went quit...

    Perfect book for anyone gearing up for the Olympics. I'll post my NY Post feature on it when it runs... ...

    If you are looking for a step by step guide on how to improve endurance, this is not it. What it is a journalistic style report trying to apply scientific theories from the last century to different endurance sports (running, speed walking, cycling, mountain climbing, free diving) t...

    Out of all the books I?ve added on Goodreads, Endure is the most difficult for me to review with an unbiased eye. The reason is that the topic discussed lies within the backdrop of a community I am very immersed in ? that of competitive running. Indeed the author is friends with ma...

    This book is about how your mental limits affects your physical limits, and how great physical performances demands a mindset which can push through pain and suffering. It is about how you can ?exercise your mind? to endure more. The author presents a combination stories and rese...

    Excellent, if you are at all interested in exercise science without hyperbole. ...

    This was a strong tour of the physiology and psychology of endurance sports. With a good mix of stories and studies, this book covers a wide range of science debates, mostly centering around the question: How big of a factor is mental self-control? We know there are physical limits (lo...

    This was a really interesting book, even though instead of coming out with a clear, provocative new claim the final result to almost all the central questions was: it depends. It was still interesting because so much of the research to get to "it depends" was really captivating. Beside...

    After reading the book "How Bad Do You Want It?", I was hoping to get a similar experience. In that book the author (Matt Fitzgerald) provides some anecdotal evidence for different mental/physical strategies to overcome barriers in training/competing (I am an amateur runner trying to i...

    This is a tough book to rate for me. I love running and really enjoyed reading about the different factors that effect endurance and especially how endurance is tied more to the brain/mind than physical attributes. He tells a few stories with the main one revolving around the Nike 2 pr...

    [2018; Next Big Idea Club] Well researched. His own passion for the subject comes through which is nice. Covered the limits we have to endure - muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, etc. - and the brain's influence on these physical limits. Not sure many of the older/first (early 1900s) resear...

    Not sure how a book can be boring and exciting at the same time but this one was. I felt that certain parts drug on, but overall, the majority of the issues concerning endurance were well covered. I liked the stuff about the LCHP diet and the guy that got so dehydrated in the desert th...

    Probably one of the most informative endurance sport books I have ever read. An intriguing analysis of the precarious balance between the capabilities of the body vs. the limitations of the mind, backed with fascinating research data and a touch of humour added in all the right places....

    I'm always a huge fan of anything Alex Hutchinson writes. This book did not disappoint. Although it does leave you thinking "No one really knows how any of this actually works." ...

    Quite technical, enjoyed the depth ,might put off more newer runners or casual readers ...