Our guest this week is Outside magazine columnist Alex Hutchinson, author of Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance. We discuss how endurance is a skill that involves drive and belief just as much as muscle – and how we all have the potential to go farther, push harder and achieve more.
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Discussed in This Episode
- How to keep going when your mind is telling you to stop
- Why our brains tell us to stop exercising if it’s good for you
- Why it’s actually difficult for us to drive ourselves to total exhaustion
- How much progress you can make in pushing your own limits
- Practical ways you can increase your own endurance
- How self-talk can enhance your endurance