Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Anyone who works out or competes at any level is bombarded with the latest recovery products and services: from drinks and shakes to compression sleeves, foam rollers, electrical muscle stimulators, and sleep trackers. In good to go, acclaimed fivethirtyEight science writer Christie Aschwanden takes readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour through this strange world.

A new york times sports and fitness Bestseller An eye-opening exploration of how the human body can best recover and adapt to sports and fitness training. In recent years recovery has become a sports and fitness buzzword. She investigates whether drinking gatorade or beer after training helps or hinders performance; she examines the latest trends among athletes, including cryochambers, from NFL star Tom Brady’s infrared pajamas to gymnast Simone Biles’ pneumatic compression boots to swimmer Michael Phelps’s “cupping” ritual; and she tests some of the most controversial methods herself, float tanks, and infrared saunas.

Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery #ad - At a time when the latest recovery products and services promise so much, Good to Go seeks answers to the fundamental question: Do any of them actually help the body recover and achieve peak performance? .

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

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William Morrow #ad - This means the mind is the new frontier of endurance—and that the horizons of performance are much more elastic than we once thought. But, of course, it’s not “all in your head. For each of the physical limits that hutchinson explores—pain, muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst, fuel—he carefully disentangles the delicate interplay of mind and body by telling the riveting stories of men and women who’ve pushed their own limits in extraordinary ways.

The longtime “sweat science” columnist for outside and runner’s world, Hutchinson, was one of only two reporters granted access to Nike’s top-secret training project to break the two-hour marathon barrier, a former national-team long-distance runner and Cambridge-trained physicist, an extreme quest he traces throughout the book.

Endurance, hutchinson writes, is “the struggle to continue against a mounting desire to stop”—and we’re always capable of pushing a little farther. The new york times bestseller • foreword by malcolm gladwelllimits are an illusion: discover the revolutionary account of the science and psychology of endurance, revealing the secrets of reaching the hidden extra potential within us all.

Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance #ad - A voyage to the outer reaches of human capacity. David epstein, author of Range"Reveals how we can all surpass our perceived physical limits. Adam grant the capacity to endure is the key trait that underlies great performance in virtually every field. But what if we all can go farther, push harder, and achieve more than we think we’re capable of? Blending cutting-edge science and gripping storytelling in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell—who contributes the book’s foreword—award-winning journalist Alex Hutchinson reveals that a wave of paradigm-altering research over the past decade suggests the seemingly physical barriers you encounter as set as much by your brain as by your body.

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The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life

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Rodale Books #ad - But it's not that simple. Here's how to cultivate a passion that will take you to great heights--while minimizing the risk of an equally great fall. I had to resist underlining every sentence. Shalane Flanagan. Common advice is to find and follow your passion. Yes, passion can be a wonderful gift, but only if you know how to channel it.

Brad stulberg and steve magness once again team up, sustainably harness its power, this time to demystify passion, showing readers how they can find and cultivate their passion, and avoid its dangers. And that's not always a bad thing. They show readers how to develop the right kind of passion, the kind that lets you achieve great things without ruining your life.

. Should we throw everything to the wind and follow our passions? Or should we strive for balance and let our passions cool? This book offers the surprising, nuanced, and research-backed answer. Daniel H. Pink, bestselling author of When and Drive. New york city marathon champion, Four-Time Olympian, and New York Times bestselling author.

The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life #ad - The coauthors of the bestselling peak performance dive into the fascinating science behind passion, showing how it can lead to a rich and meaningful life while also illuminating the ways in which it is a double-edged sword. If you're not careful,  suffering, passion can become an awful curse, leading to endless seeking, and burnout.

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Serious Training for Endurance Athletes 2nd

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Human Kinetics #ad - Plus, mountain biking, duathlons, swimming, cross-country skiing, cycling, the book features the latest training advice for running, rowing, cross training, and triathlons. Published: 8-12-1996. Serious training for endurance Athletes is your guide to high-level fitness and performance. Shk01281. Serious training for endurance Athletes provides the tools to create training programs and workouts that will pay off in competition.

Endurance athletes, coaches, schedule, execute, and multisport fitness buffs will learn how to design, and monitor training programs for top results. Rob sleamaker joins with ray browning, seven-time Ironman Triathlon winner, to produce a much improved version of the highly popular earlier edition. Authors: Rob Sleamaker.

Serious Training for Endurance Athletes 2nd #ad - You'll learn to:- set up and manage your personalized training schedule;- use the s-e-r-i-o-U-S system of training—Speed, Intervals, Race-pace, Overdistance, Up-hill Intervals, Endurance, Strength;- add variety to your workouts;- develop a winning nutritional program;- prepare mentally for races; and - stay motivated to train and win.

The authors share their expertise in a fun and informative way, drawing from their own experiences as champions.

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The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

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Pegasus Books #ad - Authors: Rob Sleamaker. Published: 8-12-1996. Shk01281. An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running. Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of this most brutal and challenging sport―with races that extend into hundreds of miles, often in extreme environments―an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness?In The Rise of the Ultra Runners, award-winning author Adharanand Finn travels to the heart of the sport to investigate the reasons behind its rise and discover what it takes to join the ranks of these ultra athletes.

Through encounters with the extreme and colorful characters of the ultramarathon world, and his own experiences of running ultras everywhere from the deserts of Oman to the Rocky Mountains, Finn offers a fascinating account of people testing the boundaries of human endeavor.

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Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

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Riverhead Books #ad - The #1 new york times bestseller that has all america talking: as seen/heard on Morning Joe, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Rich Roll, CBS This Morning, and more. As experts silo themselves further while computers master more of the skills once reserved for highly focused humans, people who think broadly and embrace diverse experiences and perspectives will increasingly thrive.

If you dabble or delay, you’ll never catch up to the people who got a head start. Provocative, and engrossing, rigorous,  Range makes a compelling case for actively cultivating inefficiency. The most impactful inventors cross domains rather than deepening their knowledge in a single area. Authors: Rob Sleamaker.

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World #ad - Pink   “so much crucial and revelatory information about performance, success, and education. Susan cain, bestselling author of quiet    “as David Epstein shows us, cultivating range prepares us for the wickedly unanticipated… a well-supported and smoothly written case on behalf of breadth and late starts.

Wall street journal plenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to develop a skill, play an instrument, or lead their field should start early, focus intensely, and rack up as many hours of deliberate practice as possible. But a closer look at research on the world’s top performers, shows that early specialization is the exception, from professional athletes to Nobel laureates, not the rule.

David epstein examined the world’s most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters and scientists.

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Peak: The New Science of Athletic Performance That is Revolutionizing Sports

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Chelsea Green Publishing #ad - Marc bubbs makes deep science easy to understand, and with information from leading experts who are influencing the top performers in sports on how to achieve world-class success, he lays out the record-breaking feats of athleticism and strategies that are rooted in this personalized approach. Authors: Rob Sleamaker.

Unfortunately, the evidence-based techniques that the expert PhDs, academic institutions, and professional performance staffs follow can be in stark contrast to what many athletes actually practice. Peak is a groundbreaking book exploring the fundamentals of high performance not the fads, the importance of consistency not extreme effort, and the value of patience not rapid transformation.

Shk01281. Dr. When combined with the noise of social media, old-school traditions, and bro-science, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. Published: 8-12-1996. Dr. Bubbs expertly brings together the worlds of health, nutrition, and exercise and synthesizes the salient science into actionable guidance.

Peak: The New Science of Athletic Performance That is Revolutionizing Sports #ad - An integrated and personalized approach to health, training, training, nutrition, and mindset There is a new revolution happening in sports as more and more athletes are basing their success on this game-changing combination: health, nutrition, recovery, recovery, and mindset. Regardless if you’re trying to improve your physique, propel your endurance, or improve your team’s record, looking at performance through this lens is absolutely critical for lasting success.

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26 Marathons: What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career

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Rodale Books #ad - Shk01281. New york times bestseller • a world-class runner and four-time Olympian shares the life lessons he’s learned from each of the twenty-six marathons he’s run in his storied career. An athlete whose wisdom and lessons aren’t just for runners. The washington postwhen meb keflezighi—the first person in history to win both the Boston and New York City marathons as well as an Olympic marathon medal—ran his final marathon in New York City on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary distance-running career.

Meb's last marathon was also his twenty-sixth, rewards, and each of those marathons has come with its own unique challenges, and outcomes. As meb shows,  dealing with these marathon experiences help us become better in our lives. Eliud kipchoge,  marathon world record holder and 2016 olympic gold medalist“Meb’s 26 Marathons is like opening a treasure chest full of inspiring stories that give behind-the-scenes glimpse into the mental and physical joys and obstacles that elite-level racing can bring.

26 Marathons: What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career #ad - Published: 8-12-1996. He shows runners of all levels how to apply the lessons he's learned to their own running and lives. His advice on training, overcoming injuries, and adversity is for everyone. In 26 marathons, and unexpected turn of events that made each marathon an exceptional learning experience, bend, along every hill,  Meb takes readers on those legendary races, and a fascinating story.

26 marathons offers the wisdom meb has gleaned about life, training, identity, family, and faith in addition to tips about running, and nutrition.

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Run the Mile You're In: Finding God in Every Step

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Zondervan #ad - Authors: Rob Sleamaker. But as a kid, Ryan hated running. Shk01281. He wanted nothing to do with the sport until one day, he felt compelled to run the 15 miles around his neighborhood lake. These two truths launched ryan's 20-year athletic career and guided him through epic failures and exceptional breakthroughs to competing at the highest level.

Along the way, ryan learned how to focus on his purpose and say no to distractions, to select and strive for the right goals--goals for the heart as well as the body. With god's guidance and millions of miles pounded out on the track, Ryan discovered secrets to dealing with defeat and disappointment, and ultimately, enduring immense pain, building resilience, running as if you've already won.

Run the Mile You're In: Finding God in Every Step #ad - Now a coach, make space for relationships that enrich life on and off the running trails, Ryan shares the powerful faith behind his athletic achievements and the lessons he learned that helped him push past limits, and nonprofit partner, speaker, and cultivate a positive mindset. Journey with ryan as he reflects on the joys and trials of the running life and discover for yourself the power of a life devoted to your God-given purpose.

He knew he could, and would, race with the best runners in the world and that his talent was a gift to serve others. Ryan hall is an olympic athlete and American record holder in the half marathon 59:43. He was hooked. Starting that day, Ryan felt a God-given purpose in running.

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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

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Portfolio #ad - Authors: Rob Sleamaker. The debate is as old as physical competition. Nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it. Are stars like usain bolt, and serena williams genetic freaks put on earth to dominate their respective sports? Or are they simply normal people who overcame their biological limits through sheer force of will and obsessive training?  In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10, 000-hour rule, Michael Phelps, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs.

Published: 8-12-1996. The new york times bestseller – with a new afterword about early specialization in youth sports – from the author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. Shk01281. The sports gene inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. Through on-the-ground reporting from below the equator and above the Arctic Circle, and interviews with athletes who have rare genetic mutations or physical traits, revealing conversations with leading scientists and Olympic champions, Epstein forces us to rethink the very nature of athleticism.

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Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed

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Doubleday #ad - Shk01281. Running to the Edge is a page-turner. Running to the edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey, and his quest to discover the unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners elite and recreational to breakthroughs never imagined. New york times deputy sports editor matthew futterman interweaves the dramatic stories of Larsen's runners with a fascinating discourse of the science behind human running, as well as a personal running narrative that follows Futterman's own checkered love-affair with the sport.

The narrative is smooth and immediate, if occasionally breathless, almost effortless in its detail, like a good fast run . The start of his decades-long quest for championships, Olympic glory, and pursuit of "the epic run. In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach.

Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed #ad - . Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners, Larsen set out on a decades-long quest to find the secret of running impossibly fast, for longer distances than anyone thought possible. Authors: Rob Sleamaker.

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