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The pursuit of endurance : harnessing the record-breaking power of strength and resilience / Jennifer Pharr Davis.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735221895
  • ISBN: 0735221898
  • ISBN: 9780735221918
  • ISBN: 073522191X
  • Physical Description: 305 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2018]

Content descriptions

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Formatted Contents Note:
A wild river man -- A trail of endurance -- The mainstream masochist -- The self-taught -- The psychology of endurance -- An unapologetic american male -- Wife, mother, record setter -- The science of endurance -- A woman rewriting the rules -- The genuine celebrity -- The future of endurance -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography / Further Reading.
Summary, etc.:
"Jennifer Pharr Davis, a record holder of the FKT (fastest known time) on the Appalachian Trail, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles her incredible accomplishments in the world of long-distance hiking, backpacking, and trail running. With a storyteller's ear for fascinating detail and description, Davis takes readers along as she trains and sets her record, analyzing and trail-testing the theories and methodologies espoused by her star-studded roster of mentors. She distills complex rituals and histories into easy-to-understand tips and action items that will help you take perseverance to the next level. The Pursuit of Endurance empowers readers to unlock phenomenal endurance and leverage newfound grit to achieve personal bests in everything from sports and family to the boardroom."--Jacket flap.
Subject: Davis, Jennifer Pharr.
Davis, Jennifer Pharr.
Endurance sports.
HEALTH & FITNESS > Women's Health.
SPORTS & RECREATION > Running & Jogging.
Endurance sports.
Genre: Nonfiction.