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In this episode we bring you a fascinating interview with Alex Hutchinson, author of the new book Endure -Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance.
In addition to being an endurance science geek, Alex was one of the few journalists allowed access to the Nike Breaking 2 project in Italy where Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon in history at 2:00:25 (an unofficial world record).
Interview with Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson writes the @sweatscience column for Outside Magazine. He’s also a contributor to The New Yorker, Popular Mechanics, and Canadian Running magazine. He earned a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Cambridge and worked as a researcher for the U.S. National Security Agency. He represented Canada internationally in track, cross-country, and road racing. Alex currently lives in Toronto.
In this conversation we talk with Alex about The Central Governor Theory, the mind body connection, how to improve your race by smiling more, why more people don’t die in the marathon, and the Nike Breaking 2 project -he was one of the few journalists allowed behind the scenes. You’re going to enjoy this conversation!
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Alex Hutchinson Website: http://www.alexhutchinson.net
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