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Physical Fitness

By Dean Karnazes

ISBN-10: 0446581836

ISBN-13: 9780446581837

Detect the secrets and techniques for tremendous endurance-from one of many fittest males at the planet!

Dean Karnazes has run 350 non-stop miles via 3 sleepless nights, ordered pizza in the course of lengthy runs, and encouraged lovers internationally together with his adventures. So what does a man like this do while he desires to face the last word attempt of persistence? He runs 50 marathons in 50 states-in 50 consecutive days.

With little greater than a highway map and a caravan choked with fellow runners and a devoted workforce, Dean trigger on a travel that took him via a volcanic canyon in Maui in excessive humidity and 88-degree warmth; to an elevation achieve of just about 4,000 toes on the Tecumseh path Marathon in Bloomington, Indiana; to a severed moose leg stumbled on along an Anchorage, Alaska, path that forced him to dash for safety.

Now during this heart-pounding booklet, Dean unearths how he pulled off this unfathomable feat with a decision that rejected all actual barriers. yet Dean is going past the tale of the patience 50 marathons to percentage his worthy secrets and techniques and suggestion for athletes of all degrees. those are the ideas that saved Dean going through the 1,310 miles he coated and 160,000 energy he burned-while averaging sub-four-hour marathons and infrequently napping fewer than 4 hours every one evening. the best way to:
· get well extra quickly
· Adapt to severe conditions
· hinder muscle cramps and overheating
· speed your self in the event you "hit the wall"
· remain motivated.

filled with useful suggestion and together with education regimens, 50/50 will motivate you it doesn't matter what your health target is, even if it's easily strolling round the block, working a 10K, or finishing yet one more Ironman.

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