Years ago, a hot new book by one of my favorite columnists came out. I was leaving to speak at a conference taking place on a cruise ship (still my fav speaking engagement to date) but I couldn’t wait to dig in. So I contacted the author to see if it was possible to have an advanced copy shipped to the hotel and he made me a deal: he’d send me a PDF if I promised to buy a copy once it was available to the public. Done. I still have that PDF, covered with notes, underlines, asterisks and underlines. It didn’t hurt that his subject aligned closely w/ my PhD work, but the way he so effectively merged research grabbed my attention and wouldn’t let go, even when that resulted in reading it on the beach during one of the cruise ship stops. Today we’ll dig into the curiously elastic limits of human performance with the writer whose work continues to shape the course of how we’re applying science here in the real world of endurance pursuits.
Welcome to latest episode of the Catalyst 360 Podcast. Today’s guest is Dr. Alex Hutchinson, THE sweat scientist & author of one of my all-time favorite books Endure: Mind, Body, & the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance. He also has a PhD in physics & was a 2-time finalist in the 1500 at the Canadian Olympic Trials. He makes his home in Toronto and writes for Outside Magazine, Runners World, Wall Street Journal, NY Times and many others! You can follow him on Twitter @sweatscience (and he's definitely worth the follow!). Here’s the article about Foucault he mentions: https://www.outsideonline.com/health/training-performance/foucault-endurance-coaching-study/
Here is direct lint to podcast episode on gut microbiome w/ Dr. Chris Lowry mentioned - https://www.buzzsprout.com/204059/10748462 (episode #226 of Catalyst 360 podcast)
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