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

Title
The pursuit of endurance : harnessing the record-breaking power of strength and resilience

Author
Davis, Jennifer Pharr, author.

ISBN
9780735221895
 
9780735221918

Physical Description
305 pages ; 24 cm

Contents
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.

Abstract
"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.

Personal Subject
Davis, Jennifer Pharr.

Subject Term
Hiking.
 
Endurance sports.

Format
Book

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York, New York : Viking, [2018]


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookHEALTH FITNESS 796.51 DAVI32530608944128Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area