Thoughts on: “Endure” by Alex Hutchinson

We have all seen a world record being broken. The athlete crosses the finish line and a new bar has been set. But you have also seen that the athlete is alive and moving. Which means he/she had more to give! —— What sets the limit of human endurance? Is it mental or physical? WhatContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Endure” by Alex Hutchinson”

Thoughts on: “The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei” by John Stevens

My major feat this summer was to inflate a pool in preparation of a BBQ party (see pic. 2). Due to lack of proper equipment it had to be done manually. It took quite some time and effort on my part to get it ready; But I persisted and felt a little bit of prideContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei” by John Stevens”

Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek runs and eats! By running I mean 100 mile runs (that’s 160km!) and 24 hour races. By eating I mean only plant based foods. —————- Endurance has been a theme in my reading for a while and this is the latest latest entry. I was led to this ultra marathon legends autobiography becauseContinue reading “Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek”