Other Recommendations

Here you’ll find my recommendations for other things that will help you improve your performance, including:

  • Books

  • Podcasts

  • Websites

Beyond Impossible - Mimi anderson

Mimi is an incredibly inspiring endurance athlete who is a multiple Guinness World Record holder, including for LEJOG.

This book taught me a huge amount about ultra-endurance events.

And it's one of those rare sports books that's actually entertaining as well!

Beyond Impossible: From Reluctant Runner to Guinness World Record Breaker is her story of how an ordinary mum ran her way into the record books.

Endure– Alex Hutchinson

I can't think of many better people to get a recommendation from than Bear Grylls!

"If you want to gain insight into the mind of great athletes, adventurers, and peak performers then prepare to be enthralled by Alex Hutchinson’s Endure." – BEAR GRYLLS

Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance was a great red if your're looking to understand how to push beyond your limits.

Here's a short overview of what the book is about

"Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D., reveals why our individual limits may be determined as much by our head and heart, as by our muscles. He presents an overview of science’s search for understanding human fatigue, from crude experiments with electricity and frogs’ legs to sophisticated brain imaging technology."

Endurance Planet Podcast

I listen to lots of podcasts whilst I'm running.

And the Endurance Planet podcast is one of the most informative and useful ones.

Here's how Endurance Planet describes itself on it's website

"Endurance Planet is the premiere online destination for health-conscious endurance athletes who want to perform optimally in sport and take care of their bodies. If you’re a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer, obstacle racer, adventure racer or all of the above then tune in for cutting-edge sports science, inspiration, and an education to fuel your journey"

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