About This Episode: Alex Hutchinson: Pushing the Limits of Human Performance – EJP 110

Alex Hutchinson competed as a middle- and long-distance runner for the Canadian national team for more than 10 years. Today he is a columnist at Outside Magazine and writes the magazine’s Sweat Science blog about the science of endurance sports. His new book “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance” explores human endurance performance limits and how to push them further and further. You can follow Alex on Facebook and Twitter.

In this interview we talk about:

– Alex’s own sporting background
– What made him drop his 1500m time from 4’01” to 3’43”
– His column “Sweat Science” in Outside Magazine
– His new book “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
– The stretch on current running world records

Website:
www.alexhutchinson.net

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