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Survival Of The Fittest In This Fascinating Book Based Soundly In Medical Science, Mike Stroud Of BBC Television S The Challenge And SAS Are You Tough Enoughsets Out The Genetics, Diet And Exercise That Enable Humans To Perform At Their Peak Dr Stroud Polar Explorer, Practising Hospital Physician, And A Former Adviser To The Ministry Of Defence Analyses Individual Feats Of Survival And Athletic Prowess That Illustrate The Way The Body Functions At Its Best He Dissects His Own Challenging Experiences Of Crossing Antarctica With Ranulph Fiennes, Running Marathons In The Sahara And Participating In Gruelling Cross Country Endurance Races In The United States And Gives Some Tips On How To Stay Fit For Life For Those Of Us Who Find Walking The Dog An Endurance ChallengeThis Revised Edition Includes The Story Of Dr Stroud And Sir Ranulph Fiennes Incredible 2003 Global Marathon Challenge Seven Marathons On Seven Continents In Seven Days In Aid Of The British Heart Foundation.

  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Survival Of The Fittest
  • Mike Stroud
  • English
  • 25 December 2017
  • 0224075071

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10 thoughts on “Survival Of The Fittest

  1. says:

    This is not just a book for those into endurance sports or extreme adventures to the poles It is a book that will help you view the physiological make up of you body differently, appreciate the mental strength that we are all capable of and can tap into,should we will it so It also debunks, myths and beliefs we hold about what our body, its ills and how to get healthy, stay healthy There really is no short cut and it really isn t that difficult to lead a healthier and active life, we were...

  2. says:

    Fascinating read about how the human body is so muchcapable of amazing endurance no matter what your age Also an inspiring example of how we should all challenge ourselves throughout our life time to make sure that we make the most of the time we have wal...

  3. says:

    quick but amazing read and incredibly captivating this book makes you long for running, exploring, going outside.

  4. says:

    This is an odd sort of book, with on the face of it quite a narrow audience To properly enjoy it you have to be a the sort of person who enjoys tales of human endurance, and b interested in the detail of evolutionary biology and sports physiology If you DO tick both of those boxes, then this is definitely for you The author tells tales of his own endurance adventures, including ultra marathons in the Sahara and treks to the Poles, and uses the extreme impacts they had on the bodies of he an This is an odd sort of book, with on the face of it quite a narrow audience To properly enjoy it you have to be a the sort of person who enjoys tales of human endurance, and b interested in the detail of evolutionary biology and sports physiology If you DO tick both of those boxes, then this is definitely for you The author tells tales of his own endurance adventures, including ultra marathons in the Sahara and treks to th...

  5. says:

    Okay, you ve got to hand it to this guy, he s done some incredible things, and has a lot of knowledge about the human body and its ability to withstand extremes If he d stuck to what he knows and avoided straying into the realms of conjecture about what does and doesn t represent the correct human diet, then I d have given him 4 stars for this And most people wouldn t have noticed some of the howlers he commits when talking about diet But since I know a littleabout that than the average Okay, you ve got to hand it to this guy, he s done some incredible things, and has a lot of knowledge about the human body and its ability to withstand extremes If he d stuck to what he knows and avoided straying into the realms of conjecture about what does and doesn t represent the correct human diet, then I d have given him 4 stars for this And most people wouldn t have noticed some o...

  6. says:

    Despite being a few years old now, the science and physiology is still so relevant, and he shows considerable foresight in places regarding discoveries that have only recently come to light Also, what a complete nutter His muscles physically breaking down due to trying to run 7 marathons in 7 days Why didn t they hire a Kenyan In terms of ease of reading, the expedition sections are smoother going than the in depth physiology, but these are nicely placed within the thread of his own experien Despite being a few years old now, the science and physiology is still so relevant, and he shows considerable foresight in places regarding discoveries that have only recently come to light Also, what a complete nutter His muscles physically break...

  7. says:

    About 60% story of amazing crazy endurance challenges that the author has been involved in and 40% a good summary of exercise physiology from an evolutionary perspective Well written and researched, the author sees himself as the ultimate lab rat and shares his learning with us He challenges the reader to understand the enormous endurance capa...

  8. says:

    You don t only get to read about other people s sportive exploits With this book, you also get to learn about your own extraordinary mental and physical capacities, how to read the sign your body sends you and when it is right to give in and when they are wrongly misleading as your body not always has it right I would recommend this book to everyone who is health concerned and enjoy exercising as a way to improve his day to day life A very much positive thinking and action book that provides You don t only get to read about other people s sportive exploits With this book, you also get to learn about your own extraordinary mental and physical capacities, how to read t...

  9. says:

    The science is a tad out of date, but the majority still holds firm Excellent chapters on Stroud s unsupported attempt to walk the North Pole with Ranulph Fiennes, his following of Scott s Antarctic expedition etc interspersed between thematic chapters on man s evolution and how our post industrial...

  10. says:

    This book has been sitting in my Kindle, waiting to be read for the longest time After starting it I m not sure why I waited so long I loved the book, it s informative and very inspirational As a species we really are capable of amazing things, so muchthan most of us believe w...

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