The Pursuit of Endurance by Jennifer Pharr Davis
Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

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The author’s natural storytelling ability and a charming cast of characters in the form of spirited hiking mentors make the pages fly in this accessible handbook...A captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off.
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National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis unlocks the secret to maximizing perseverance--on and off the trail

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 endurance 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.
 

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Published April 10, 2018 by Viking. 317 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife. Non-fiction
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The author’s natural storytelling ability and a charming cast of characters in the form of spirited hiking mentors make the pages fly in this accessible handbook...A captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off.

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