By Mark McClusky
The international of high-performance athletics is altering without end. no longer see you later in the past, you'll compete on the most sensible point with exertions and an outstanding trainer, yet at the present time, it's most unlikely to split the achievements of athletes from the scientists who aid them.
In Faster, larger, Stronger, veteran journalist Mark McClusky brings readers backstage with a brand new iteration of athletes, coaches, and scientists whose accomplishments are altering our knowing of human actual success and fully redefining the bounds of the human physique. on the fascinating new frontier of activities, technology, and know-how, the publication explores:
• The position that genes and coaching play
• how to define hidden champions and fast-track greatness
• the reality in regards to the 10,000 hours rule
• New learn on breaking via fatigue
• Revolutions in information and nutrition
• and the way we will follow the teachings approximately concentration, commitment, and sheer ingenuity in our personal lives.
Brimming with state-of-the-art technology and gripping anecdotes, Faster, greater, Stronger is an interesting, exhilarating examine how a ways we will push the limits of bodies and minds.
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