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50/50: Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days -- by Dean Karnazes

By Dean Karnazes

Notice the secrets and techniques for large endurance-from one of many fittest males at the planet!

Dean Karnazes has run 350 non-stop miles via 3 sleepless nights, ordered pizza in the course of lengthy runs, and encouraged fanatics across the world together with his adventures. So what does a man like this do whilst he desires to face the final word try of persistence? He runs 50 marathons in 50 states-in 50 consecutive days.

With little greater than a highway map and a caravan choked with fellow runners and a committed team, Dean trigger on a travel that took him via a volcanic canyon in Maui in excessive humidity and 88-degree warmth; to an elevation achieve of just about 4,000 toes on the Tecumseh path Marathon in Bloomington, Indiana; to a severed moose leg came upon along an Anchorage, Alaska, path that forced him to dash for safety.

Now during this heart-pounding booklet, Dean finds how he pulled off this unfathomable feat with a selection that confounded all actual obstacles. yet Dean is going past the tale of the persistence 50 marathons to proportion his beneficial secrets and techniques and recommendation for athletes of all degrees. those are the guidelines that saved Dean going throughout the 1,310 miles he lined and 160,000 energy he burned-while averaging sub-four-hour marathons and infrequently dozing fewer than 4 hours every one evening. the way to:
· get better extra quickly
· Adapt to severe conditions
· hinder muscle cramps and overheating
· velocity your self if you happen to "hit the wall"
· remain motivated.

jam-packed with useful recommendation and together with education regimens, 50/50 will encourage you it doesn't matter what your health objective is, even if it's easily strolling round the block, working a 10K, or finishing another Ironman.

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