211 Alex Hutchinson - The Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

On the eve of the Winter Olympics, we talk to Alex Hutchinson, author of Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance. Alex is a PhD physicist, who became obsessed with running in graduate school, leading him to become deeply curious about what sets elite athletes apart. 

Links:

Alex Hutchinson on Twitter
Alex's Blog for Outside Magazine on the science of endurance