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The pursuit of endurance: harnessing the record-breaking power of strength and resilience

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Record-holding endurance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis explores what makes women uniquely successful in the growing sport of endurance hiking and how those lessons can allow women to push themselves past their limits and to challenge their body, mind, and life.
Unlike many sports, endurance and extreme sports record-holders are not separated by sex; there is no record-setting male and record-setting female—there is only a single record-holder. The more the sport requires endurance, the less significant the gap between women's capabilities and men's capabilities becomes. What is it about women's bodies and minds that gives them an advantage in endurance sports that they don't have in other areas? And how can women harness the power of that endurance and use it to excel in all areas of their lives?
Jennifer Pharr Davis, the former record holder of the FKT (or Fastest Known Time) on the Appalachian Trail, tells the story of her meteoric rise in the world of...
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Jennifer Pharr Davis, the former record holder of the FKT (or Fastest Known Time) on the Appalachian Trail, tells the story of her meteoric rise in the world of...
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subject_facetEndurance sports
Hiking
title_displayThe pursuit of endurance : harnessing the record-breaking power of strength and resilience
title_fullThe Pursuit of Endurance Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience
The pursuit of endurance : harnessing the record-breaking power of strength and resilience / Jennifer Pharr Davis
title_shortThe pursuit of endurance
title_subharnessing the record-breaking power of strength and resilience
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Health & Fitness
Hiking
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Sports & Recreations