Peak Performance

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-06-06
  • Publisher: Rodale Books

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Peak Performance combines the inspiring stories of top performers across a range of capabilitiesófrom athletic to intellectual to artisticówith the latest scientific insights into the cognitive and neuro-chemical factors that drive performance. It presents he newly discovered links that hold promise as performance enhancers, but that have been overlooked by our traditional ways of thinking. In a very clear, concise, and relatable manner, Peak Performance explains the strong connection between mind and body and how you can apply certain techniques to enhance your own achievements.

You will learn the science behind priming and how you can develop unique, evidence-based routines to ready your own mind and body for great success. It is an entertaining and actionable guide to optimizing personal performance that, above all, shows you how to get the most from yourself. In revealing the science of great performance and the stories of great performers across a wide range of capabilities, Peak Performance uncovers the secrets of success and coaches you on how to use them.

Author Biography

Brad Stulberg writes about the art and science of human performance for various media outlets including Outside Magazine, Runner's World, Men's Fitness, Competitor Magazine, NPR, and Blue Ridge Outdoors. He also has a widely read column on the Huffington Post. Brad currently works in population health for Kaiser Permanente, where he develops programs to help people maximize their health and vitality. He lives in San Francisco, CA.

Steve Magness is the author of The Science of Running, a well-received, self-published book on how to maximize running performance. Host of the podcast "Magness and Marcus on Coaching," Steve was a columnist for Running Times magazine and has also written for Competitor and Runner's World. Steve is currently the head coach for the University of Houston track and field team and a world-renowned expert on endurance training. He lives in Houston, TX.

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