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Survival Of The Fittest By Mike Stroud

Survival Of The Fittest
by Mike Stroud

Discover the secrets of how to perform at your best in 2019In this fascinating book based soundly in medical science, Mike Stroud - of BBC Television's The Challenge and SAS: Are You Tough Enough?
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Survival Of The Fittest Summary


Survival Of The Fittest: The Anatomy of Peak Physical Performance by Mike Stroud

Discover the secrets of how to perform at your best in 2019 In this fascinating book based soundly in medical science, Mike Stroud - of BBC Television's The Challenge and SAS: Are You Tough Enough? - sets out the genetics, diet and exercise that enable humans to perform at their peak. Dr Stroud - polar explorer, practising hospital physician, and a former adviser to the Ministry of Defence - analyses individual feats of survival and athletic prowess that illustrate the way the body functions at its best. He dissects his own challenging experiences of crossing Antarctica with Ranulph Fiennes, running marathons in the Sahara and participating in gruelling cross-country endurance races in the United States and gives some tips on how to stay fit for life for those of us who find walking the dog an endurance challenge... This revised edition includes the story of Dr Stroud and Sir Ranulph Fiennes' incredible 2003 global marathon challenge - seven marathons on seven continents in seven days - in aid of the British Heart Foundation. 'The ultimate sporting diet documented in mouth-watering detail' The Times

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"Illuminating... Mike Stroud, an Arctic explorer, medic and marathon-runner, explains how modern life-styles and diet have made us prone to a new array of diseases unknown until the industrial revolution. Demonstrating why it is essential for us to exercise, he also provides useful guidelines for changing our culturally-moulded bad habits'" * Mail on Sunday *
"The ultimate sporting diet documented in mouth-watering detail" * The Times *

About Mike Stroud


Mike Stroud is a medic, doctor, and recent adviser to the Ministry of Defence on survival. He teamed up with Sir Ranulph Fiennes in 1986 for the first of their three attempts to journey on foot to the North Poles unaided. In 1993 he was awarded the O. B. E. for his part in the first unsupported crossing of the Arctic continent from coast to coast.

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GOR001248589
Survival Of The Fittest: The Anatomy of Peak Physical Performance by Mike Stroud
Mike Stroud
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2004-07-29
256
0224075071
9780224075077
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