What limits sporting performance? Is it in the muscles or does the mind matter? Dr Alex Hutchinson


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A great conversation between the fascinating Dr Alex Hutchinson and sports physiotherapist Chris Napier. Alex Hutchinson will be known to many because of his sports writing for Runners World (in the past) and Outside Magazine (now). He spent 9 years asking the question that is the title of this podcast – you get the answers in 20 minutes! In addition to the discussion of limits of performance, they share practical tips on how to improve your own running times! Here’s a link to Alex’s website https://alexhutchinson.net/about.htm and his twitter handle is @SweatScience. Here’s the link to Alex’s book ‘Endure’: http://ow.ly/oqlF30jWuiw

The insightful interviewer is also a runner - the Vancouver sports physiotherapist and near PhD graduate – Chris Napier @RunnerPhysio. Chris heads the Scientific Committee for the World Congress in Sports Physiotherapy (2019). That conference, which builds on previous World Congresses in Bern and Belfast will be held in Vancouver, Canada, October 4-5, 2019. http://ow.ly/Y1Qj30jWutO. The World Congress is being hosted by Sports Physio Canada @SportPhysio_ON.

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