Download PDF by Scott Carney: What Doesn't Kill Us: how freezing water, extreme altitude,

By Scott Carney

ISBN-10: 1623366909

ISBN-13: 9781623366902

ISBN-10: 1911344196

ISBN-13: 9781911344193

What are bodies rather able of?

We prefer to sit down in air-conditioned convenience, but every year thousands of normal humans teach in CrossFit containers, compete in tricky Mudders, and problem themselves in Spartan races. they're connecting with their setting and, whether or not they have an understanding of it or no longer, unlocking their hidden evolutionary potential.

No one exemplifies this greater than Wim Hof, whose outstanding skill to regulate his physique temperature in severe chilly has sparked a whirlwind of medical research. via him, we're simply starting to know how chilly model may strive against autoimmune illnesses and protracted ache — and doubtless even opposite the advance of 1 of our best killers: diabetes.

Award-winning journalist Scott Carney investigates the unbelievable and infrequently risky global of physique transformation. He finds thoughts you could attempt at domestic, yet his personal trip culminates in a record-bending, 28-hour climb to the snowy height of Mt Kilimanjaro — donning not anything yet a couple of shorts and operating shoes.

PRAISE FOR SCOTT CARNEY

‘[Wim Hof] has turn into a phenomenon, and Carney is an pleasing consultant to his global and his fans .’ The Times

‘I continuously knew that leaping into freezing water makes you're feeling really good afterwards, yet now i do know why.’ The Spectator

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