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Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins

This was one of my favourite reads about the US Navy Seal, who comes from a tough background and puts himself through the most challenging or deals, including the infamous whole week which he does twice. He then, later in life does extreme distance competitions, and pushes himself beyond limits that most people would give […]
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This was one of my favourite reads about the US Navy Seal, who comes from a tough background and puts himself through the most challenging or deals, including the infamous whole week which he does twice. He then, later in life does extreme distance competitions, and pushes himself beyond limits that most people would give up on.

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare–poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse coloured his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US Armed Forces icon and one of the world’s top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force tactical air controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him the Fittest (Real) Man in America.

In Can’t Hurt Me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40 percent of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

– Jonathan Bowman-Perks

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