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  • Can't Hurt Me

  • Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
  • By: David Goggins
  • Narrated by: David Goggins, Adam Skolnick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,896
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,639
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,630

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored 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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing, heart wrenching, inspiring true story

  • By gary c compton on 07-01-2019

Good book but annoying podcast interruptions

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-12-2018

the book is inspiring, awesome. But it has these annoying podcast interruptions just as your getting into the story the author interrupts it. And they happen often. way to often. I'd recommend reading the hard copy book instead of the audio.

  • Buddhism: A Beginners Guide Book for True Self Discovery and Living a Balanced and Peaceful Life

  • Learn to Live in the Now and Find Peace from Within
  • By: Sam Siv
  • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
  • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Find out all about mysterious Buddhism, its origins, its secrets, and its answers to the challenges of modern life. This book contains a basic overview of Buddhism, including the life of Buddha and the various kinds of Buddhism that have developed. It takes a look at all the key concepts and most important teachings, methods, and insights in a way that is easy to understand. Filled with a wealth of common sense and other worldly wisdom, the path to enlightenment is considered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book

  • By Simon on 12-11-2018

great book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-11-2018

my first introduction to budhism, and I'm intrigued to learn more now. Thanks for the book.

  • The Secret Race

  • Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs
  • By: Tyler Hamilton, Daniel Coyle
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 74

On a fateful night in 2009, Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle met for dinner at a restaurant in Boulder, Colorado. The two had met five years before while Coyle was writing his best-selling book Lance Armstrong: Tour de Force. But this time, Tyler had something else on his mind. He finally wanted to come clean, about everything: the doping, the lying, his years as Lance Armstrong's teammate on U.S. Postal,, and his decade spent running from the truth. "I'm sorry," he told Coyle. "It just feels so good to be able to talk about this. I've been quiet for so many years."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THE definitive book on pro cycling and doping.

  • By Callum on 17-05-2015

best book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-12-2016

I now own 50 books in my library and this is the best one. Just so good in every way..

  • Finding Ultra

  • Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself
  • By: Rich Roll
  • Narrated by: Rich Roll
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191

An incredible but true account of achieving one of the most awe-inspiring midlife physical transformations ever

In October 2006, the night before he was to turn forty, Rich experienced a chilling glimpse of his future. Nearly fifty pounds overweight and unable to climb the stairs without stopping, he saw where his sedentary lifestyle was taking him. Most of us look the other way when granted such a moment of clarity, but not Rich.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Makes you reassess so much

  • By Sean on 20-07-2017

Good story.

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-12-2016

Loved the story but would prefer it read by a professional orator. Strong story though just author is too involved.

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  • Natural Born Heroes

  • By: Christopher McDougall
  • Narrated by: John Chancer
  • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

When Chris McDougall stumbled across the story of Churchill's 'dirty tricksters', a motley crew of English poets and academics who helped resist the Nazi invasion of Crete, he knew he was on the track of something special. To beat the odds, the tricksters - starving, aging, outnumbered - tapped in to an ancient style of fitness: the lost art of heroism.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A great disappointment

  • By MR on 27-12-2015

A dissapointing follow up

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-04-2016

I loved born to run and was really looking forward to this. Hoping it would have some insightful and inspirational value. I gave born to run a 5/5 I think and from the blurb thought this one could give it a run for its money. Wrong. This is idealistic clap trap, trying to summarize how to be a "hero." I found myself either disagreeing or saying "well that's stating the obvious" far more often than thinking "that's true" or "well put." Listen if I was young naive and looking to conquer the world maybe I'd find this inspiring, but if you are older (I'm only 33) and wiser I'd give this a miss. it is by no means as good as born to run. Also the reader has an annoying dramatic voice that sounds like he should be narrating children's movies. On the positive side? Not much. Lot of old war stories if you are into that but they're being interrupted constantly by being told how they relate to the "hero" concept.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful