Faster, Michael Hutchinson
  • List: $20.00  |  Sale: $14.00
    Club: $10.00
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Faster

Author: Michael Hutchinson

Narrator: Simon Vance

Unabridged: 6 hr 31 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Author's Republic

Published: 05/01/2016

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Sports

Synopsis

For professional cyclists, going faster and winning are, of course, closely related. Yet surprisingly, for many, a desire to go faster is much more important than a desire to win. Someone who wants to go faster will work at the details and take small steps rather than focusing on winning. Winning just happens when you do everything right – it's the doing everything right that's hard. And that's what fascinates and obsesses Michael Hutchinson. With his usual deadpan delivery and an awareness that it's all mildly preposterous, Hutchinson looks at the things that make you faster – training, nutrition, the right psychology – and explains how they work, and how what we know about them changes all the time. He looks at the things that make you slower, and why, and how attempts to avoid them can result in serious athletes gradually painting themselves into the most peculiar life-style corners. Faster is a book about why cyclists do what they do, about what the riders, their coaches and the boffins get up to behind the scenes, and about why the whole idea of going faster is such an appealing, universal instinct for all of us.

Recommended

Lucky Bastard My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV, Joe Buck
Lucky Bastard
by Joe Buck

In this New York Times bestselling memoir, the announcer of the biggest sporting events in the country—including the 2017 Super Bowl and this century's most-watched, historic, Chicago Cubs–winning World Series—reveals why he is one...

Narrator: Joe Buck
Published: 11/15/2016

Michael Jordan The Life, Roland Lazenby
Michael Jordan
by Roland Lazenby

"It's not every day that I'm blown away by a book about a sports figure. But MICHAEL JORDAN: THE LIFE, by Roland Lazenby, ranks up there with the very best: The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn, Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger, and Joe DiMaggio b...

Narrator: Bob Souer
Published: 05/06/2014

The Sixth Man A Memoir, Andre Iguodala
The Sixth Man
by Andre Iguodala

The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors.Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors’ third NBA championship in the las...

Narrator: Sullivan Jones
Published: 06/25/2019

No Nonsense The Autobiography, Joey Barton
No Nonsense
by Joey Barton

THE CROSS SPORTS BOOK AWARDS AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR - HEAR HIS BRILLIANT STORY, AS READ BY THE AUTHOR HIMSELF. The Sunday Times bestseller is 'brilliant, gripping, beautifully written, real,' says Jonathan Northcroft. So, y...

Narrator: Joey Barton
Published: 10/12/2017

Unstoppable My Life So Far, Maria Sharapova
Unstoppable
by Maria Sharapova

This program is read by the author. From Maria Sharapova, one of our fiercest female athletes, the captivating—and candid—story of her rise from nowhere to tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top.In 2004, in a stunning upse...

Narrator: Maria Sharapova
Published: 09/12/2017

The Truth About Aaron My Journey to Understand My Brother, Jonathan Hernandez
The Truth About Aaron
by Jonathan Hernandez

The unvarnished true story of the tragic life and death of Aaron Hernandez, the college All-American and New England Patriots star convicted of murder, told by one of the few people who knew him best, his brother. To football fans, Aaron Hernandez ...

Narrator: Josh Bloomberg
Published: 10/30/2018

Open An Autobiography, Andre Agassi
Open
by Andre Agassi

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the ag...

Narrator: Erik Davies
Published: 11/09/2009

Through My Eyes, Tim Tebow
Through My Eyes
by Tim Tebow

Over the course of the last five years, Tim Tebow established himself as one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of college football and a top prospect in the NFL. During that time he amassed an unparalleled resume—winning two BCS nat...

Narrator: Tom Wayland
Published: 05/31/2011

Open An Autobiography, Andre Agassi
Open
by Andre Agassi

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the ag...

Narrator: Erik Davies
Published: 11/09/2009
{"id":"1363105","ean":"9781518925771","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Faster","subtitle":"","author":"Michael Hutchinson","rating_average":"5","narrator":"Simon Vance","ubr_id":"1363105","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"20.00","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"12.00","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Simon Vance","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 6 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}