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He’s been described as “one of the world’s top extreme adventurers,” climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in less than six hours and setting a world record for marathon running on the North Pole. But Sean Burch says his approach to fitness and training applies to anyone willing to change their lifestyle. He joins Kojo to discuss exercise, fitness and the importance of pushing our own boundaries.
- Sean Burch Author, "Hyperfitness: 12 Weeks to Conquering Your Inner Everest and Getting Into the Best Shape of Your Life" (Avery/Penguin)
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