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29. The Science of Human Limits

The human body is an incredible machine, capable of spectacular speed, strength and feats of endu...

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08.00 24 Jun 2021


29. The Science of Human Limits



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08.00 24 Jun 2021


The human body is an incredible machine, capable of spectacular speed, strength and feats of endurance. But how far can it go? How far can we push our bodies before they give in? And how powerful can the mind be when it comes to pushing the body beyond its limits?

This week Luke explores the science of human limitations, and asks where the line really is.

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