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Can't Hurt Me

David Goggins

5 mins

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Can't Hurt Me is the story of David Goggins who went from being overweight and depressed to becoming a record-breaking athlete, inspiring military leader, and world-class personal trainer.


Can't Hurt Me

Can't Hurt Me

by David Goggins


When it comes to getting fit, a lot of us find excuses. We're too busy, we sleep in, we don't feel like it. But what happens when we stop making excuses?

David Goggins is a former Air Force serviceman, a Navy SEAL, and an ultra-endurance athlete who once held the world record for the most pull-ups in 24 hours. But Goggins had a hard life. He survived an abusive childhood, faced poverty, was almost illiterate, and went on to become overweight in his twenties.

In his book Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds, David Goggins teaches us that it's the difficult things in life that make us the strongest.

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It's possible to transcend anything that doesn't kill you.

- David Goggins

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