Can't Hurt Me

Can't Hurt Me Summary

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 U.S. 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, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest (Real) Man in America.

In Can't Hurt Me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

Book Reviews


In Your Face truth. Great read.4 star

This book is an unsheltered explanation of what it takes to be elite. There are some my pearls of wisdom in this book it will definitely change the way you think about your abilities and the limits we put on ourselves. Thanks for writing in the a military styles that drew me in for the start.45


Thank you!5 star

Greatest most eye opening book I ever read and first book Iv read in 5 years and absolutely enjoyed it.55


Absolutely loved this book!5 star

I truly, and I mean truly loved this book. I wish I could meet Mr. Goggins and just talk to him in person and maybe train some day! That would be awesome. As the book came to a close I found myself feeling a bit sad that it had ended. Loved it!55


Can’t hurt me5 star

An amazing , powerful , ascending story of a man transformation55


Excellent Read3 star

This book is astounding and beautiful. While I disagree with how some of the words were used in a minuscule few parts of the book, the message behind every word always rang true. If I had to choose between using the money to buy this book again in order to keep reading it, or being able to feed myself with that money for the next week, I’d buy the book again.35


Life Altering5 star

After reading this book and listening to the audio book version, even a go-getter like myself has a new outlook on what’s possible, and can self-motivate better than ever before. Do the challenges! They’ll do you good in all walks of life.55


READ!!5 star

Read this if you want to learn how to callous your mind from the baddest a** out there!!! YOU DONT KNOW ME SON55


Wow.5 star

Goggins is a baddd mf. Thank you for writing this book and pushing people to get out of their comfort zones and stay hard. Truly an amazing book! He kept it bluntly real and don’t expect any sugar-coating.55


A good book5 star

David is inspiring and influential. He is real and dirt shined. Someone I trust from only 500 pages. I want what David has and I want it to be better. Thank you.55


Greatness‼️5 star

Must read.55

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