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Dancing Barefoot

You’ve probably heard of barefoot, or at least minimalist running.

The idea that instead of running on cushioned layers you run on thin soles with no drop. 592 more words


Natural Born Heroes | WWII

I originally chose to read Natural Born Heroes by Christopher McDougall because a snippet about it mentioned occupied Crete during WWII and I needed a Greek WWII book to finish out my (very long) Greece month (or months). 1,644 more words

Read The World

Born to Run - Christopher McDougall

This book actually has a ridiculously long title; Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. 

Christopher McDougall was once a war correspondent, but has since branched out into the world of running, fitness and general ethnography. 551 more words

Running in Five Fingers is "Foolish?"

Good morning, mammals! I just got in from my trail run. I did two miles on the lakeside trial at IC King park. I know most of my fit friends out there will not be very impressed with such a feat, but for me, it is quite a milestone. 909 more words

Health And Fitness

'Eat & Run' ~Scott Jurek

An Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

It’s easy to get wrapped up in deadlines and debt, victory and loss. Friends squabble. Loved ones leave. People suffer.

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'The Secret To Happiness Could Be Right At Your Feet!'

If you ever suffered from an illness or a problem, what lengths would you go to in order to find its cause? Would you even bother giving it a second thought and let nature take its course? 395 more words


Back in the Saddle

Hello, friends! I know, I know… it’s been a while. Sorry for the hiatus. I hope all has been going well for you monkeys. I hate that I go through these cycles of interest and disinterest in writing. 681 more words

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