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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

Being A Book Nerd

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

Health And Fitness

Sometimes, You Need to Learn how to RUN Before You Can Walk.

When I turned 40, it wasn’t a big deal. I felt good, younger than my calendar age. Sure I had some arthritis in my knee. Yes, I had problems with swelling in my wrists, the start of carpal tunnel syndrome, but I learned to adapt to the changes in my body. 818 more words

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