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You don’t stop running because you get old, you get old because you stop running.”

― Christopher McDougall, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen


Novel ideas about #running - Part 2

I struggled with part two of the “novel running series”, as the second set of books seemed to be a little less about the actual sport – but more about a journey thanks to the outdoors.  494 more words

Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

by Christopher McDougall

Synopsis: The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. 337 more words


Book Review: Natual Born Heroes

In the spring of 1944, on the occupied island of Crete, a German general was kidnapped. No shots were fired. No sign of a struggle. When I started reading the book, … 767 more words


Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

“Suffering is humbling. It pays to know how to get your butt kicked.”

“Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen” is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: “Why does my foot hurt?” In search of an answer, Christopher McDougall sets off to find a tribe of the world’s greatest distance runners and learn their secrets, and in the process shows us that everything we thought we knew about running is wrong. 399 more words

Squeezing My Toes to Spite My Ligaments

Manipulating the foot to fit the shoe is neither a new or singularly unique trend. Currently, there are women who are willing to have their pinky toes cut off in order to fit into their  200 more words

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