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

​I remember coming across this book a few years back when my little brother started doing cross-country running in high school. Not knowing anything about it, I thought I would read about the sport. 440 more words

Book Review

Cold as a witch's bosom in a cast-iron bra

If you happen to be a witch, please take no offense. I love Witches, Pagans, Wiccans, and pretty much everybody. I know you don’t wear a cast-iron bra. 595 more words

Health And Fitness

So...I did it. I actually joined a gym.

I never thought I’d join a gym, not in a million years. Joining a gym puts me so far out of my comfort zone, you might as well have predicted that I’d also travel to Mars. 698 more words

Random Ramblings

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

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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