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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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
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
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