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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

Christopher McDougall

Will improving your technique be a game changer?

I was asked a couple of questions by a colleague the other day about running technique (the Pose method) and whether learning that particular technique was a game changer for me. 414 more words

Tips And Tricks

“Think Easy, Light, Smooth, and Fast. You start with easy, because if that’s all you get, that’s not so bad. Then work on light. Make it effortless, like you don’t give a shit how high the hill is or how far you’ve got to go.

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A Book All Runners Should Read

As I type this, I’m questioning whether or not I need to write yet another review concerning an already well-established book, but it’s simply too good not to address! 324 more words


5 Reads That You Should Definitely Pick Up This Summer!

Now that summer has officially kicked off, it’s time to bust out some summer reads. For me, a perfect summer day is sitting by a body of water (ocean, lake, or pool, I’m not picky), in the shade, with a cool drink and a book. 643 more words

Personal Musings

30 Good Things Before 30: #28 - Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

So it just struck me tonight how close I’m getting to the end of my 30 Good Things Before 30 challenge!

It also struck me how amiss I’ve been to not include any books so far! 492 more words