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Like many runners, journalist Christopher McDougall got hurt. A lot. And like many of those injured runners, he was told that his aches and pains were a natural consequence of his chosen form of exercise. "Running," one doctor told him, "is your problem." McDougall didn't accept that—especially after reading about the Tarahumara Indians, who live in Mexico's Copper Canyons and run like stink, on shoes McDougall compares to flip-flops. He set out to learn from the Tarahumara. After years of research, he concluded that "persistence hunting"—a combination of tracking and endurance running over many miles at a time—was the human race's original, and best, form of exercise. He chronicles his journey of discovery in Born t
Originally posted by InertiaZero
Hey, why dont you check this out?
Vibram barefoot shoes
Originally posted by Danna
I'm an exception. I wasn't born to run.
Try to run for 12 minutes in 7 degrees Celsius like I did right in the morning!! And count that my physiotherapist was shocked that I couldn't relax my muscles!
Today was a killer day
Every time I coughed it tasted like blood
[edit on 15-12-2009 by Danna]
Originally posted by NotAgain
reply to post by Signals
What if you are born with no legs?
Kind of rubbing it in if everyone else is running around taking the pee out of you.
I believe we were born to kill planets, the proof is out there. Every time we breath we create evil Co2, we make mother earth cry.