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

Christopher McDougall
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Joy of Running

As seen in the title, the focus of this book is to show people that we are born to run and not to hate it. So many people associate running with injury and exhaustion, yet that is not how the human body is designed. When done properly, running is extremely natural and enjoyable according to the author. To prove his point, he highlights some of the best runners in the world and explains to the reader what it is about these individuals or groups of people, in the case of the Tarahumara, that makes them unique. He explains how they are able to not only run for long period of time, covering great distances, but how it is that they are able to enjoy the running process.

The author makes a case for the fact that it really isn't a few super athletes that have the...

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