Born to Run
Born to Run A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen By McDougall, Christopher Book - 2009

His nutrition strategy for an Olympic marathon hopeful was this: “Eat as though you were a poor person.”
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Caballo had gotten his Web site up, but swapping messages with him was like waiting for a note in a bottle to drift up on the beach. To check e-mail, Caballo had to run more than thirty miles over a mountain and wade through a river to the tiny town of Urique, ... its single dial-up line.
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Kerouac wrote. “Trails are like that: you’re floating along in a Shakespearean Arden paradise and expect to see nymphs and fluteboys, then suddenly you’re struggling in a hot broiling sun of hell in dust and nettles and poison oak … just like life.”
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Barefoot Ken Bob begins: Shoes block pain, not impact! Pain teaches us to run comfortably!
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“Barefoot running really appealed to my artistic eye,” Ted was saying. “This concept of bricolage— that less is more, the best solution is the most elegant. Why add something if you’re born with everything you need?”

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