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

User Review  - Preyanka Clark Prakash - Goodreads

Many people criticize this book for its hyperbole. It IS a work of creative non-fiction, which is what makes it so damn entertaining, but it seems to me that the author was also careful in the way ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Geoff - Goodreads

Greatly enjoyed this book. Leaving aside the criticism of scientific and factual inaccuracies, advocacy of barefoot running and arguments over the portrayal of the Tarahumara/Raramuri people, the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

It was ok. It dragged on at times, he could have been more concise. I doubt the validity of his claims(none of which is backed up by any published studies) and some of the highlighted athletes have ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Natalie Casper - Goodreads

I listened to this book on CD, so it may have been a different experience than physically reading. I LOVED this book. The science behind running is so fascinating to me and I loved learning about the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Vikram - Goodreads

This is a book that helped me get back to reading non-fiction after a while! It took me close to six months of constant prodding(by myself!) to complete it! And it was totally worth it! It not only ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Maureen - Goodreads

I'm never wearing shoes again. This is a fascinating book about running, why humans are mostly doing it wrong, and how one tribe in Mexico is doing it right. There is just so much to take in here ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jody - Goodreads

I am not a runner. I tried running about 5 years ago and after training for and running two 5ks, I completely trashed my knees. I haven't really run since. This book makes me want to try again! I have ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Rachel Murphy leimkuehler - Goodreads

I picked this book up with the intention of inspiring myself to want to go running, a paltry 5k. What I got was a fascinating look at how the body works, how Nike cares more about money than athletes ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Larazofia - Goodreads

A book which chases down the idea humans were born to run. McDougall follows the Tarahumara, a tribe with a tradition of long-distance running around their home town. He also depicts his personal ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

Inspired me to approach running in a different manner and be more careful about my shoes and technique. I remain a work in progress when it comes to my physical fitness, but urge you to read this book and question what you do to stay fit. Read full review


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