Why We Run
In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual -- and primal -- drive to win. At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows Heinrich's signature blend of biology, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, infused with his passion to discover how and why we can achieve superhuman abilities.
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Review: Why We Run: A Natural HistoryUser Review - Chris Leuchtenburg - Goodreads
This book has an odd format. It has a series of chapters on various aspects of animal physiology related to endurance stitched together with Heinrich's life story and his experiences as an ... Read full review
Review: Why We Run: A Natural HistoryUser Review - Kiril - Goodreads
I didn't think a book written by an ultramarathon runner would move me more than some other books written by world-known novelists. What a great combination of information about evolutionary biology ... Read full review