Born to Run

Born to Run Author Christopher McDougall
ISBN-10 9783641043360
Release 2010-04-26
Pages 400
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Originell, faszinierend, abenteuerlich: ein Journalist auf der Suche nach dem letzten Geheimnis des Sports Seine Passion: das Laufen, sein Beruf: das Schreiben. Christopher McDougall suchte eine Antwort auf eine vermeintlich einfache Frage: Warum tut mir mein Fuß weh? Wie er sind Millionen von Hobbyläufern mindestens einmal im Jahr ernsthaft verletzt. Nach unzähligen Zyklen des Dauerschmerzes, der Kortisonspritzen und immer neuer Hightech-Sportschuhen stand McDougall kurz davor, zu kapitulieren und die Diagnose der Mediziner ein für alle Mal hinzunehmen: „Sie sind einfach nicht zum Laufen gemacht.“ Stattdessen hat sich der Journalist weit abseits der kostspieligen Empfehlungen von Ärzten und Ausrüstern auf eine abenteuerliche Reise zu den geheimnisvollsten und besten Läufern der Welt begeben. Eine Reise, die McDougall in die von Mythen erfüllten Schluchten der Copper Canyons in Mexiko führen sollte, wo ein Volk lebt, das sich seit Jahrhunderten unter extremen Bedingungen seine Lebensweise bewahrt hat. Die Tarahumara verkörpern den menschlichen Bewegungsdrang in seiner reinsten und faszinierendsten Form. Laufen über lange Strecken ist für sie so selbstverständlich wie atmen. Was wussten sie, was McDougall nicht wusste? In seiner Reportage geht er den vergessenen Geheimnissen der Tarahumara nach. Er verbindet lebendiges Infotainment über neueste evolutionsbiologische und ethnologische Erkenntnisse mit zahlreichen, inspirierenden Porträts von Menschen, die sich – egal, ob sie zum Spaß das Death Valley durchqueren oder einen Ultramarathon in den Rocky Mountains absolvieren – eines bewahrt haben: die Freude daran, laufen zu können wie ein Kind. Einfach immer weiter. Denn in Wahrheit, so McDougalls Fazit, sind wir alle zum Laufen geboren.



Born to Run

Born to Run Author Christopher McDougall
ISBN-10 3954714280
Release 2015
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Born to Run

Born to Run Author Christopher McDougall
ISBN-10 9781847652287
Release 2010-12-09
Pages 287
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At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of the world's top ultra-runners (and the awe-inspiring author) make the treacherous journey into the canyons to try to learn the tribe's secrets and then take them on over a course 50 miles long. With incredible energy and smart observation, McDougall tells this story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner. Travelling to labs at Harvard, Nike, and elsewhere, he comes across an incredible cast of characters, including the woman who recently broke the world record for 100 miles and for her encore ran a 2:50 marathon in a bikini, pausing to down a beer at the 20 mile mark.



Summary and Analysis of Born to Run A Hidden Tribe Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Summary and Analysis of Born to Run  A Hidden Tribe  Superathletes  and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Author Worth Books
ISBN-10 9781504044042
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 30
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Born to Run tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Christopher McDougall’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Born to Run by Christopher McDougall includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Born to Run by Christopher McDougall: Christopher McDougall’s New York Times–bestselling Born to Run brought the underground sport of distance running to the forefront of American conversation, spurring trends like barefoot running and chia seeds’ recognition as a superfood. Centering around two long-distance races, the second of which McDougall intends to run, the book is written in a distinctly Gonzo journalism–style. The author focuses on the Tarahumara, an ancient tribe of runners that lives isolated in Mexico’s Copper Canyons, but he also pulls in plenty of other characters, past and present, and explores the biological reasons we are all born to run. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.



Born to Run

Born to Run Author Christopher McDougall
ISBN-10 1846684226
Release 2010
Pages 287
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McDougall reveals the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico--and how he trained for the challenge of a lifetime: a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans.



Born to Run

Born to Run Author Bruce Springsteen
ISBN-10 9783641201692
Release 2016-09-27
Pages 672
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Selten zuvor hat ein Bühnenkünstler seine eigene Geschichte mit solch einer Kraft und solch einem lodernden Feuer niedergeschrieben. Wie viele seiner Songs (“Thunder Road”, “Badlands”, “Darkness on the Edge of Town", “The River”, “Born in the U.S.A.", “The Rising" oder “The Ghost of Tom Joad”, um ein paar wenige zu erwähnen) ist Bruce Springsteens Autobiografie geprägt von der Lyrik eines einzigartigen Songwriters und der Weisheit eines Mannes, der ausgiebig über sein Leben nachgedacht hat.



Cassidys Lauf

Cassidys Lauf Author John L. Parker
ISBN-10 3351033427
Release 2011
Pages 304
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Handbuch des Helden

Handbuch des Helden Author Christopher McDougall
ISBN-10 9783641165840
Release 2015-11-02
Pages 432
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Das neue Buch von Bestsellerautor und Läufer-Guru Christopher McDougall Wie sehen echte Helden aus? Für Bestsellerautor und Läufer-Guru Christopher McDougall war klar: nicht wie die muskelbepackten Rohlinge aus Comics und Hollywoodstreifen. Inspiriert von den Überlebenskünstlern der griechischen Mythologie, wie Odysseus und Herkules, macht sich McDougall auf die Suche nach den Geheimnissen von Kraft und Ausdauer. Seine Erkenntnisse: Ein Held ist, wer zuerst an andere denkt, statt an die Lorbeeren; wer seinen Körper durch unterschiedliche Bewegungen – Laufen, Schwimmen, Klettern – fit hält, statt mit Hanteln den Bizeps zu stählen; wer aus den simplen Gaben der Natur die besten Produkte gewinnt, statt Geld für Ernährungsmoden zu verschwenden. McDougalls neue Reportage ist ein Handbuch für alle, die sich für Spaß an Bewegung und körperliche Gesundheit interessieren, denn, so sein Fazit: Der Stoff, aus dem die Helden sind, steckt in uns allen.



Ein Leben ohne Grenzen

Ein Leben ohne Grenzen Author Chrissie Wellington
ISBN-10 3936376867
Release 2012
Pages 367
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A Joosr Guide to Born to Run by Christopher Mcdougall

A Joosr Guide to     Born to Run by Christopher Mcdougall Author Christopher Mcdougall
ISBN-10 178567188X
Release 2015
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In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. Humans were born to run and our bodies are designed to excel at it. Find out how you can uncover your inner love of running and develop the skills needed to compete with the best. Born to Run by Christopher McDougall proves once and for all that we are all inherent runners. Science and history show how the human body was designed specifically for running. Ancient tribes, like the Tarahumara Indians in Mexico, are well aware of this. Running is an integral part of their daily life and is a skill that protects them and helps them find food. What's more, they thoroughly enjoy it! Professional and amateur runners around the world are learning from such cultures and are developing their own love and prowess for running. You will learn: ʺ Why 70%-80% of runners experience injuries annually ʺ Why your expensive running shoes might actually be hindering you ʺ Why you're never too old to run.



No Meat Athlete

No Meat Athlete Author Matt Frazier
ISBN-10 398146219X
Release 2014
Pages 280
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Ultramarathon Man

Ultramarathon Man Author Dean Karnazes
ISBN-10 9783864132575
Release 2007-07-23
Pages 278
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1600 Kilometer - in 10 Tagen - zu Fuß! Unmöglich? Nicht für Ultramarathon-Läufer. Denn: Für diese ist ein normaler Marathon nur Aufwärmübung. Sie laufen 50-Meilen-Rennen, 100-Meilen-Rennen und mehr. Sie laufen über 24 Stunden ohne Rast und ohne Schlaf. Sie treiben ihren Körper, ihren Geist und ihren Willen weit über das äußerste Maß an Schmerzen und Strapazen hinaus. Warum? Läuferlegende Dean Karnazes hat in seinem Buch seine ganz persönliche Lauf-Geschichte aufgeschrieben. Ein mitreißender, emotionaler Bericht, der nicht nur einen Einblick in das Seelen- und Trainingsleben eines Extremsportlers gibt, sondern den Leser auch dazu motiviert, den Mut zu haben, die eigenen Träume zu leben.



Finding Ultra

Finding Ultra Author Rich Roll
ISBN-10 3944125452
Release 2015-04
Pages 373
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Quicklet on Christopher McDougall s Born to Run

Quicklet on Christopher McDougall s Born to Run Author Kathryn Prout
ISBN-10 9781614641377
Release 2011-12-14
Pages 62
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Quicklets: Learn More. Read Less. Born in 1962, Christopher McDougall is an American author and journalist with a penchant for covering the odd or extreme in the world: Frenchmen who work out in coconut trees, fugitive Mexican pop stars, and endurance running. After graduating from Harvard, McDougall was hired by the Associated Press as their new Lisbon correspondent, despite lacking knowledge of both Portuguese and journalism. After leaving the AP, McDougall wrote for a wide variety of publications, including Men's Health and New York Times Magazine. In their pages, he covered a wide breadth of subjects, from why America hasn't been hit by another terrorist attack since September 11 to "physiological oddities" like the health benefits of old lumberjack saws or the Tarahumara tribe of near superhuman ultrarunners. First published in 2009, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen became a New York Times bestseller, staying on the list for over four months and selling over 219,000 hardcover copies in its first year. A movie version of the book is reportedly in the works, to be written and directed by Peter Sarsgaard.



Vergiftete Kindheit

Vergiftete Kindheit Author Susan Forward
ISBN-10 3442124425
Release 1993
Pages 316
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Der amerikanische Architekt

Der amerikanische Architekt Author Amy Waldman
ISBN-10 3453417623
Release 2014-09-08
Pages 506
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Wovon ich rede wenn ich vom Laufen rede

Wovon ich rede  wenn ich vom Laufen rede Author Haruki Murakami
ISBN-10 3442739454
Release 2010
Pages 164
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