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Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publsiher : Knopf
  • Release : 26 February 2021
  • ISBN : 0307594963
  • Pages : 337 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 ratings
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The author of the best-selling Born to Run describes his investigation into ancestral training techniques that have enabled Mediterranean athletes to achieve extraordinary levels of strength and fitness.


Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 14 April 2015
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The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete, where a band of Resistance fighters in World


Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 26 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKNatural Born Heroes

The author of the best-selling Born to Run describes his investigation into ancestral training techniques that have enabled Mediterranean athletes to achieve extraordinary levels of strength and fitness.


Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 16 April 2015
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When Chris McDougall stumbled across the story of Churchill's 'dirty tricksters', a motley crew of English poets and academics who helped resist the Nazi invasion of Crete, he knew he was on the track of something special. To beat the odds, the tricksters-starving, aging, outnumbered-tapped into an ancient style of fitness: the lost art of heroism. They listened to their instincts, replaced calories with stored bodily fat and used their fascia, the network of tissue which criss-crosses the body, to


Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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"Author of the phenomenal national best seller, Born to Run, Christopher McDougall now travels to the Mediterranean where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete and in the muscles and minds of fitness enthusiasts everywhere. While researching Born to Run, Chris McDougall encountered the story of Pheidippides, the legendary ancient Greek 'all-day runner.' Later, when McDougall met a dedicated amateur historian, he saw a connection to one


Born to Run

Born to Run
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.


Running with Sherman

Running with Sherman
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 28 July 2020
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A heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America. "McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection."--John Grogan, author of Marley & Me.e.


Girl Trouble

Girl Trouble
  • Author : Christopher McDougall
  • Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
  • Release : 01 November 2005
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Gloria Trevi, Mexico's most popular singer in the 1990s, stunned fans and the world when revelations surfaced that the talent school she and her boyfriend, producer Sergio Andrade, operated was a front for a sex-slave operation. Trevi eluded authorities for two years before being apprehended and jailed in Brazil, where she then became pregnant and blamed a guard for raping her. An extradition struggle ensued, with the Mexican government demanding her return and Brazil denying the request -- on the


Eat & Run

Eat & Run
  • Author : Scott Jurek,Steve Friedman
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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Traces the author's remarkable career while revealing the influence of his vegan lifestyle, describing his transition from a Midwestern hunter to a record-breaking athlete.


North

North
  • Author : Scott Jurek
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Spark
  • Release : 10 April 2018
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From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable endurance and speed, accomplished on a vegan diet, he's finished first in nearly all of ultrarunning's elite events over the course of his career. But after two decades of racing, training, speaking,


Running Beyond

Running Beyond
  • Author : Ian Corless
  • Publisher : Aurum
  • Release : 03 November 2016
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Ultra running is one of the world's fastest growing sports and in Ian Corless who runs the scene's most influential podcast, ultra-running has the perfect author to chronicle its rise. Running Beyond is a homage to the sport's legendary races, unique, commissioned photography, captures the diverse and striking terrain - from mountail peaks, to jungles and deserts. Through interviews with the legendary athletes of the sport, Running Beyond is the ultimate homage to the ultra-running world. Foreword by record-breaking, world


A Snake Lies Waiting

A Snake Lies Waiting
  • Author : Jin Yong
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 08 September 2020
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A Snake Lies Waiting is the next in Jin Yong's high stakes, tension-filled epic Legends of the Condor Heroes series, where kung fu is magic, kingdoms vie for power and the battle to become the ultimate kung fu master unfolds. Guo Jing has confronted Apothecary Huang, his sweetheart Lotus Huang's father, on Peach Blossom Island, and bested the villainous Gallant Ouyang in the three trials to win the hand of his beloved. But now, along with his two friends and


The Overfat Pandemic

The Overfat Pandemic
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 12 September 2017
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Research demonstrates that up to 76 percent of the world’s population—or 5.5 billion people—are overfat, defined as having sufficient excess body fat to impair health. This includes nearly 90 percent of Americans—one of the highest percentages worldwide. In The Overfat Pandemic, Dr. Philip Maffetone reveals common misconceptions regarding the real meaning of “overfat,” factors that helped cause this global pandemic, and ways individuals can remedy the situation with the proper food and exercise. Other major points in the book


Northeast Foraging

Northeast Foraging
  • Author : Leda Meredith
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 08 April 2014
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“An invaluable guide for the feast in the East.” —Hank Shaw, author of the James Beard Award–winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook The Northeast offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Leda Meredith as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Northeast Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy


The Broncle, a Curious Tale of Adoption and Reunion

The Broncle, a Curious Tale of Adoption and Reunion
  • Author : Brian Bailie
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release : 01 October 2011
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The problem with discovering your roots is that the more digging you do, the dirtier you can get. Adopted into middle-class urban respectability, but with origins deep in the heart of a dramatic rural landscape, BRONCLE is a personal journey of discovery intrinsically linked to the bloody past of Ireland; a true story of smuggling, heartbreak, betrayal, adultery, and lifetime of deception and secrecy.


Heroes Aren't Born

Heroes Aren't Born
  • Author : Cody Voeller
  • Publisher : Cody Voeller
  • Release : 02 September 2018
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After a house party, James Ryan wakes to a truly different world, one where the dead walks, runs, rips and tears and where he and his friends are forced to become the heroes they’ve always read about. Within mere hours of fighting off a hangover James Ryan, college student, and hopeful teacher, finds himself rallying his friends, finding supplies and fleeing for safety in a world brought to ruin, but first, he has to convince them to go. Believing