Born To Run

Christopher McDougall's Born to Run arrived on my desk with impeccable timing. I'd just finished a mammoth 19-hour climb and ski of California's Mount Tyndall, and while nursing my wounds I began asking hard questions about my physical limits. If your experience is anything like mine, you've been conditioned over your entire life to believe that human beings were not meant to run (more...)

— May 29, 2009

Andy Lewicky is the author and creator of SierraDescents

Scott June 23, 2009 at 2:57 pm

My question is, how much of this is because they only ran on trails and not asphalt/concrete? And how many of our runners suffer because of paved surfaces? Unpaved surfaces are much, much easier on a runner's body than pavement, but most runners still spend their time on roads.