Exhilarating journey of human endurance and the joy of running. 🏃♂️
🎧 Listening time: 11 hrs and 6 mins
⭐ Community rating: 4.7 / 5
Introduction to Born to Run
The audiobook aims to discover the secrets of the Tarahumara Mexican tribe, living isolated by the Copper Canyons. The hidden tribe can run hundreds of miles without rest and any signs of injuries. The author, an often-injured runner, is dedicated to researching the tribe’s extraordinary endurance abilities.
What is Born to Run about?
During his research, Christopher McDougall finds out that the Indian tribe can run for days without having the proper running shoes while also on a vegetarian diet.
He starts developing a theory that humans developed physical and biological changes over time, allowing them to run long distances efficiently. Throughout the investigation, it was discovered that these individuals exhibited fascinating traits: they showed no signs of diabetes, depression, or even aging.
Should I listen to Born to Run audiobook?
The Tarahumara’s balanced connection with their environment, physical capabilities, and mental resilience sheds light on how humans can live healthier, more fulfilling lives. This narrative encourages listeners to reconsider their relationship with nature, physical activity, and their chase of overall well-being.
The audiobook inspires a fresh perspective on human potential and the possibilities for a more vibrant existence.
📝 Book Author: Christopher McDougall
🎙 Audiobook Narrator: Fred Sanders
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