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Monday, September 22, 2008

The Best Long-Distance Runner on the Planet? Me!!!

... and You!!!
"So why do we have all these tendons in our legs?" Lieberman asks. "You don't evolve big tendons unless you're a runner."
I would argue that we were created to run, rather than evolved to run, but either way, baby, we were born to run! Here's my favorite line- you'll have to read the article for context:
The butt, it turns out, is crucial—

1 comment:

Scotte Hodel said...

Created or not, I am reminded of a comment our guide made while we drove through a South African game reserve:

"The slowest animal here is twice as fast as the fastest Olympic sprinter."

So, perhaps if the runner can survive the first 5 miles or so they will have a chance at survival. Me? I'll be sure to keep someone slower than me close by!