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4 edition of Why We Run found in the catalog.

Why We Run

by Bernd Heinrich

  • 2 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24276839M
ISBN 109780061795633, 9780061795657

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A well written, easy to understand book about why we run from a refreshing perspective. Read more. 2 people found this helpful.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Michael A. Nelson. out of 5 stars Bernd Heinrich's Why We Run is an excellent resource for those interested in both research and personal Cited by:   In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual -- and primal -- drive to win.

At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows Heinrich's signature blend of biology,/5. A well written, easy to understand book about why we run from a refreshing perspective. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. Michael A. Nelson. out of 5 stars Bernd Heinrich's Why We Run is an excellent resource for those interested in both research and personal /5(). This book tries to reflect deeply on why we choose to run long distances.

Frankly I didn't find the book succeeded in its aim, the author was trying just a little too hard to be philosophical & in the end I sometimes just didn't get it (e.g. the discussion regarding his Mother-in-law's state of mind)/5. A well written, easy to understand book about why we run from a refreshing perspective.

2 people found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse Michael A. Nelson. out of 5 stars Bernd Heinrich's Why We Run is an excellent resource for those interested /5.

In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual — and primal — drive to win. At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows Heinrich's signature blend of biology, /5(16).

Why We Run is brilliantly written, deeply emotional, raw and honest. Robin scrapes away the superficial dermis and offers a rare glimpse into the mindset and motivation of a long-distance runner― Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathoner and NY Times bestselling author/5(15).

In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual -- and primal -- drive to win.

At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows Heinrich's signature blend of biology, anthropology. As Harvie confronts his family's past and traces his own shift into adulthood, Why We Run becomes a paean to the transformative effect of pushing your body way beyond your imagined limits.

Buy Why We Run: A Natural History Reprint by Heinrich, Bernd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(91).

Why We Run is brilliantly written, deeply emotional, raw and honest. Robin scrapes away the superficial dermis and offers a rare glimpse into the mindset and motivation of a long-distance runner (Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathoner and NY Times bestselling author)/5(40).

As we run, the layers of responsibility and identity we have gathered in our lives, the father, mother, lawyer, teacher, Manchester United-supporter. Why We Run: A story of obsession is available in the UK at the US it is published under the title The Lure of Long Distances and is available at ‘Nominally, this is a book about extreme running the grisly details are all there, and it’s hard not to revel in the gore.

The AF Canyon Run Against Cancer is all about running for a cause. Each person runs for their own reason — and we’d love to hear about it. Connect with us and share your experiences using hashtag #afcanyonrun #whywerun.

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Why We Must Run With Scissors is a practical, usable book filled with ideas that beg to be used by real kids in a real classroom. They were written by a real teacher who has used them, perfected them and presented them in one of the most user friendly formats I have encountered in years/5(9).

While We Run by Karen Healey is the sequel to When We Wake, set in a futuristic version of our world. Abdi and Tegan have been on a two-month tour, enforced by SADU handlers, Diane and Lat.

Abdi and Tegan have been on a two-month tour, enforced by SADU handlers, Diane and Lat/5. In computer systems and networks a run book is a set of defined procedures developed by the administrator or IT professional for maintaining the everyday routine, as well as the exceptional operations of the computer system or network.

The run book should contain all the information a staff would need to perform daily operations as information on dealing with any problems that arise during. We keep tabs on what top leaders are reading or recommending, so why not start a book club with your colleagues?A book club can help both an.

In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual -- and primal -- drive to win/5(K).

In What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami doesn't try to convince others that we should all become long distance runners/triathletes like him. He does talk about why he took up running, how it has helped him with his creativity and why he will continue to run as long as he feels the need to do so/5.

The book “Why We Run: A Natural History,” by Bernd Heinrich (see cover photo above), also describes persistence hunting (as part of the larger story of why he, and we, run), and the new book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall goes into detail on many of the subjects discussed in this post.

Both of these are must reads for anyone. It’s funny how a book may come at a time in your life when most appropriate. I saw “Why We Run” mentioned on a mailing list of minimalist runners (barefoot, vibram five fingers, hauraches, or minimal shoes), had a “sample” delivered via Amazon’s Kindle, and then had to read the whole thing.