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Tables of Contents for Why We Run
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
viii
Author's Note
ix
Prologue
xi
Wind-in-the-Face Warm-Up
1
6
Ancient Runners and Us
7
6
Start of the Race
13
10
Back to the Beginning
23
12
High School Cross-Country
35
24
College Cauldron
59
32
How to Reduce an Insect's Flight Endurance
91
14
Ultramarathoners in the Sky
105
14
The Antelope's Running Prowess
119
14
The Camel's Keys to Ultraendurance
133
10
Athletic Frogs
143
10
To Run on Two (or More) Legs
153
10
Evolution of Intelligent Running Ape People
163
24
Running Like Dogs and Cats
187
12
The Fitness of Being Out of Shape
199
8
Diet
207
4
Racing Fuel
211
10
Training for the Race
221
16
Final Preparations
237
8
The Race
245
16
Epilogue
261
8
References
269
14
Index
283
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