Humans Are Built For Long Distance Running

It’s not surprising, but with the injuries I sustained last year while running 40-50km a week, it was apparent that something was going on. It’s obvious that many runners pound the pavement way too hard, relying on their shoes to absorb the impact. This is why flat soles have made a comeback. You could always run barefoot or use a Vibram Five-Fingers, Personally, I’d like to cut down the chances of cutting my feet, so I’ll try running at least one a week with Five-Fingers.

On a hot day, the two scientists wrote, a human could even outrun a horse in a 26.2-mile marathon.

Apartment Hunting

I’m still looking to room with people in Quebec and working my scheduling conflicts out. It’s been a busy few days. It takes an hour to get to school from my friend’s place and about 90 minutes to get back. I’m totally out of it and I’ve just finished writing tomorrow’s post. Regular non-Unplggd posting will most probably return over the weekend once I’m settled into a new place.