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Dr. Loren Cordain, professor emeritus of health and exercise science, for one, thinks we should eat and live like our hunter-gatherer ancestors, whose meat-heavy diets gave them more muscle mass and enhanced their athletic abilities and performance. Robb Wolf, author, would add in weight training, stretching, and, in particular, cross-country running, because it challenges our bodies in the same ways hunter-gatherers had to navigate uneven terrain and the up-and-down of hills--all of which increased their physical robustness.-Devon Jackson
The Internet’s Home for the History of Cross-Country Running.
The sixth chapter of the cross-country running anthology is now live on YouTube! Featuring a smattering of big names and the best races from 2016 and 2017 (plus a host of historical footage as well), this will be sure to get you hyped for the 2017 XC season… and beyond.
Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Qzz15rW5b8
His name is Robert Earl Johnson, and he is totally unknown. Find out why he’s the toughest American-born runner in history.
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This program of “The Real XC” is intent on reconnecting users with the history and achievement that cross-country running has brought to the athletics experience.
Our purpose: weave a smooth and seamless integration of the sport of cross-country running; from its earliest origins in England, to the widely popular and highly successful worldwide event that it is today.