Research: Humans Are Born to Run

Not everyone may feel this way, but new research argues that humans evolved to become natural runners. From our spring-loaded ligaments to our muscular behinds to our ability to sweat, the human body took the ideal shape of a long-distance runner starting some 2 million years ago, the researchers say. The long, lean build helped us scavenge widely scattered kills and could also have been an advantage when hunting down prey over long distances. "We're lousy sprinters, but we're really great...Full Story
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