Andrea Weigl, food writer, writes:
In response to my call for books that inspires exercise, Carl Reichenbach of Angier wrote: “I would like to add “Chi Running” by Danny Dreyer to your list. This book was mentioned in “Born to Run” (by Christopher McDougall) and is unique in that it teaches natural, biomechanically-correct running form. I became interested in running at age 65 as a way to improve my declining stamina. My results were disappointing and painful."
"Danny Dreyer was giving a lecture in Raleigh. After hearing him speak about learning to run as your body is designed and reading the book, I started to run again. I have now been running for seven years with no injuries. My normal week is to run three times in the three- to five-mile distance. Last fall, I worked up to a half marathon distance with no trouble. My goal is to run a half marathon this fall. I believe running, when done properly, is a great form of beneficial exercise. I plan to run the rest of my life.”
Thanks Carl for the suggestion. Please send any other books that inspire you to exercise to email@example.com.