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Exploring the mysteries of the human desire to run

In this humorous and insightful TEDxPennQuarter talk, Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run, examines humanity's desire to run and to sweat. By the end of the video you might even begin to see running as less cruel punishment to burn off yesterday's indulgences and more an enjoyable activity that could yield health benefits beyond a slimmer waistline - for example increasing cognitive function and reducing stress.

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