Everyday there are things that I take for granted. Even running, I know that I can just do it, I don’t think a whole lot about it. Really, how complicated is running? Grab your running gear, lace up your shoes, start your garmin, and go!
It would appear that simple. But is it? Have you ever stopped to think about what’s really involved in the process of running? The complex systems of tendons, muscles and cells that power us, that work in complete harmony to propel us forward. The 1000’s of signals that are required to be proceesed every second to keep us upright and in motion.
What a truly amazing thing it is that we are able to run. Enjoy this. Enjoy all of the simple things that are around you everyday as these are the things that are truly amazing.
The intricacies of the human body in motion — muscles flexing, joints hinging, cells powering a system of anatomical thrust — is a feat of cosmic proportion, a biological achievement where Newtonian laws and the limits of locomotion mix to move a beating, breathing form through space and time.
Some people just call it running. ~ Stephen Regenold ~