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On the trip the ambitious men took on this huge task, they realized it was going to be a challenge, but did not fully realize that it was a near impossible task for the human body. For example, as the men packed for the strenuous journey, Katz decided to buy many unhealthy treats for the journey. Specifically, this occurred when Katz and Bryson first went to the market before heading out on the hike. Katz picked up snickers, cookies and chips, all of which are not food that people should be eating while their enduring an intense physical task. Furthermore, while they were at the beginning of the trail, they ate noodles which aren’t healthy for hikers who need a lot of energy. However, as time started to go by, the men started eating healthier food and as a result, had more energy to hike more of the trail. Specifically, they went from doing around eight miles a day to approximately sixteen miles a day on average. As a result of this hard work, the once overweight and lazy Katz began to get very inspired about hiking and exercise in general and ended up reinventing his lifestyle after this. Therefore, the men had conquered another key in their success, by being healthy adults with endurance.
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