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Tuesday, 6/19/18

Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I. …It all counts.

the morning shakeout

“I’m Far From Perfecting The Race,” Says Michael Norman

98-Year-Old Conquers Mount Washington Road Race

Alex Hutchinson: Putting Napping to the Test

24 hour ultra at Dunkin’ Donuts. …From ’71 to ’73, Don had an apartment about a half mile from that location.

Monday, 6/18/18

A walk with Gary Cantrell, creator and director of The Barkley Marathons, The Race That Eats Its Young

Ultrawomen. Badasses from yore.

Yikes: A ‘Just Say No’ Dad’s Struggle in the Land of ‘Just Say Yes’

Jonathon Marcus: Declare Victory

Physiology and Pathophysiology in Ultra-Marathon Running

Weekend, 6/16-17/18

Steve Magness: The Placebo Response

What’s the deal with Hayward Field? …Len Johnson is a track writer in Australia. …Iconic, for sure, and yet accessible. Ten years ago, my love and I went there for the first time. It was open and we jogged a few laps even as Vin Lananna, the UO head coach, was talking to his runners at track side.

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Your First Marathon Training Cycle, and more

Brad Stulberg: Eating Disorders, Divorces, Risks of Really Going For Something, and Millennials

Jonathon Marcus: If You Want Success, Figure Out the Price

Funny/sorta naughty Father’s Day story.More.Halpern’s dad has a book.

Be A Dad

Friday, 6/15/18

Alex Hutchinson: The Art of Pacing Is More Complicated Than You Think

The original ‘Men of Oregon’ take a lap along memory lane

Abby Wambach, soccer champion, equal pay/LGBTQ activist, and badass extraordinaire: Failure is fuel.

Study: People Are Getting Dumber

Thursday, 6/14/18

Dipsea: A Trail Race Where ‘You’re Either the Hunter or the Hunted’

Pretty good movie about Dipsea. Trailer: On The Edge

Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both

The Week That Was. …Mariah Castillo is mentioned.

Squats for Runners

What Happens to Your Body When You Climb Everest

Steve Magness: The Myth of the Non-Responder

How Long Do We Let Them Fail?50% of California Kids Can’t ReadMore

Semi-Rad: 20 things that take longer than the Caldwell, Honnold ascent of The Nose

Wednesday, 6/13/18

Study: One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects

Exercise is the best antioxidant


The Cult of Anthony Bourdain

The Last Days of Stealhead Joe

Exercise is Medicine. I run on a treadmill at the gym. My view, if not a Kindle, is a pool wherein we often see an exercise class for oldsters, mostly fat and female. The fat old boys are bs-ing with weights, but more likely watching TV at home or dead. Same deal closer to home. Our street dead ends at a Willamette River trail head. 80% of the senior walkers are female. Fit and fat is better than dead.

Video: An Ode to the Radical Restoration That Is Wild Swimming

LAT: Inside the USC women’s track team’s relay miracle

Tuesday, 6/12/18

Lazy Work, Good Work

Monday, 6/11/18

Magness Speaks — Why Rabbiting Works

How running gait increases injury risk

More on the insane USC comeback.

Bach at the Burger King

Katrina Marie Graham, Master’s alum, ran a 2:59:35 at the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Marathon, 2nd female overall (out of 1600). Results. And is a very nice person.

Eugene, OR

Weekend, 6/9-10/18

Probably best ever NCAA Championships going on at Hayward Field. Read. It’s a magic place. The cool, a bit damp weather helped.

Don’t Need No Stinkin Men. It’s about historical badass Miriam O’Brien Underhill.

Alex Hutchinson says perfectionists are more likely to get injured. Click.

America’s Next Great Running Hope, and One of the Cruelest Twists in Youth Sports

The Big Breakfast Study. Calories are apparently utilized more efficiently in the morning than in the evening.

The average American woman is 5’3″ tall, has a 38″ waist, and weighs 168.5 pounds. More. …Average American guy is 5’9″ tall, has a 39.7″ waist, and weighs 195.5 pounds.

Jen A. Miller/NYT: When You’re Hurt in a Race, and more

Video: Michael Norman’s dad gets mic’d up for 400-meter dash: ‘He got the record!’ Mom sounded pleased as well.

USC has to win the relay be the champs. Watch …Same challenge for Oregon in 2017. Watch. Note USC’s final runner.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Friday, 6/8/18

Sharon Lokedi Wins NCAA 10,000m as Six Women Break 30-Year-Old Meet Record. …Old record set by Cal State Los Angeles’ Sylvia Mosqueda in Eugene, 6/1/88. …Watch the new meet record video. …More.

A bit off topic. How Does A Nepalese Porter Carry So Much Weight? ..And The Sherpa Diet for Legendary Mountain Strength

NYT: Weight Training May Help to Ease or Prevent Depression.

Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backwards, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck. ~Unknown