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Thursday, 1/31/19

Must read football stories. About Aaron Donald and C.T.E.

The Best Hydration Plan Is to Drink When You’re Thirsty

Professors of Stupidity

We Salute You, Guy Wearing Shorts All Winter. …Last Sunday at practice, with over a hundred in 40 degree weather, that sole shorts guy was Vin Lananna.

80-Year-Old Climber Kris Machnick Reminds Us It’s Never Too Late

Media-Saturated and Mad? Cervantes Has Something to Say

1000 Push-ups in a day …Enjoy Living with a SEAL

Wednesday, 1/30/19

Week That Was.

Last Year’s Thru-Hiking FKTs Were Out of Control. …Assisted. Unassisted. Uh, seems kinda nutty to me. Read Scott Jurek”s North. 45 days of misery and stress. And his new record was broken soon after. And that since broken, about four days faster. Sic transit gloria mundi.

Tuesday, 1/29/19

the morning shakeout

It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong…

Proper Breathing Brings Better Health

Just in from the Harvard Business Review. Time for Happiness

Don’t miss The World According to Ray Ratto

Monday, 1/28/19

8 Takeaways from the 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Crazy money in college sports. Read

Americans need to save more

Jane Brody/NYT: For Real Weight Control, Try Portion Control. And 10,000 steps every day. …Don’t miss the comments.

Weekend, 1/26-27/19

Parcourse: The Fitness Sensation That Inspired Pre’s Trail

Amazing, obstinate Dick Beardsley

Pure gold: ‘The Patch’ by John McPhee

Brad Stulberg: The Great Paradox of Peak Performance.More.

Television – Poem by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl: Not Vaccinating Your Kids Is “Almost a Crime”

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Unmotivated? Me Too. And more.

Sunday. Amazon Deal of the Day. Alex Hutchinson’s Endure on Kindle for $1.99. See here.

Friday, 1/25/19

Dani Jones, twice NCAA champion, writes: Dear Younger Me

Semi-Rad: Experience the Joy of Not Bringing the Noise

Video: The Good Shepherd Leads a Good Life

Zen and the art of family maintenance

Workouts can blunt or boost appetites. …Outrunning Hunger

Maybe the best Little Free Library

Thursday, 1/24/19

Stairs. Is 10 flights a day too much?

How diets work for weight loss

Wednesday, 1/23/19

Women Run Laps in the Prison Yard to Reclaim Their Power

How you can read 52 books a year. I read (of course) somewhere that the average American adult reads 12 books a year.

Recent reads (with one word reviews):

Natural Causes. Good.

Educated. Better.

12 Rules For Life. Best.

‘Pete the Groin Crusher’

Historical Badass: The 19th-Century Writer Who Braved the Desert Alone

Who Are YOU Committed to?

Tuesday, 1/22/19


the morning shakeout

Video: The heart of Yosemite

Weekend, 1/19-20/19

Your Sweat Will See You Now

If you’re football, hockey or soccer, the insurance business doesn’t want you.

Debunking the myths about lactic acid, fatigue and recovery

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Using Running Tricks in the Rest of your Life

The World’s Fastest Human on a Bike

“I’ve been a Patriots fan my entire life, long before they were good enough to loathe. But I won’t be watching football this weekend. I haven’t watched a single pass or tackle all season.” …Read