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Tuesday, 1/23/17

The Running Test That Has Tormented Sport’s Biggest Stars Turns 50

Monday, 1/22/18

When Running Is More Than a Sport

Time, Time, Time, Look What’s Become of Me

‘Raw’ Water is Insulting

Is Your Child a Phone ‘Addict’?

Bret Favre wants grandsons to play golf, not football. …More.

Finally, someone is doing something about fake service dogs.

Furniture Matters

Weekend, 1/20-21/18

Weldon Johnson/LetsRun: 10 Things I Learned From The Best High School Cross-Country And Track Coaches In America

Christian Coleman races to indoor world indoor record

OMG: Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24

NYT: Race Insurance? And more.

California ‘raw’ water fans pay $9 a gallon for Oregon tap water

Heart disease and stroke is the number one killer of men and women. When to Worry About Your Blood Pressure.

Friday, 1/19/18

Molly Huddle and the Perks of Running Dangerously

You’re Never Too Old to Train at Intensity

Steve Magness: 8 Rules to Do Everything Better + Don’t Skip Steps

Thursday, 1/18/18

IAAF Visit To Oregon Leaves Unanswered Questions

The chocolate science hype machine

Motivation is Overrated

How to Survive 75 Hours Alone in the Ocean

Why we need a coach. Most injuries are due to stupidity.

Just rinse and spit. Swallowing salt water at mile 24 worked for me. The boost was almost immediate.

Our Best Hope for Civil Discourse Online Is on … Reddit. …Is it possible you’re wrong, and just don’t know enough to have a belief on this or that?

Celebrate Winter With These Traditions

Wednesday, 1/17/18

Ditch the mouthwash?

Tuesday, 1/16/18

the morning shakeout

Deadly flu now considered epidemic

Ways to avoid getting sick

Brad Stulberg: Calm Determination

Higher Education Is Drowning in BS

The shaming of jaywalking
…Ever play touch football in the street? It was considered normal back when. My last game was in 1975.

Ray Bradbury said Fahrenheit 451 was about people “being turned into morons by TV.”

Monday, 1/15/18

When the Lung Cancer Patient Climbs Mountains. …21,247-foot Mera Peak in Nepal.

Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It’s Not All About You

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

How Walking Fosters Creativity

Video: How to Train Like Kilian Jornet

Weekend, 1/13-14/18

How Quickly Do You Lose Fitness When You Stop Running?

The Trans Am had never been won by a woman… Read.

Eat, Then Sleep (A Radical New Injury-Prevention Plan)

Why We Need Quiet Spaces

The darkest, quietest and cleanest places left on Earth

Best Diets Overall

A Millennial Job Interview

NYT: Are You Really a Runner? And more.

Master’s University Winter 5K results

Last night in Seattle, UW Indoor Preview results. Hart and UCLA alum Austin O’Neill goes 8:02.70 in the 3000.

Keep Our Mountains Free. And Dangerous.

Friday, 1/12/18

Brad Stulberg: 8 Rules to Do Everything Better

Raevyn Rogers, NCAA 800 Champ, turns pro. Note the discipline and assistance to the D1 scholarship athlete. It’s required from every such athlete, and especially so in the first two years. At UO, first year, you sit with your tutor (usually a grad student) 12-15 hours a week (I forget the actual number).

Video: Sprint mechanics for distance runners. Imagine how much better we could be with Steve Magness doing the same for us, with a program to force us to correct our weaknesses. …That would make us faster and reduce chances of injury.

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