Why does tiny Jamaica (population 2.9 million) over-represent in the sprints? …Read
Karla Del Grande, 67, just broke her world record in the 300m hurdles with a 54:00 flat. She holds six world records.
In an interview two years ago, about her youth… “Track was my love even then, and it was encouraged and enjoyed by my father for one of my brothers and myself. I had wanted to try triple jump and pole vault but was told I wasn’t allowed because my uterus would fall out. ” …More.
Simple. Long time runners have enlarged atria. If that’s you, like Don, it’s unlikely a cardiologist will tell you to stop running.
Malcolm Gladwell on self-driving cars and how it bodes well for runners and cyclists. …Here
Finished Lieberman’s Exercised. Excellent. Compelling chapter on endurance and aging.
You are old, Father William,” the young man said,
“And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your head—
Do you think, at your age, it is right?”
–Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland