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Tuesday, 10/24/17

More dairy? https://www.runnersworld.com/dairy/dairy-and-osteoporosis

Lazy Person’s Guide to Happiness: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/10/get-rid-of-everything/543384/

Can money buy happiness? http://www.realclearscience.com/video/2017/10/23/money_can_buy_happiness_if_you_know_how_to_spend_it.html

This defies gravity, physics, all comprehension: https://twitter.com/satasha_k

Amby Burfoot tweets: RIP Terry Laughlin, master swim coach & founder of Total Immersion Swimming. He mixed art, science, Zen, and had an insatiable curiosity. …More: http://www.totalimmersion.net/about-terry-laughlin

More on Terry Laughlin and TI.  If you see someone swimming, gliding and seemingly effortlessly, it’s probably a TI swimmer.  http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Total_Immersion_founder_Terry_Laughlin_dies_at_66_6623.html

Lousy timing!  Leaving town just hours before (visit my son in Mt. Shasta City):  http://www.goducks.com/sports/2017/10/16/2017-pac-12-cross-country-championships.aspx

More on buns.  http://www.flotrack.org/article/62832-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-bun#.We_RA2hSzIV

Monday, 10/23/17

NYT obit on oldest woman marathoner: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/19/obituaries/harriette-thompson-dead-ran-marathons-in-her-90s.html

Stoicism in professional sports: https://dailystoic.com/michael-lombardi-interview/

Catching up with Alexi Pappas: https://www.runnerstribe.com/features/the-multifaceted-high-achiever-filmmaker-poet-actress-and-olympian/   

CIF-SS XC polls: https://cifss.org/sports/cross-country/polls/

 

Weekend, 10/21-22/17

Is chocolate healthy? https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/10/18/15995478/chocolate-health-benefits-heart-disease

Why babies  (and the rest of us) need to read.  https://twitter.com/TheEconomist/status/921157251016155137

NYT Running: https://www.nytimes.com/newsletters/2017/10/21/running?nlid=34250889

Brief update: http://bit.ly/2xWVhnB

Great Oak girls better Saugus course record at Mt. SAC.  West Ranch boys beat Saugus and Canyon: http://www.prepcaltrack.com/

Must read (I’ve read the book thrice): http://www.selfpublishingreview.com/2017/10/review-this-was-never-about-basketball-by-craig-leener/  

BTW,  Leener is donating September & October book sale proceeds to American Red Cross relief efforts for hurricane victims in the U.S. Sales have been brisk!

Friday, 10/20/17

Steve Magness: https://www.peakperformancebook.net/single-post/2017/10/18/Emotional-Flexibility-Coach-People-Not-Numbers

Fast and last? https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/20/science-diet-fasting-may-be-more-important-than-just-eating-less.html

I quit showering…  https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/06/i-stopped-showering-and-life-continued/486314/

Thursday, 10/19/17

Consider: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DMZn7NaVAAApvoq.jpg:large

Q&A with Johnny Gray: http://www.letsrun.com/news/2017/10/johnny-gray-talks-american-800-record-32-years-considered-taking-drugs-thoughts-ajee-wilson/

10 Basic Rules for Adventure: http://semi-rad.com/2017/10/10-basic-rules-for-adventure/

Glenn Crabtree writes:   Have been running in the Las Vegas area and ran into Sylvia Mosqeda here.  She is still lightning fast and coaches some fast dudes.

Cowboy news: https://signalscv.com/2017/10/canyon-boys-cross-country-forcing-way-spotlight/

Wednesday, 10/18/17

Good read: http://observer.com/2015/09/the-real-reason-we-need-to-stop-trying-to-protect-everyones-feelings/

400m hill repeats.  With serious stretching before and after: http://www.milesplit.com/articles/223268-eleanor-roosevelt-boys-run-400m-hill-repeats 

About disgust, death, danger, and more besides. https://medium.com/conversations-with-tyler/mary-roach-books-gulp-grunt-tyler-cowen-950a03328a12

 

Tuesday, 10/17/17

Smartphones more deadly than terrorists. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-17/smartphones-are-killing-americans-but-nobody-s-counting

Now if you would just lose some pounds… http://www.runningforfitness.org/calc/diet/weighteffect

Ban the heiny huggers? http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/10/16/sayville-cross-country/

 

Monday, 10/16/17

Where’s The Proof That Mindfulness Meditation Works?  https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/wheres-the-proof-that-mindfulness-meditation-works1/

Yesterday we saw: https://bijou-cinemas.com/?p=8788

Yes, you’re independent, tough-minded, but would you take your kids to school in a plywood box?  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-40600234

Great coach: http://www.marinij.com/sports/20171014/san-marin-coach-co-athletic-director-teacher-craig-pitti-dies

Weekend, 10/14-15/17

Running in NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/newsletters/2017/10/14/running?nlid=34250889

Whatever problem you’re struggling with is probably addressed in some book somewhere written by someone a lot smarter than you. …Read: https://journal.thriveglobal.com/this-simple-note-taking-method-will-help-you-read-more-and-remember-what-youve-read-c915f79f9ff2

A brilliant illustration of how much public space we’ve surrendered to cars.  …Know anyone who runs or bikes to the workout?

 

 

 

Friday, 10/13/17

Foothill #2 results: http://livetrackresults.com/2017/10122017/Results.htm

Ode to Joy: http://vaviper.blogspot.com/2017/10/this-rock-version-of-beethovens-ode-to.html

The Sacrifices We Make: https://www.wyldergoods.com/blogs/journal/the-sacrifices-we-make

Not a sacrifice.  Must do.  http://www.flotrack.org/video/1258603-workout-wednesday-no-2-byu-men-alternating-400s#.WeDQy2hSzIU>