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Weekend, 2/2-3/19

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Run-spiration. And a whole lot more. NYT is a great newspaper. But there is limited access without a subscription. Try a trial, quite cheap subscription. If you like it, get a regular subscription with complete access and the Sunday Times delivered on your doorstep for $20 per month. Hint. Bargain for your best deal.

Beet juice news

Why We’ll Look Back at Our Smartphones Like Cigarettes

Why PE Fails… Hey, take a hike around your neighborhood. There are no kids out playing, riding bikes, etc. Kids today are raised to be inert.

Heart and Humor: Eugene, where great athletes are just like the rest of us

Friday, 2/1/19

Gritty photos of NYC runners

Check out the 2019 February OTC Newsletter. Note story on the University of Oregon track & field team got Navy SEAL training. Tough stuff!!! Will try to get more details.

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?