A Victory for Female Athletes Everywhere
If your 12yr old is the best runner in the school or city or the country, you should allow them to enjoy every minute of it. If you think it means that they are going to be one of the best as an adult, then your focus is 100% in the wrong place. Please let kids enjoy being kids. ~hansonsrun twitter
The Medics Keeping Ultrarunners Alive
Steve Magness How to Run: Running with proper biomechanics. Have you ever run for a coach who really gave a hoot about your mechanics? I mean, who hounded you about your crappy form, inefficient and likely to lead to injury.
OMG! Smoking pot could get people to exercise more, study shows, Science based on 600 responses via Facebook.
David Epstein: The Peculiar Blindness of Experts
Kipchoge targets immortality
More traces of immortality. A gift for that special person?
Video (0:20): Keeping running
Ken Goe’s take on last night’s TrackTown Tuesday. As it happens, we spent time this morning with a TrackTown USA source. He thinks/methinks all is well. 2020/Hayward Field will be awesome.
Kipchoge plans ‘super human’ 1:59 marathon in October. …With gimmicks.
A Simple Solution to Millennial Burnout. Aristotle’s advice was to pursue the golden mean.
While we don’t do religion and politics here, this is irresistible. Richard Holbrooke was a jerk…
Our Q&A with Lance Deal, four time Olympian, silver medalist in 1996… May OTC Newsletter. …Here’s a Q&A with Lance in 1994.
Yikes! London Marathon: slower runners ‘harrassed’ to speed up
Seven Big Misconceptions About Heredity. …I’m still looking for my fast gene. In the sixth grade, Big Sis was the fastest kid at Bushnell Way Elementary.
Video (3:13): The Secrets of Extreme Breath Holding
The most energy-efficient downhill slope is (depending on various parameters) around 10%. Any steeper than that and it starts getting more costly again. ~Alex Hutchinson
Ross Tucker: Is It Kipchoge Or Is It The Shoes?
The 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles is going to clear an absurd amount of money, about a billion dollars. Read.