Coffee is not addictive. …After 55 years, I stopped a month ago. No problem. Decaf only.
News you can use!!! Ken Goe/Oregonian is back with his almost daily track & field story and links. Here.
Cool video at the end of a OTC 5K race. Here.
Why the Bowerman Track Club Is the Best in the Nation. …Just a handful of miles away from Salazar’s group. Both clubs are funded by Nike.
Dathan Ritzenheim: Finding Your Pack Is The Key To Your Running Goals
Caffeine is not addictive. …After 50 years, I switched to decaf. And survived.
Cool video: The Omelette Guy
Amby Burfoot interviews Christie Aschwanden on the Science Behind Recovery
Steve Magness: What You Say Matters: How The Post-Race Debrief Influences Performance. …Does/did your coach give you any feedback?
Podcast with Malcolm Gladwell
Coming attaction: 112th NYRR Millrose Games. On the tube in Eugene on Saturday, NBC channel 3, 1:30 PM. …There are no no prominent indoor track meets in Oregon (though one of the best I ever saw was in Portland, the World Indoor Championships) or Los Angeles. As to the latter, the Times Indoor and the Sunkist were the two major indoor meets at the Sports Arena.
Was present on 2/10/62 to witness Jim Beatty become the first human to go sub four indoors. Video.
Snow in Eugene. Maybe a half inch. Lovely.
Gym Class Trauma. Picked last. Getting naked. Showers. …Nah, I liked it.
Tom Brady Is Drowning In His Own Pseudoscience …Sez the author of Good to Go.
Toxic coaching. Most often seen in football and basketball. Ever heard of such in track & field? I haven’t.
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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.
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.