Brad Stulberg: Calm Determination
The shaming of jaywalking
…Ever play touch football in the street? It was considered normal back when. My last game was in 1975.
Ray Bradbury said Fahrenheit 451 was about people “being turned into morons by TV.”
The Trans Am had never been won by a woman… Read.
Master’s University Winter 5K results
Last night in Seattle, UW Indoor Preview results. Hart and UCLA alum Austin O’Neill goes 8:02.70 in the 3000.
Brad Stulberg: 8 Rules to Do Everything Better
Raevyn Rogers, NCAA 800 Champ, turns pro. Note the discipline and assistance to the D1 scholarship athlete. It’s required from every such athlete, and especially so in the first two years. At UO, first year, you sit with your tutor (usually a grad student) 12-15 hours a week (I forget the actual number).
Video: Sprint mechanics for distance runners. Imagine how much better we could be with Steve Magness doing the same for us, with a program to force us to correct our weaknesses. …That would make us faster and reduce chances of injury.
Read du jour: Peter Snell, Three Time Olympic Gold Medalist in the 800 and 1500. An early idol.
Should male and female cross country races be the same distance? The answer, of course, is yes.
Do speed. You lose speed as you age. So why not work to retain as much as you can?
Steve Magness: How to Deal with Pain and Suffering: The Calm Conversation
We must undergo a hard winter training and not rush into things for which we haven’t prepared. ~ Epictetus
Ooh la la. Dining as Nature Intended
Three Japanese soccer elites vs 100 school children. Video.
7 Tips for Reading More Books in a Year …Most tips I get on books come from old ladies.
Dance Me to the End of Love. The lessons of age, pain, and injury.
Excellent: Q&A with Andrew Wheating
Watching sprinters jog slow is interesting. They are highly inefficient going slow. Watch a distance runner sprint and they are often inefficient at max speeds. Running fast and slow are skills. ~Steve Magness
Spencer Butte. The larger of the two volcanoes (retired) in Tracktown. Eugene is under the cloud cover, the Cascades beyond all that. Photo by No. 1 son.