Week That Was
Sports Drinks Are Overhyped. But They Work. Though sugared water might work just as well.
More Alex. Ice baths, cryosaunas, sleep trackers: If it feels good, should you do it?
What is right is more important than who is right. ~John Wooden
Major study indicates smoking pot in your teens is linked to depression in later life. Pot is legal in Oregon. In Eugene there are probably more pot stores than gas stations.
the morning shakeout
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.
USATF Board’s Motives Questioned In Lananna Case
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Running and naughty eating. And lots more.
Kejelcha Misses Breaking Mile World Record By .01 Of A Second. Video. …Looks like he coasted in the last 5 yards.
The exercise “recovery” industry is largely bogus
Cheserek’s Long Path To US Citizenship. …Actually, when Ches amps it up, his arm carriage is horrible, so says Vin Lananna. …Fast forward to last lap 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.
The Psychological Appeal of Snake Oil
Toughest runner ever!
Week That Was
Amby Burfoot interviews Christie Aschwanden on the Science Behind Recovery
Details on How a Man Killed a Mountain Lion with His Bare Hands
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.
‘Pain is Weakness Leaving the Body’ and Other Lies I’ve Been Told: A Reading List on Mental Health and Sport
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