Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/29 12:23:17 (85 reads)

Week That Was

Injuries You Should Never Try to Train Through. How many of us do the required exercises and drills?

How Much Nutrition Do You Absorb from Food? ...Do you need supplements?

My wife is in a women's only yoga class. Guys not allowed. I don't care. But is that weird? It's in a tax-supported program. ...For two years, same program, we were in a series of palates classes. In the first class, I was one of three males. In the next few classes, one of two, and the other guy drops out. In the last class, I'm the only guy. Same pattern prevails in other retired folks fitness classes.

NYT: The Bond Between Two Teenage Swimming Stars, Decades Apart

All-Comers tonight. I'm doing the mile and the javelin. Yes, the javelin. Because it seemed like a fun thing to do. Got a javelin. Borrowed. Very cool. Got a coach. I'm terrible.

The Epic Untold Story of Nike’s (Almost) Perfect Marathon

More Millennials Are Having Strokes

Ken Goe: Mt. SAC? The FBI? The IRS? What is going on in Track Town USA?

Semi-Rad: Bears Don't Care About Your Problems

Lexi Fernandez won the 3000, 1500, and 800 at Region 15 Junior Olympics. She will compete at Junior Olympicsc Track and Field Nationals in Kansas at end of July.

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/28 12:23:05 (42 reads)

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/27 9:55:38 (77 reads)

10 Takeaways From The 2017 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships

30 Best Photos

Perhaps, like America's top cyclist entering the Tour de France, what you need is a portable brain stimulator.

Or cryotherapy.

Favorite Writers on Why They Run. And what they dislike and never do.

And then there are these Five Fitness Truths to Live By. My tip/truth. Walk and talk with your honey every day.

Go military. ...Don and so many of his generation spent some youthful years in the military. It challenged, broadened, and enriched our lives forever.

Today is Helen Keller's Birthday

the morning shakeout

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/24 15:00:22 (151 reads)

Amby Burfoot at Dipsea.

Consider On The Edge.

The 5000 finals last night were terrific. Read. ...Sorry. We really do need to do those 400 intervals on the track.

Happy Birthday Ambrose Bierce

6 Big Things Today in Sacramento ...On NBC at 1 P.M. in Eugene. Might be different in your area.

Good photos and links thanks to Ken Goe/Oregonian.

Alex Hutchinson: Self-Talk Your Way to A Better 5K

Women’s college athletes don’t need another coddling parent; they need a coach

Eating Disorders More Common Than You Think. Men and women.

Learn How to Run Downhill

NYT: Men Can Be So Hormonal

July 6-Aug. 17: 44th Annual Cross Country Summer Series

What Kenyan distance runners can teach us about achievement. ...When/how often was your Beast? All-out and public mile? Two-three hour hard ascent at elevation? ...Or is this just male bs?

6 Big Things Today in Sacramento

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/23 5:28:57 (101 reads)

USA Outdoor Champs (USAs) results.

If not in person and subject to heat prostration, here's how you can watch.

Rupp cooked, fifth in the 10K. Stories here and here.

Fitness vs. Exercise: Which Matters More?

Steve/Brad: If You Want to Get Better, Focus on What Really Matters

David Brooks: Mis-Educating the Young

NYT: ‘Bizarre and Unusual’: Readers Respond to Helicopter Parenting ...Mostly, my parents stopped giving me orders, advice, or help after high school. Very wise. I survived.

Out of High School, Into Real Life

To stave off dementia/going crazy: train your brain, keep your blood pressure under control and stay active.

USAs tonight's on NBCSN beginning at 7:30 p.m. PDT.

Kirby Lee has Day 1 photos. ...More from the Sacramento Bee.

Kathrine Switzer’s Advice on Staying Fit at 70—and Beyond

Donald Trump: I Love L.A.

Brad Stulberg: Sustaining a Lifetime Passion for Your Sport.

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/21 13:51:16 (59 reads)

Summer solstice stuff

How Much Exercise Keeps Your Cells Young?

Q&A with Steve Magness

You Still Need Your Brain

NYT: When Helicopter Parents Hover Even at Work

NYT: To Train an Athlete, Add 12 Minutes of Meditation to the Daily Mix

Ken Goe writes, When Galen Rupp attempts to win his ninth consecutive USATF men's 10,000-meter title on Thursday, the gun will go off at 1:09 a.m. EDT. ...That is no way to grow a sport. ...More.

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/20 14:37:05 (85 reads)

the morning shakeout

Seb Coe: Bullying is wrong, but tough love is essential to reach the top

NYT: Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free?

Brad Stulberg: The Growth Equation: Stress + Rest = Growth

Let's run The Red Bull 400. We all need an annual physical and gut check. Serious runners benefit from training for, doing, and disclosing outcomes in an 800 or mile, trail or uphill race. Let's confront and conquer our fears.

Week That Was

U.S. Marathons and Halfs Report Reveals Participation is Declining

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/19 14:29:10 (94 reads)

19-Year-Olds As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds

Books that seize imaginations and rattle sedentary lives

9th grade girl breaks national high jump record. Story.

Male athletes and eating disorders. Some good links follow the lengthy interview.

Avatar Parents and Their Kid Athletes

Video. Suddenly in your lap. Rattlesnake!

Chemotherapy, then the U.S. Championships for Gabriele Grunewald

Temps in Sacto during USAs:

Thursday Sunny and hot, with a high near 108.
Friday Sunny and hot, with a high near 102.
Saturday Sunny and hot, with a high near 101.
Sunday Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

How High-Intensity Workouts Keep You Young

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