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How do you measure up?

“What gets measured gets done.” –Peter F. Drucker, management icon This is true. I can tell you from experience. From following a training plan for a race to a “diet”, measuring tangibles tracks your progress. I’ve gotten back to weighing … Continue reading

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Is science flawed?

I must admit. I’m a geek. I read a lot of articles, most of them on running, and most of them refer to studies. And some of them contradict each other. Interesting… So is science flawed? How can midfoot striking … Continue reading

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Do you run for the high?

It seems runners are addicts, as a lot of them run for the endorphins. New research by University of Arizona anthropologist David Raichlen suggests those chemicals may have helped turn humans, as well as other animals, into long-distance runners. A … Continue reading

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Exercise better than drugs?

I think so! I’m hooked. I must admit. I saw it again on the weekend when I was out for a short ride. I was just pedalling myself to some new places when I realized I had one of those … Continue reading

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Is there a natural way to run?

I caught the CBC’s “The Perfect Runner” last week on “The Nature of Things with David Suzuki”. Great documentary on how humans have survived and have evolved to become the perfect long distance runner. It was very similar to the … Continue reading

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Wanna be a genius?

Folks, Another week, another audiobook collecting dust. I just finished David Shenk’s The Genius in All of Us. Great book with lots of data and case studies. Also very uplifting for folks to know that genius is not something you’re … Continue reading

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Running tips from around the world!

See below for some tidbits, blog posts¬†and articles that caught my eye recently. It’s a worldwide edition! From the UK, here is an article that explains the correlation between height/weight and speed. It has an interesting look at many marathon … Continue reading

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