Thoughts and comments on long-distance training, injuries, and more from a student of the sport
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Getting the cool-down right
Several years ago I wrote about getting the warm-up right , and I still believe that many runners neglect the warm-up to their own detriment...
Friday, May 28, 2021
Cadence lock: Why GPS watches have a hard time measuring heart rate during running
Does your GPS watch report bizarre, dramatic spikes in heart rate in the middle of your run? I received a text message from a friend recen...
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Blog update and podcast/media roundup
Well, it’s been a while! As you may have noticed, Running Writings hasn’t seen an update in quite a while. Perhaps for good reason—I’ve been...
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Can improving your 5k time increase your lifespan? A look at extreme aerobic fitness and longevity
During my PhD studies, I try to keep up with the broader scientific literature on the health effects of vigorous exercise (given that I do s...
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