Science of Running: 10-20-30 workout- Research flaws and Why there are no secret workouts.

Science of Running: 10-20-30 workout- Research flaws and why there are no secret workouts..   In other words – when it comes to successful training, think globally, and about the entire process – no single specific workout – whether missed, skipped, failed or completed successfully – will enable or prohibit you from achieving your goal. […]

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We Only Think We Know the Truth About Salt –

By GARY TAUBES Published: June 2, 2012 Oakland, Calif. THE first time I questioned the conventional wisdom on the nature of a healthy diet, I was in my salad days, almost 40 years ago, and the subject was salt. Researchers were claiming that salt supplementation was unnecessary after strenuous exercise, and this advice was being […]

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Finding your Groove | Newton Running

Optimal Running Cadence By Douglas Bertram, MTCM, L.Ac.. Director of Field Marketing at Newton Running When out for your next run, experiment with trying to find your “Groove,” or optimal cadence (foot strike rate). Running can and should be largely a passive act. With good posture and a slight forward lean, all that is needed […]

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Shift of Focus and Emphasis

“Cross Training” – what is it? The simple definition of cross training is, simply put, training in activities that are different than your primary sport. Physiologically speaking, however….. “Physiological adaptations in response to physical training are highly specific to the nature of the training activity. Furthermore, the more specific the training program is to a given sport or activity, the greater the improvement in […]

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Is summer really over?

It’s hard to believe that the kids are officially back in school this week.   Summer seems to get shorter and shorter every year.   The last post to this blog (which I am still not, obviously, in the habit of contributing to) was basically the beginning of summer so it seemed fitting to pick up at […]

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Blackwater Eagleman

I’ve finally got this “new” web site up and running but it’s still a work in progress.   If I waited for it to be exactly as envisioned and perfect, well, it would never be up and running.   All part of my attempt at “stepping out” in 2010 which has included helping my friends at Computrainer […]

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