Reasons not to stretch Feb27

Reasons not to stret...

Like any religion, running is not without its sacred cows. Stretching, arch support, a fanatical reverence for electrolytes—questioning these time-honored tropes is akin to suggesting Vitamin D is overrated, or wicking fabrics don’t actually do anything. You simply accept the conventional...

High times Feb19

High times

Breaking news in the world of exercise science! Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology found that endocannabinoids are to thank for the happy, floaty sensation that hits runners somewhere between Mile 6 and Mile 16. The big technical verbiage can be read here, but I’ll give...

SAD times Feb12

SAD times

I’ve been living on treadmills lately. Regular readers will remember the day I triumphed over that vile machine and turned a once-frightening gym contraption into my motor-belted steed. How glamorous I felt in those heady days of taking my first stationary step. Flat-screen TV. Dashboard of...