Nerds Do It Better » Team Effort: 50 Tips and Resources for Couples Losing Weight Together – A very well done post (with lots of links packed into it) aimed at helping and inspiring couples to lose weight together. Masters News and Muse – Very well done blog aimed at masters age track and field [...]
Here are today’s bookmarks. EndurancePlanet – Terrific podcast site – particularly for triathletes BBC SPORT Athletics – The BBC covers track and field very well. track-and-field.net website directory. The motherload of track and field links. Are today’s running shoes the problem, or the solution? – A very well done history and analysis of the history [...]
Running Times Magazine: RT Radio: Ryan Hall – Podcast interview between Running Times and Ryan Hall Track & Field News: The Bible Of The Sport Since 1948 – Authoritative 15 Stretches by Kermit the Frog – Stretches demonstrated by Kermit the Frog. I always knew he was flexible but… 101 Year-Old Marathon Runner! – wow. [...]
There is no television station dedicated to running, but take comfort in Flocasts, which is the next closest thing. The site features collegiate and elite-level races from the United States in their entirety. Flocasts also offers interviews that are almost too up close and personal, capturing athletes moments after their races. Among the races covered [...]
We often hear about V02 Max but rarely get a glimpse at a real life accounting of the outcome of such a test. Now we have one. Head on over to Scott Dunlap’s Trail Runner’s Blog for a nice summary of his recent V02 Max test.
Make sure you check out weight loss/fitness calculators at FitSugar and MSNBC.
We’re starting something new this week – Quick Links. These will be links to places or articles we think you might enjoy. They will be shorter than our weekly Featured Website articles and will appear not on a scheduled basis, but just whenever the time is right. We’re starting off with a hot site that people interested in fitness will love.
This year has almost come and gone. Soon it will be New Year’s Day and the start of a new training calendar. Speaking of which, do you have one to log your workouts on? Logs for tracking/planning 2007 I did a Google search and got a list of over 40,000 some odd logs for tracking [...]
In a follow-up to Mark’s list of Elite or Famous Distance Runner Web Sites, I decided to add a list of famous/elite ultra/trail runner websites. Again, these are all either run by the athlete or sanctioned by them as an official site. Extreme Ultrarunning is David’s Horton’s site. He is legendary in the world of [...]
Tired of the current way you track the running, cycling, swimming and whatever activies you do. If that’s the case you might want to check out BreakingTheTape (BTT) – the online resource for athletes. The site was developed by Jeff (aka Aginghipster) and Reece. They were tired of using different applications to track workouts, blog [...]
I set out to collect a list of famous or elite distance runner websites – personal sites maintained or at least sanctioned by elite runners. I was dissappointed to find a very limited number of such sites. Winner of the 2004 Olympic Marathon: Stefano Baldini. Stefano needs to get the English translation part of his [...]
Blaine over at Run To Win has put together a nice series on Marathon Preparation. Check it out. (nice job, Blaine)
Saturday, Sept. 23, I head out to run my first trail race of the Calgary Roadrunners 2006/2007 season. Ever run one yourself? They are a blast. They usually include hills, trees, more hills and where I live, there’s often snow and Ice. Trail races are gaining in poplularity. One of my favorite sites to read [...]
One of the most wonderful aspects of the information age is the ease with which obscure and/or random bits of information can be obtained by any user. Thanks to high-speed connections and powerful search engines, you can transform yourself from a complete ingénue to a relative expert on any given topic within a matter of [...]