Running Round Up
I’m fascinated by the science behind running and exercise and its relationships with nutrition, biomechanics, performance, emotions, you name it. It’s partly because I like the idea of reading these articles in an effort to improve myself and my own performance, but also because as athletes, I feel we owe it to ourself to be educated, learn more, stay current with the latest research and findings. Do yourself a favour and every once in a while, read about running, in addition to going running. You may be surprised by what you find!
Vegan and Running – Good news to vegetarian and vegan runners! We already knew this though, we were just waiting for the evidence it was true!
Sweat science- I’ve talked about this site before, and if you go to the website, there are lots of articles on a range of different topics. Here’s the one on lactate thresholds that I found most interesting recently.
Pain is Temporary – And apparently athletes are really good at handling it!
In Fine Form – Here’s an interesting article from the Canadian Running magazine on a method for improving your efficiency and stride.
The Iron You – This blog is a new find for me, and is a compilation of great exercise and health articles, as well as a recipes and nutrition section. It hits on some interesting stuff.
Joe Friel – I know this guy is a triathlete coach and trainer, but he knows what he’s talking about. A lot of what he has to say is applicable across all endurance activities and is especially useful if you are using cycling or swimming for cross training.
Runner’s World – Yes, I frequent this site a lot, and send you there equally as much, but they genuinely have some good things to say. Like this. And this.
This is the Greatist – Another recent find, this site does fitness, health and happiness, also all great. Plus they’re talking about HHITs. You know I love these!
Happy running, happy reading!