SOME WEEKS SO MANY GOOD TO GREAT ARTICLES AND NEWS ITEM APPEAR ONLINE that It’s tough to keep track of them all, then prioritize those which are most helpful and deserve mention in a blog post. Other weeks, the materials that come to attention possess click-bait titles but seem mostly empty of real information.
A few have limited scope but practical application. They are ‘filed’, for the purpose of later being combined with other ‘nugget’ of advice articles in a post covering a broader topic.
Oftentimes these themed posts are never written, because there’s just not enough time.
Fitness-industry companies often tweet articles or send newsletters containing a week’s worth of these items written by talented writers. This is mostly how I discover them. It’s a good idea. I click on the ones that interest me.
As a trial this fall, each Wednesday’s blog post will feature “Selected Readings”; titles with links to a group of articles. The name comes from the practice in medical training programs of assigning scientific articles for resident doctors to read, to further their knowledge and help learn. Of course, these “Selected Reading” won’t have such a lofty purpose. They’ll just be items you might find useful or entertaining.
Week Sept 22-29
Yet another article that supports walking as cross training as well as a stand-alone activity:
“The One Crucial Exercise You Need in Your workout Routine” by Jackie Veling for ACTIVE.com
Nutrition experts continue to investigate whether certain saturated fats might be healthy; more data analyses from the multinational PURE Study
“Is Whole fat Dairy Good for the Heart?” by Nicholas Bakalar for NYTimes.com WELL blog
This Mike Donavanik routine is controlled and hits the posterior chain without stressing the knees; good for those without knee issues too.
“Best Glute Exercises for People with Bad Knees”
Epic Adventure: for runners who admire cyclists and wish there was a footrace like a certain famous French event, and cyclists who appreciate an out-sized challenge, by Peter Flax for cyclingtips.com
“Marathon Effort: The Story Behind the Man Who Ran the Tour de France”
GEAR: New Fall colors from Tracksmith.com for those who love old-school maroon, forest green and navy apparel
Hope you find something that inspires, excites, motivates you.
RUN & MOVE HAPPY
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EARNED RUNS is edited and authored by me, runner and founder. In 1978 I began participating in 10K road races before 5Ks were common. I've been a dietitian, practiced and taught clinical pathology, and been involved with research that utilized pathology. I am fascinated with understanding the origins of disease as well as health and longevity.
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