New York Times article on running surface stiffness

The New York Times has a nasty habit of writing poorly-researched exercise science articles. They go something like this: A new study by professor so-and-so at such-and-such university upends some widely-accepted fact about exercise, and we're darn luck to have these scientists (and the clever journalist) telling us that common sense is wrong.  You have ... Read more

Something New in Training: The Methods of Renato Canova

Renato Canova is a world-famous coach who instructs many of the best athletes in the world.  He has worked with the Italian national team in the past, but today, he works mainly with athletes in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Uganda.  His athletes have won Olympic and World Championship medals, as well as setting national and world ... Read more

Hello world

Glad you're reading my blog.  I'm a recent Carleton College graduate with a penchant for running and an inclination towards writing.  My high school coach encouraged his athletes to become "students of the sport," and I quickly took to it.  I've spent a lot of time reading and studying running-related topics in the past six ... Read more

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