Friday Five: Reading About Running—February 7, 2014


Here are five running related posts that I found interesting over the past week:

Train Like an Olympian, Canadian Girl Runs
Adopting some of the Olympic athletes’ key training principles and lifestyles could help us feel like Olympians!

Ode to Adult Onset Runners, Matters of Course
While elite runners trained from youth are amazing and impressive, I am inspired more by the accomplishments of the many who run behind them.

Mapping Where People Run, Atlantic Cities
Inspired by a 2011 project that mapped popular running routes in a few European cities, Nathan Yau at FlowingData has done the same for 22 major cities, including 18 in the U.S.

How to Break the 4-Hour Marathon Barrier, Training Peaks
The training tips that work for the fastest runners often work equally well for those of you towards the back of the pack.

8 runner’s habits that would make your mom cringe…, Slow is the New Fast
This one is self-explanatory! 🙂

Your Turn

What Winter Olympic sport are you most looking forward to watching?

About Yuri

I'm Yuri and I'm in a hurry to lose weight, get fit, and have fun doing it! This blog is a chronicle of a once fat guy's journey to fitness while training for a marathon—and beyond. You'll also find running-related gear review, links and inspiration.
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