Friday Five: Reading About Running—January 31, 2014

Harry Jerome Monument in Stanley Park

Photograph by Yuri Artibise

Here are five posts on distance running that I found interesting this week:

Interview with Kara Goucher, The Runner Dad
An exclusive interview with 2-time US Olympic marathoner Kara Goucher. Kara discusses her running career, parenting, and what 2014 and beyond looks like for her.

What Happens To Your Body After Just One Workout, Huffington Post 
You should be proud of yourself even just for a single sweat sessions, thanks in part to these pretty powerful perks of just one workout.

5 Core Strengthening Workouts You Might Actually Do, Minneapolis Running
Core strength for runners is VERY important! Your core muscles hold the trunk of your body firm so kinetic energy isn’t wasted as it’s transferred from one foot to the other when you run.

What Runners Really Think: Secrets Revealed, Rock Creek Runner
Running is more than a hobby, it’s a lifestyle, whether you like to admit it or not.  And with that lifestyle comes a few secrets.  Ones most of us have been holding back for years.

Running Shoe Technology: 28 Innovations for You to Discover, Amplify Today
Running shoe technology is what provides that bounce, support, and glide when you run.

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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One Comment

  1. Thanks for the shout out! The HuffPost article was a great find.
    Join our February Core Challenge Yuri!

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