It’s only the second time I’ve placed first in my age category. The first time I was the only one in my age category. This time there was actual competition. Both times it turned out I was also the oldest person in the Race. This occurred Saturday in the 5K Kirkland Art Center Run with [...]
Running for My Life: One Lost Boy’s Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games is an amazing and inspirational true story. I saw Lopez run back when he was at Tully high school. I highly recommend this short book. Click here for more information about this quick read. . . Click [...]
The statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics is the latest salvo in the long-running debate over how much of a young child’s time at school should be devoted to academics — and how much should go to free, unstructured playtime. Click here to access the ABC News report. Why School?: How Education Must Change [...]
Click here to access the New York Times report. Click here to learn more about the benefits of exercise.
Whether you exercise every day or not, you still need to cut down the time you spend sitting in a chair… Click here to view the complete report located on a Time.com website. Click here to learn more about exercise and fitness.
Researchers say there’s an optimal “dose” of exercise that benefits the heart and extends life. Beyond that point, you’re not doing yourself any favors… Click here to access the report found on the Time Healthland website. Runner’s World Run Less, Run Faster, Revised Edition: Become a Faster, Stronger Runner with the Revolutionary 3-Run-a-Week Training Program [...]
The athlete’s death during a routine run in late March surprised his friends and fans… Click here to see the results of his autopsy, etc… Click here to view my earlier post about his death. etc…
This article reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen City Heart study presented at the EuroPRevent2012 meeting… Click here to see the complete report. Click here to learn more about jogging.
Being both a blogger and a jogger, I found this new Mayo Clinic study to be reassuring, but not surprising. Click here to see the full report found on Time.com. Click here to learn more about how to protect your brain.
According to a new study published in the April 2 Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, parents just aren’t taking their kids, especially young girls, outdoors to participate in physical activities… Click here for the complete CBS News report. Why Are Parents Less Likely to Take Little Girls Outside to Play? Click here to find [...]