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Topic: TrainingThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Posted by: pshields on Friday, November 30, 2007 - 06:24 AM 1145 Reads
If the Shoe Fits ...
November 27, 2007
We'll refrain from saying Bill Reynolds has sole. Or that he is a shoe-in for telling us how to buy athletic shoes. We will simply say he has been in the sporting business 32 years, that he owns five New Balance DFW stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and that he has made many shoe-related observations. He shares five of them with us:
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Posted by: pshields on Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 12:43 PM 1272 Reads
Off-Season Training with Luis Vargas
November 27, 2007
By Luis Vargas
Unless you are planning on racing in the Southern Hemisphere,
preparations you're making right now are most likely for holiday
festivities-selecting the fattest, juiciest turkeys, trimming the
Christmas tree, shopping for gifts and planning vacations. With no big
race to prepare for, what should a triathlete to do to make sure his or
her 2008 performances are an improvement from 2007 showings?
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Posted by: pshields on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 - 12:40 PM 1252 Reads
Keep on Doing a Sport, or Lose It
November 27, 2007
Athletes who do alternative activities still lose much
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Posted by: pshields on Sunday, November 25, 2007 - 08:36 AM 1828 Reads
Curtailing training a benefit for the big race
By Michael Tsai
November 23, 2007
Calculus final coming up tomorrow?
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Posted by: pshields on Saturday, November 24, 2007 - 10:02 AM 1321 Reads
Goal-setting fantastic motivator
November 21, 2007
It was more than an hour before sunrise and my lips were barely to my
coffee cup when Suzanne (not her real name), marched into my office.
Without saying a word, she placed her hand onto my chest and pushed me
aside. She kicked off her shoes, stepped onto my scale and watched
impatiently as the digits started to climb.
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Posted by: pshields on Friday, November 23, 2007 - 03:05 AM 1487 Reads
Baffling Economy Of Motion
November 13, 2007
In her prime, Joan Benoit Samuelson, one of the best female
runners, should have been faster than Alberto Salazar, one of the best
male distance runners. Samuelson's running was beautifully smooth.
Salazar's was not.
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Posted by: pshields on Thursday, November 22, 2007 - 08:10 AM 1419 Reads
Fitness in the blood
By Stephen Regenold
November 06, 2007
Sophisticated blood lactate tests once only used by pro athletes to pinpoint optimal exercise efficiency are now available to anyone willing to pony up about 200 bucks.
A vein in my forehead is about to burst. Sweat streams off my nose. I'm on a stationary bike, hooked to cords and monitors, a hamster on a wheel, legs spinning, lungs gasping, heart-rate racing to 168 beats per minute -- dit-dit-dit-dit-dit-dit-dit -- and climbing higher still.
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Posted by: pshields on Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 05:14 AM 1411 Reads
Take it slow -- and fast
By Linda J. Buch
19th Nov 2007
The frenzy that often defines the holidays is almost upon us. For
parents and kids, this often means school projects and special events;
for adults in general, the stress of family gatherings, parties, and
end-of- the-year work deadlines crowd the calendar.
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Posted by: pshields on Monday, November 19, 2007 - 10:02 AM 1334 Reads
5 things to know about athletic shoes
BY LESLIE GARCIA
13th Nov 2007
Bill Reynolds has been in the sporting business 32 years, that he owns five New Balance DFW stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and he has made many shoe-related observations. He shares five of them with us:
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