All posts tagged: Strava

Quick Links — Week 20

«Hike Clerb is Making the Outdoors a More Inclusive—and Stylish—Space» — Kailyn Brown, Highsnobiety «The Science Of Downhill Running» — David Roche, Trail Runner Magazine «I’m a runner, and I’ve just joined Strava. I regret it» — Matt Evans, Techradar «Prevent Race Fatigue With This Workout!» — The Running Channel, YouTube «Age no barrier: how Jo Schoonbroodt smashed the 70+ marathon record» — Sean Ingle, The Guardian «How Strava Fame Became a Burden for Molly Seidel» — Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine Quick Links are usually added once a week to this blog and cover every topic possible.

A woman seen from behind is running in a park.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on runners around the world

You probably have experienced it yourself, or you may have read headlines like this one: «Running is enjoying a boom because of the coronavirus pandemic». And yes, it’s true. Gyms were closed. Spin classes and boot camps had been canceled. People were stuck at home for most of the day for a long time. So running has seen a boom during the coronavirus pandemic. But what about the overall statistics? Did people run more during the pandemic?

People running in Prague half marathon in the spring of 2016.

«I made a horrible choice»: How a blogger discovered a runner cheating in a half-marathon

«I think most people aren’t aware of how much cheating goes on in marathons.» Were you aware? I wasn’t. But Derek Murphy, an independent marathon investigator, should know. He recently took particular care to examine the case of Jane Seo, a food and fitness writer in New York City. She finished second among the women in Sunday’s Fort Lauderdale Half Marathon in 1 hour and 21 minutes, a blazing 6:15 mile. But she cheated.

Quick Links — Week 7

«Segment Stories» — Strava «How to Plan a Safe Winter Trail Run, Plus Where to Go» — Morgan Tilton, Runner’s World «Garmin Fenix 7 Sapphire Solar review» — Andrew Williams, Life Science «Fitbit Charge 5 review» — Lloyd Coombes, Life Science «Can The Cold Make You A Better Runner» — The Running Channel, YouTube Quick Links are usually added once a week to this blog and cover every topic possible.