All posts tagged: Strava

Quick Links — Week 24

«THE COLORADO CRUSH: 63 Days of Endurance | Ultra Run­ning Doc­u­men­tary» — The Auda­cious Report, YouTube «British endurance run­ner wins 22-mile race against horse» — Sana Noor Haq, CNN «Your Watch Doesn’t Know How Much Recov­ery You Need» — Alex Hutchin­son, Trail Run­ner Mag­a­zine «Dif­fer­ences in stress response between two alti­tudes assessed by sali­vary cor­ti­sol lev­els with­in cir­ca­di­an rhythms in long-dis­tance run­ners» — Kat­suhiko Tsunekawa, Kazu­mi Ushi­ki, Larasati Martha, Asu­ka Nakaza­wa, Rika Hasegawa, Risa Shimizu, Nozo­mi Shi­mo­da, Aki­hi­ro Yoshi­da, Kiy­o­mi Naka­ji­ma, Takao Kimu­ra & Masa­mi Muraka­mi, Sci­en­tif­ic Reports «Beyond Pas­ta: The New Rules of Carb Load­ing» — Scott Tin­dal, Wom­en’s Run­ning «New! Stra­va is now your go-to for all things trail» — The Stra­va Club Quick Links are usu­al­ly added once a week to this blog and cov­er every top­ic possible.

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.