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  • Do you like to listen to music while you run? We found this list of 100 songs to listen to while you're running: Road Runner Sports
  • With gyms closed, it's tough to get pool time. Here's an excellent guide to try open water swimming: Outside Magazine
  • Looking for a new way to measure success? Consider measuring your waist. New York Times
  • We love to listen to this video any time we need motivation... what do you like to watch/listen to? YouTube
  • Meditation is widely recognized as a way to discipline your mind. But can you meditate while you run? No Meat Athlete

 

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  • Can you imagine swimming the English Channel...backstroke?! This guys did it last week in under 13 hours. Chesapeake Bay Magazine
  • Courtney Dauwalter made it 300 out of 486 miles on the Colorado Trail before she had to quit. The Denver Post
  • Having trouble sleeping? "Sleep music" seems to be helpful for some. Time Magazine
  • $300 for a pair of running shoes?!? Here's a review of the Mizuno Enerzy (the review includes a few more affordable alternatives that offer the same cushioning technology). Footwear News

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5 Things Worth Sharing Can you imagine swimming the English Channel...backstroke?! This guys did it last week in under 13 hours. Chesapeake Bay Magazine​ Courtney Dauwalter made it 300 out of 486 miles on the Colorado Trail before she had to quit. The Denver Post​ Having trouble sleeping? "Sleep music" seems to be helpful for some. Time Magazine​ $300 for a pair of running shoes?!? Here's a review of the Mizuno Enerzy (the review includes a few more affordable alternatives that offer the same cushioning technology). Footwear News​ Here's a cool cycling project that we'll be following in September. Outside Magazine...

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5 Things Worth Sharing Can you swim with a glass of milk balanced on your head? Apparently, Katie Ledecky can. NBC Sports​ If you're running for more than an hour, you may want to supplement with electrolyte tablets. Here's a good comparison of what's available. Runners World​ This is a great article about what different cyclists pack on their bikes - the best thing about it, though, is the pictures. How'd they get that dalmation to be still? Bicycling​ Can gardening really help you live longer? CNBC​ What do you eat after your run? This article shares some interesting suggestions...

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Aquajogging, bike tours, common running injuries, How to avoid injury, parks peaks and prairies bike route, Smoothies, weekly planning checklist -

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  • Did you know that weak hip flexors are a common cause of injury among runners? This article recommends "aquajogging" To strengthen them. Runners World
  • If you were going to go on a multi-day bike tour, where would you go? This article got our wheels turning (pun intended). Los Angeles Times
  • Also, did you know that you can bike from Minneapolis to Yellowstone on the Parks, Peaks and Prairies Route? WCCO Radio
  • Have you been struggling to stick to your training plan? Here's a weekly planning checklist that we use to improve our stick-to-itiveness.

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