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  • Coree Woltering broke the record time for completion of the 1,147 mile Ice Age Trail! He did it in 21 days, 13 hours and 35 minutes, breaking the record by more than 5 hours. Gear Junkie
  • The Dirty Kanza may be changing its name in light of recent feedback regarding its reference to the Kaw Nation and a Facebook post from the race's founder about the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks. Velo News
  • Are you supplementing your diet with Vitamin D? Most Americans are deficient according to Dr. Rhonda Patrick and she claims that a Vitamin D deficiency might make you more susceptible to Covid19. Found My Fitness
  • This author explains 5 basic principles of recovery: proper nutrition, active recovery, hydration, sleep and self massage. Complete Sports
  • Can some food and drinks improve performance just by tasting them? Some pro-runners believe so. Runners World

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  • How do you build your mental strength for endurance sports? Mark Agnew advises the following: Always finish the distance you set out to do, even if you are "moving so slowly you are barely physically benefiting from the training", Train when you are mentally drained: "By training when you are low on mental energy, you will practice for the latter end of a race or challenge, when your mental stores are depleted.", DON'T BEAT YOURSELF UP! See more: scmp.com
  • How important is the right chain lube? This article presents a few alternatives that claim to "unlock dramatic power savings". Enter GRAPHENlube. CyclingWeekly.com
  • Coree Woltering is attempting to break the Ice Age Trail record - as of Wednesday, he was 16 days and more than 700 miles in! Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • It's hot outside, ya'll! Here are some tips to for running in the heat: get out early (4:30 AM perhaps?!?), get some cool summer apparel (or just wear less and let it all hang out!), experiment with hydration (see what works best for you), and SLOW it down (be reasonable with yourself about pace in the heat). Outside Online
  • This dude went from not even being able to run a mile to competing in four full Ironman triathlons. One of the secrets to his success: waking up at 3:30 in the AM!!! KCRG.com

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  • Need inspiration for your long ride or run this weekend? I watched this video yesterday and I can't wait to do something hard this weekend! 
  • The white man in that photo. Powerful article where I learned more about the history behind this historic photo
  • Got a pull-up bar? and need workout ideas? Read this 
  • Summer is here. You are want to go on that favorite outdoor adventure but are not sure if your favorite destination(national park, for instance) is open or if you can camp or go mountain biking. Check this out
  • Gear to bring when going on backcountry runs. Here's a good checklist of things to think about carrying the next time that you go for a run on remote areas. 

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Adventure, chaskis, endurance running, Everesting, Malcolm Gladwell, master of the mind, mindset for runners, mindset for training, Talking To Strangers, ultra running -

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  • Would you ride your bike, on the same hill for 8, 9 or more hours, trying to climb the equivalent of Mount Everest? Enter Everesting
  • Staying informed is important, but do you have to watch the news all the time? I think this video explains the main reasons why I'm not watching and following the news as much as I used to do.
  • Talking To Strangers. The tragic events that led to the death of George Floyd recently made me think of a Malcolm Gladwell book that I read several months ago. In his book, Gladwell talks about several cases in history where things go wrong when we talk to strangers. I found it really insightful 
  • Do you like adventuring by yourself? IF not, here are 5 great reasons why you should consider going out and exploring on your own (especially in times when social distancing is so common). Reasons 2 and 5 are so spot on!

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  • Coronavirus and potential long-term effects. With some businesses starting to re-open, it's tempting to let your guard down. Doctors advice: be careful and smart: recovering from cover-19 might have lifelong effects.
  • Going grocery shopping and want to try going vegan for a while? Here's a thorough grocery list for a plant-based diet​.
  • A simple and tasty way to cook a chicken breast. Just in case you think that chicken breasts are boring. Check out this simple advice
  • It's OK to be scared. Just don't be afraid. ​Cool short video on finding courage, being prepared and more​.
  • Choosing To Live. A beautiful (and sad) short film to remind you that live is short and precious. Live more!​​

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