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  • According to this article, "Proper breathing means breathing through the nose, with the diaphragm, relaxed, rhythmically, and silently." How often do you think about how to breath properly? Patrik Edblad
  • On our list of books to read this summer: Bonnie Tsui’s “Why We Swim,” a blend of memoir, history and swim adventure. LA Times
  • Is your gym still closed? Looking for a way to mix things up? Try jump roping! Slate
  • Do you stretch every day? This Harvard trained physical therapist suggests a simple routine to try. Harvard Health Publishing
  • This cardiologist offers his first hand experience of exercise induced arrhythmia and how to protect your heart when exercising for extended periods of time. The Washington Post

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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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  • Run 2.23 miles today if you can. Let's celebrate the life of Ahmaud, a young man who recently lost his life tragically. Ahmaud loved to run. The 2.23 mile distance represents the day he lost his life. Use #irunwithmaud to share your run on social media
  • What to do if you are hit by a car when riding your bike? Here's some good advice on how to deal with this issue, which unfortunately is very common
  • Trail running is awesome, but you need to be aware of your surroundings. Click here to learn how to be more engaged, prepared and aware the next time you hit the trails
  • Are you a Beastie Boys Fan? Then you are going to love this documentary. It's so well made and with several less known facts, like..did you know that one of their original members was a female? So cool!
  • Struggling on your bike rides? here's some great advice on how to deal with common struggles that we all usually deal with when cycling, like how not to crack during a climb, what happens when your stomach is not cooperating or what to do when you get dropped on your long ride.

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  • Are you familiar with Stoicism? Here are some of their most important ideas and how you can put them into practice. My favorite principles are probably "Memento Mori" and "Amor Fati"
  • Need a little motivation for your next rail run? Check out this rad video of the best ultra runner in the world (yes, Kilian) killing it in a race. My favorite part? around minute 5:00..that crowd!!
  • Here's some unsolicited advice from Kevin Kelly (entrepreneur and author of 1000 true-fans, one of my favorite reads). 68 bits of advice on his 68th birthday.
  • What happens when you miss riding your bike, and can't go outdoors because you are quarantined? You do this .
  • How the fastest runners in the world do their his long runs. interesting video that shows how some of the best marathon runners in the world(including Eliud Kipchoge - fastest marathon runner ever) approach their group long runs. You can learn tons when running with other people (even if you don't usually talk to each other while running)

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  • Got kettle bells but never use them? maybe it's time to dust them off and put them to good use! Here are 7 kettle bell workouts to help you improve your strength and conditioning. I've always wanted to try doing the "Turkish Get-up"? (It looks really difficult though!)
  • Should you wear a mask when running or cycling? although the latest guidelines are not 100% clear on whether people should wear masks when exercising, it's always important to be cautious and practice social distancing as much as possible. Here are some insights and advice on how to practice your favorite sport safely (for running, for cycling)
  • Running 262 miles around your neighborhood. Because we are living in crazy coronavirus times, runners all over the word participated in a race called the Backyard Quarantine Ultra a couple of weeks ago. The rules: runners had to honor social distancing and were also required to cover a distance of about 4 miles each hour. This winner finished the race in...2.5 days!

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