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  • YIKES! This gal ran into a grizzly bear (literally) while running in Montana! Here's some good advice included by the reporter: "Hike in groups, make noise when hiking, and have bear spray accessible and know how to use it." Both she and the bear are ok. kpax.com
  • Ever considered cycling across the United States? This dude did it twice. He writes about his experience on his blog, shows the routes he took and gives great advice. youngarchitect.com
  • How often do you think about how you breathe? James Nestor has spent a lot of time thinking about it and shares what he's learned in his new book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. You can watch Joe Rogan interview him about it here: JRE
  • Here's a great little strength routine for runners we found to try - you can do it in 5 minutes and it helps prevent injury! Canadian Running
  • 118,000 feet of ascent over 78 peaks in just 6 days, 17 hours and 51 minutes. For real. athleticsweekly.com

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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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  • The Obstacle Is The Way. Really interesting book that I'm currently listening to. The book is inspired on the philosophy of Stoicism, personal writings of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and examples of successful leaders from different backgrounds who used stoic principles. I'll be honest, I'm still familiarizing myself with Stoicism, but I really like the overall spirit of the book: how we respond to obstacles is what define us.
  • Must-haves for when you hike or backpack? What do you think? Most of these items look super useful and are dirt cheap
  • Embrace the treadmill. Really! The treadmill is one of the best ways to improve your running. Here are 6 tips on how to improve your treadmill training (what do you think of tip #3?!)
  • The US Olympic Marathon Trials are this weekend. Click here to learn how to watch it on Saturday!

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  • The corona virus is not an excuse for not running. Well, at least it's not for this runner who managed to complete 41 miles running in circles at home. On another occasion, this same person covered 30 kilometers in his bathroom...what?!..that's the spirit!
  • Have you tried doing planks to improve your core? Click here to learn how to execute a proper plank
  • What to eat before your run? Here are some suggestions on what to eat before heading out for your runs. Although it doesn't mention for what type of runs, I assume that these recommendations are for mid to long distances, otherwise I wouldn't consider eating a burrito 2 hours before heading out!

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