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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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