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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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  • 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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