Week of 03.09.20
5 Things Worth Sharing
- Looking for more structured running workouts? Here are 8 common running workouts with examples, from the easy run, to tempo runs, and more.
- Struggling to get things done? This 7-day challenge looks simple and easy to follow.
- How caloric restriction prevents negative effects of aging. Ok, this study was conducted in rats, but nevertheless, great learning and looks very promising!
- Running out of hand sanitizer? Here are some options to make yours at home
- Coronavirus-stay in the know. Here's a page that I've created with curated information from reliable sources. Hope you find it useful
- Bonus: In the market for a water bottle? Our friends at Simple Hydration are running a campaign to launch a bigger water bottle. Check them out here.
What You Missed This Week
- New Podcast🎙️ : I invited my good friend Brian Hannon to to talk about creating a good strategy to complete the Dirty Kanza 200-mile gravel ride.
- Want the video version? Check out this video if you want a summarized version of the podcast above mentioned
- My favorite quote: To Hell With Circumstances. I Create Opportunities. Bruce Lee
- My favorite Instagram post: We've all been this person before, right?! 😂
The CHASKI Fact Of The Week
QUECHUA - the language of the Incas. Quechua was the official language of the Inca empire, until the Spanish invasion that started in 1532; it was the language spoken by all royalty in Cusco city, which was the capital of the empire, that at the time of its fall had reached today’s Colombia, Chile and Argentina. A key subject to be addressed about Inca language is that they didn’t develop any written structure, which had as a consequence the improvement of oral language; they also created a system of communication based on strictly codified knots over a variety of ropes, known as quipus. The quipus were mainly used by the government, to control the economy and demography mainly, they were not only linguistic but also mathematical