Things I found — 4/18/13

   April 18, 2013 2:18 am    0

 

 Worth Reading

* Jezebel: The People Who Watch Marathons

“One of the many puzzling aspects of yesterday’s attacks was the question of what, exactly, the perpetrators thought they’d accomplish by targeting what basically amounts to a celebration of human tenacity. If anything, the tragedy in Boston will further solidify the bond between runner and spectator. And when the Chicago marathon happens this October, I’ll show up to run harder, and they’ll show up to cheer louder. If anyone thought this attack would discourage the runners or the watchers, they’ve clearly never been to a marathon.”

*Washington Post: ‘If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon’

* I’m not even going to pretend to understand this, but I know some of you will and are really into this, so…here you are, eggheads: How to Improve your VO2 Max.

* Short on cross training time. Try this 30-minute bodyweight workout.

 Video of the Week

This guy — Carlin Isles — is jaw-droppingly amazing: (And, why aren’t we into rugby here in the USA — looks like a fun sport to watch!).

 

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