Samual Eddy

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10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Remember when it was <i>de rigueur</i> to stretch before running and over-hydrate before heading out the door? As technology advances and researchers discover more about the human body in motion, long-held fitness beliefs are crumpling. Currently before the firing squad: heart rate, aging, fueling, and …

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

It's worth it in the long run.<p>Training at altitude--that is, between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level--is like legal doping, thanks to its ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. That's why Nick Symmonds headed to the mountains of Mexico this past winter, Desi Davila Linden went to …

8 Hydration Myths Busted

Don’t get swept up in a tidal wave of hype.<p>At its basic level, hydration is simple. Feel thirsty after a run? Drink something. Heading into an epic meeting? Bring along a water bottle. Despite this simplicity, there's an ocean of misleading information out there that leaves runners confused. Eight …

Eat Healthy Without Going Hungry

<i>There are ways to lose or maintain weight without starving yourself between meals.</i><p>Everyone knows the conventional prescription for weight management:</i> …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury.<p><b>1. Slow your pace.</b> You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.<p><b>2. Add miles</b> …

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How to Calculate Your Long Run Pace

Long runs aren't about pace. They are about effort.<p><i>I'd been doing most of my long runs at about a 10:30 pace. On my long run this weekend, however, I pushed myself a little and ran at 9:45 pace. I was still able to speak in complete sentences and wasn't huffing and puffing at all. Is there a</i> …

Hal Koerner's Ultrarunning Commandments | Outside Online

Hal Koerner manages to remain insanely competitive and also keep up a reputation as one of the happiest people on the planet. Now, the hordes of distance-running fanatics who look up to him can rejoice: the new <i>Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning</i> is <i></i>a comprehensive tome on the training, gear, …

Barbarians select Nick Cummins to play against Wallabies

The Wallabies are set to face one of their own at Twickenham after Nick Cummins agreed to wear the black and white of the Barbarians against …

Will Scotland be brave and vote for independence?

(Now, to sing it like a true Scot, your eyes must glaze over at this next line, as you recall the victory of Robert the Bruce and his men over Edward …

Sonny Bill Williams set to play for Counties Manukau ahead of All Blacks return

CODE-hopper Sonny Bill Williams’ NRL season is over and he could make his return to rugby union as early as Saturday, for Counties Manukau in the ITM …

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James Horwill slams Robbie Deans over claims that senior Wallabies didn’t care about Lions loss and were plotting to oust him

JAMES Horwill has slammed former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans for insinuating in a book that senior players didn’t care about the result of the final …

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Wallabies must answer range of tough questions to avoid future dramas on tour

WHEN it comes to the Wallabies’ trip to Argentina, Geoff Toovey said it best: there’s got to be an investigation!<p>Or, as it happens, more than one. …

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Kurtley Beale likely to move to NRL in 2015 before a stint with Toulon the following year

A FED-UP Kurtley Beale is on the brink of leaving rugby for the NRL regardless of the outcome of the ARU’s investigation into his argument with a …

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Perhaps the biggest misconception in terms of training for a better golf game is that your back— particularly the lower back—needs to be more mobile. Trying to increase the range of motion in your lower back with a variety of torso-twisting exercises is a recipe for future pain and injury, says …

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A batsman should look to dominate, and importantly, not fear the turning delivery<p>I was bemused by Justin Langer's mystifying recent explanation of …

The psychology of bat-making

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Jimmy Anderson dismisses Kevin Pietersen’s claims of England divisions

Jimmy Anderson has hit back at Kevin Pietersen’s autobiography, calling the whole affair “sad”. Speaking publicly for the first time since the controversy erupted, the England bowler said dismissively: “We’ve got more important things to worry about than someone’s book.”<p>Anderson rejected the claims …

Kevin Pietersen's autobiography: ECB must take some blame for this sorry saga

The ECB is far from blameless and should not try to take the moral high ground in the sorry Kevin Pietersen saga<p>This has been a sorry week for English cricket, but the <b>England</b> and Wales Cricket Board started this farce with <b>Kevin Pietersen</b> so it should not try to take the moral high ground.<p>Kevin is a …

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The science behind drinking coconut water<p>When I think of coconut – I think of basking in the tropics while sipping an exotic drink with one of those …

Eurobike Tech: Zipp launches low-rolling-resistance Tangente tires

Zipp announced a thorough update of its Tangente tire line, placing a focus on decreased rolling resistance as well as the aerodynamic interaction …

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Maria Sharapova is the new World No.2 after edging Petra Kvitova in Beijing final

Tennis: French Open champion Maria Sharapova is the new world No.2 after edging the Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in 3 sets 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in the …