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Review: The Supple Leopard and Ready to Run– What Endurance Athletes Can Learn From the CrossFit Community

I live down the street from one of the many crossfit studios that are springing up like autumn mushrooms here in Seattle.  I’m not a fan of crossfit.  In this regard, I agree with Steve Magness’s strong criticism of the crossfit

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Review: The Well-Built Triathlete (Matt Dixon)

If the name Matt Dixon isn’t familiar to you, it probably should be.  He’s an exercise physiologist and coach in the bay area.  In addition to having an impressive race resume from his younger days (two time Olympic trials finalist, NCAA

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Review: Heart Monitor Training for the Compleat Idiot

This is a quick review of John Parker’s book, Heart Monitor Training for the Compleat Idiot (3d ed. 2009).  If the name John Parker sounds familiar to you, it should.  He wrote what is perhaps the best novel book on running, Once

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