Heat therapy; healthy body, healthy brain; using stress trackers

I have a few topics close to my heart to discuss this week.

First, “heat therapy” or essentially heat training as us old timers call it. Second, the connection between a healthy body and a healthy brain. It’s a real thing. Finally, something I’ve experienced on the benefits of those fitness trackers that seem to keep track of everything you could imagine.
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Monthly roundup: May 2018

This month, I’d like to address a topic I often find myself discussing: running your easy days easy enough.

Then I’d like to address a few very common beliefs many runners carry around that are not (or may not be) right:

1) Running isn’t bad for your knees, possibly even if your knees are bad to start.

2) Lactate is not your enemy.

3) “Extreme” running may not be bad for your immune system.
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Bonus roundup

I’m off enjoying spring break with the family this week. The good news, though, is that I read so many good things in March that I felt it was a good time to share a bonus roundup.

In this bonus roundup:

Why you should eat a big breakfast.

How strength training makes you faster.

Don’t just tell yourself to avoid a bad habit. Replace it with a good habit instead.
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