10-Week Couch to 5M

Goal: Get off your duff, get moving, and complete a 5-mile race at a 10-minute pace W: walk, FW: fast walk, R: run, FW: fast, sustainably hard run Week I 5min W, 10min R, 5min FW, 5 min W 5min W, 8min R, 2min FR, 5min W 5 mile (8K) …

Another Grim Running Read

Meet the young track stars of Central High. There were seven of the girls and every one of the seven—in her way—was attractive. That’s wonderful for them, for sure. But I was only hoping Bobby, Jess, Clara, and the other four high school athletes of this 1914 Grosset & Dunlap title would …

ERGing

What most gym athletes call rowing, I call erging. When I am rowing, I am on the water sitting in my single, facing backwards, lightly grasping two sculling oars. It looks simple, but really, it’s not. The rowing stroke is surprisingly complicated. For many athletes, refining blade work and learning …