To go along with your long run this weekend, we hope you enjoy these long reads as well.
How to Fall Asleep Like a Boss | David Dellanave | “If you’re already breathing and drinking water, there’s nothing more important than improving your sleep.”
9 Lies to Unlearn Before it’s too Late | Marc & Angel Hack Life by Marc | “Go ahead and take a look around; the busy people outnumber the productive people by a wide margin. Perhaps you’re one of them.”
New Study Suggests Heel Striking is Better, or Does it? | Pete at Runblogger | “As always, I come back to the individual. If you’re a forefoot striker, there’s probably not a big benefit to trying something else except maybe if you plan to race a marathon or if you have injury issues that can be linked to your contact style (foot, ankle, calf problems perhaps).”
Mobility for Endurance Athletes | Ben at Ben Greenfield Fitness | “As a result, despite decent fitness, these folks – and most of us endurance athletes – are predisposed to all of the disadvantages that accompany this lack of basic mobility, including:”
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