Weekend Long Read

June 29, 2013

Hopefully you can find the time this weekend to enjoy these articles that we came across and enjoyed this week!

Lose the Tension: Staying Relaxed While Running | Valerie Hunt at Tabata Times | “The more comfortable I can be with allowing gravity to move me while I just “do nothing,” the more relaxed and comfortable running will be.”

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food | Michael Moss at The NY Times | “These would be promoted as more healthful versions, with “fresh fruit,” but their list of ingredients — containing upward of 70 items, with sucrose, corn syrup, high-fructose corn syrup and fruit concentrate all in the same tray — have been met with intense criticism from outside the industry.”

Why Do I Think Better after I Exercise? | Emily Lenneville at Scientific American | “So if you are having a mental block, go for a jog or hike. The exercise might help pull you out of your funk.”

A Popular Myth About Running Injuries | Gretchen Reynolds at The NY Times | “Contrary to received running wisdom, however, those who overpronated or underpronated were not significantly more likely to get hurt than runners with neutral foot motion.”


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size chart

FOOTWEAR SIZE CONVERSION CHART

US US) UK EUR JP/CM
M W
5.0 2.5 35.0 21.5
5.5 3.0 35.5 22.0
6.0 3.5 36.0 22.5
6.5 4.0 36.5 23.0
7.0 4.5 37.0 23.5
6.0 7.5 5.0 38.0 24.0
6.5 8.0 5.5 38.5 24.5
7.0 8.5 6.0 39.0 25.0
7.5 9.0 6.5 40.0 25.5
8.0 9.5 7.0 40.5 26.0
8.5 10.0 7.5 41.0 26.5
9.0 10.5 8.0 42.0 27.0
9.5 11.0 8.5 42.5 27.5
10.0 9.0 43.0 28.0
10.5 9.5 44.0 28.5
11.0 10.0 44.5 29.0
11.5 10.5 45.0 29.5
12.0 11.0 46.0 30.0
12.5 11.5 46.5 30.5
13.0 12.0 47.0 31.0

Measurements refer to body size, not garment dimensions. In instances where your body measurements are in between two sizes, go with the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit.