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Day 1 Week 6 – Active Recovery?

8 miles easy pace + 6 x 10 sec hill sprints Are rest & recovery synonymous?  Not exactly.  According to Elizabeth Millard, rest is passive and a subset of recovery.  Because recovery also includes active components such as sleep. Yes, … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 4 – Cutdown The Vanity

6 miles cutdown with 1 mile warm up & 1 mile cool down. Just because I could does not mean I should.  Today’s cutdown workout was a good example of this saying.  It also reminded me the difference between being … Continue reading

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Too Hot To Flight?

  Summer began yesterday for folks in the Northern Hemisphere.  That includes me, yours truly.  And right on queue was the record heat. The temperature was so hot, flights were canceled in the Southwest region of the US. Rationales for … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Or Global Warming?

  What is interesting about this national temperature map is that Washington DC is warmer than most other parts of the country.  Yes, give me all the “hot-air” jokes now, but I couldn’t help but think maybe this has something … Continue reading

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Inertia

Change is a popular topic of discussions as many folks look for change to their circumstances.  That’s how we got weight watchers, alcohol anonymous, and Donald Trump, among other things. Inertia, the flip side of change, however is less talked … Continue reading

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My Bedtime Routine

My mind: It’s late, better go to bed. Me: I can’t sleep. Even though I am tired from all the running around.  Mind:  Have you tried counting sheep, drinking warm milk, or reading? Me:  That was the last hour. Mind: … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 23 Apr 2017

We human continue to push the limit. Faster, higher, stronger, etc. The effort to break the two hour marathon by Nike follows this pattern.  Progress comes from persistence and discipline (funding also helps).  This is a hallmark for science, in … Continue reading

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Another March In Washington?

In case you haven’t heard another march will take place tomorrow (22 April, Earth Day) here on the National Mall and in cities across the globe – the March for Science.  And it will be live streamed on Vox. Yes, … Continue reading

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Reblog: Pigs, Dirty Cars and Big Data

Article below by Tamara Dull is a good read – well written and informative.  She offers tips on handling the Big Data, particularly the “dirty” data, that is just as valid today as when the article was written. Taking the … Continue reading

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Making A Difference?

Ever wonder if you are making a difference? Perhaps the thought crossed you mind once or twice? Perhaps more? No one wants to be wasting time nor energy, but how could you tell otherwise? Allow me to suggest one approach … Continue reading

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