This week from around the web. Living a balanced life, best headphones, GI problems, Reebok Spartan Race.
Research on Gastrointestinal Problems During Running and What You Should Do About It
A look into the research to find out if GI problems can be predicted or avoided.
Running economy: Forefoot vs Rearfoot striking
It now appears from the most recent data that there is probably no difference in running economy between barefoot or minimalist running and traditional shoe running.
Five Best Exercise Headphones
Quick review of the top headphones for exercise. I personally use yurbuds, but the Decibullz look interesting. Anyone use them?
Balance and Running: Living a Healthy, Balanced Lifestyle
Stephanie Howe on how an injury can lead to a more balanced life.
The Art of Running Faster with Julian Goater (Podcast)
Julian covers the 5 factors to faster running: Speed, Strength, Stamina, Suppleness and Skill
Spartan Obstacle Race
Nice motivational ad for the Reebok Spartan Race. It has been voted #1 obstacle race by Outside Magazine and it seems to be great fun. Check it out!
That’s it for this week! Have an interesting link we haven’t found yet? Shoot it out in the comments!!