Friday Reading – Stretch, Taper, Do Work

Is it really Friday already?  Time for some great links.

 

No more appearance fees could be trouble for those top marathoners that only race a handful of times a year.  Is is bad for our sport that we can’t pay our best athletes?

Dynamic stretching before you run; static stretching after (if you must).  Article includes video of recommended dynamic stretches.
Tapering for your big race is nerve-wracking.  Nail it right for a big PR.
Study suggests that the mind is 14% responsible for your performance.  That’s a lot!
10 people highlighted for the great work they do for our communities. A solid read for anyone thinking we have a terrible world.
Happy Friday everyone.

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