Ralph Mohr



Ralph Mohr
An interesting article on NPR talks about the difference between the perceptions of experts and novices when they do something like playing the piano or basketball.  Novices focus much more on the mechanics of an action, and experts focus on the whole picture, the piece or game to be played. […]

Easy Swimming





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The secret’s out.  Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are good for you, especially before a game or workout.  The NBA has declared it so. Cf. http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/page/presents18931717/the-nba-secret-addiction/. Every morning I have two WASA light rye crackers covered with peanut butter and jelly with my tea, even when I go to workout […]

Swim Bits – April 2017




Ralph Mohr
by Ralph Mohr Central Oregon Masters Aquatics (COMA) Recently I came across an article on-line that said the best distance to train for as a runner was neither the marathon nor a 1500, the Olympic triathlon distance.  Instead what was recommended was the 5000. [Cf. http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-5k-not-the-marathon-is-the-ideal-race/]  The article was very […]

Swim Bits: 1650/1500