Ralph Mohr

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

I’ve just come across an article in the New Yorker magazine about running, entitled “What We Think About When We Run.”  You’ll find it at http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/what-we-think-about-when-we-run. In the article the author covers a study published earlier this year in the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology by the sports […]

Swim Bits January 2015: What We Think About When We ...

After a successful summer season most OMS swimmers are asking, “Now what?”  That’s easy.  For 2016: ePostals, State Meet, and the Long Course National Championships at Mt. Hood in August.  So how are you going to prepare for these major events? I have one suggestion.  Swim hard and fast in […]

Swim Bits – October 2015