Swim Bits


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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









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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 […]

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