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Looks like a 10-minute mile to me by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training President, vice president getting in some exercise. Somebody needs to get these guys a pair of running shoes. Source: @BarackObama twitter feed. Read on »
Jay-Z Should Have Got Off That Elevator by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training ESPN’s Jay Harris, of one of the famous This is SportsCenter commercials, has some advice for the hip-hop mogul who got into a little kerfuffle with Beyonce’s sister, Solang ... Read on »
April running: Over 100 miles for first time since Aug. 2012 by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Ever since this thing has attacked my hip and made running for long distances virtually impossible, I’ve stuck to low and slow: Low mileage, run as slow as I can. Lots of 3- ... Read on »
Still injured by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training This nerve problem in my hip is still giving me problems but I am SLOWLY getting better. I managed to run 25 miles last week — most in like forever. And in the month of Febr ... Read on »
How far did Rocky run in that Rocky II training run? This Philly Post blogger has found the answer by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training If you are a fan of the Rocky movie series and a runner — like myself — then this article at The Philly Post will absolutely make your day. Using landmarks shown during the ... Read on »
Hold off on that funeral – My running career isn’t dead yet by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training The doctor’s call, at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, started like this: “I’ve got some really good news for you, Kevin.” And with that, my running career – which had been on death row ... Read on »
It is not everyday that Barry Switzer retweets you by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training In my former life, I was a reporter at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and my first “beat” was covering the Dallas Cowboys. This was 1995. The Cowboys were on their way to winn ... Read on »
Usain Bolt chart: How does the one guy not cheating have faster times than all the guys who are... by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Of the men with the 25 fastest 100-meter dash times in the world, 11 have been busted for steroids, including just recently, Tyson Gay, the American record-holder. Of this n ... Read on »
Genetic hip defect and some other weird hip diagnosis brings an end to my competitive running career by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Through this entire 18-month ordeal with my leg injury, I’ve had two MRIs and seen about a dozen physical therapists. The thing I’d never done was see an orthopedic surgeon, ... Read on »
On the feet of a filibusterer: Pink Mizunos by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training The best decision Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) made before going to the State Capitol Tuesday was her choice of footwear: If you are going to filibuster fo ... Read on »
Westin Hotels has an opening for what might be the coolest hotel job ever: Running concierge by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Usually when you check into a hotel and need directions to a theater or tips on the best steakhouse, you ask the concierge. But if you check into a Westin Hotel this fall, y ... Read on »
Spirit of the Marathon II: A review of the movie by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Spirit of the Marathon II, which had its one-day worldwide premiere Wednesday, was basically told in the way of its 2008 predecessor: follow a handful of runners from the st ... Read on »
Spirit of the Marathon II: Movie about the marathon featuring ordinary runners is showing one day... by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training If you want to know why runners are the way we are – why we would rather go to bed early Friday night to get up early on a cold (or hot) Saturday morning to run 20 miles – I ... Read on »
The average runner is about 40-years-old, logs about 20 to 25 miles-per-week, wears Asics or... by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training For the past four years, Running USA has done a comprehensive National Runner Survey assessing the demographics, lifestyles, attitudes, habits, and product preferences of th ... Read on »
Mileage run in May: Slow. Arduous. But miles nevertheless. by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training There is still a major hitch in my giddyup, but what the heck. I’m gonna run and be glad that I can run until I figure this thing out. The details: I ran 19 times in May cov ... Read on »
Sweat Rate Formula: How much should you drink on the run by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training With the temperatures rising, this is the perfect time to tighten the screws on your hydration. As you start training for fall marathons, you should start using your Saturda ... Read on »
How many miles does an NBA player run each game: Not as much as you think, but NBA players are... by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is the NBA’s “long-distance” runner./photo courtesy CBS Sports The NBA playoffs are in full throttle. And if you are like me – a r ... Read on »
Black Girls Run? Yep. Black Girls Run! Even here in Austin by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Members of the Austin Chapter of Black Girls Run! warmup before a recent Saturday run./Photo courtesy Austin American-Statesman I’ve groused and groused often in t ... Read on »
My new normal: Better than not running at all by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Late last month, I decided that sitting around resting was not going to help me fix what was wrong with my leg . I figured I’d have to rehab AND run at the same time. Heck ... Read on »
Street cred: The best places to run in Austin by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training There are a few stretches of this city, a few signature streets that make Austin a pretty cool place to get out for a morning 6- to 8-miler. So I thought I’d republ ... Read on »