Rim to Rim to Rim in the Grand Canyon- On a Prosthetic Leg

https://trailrunnermag.com/people/trail-stoke-rim-to-rim-to-rim-redux.html Endurance runner Dave Mackay set the fastest known time for going rim-to-rim-to-rim in the Grand Canyon in less than 7 hours back in 2014. That is an astonishing time to me because I hiked rim-to-rim (North rim to South rim) decades ago and it took us more than 12 hours. And, in our 30s, … Continue reading Rim to Rim to Rim in the Grand Canyon- On a Prosthetic Leg

Rich Roll- Finding Both Ultra and Plants

I mentioned Rich Roll's Podcast in a recent post and promised to write about him. I found out about him through his book Finding Ultra. I love this kind of comeback story. Alcoholism destroyed Rich's career as an elite swimmer at Stanford. After some hard years, he recovered from that and was a successful entertainment … Continue reading Rich Roll- Finding Both Ultra and Plants

More On Heavyhands and Dr. Len Schwartz- The “Panaerobic Longstrength” Channel

I am an unabashed fan of the late Dr. Len Schwartz and his work, see this post. I just saw a comment on that post from John, mentioning his new youtube channel with some videos with Dr. Schwartz: Panaerobic Longstrength . The link should work, or if not just go to youtube and search for … Continue reading More On Heavyhands and Dr. Len Schwartz- The “Panaerobic Longstrength” Channel

Gait For Healthy Aging, Part II: Understanding and Preventing How Gait Degrades With Aging

There is a detailed discussion of how gait can become worse with age in [1], such as "increased gait variability, shorter stride/step length, slower walking speed, increased percentage of the gait cycle spent in double support and stance, decreased stride width with increased stride width variability, and less accurate tandem walking". Some reasons for shorter … Continue reading Gait For Healthy Aging, Part II: Understanding and Preventing How Gait Degrades With Aging