Breathing exercises to benefit all types of runners, what and when to eat while you’re in training, and why some teens need more sleep than others.


Tuesday, September 5

What Everyone Gets Wrong About the 10,000 Hour Rule

From a conversation with Anders Ericsson, Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. Ericsson is responsible for the research behind Malcolm Gladwell’s “10,000 Hour Rule”:


Wednesday, September 6

Importance of timing your meals as an athlete

How can you make the most use of the fuel you’re putting in your body in order peak athletically and recover as best as possible afterwards?


Thursday, September 7

4 Breathing Exercises For Every Level Of Runner

Controlling your breathing is an essential part of running at any level. Here are four steps to get there:

  1. Belly Breathing – Practice by lying on your back, putting your hands over your belly, and feeling it rise and fall as you breath.
  2. Combination Breathing – Work on breathing in and out through both your nose and mouth at the same time.
  3. Breathing Patterns – Begin by walking and trying to breath in for two steps, then out for two steps, using both belly and combination breathing. Then try the same while running.
  4. Progressive Breathing Patterns – Upgrade your breathing patterns to three or four strides at a time.


Friday, September 8

Why one teenager may need more — or less — sleep than another

From a new study by UCLA in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology: