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RBC articles

Most of these articles are many years old and thus can no longer be considered up-to-date summaries of the exercise science research literature. The ones that originally appeared in Runner's World and Northwest Runner are reprinted here courtesy of those publications.

Economical running: what running economy really is and what you can do about yours. Running Times, June 2012.

The long and short of running wisdom: what all runners can learn from ultramarathoners. Running Times, May 2012.

Marathoning is hard; so is science journalism. RunnersWorld.com, November 2010.

"Marathoning made easy"? Um, not really. Personal blog, October 2010.

More on Born to Run (the book). Personal blog, March 2010.

Born to hype? Christopher McDougall and the barefoot running movement. Personal blog, February 2010.

Am I being evasive? That's for you to decide.... Personal blog, March 2008.

Whose position holds water? Personal blog, January 2008.

Racing at high altitude: a myth exposed. Personal blog, October 2007.

Scientific support for slacking off. Personal blog, April 2007.

Buffer zone. Runner's World 38(10): 42, 2003.

How to become cool. Runner's World 38(6): 32, 2003.

"Runner's bible" should not be taken lightly. Northwest Runner 30(12): 24-5, 2002.

Swimming will only take you so far. Northwest Runner 30(10): 16, 2002.

Gatorade vs. Powerade: battle of the beverages. Northwest Runner 30(7): 22, 2002.

Maintaining muscles with strength training and protein. Northwest Runner 30(5): 46, 2002.

What readers want to know. Northwest Runner 30(4): 20, 2002.

Thank you and good night. Northwest Runner 30(1): 8, 2002.

Running on empty. Northwest Runner 29(12): 18-9, 2001.

Training and racing with a heart rate monitor. Northwest Runner 29(11): 14-5, 2001.

Is counting heartbeats really useful? Northwest Runner 29(9): 11, 2001.

Gender and endurance performance. Northwest Runner 29(8): 15-6, 2001.

The benefits of stretching and altitude training: an update. Northwest Runner 29(7): 16-8, 2001.

Research-based confusion, part two. Northwest Runner 29(6): 18-9, 2001.

Research-based confusion. Northwest Runner 29(5): 23-4, 2001.

Can biofeedback make you a better runner? Northwest Runner 29(4): 15-6, 2001.

Training to improve the "big three." Northwest Runner 29(3): 15-6, 2001.

The distance model for success. Northwest Runner 29(2): 21-2, 2001.

Tips on maximizing your running economy. Northwest Runner 29(1): 16-7, 2001.

Be specific! Northwest Runner 28(12): 14-5, 2000.

Race-day refreshments. Northwest Runner 28(10): 12-3 and 28(11): 17, 2000.

Living high and training low. Northwest Runner 28(9): 14-6, 2000.

Stretching the truth. Northwest Runner 28(7): 21-2, 2000.

Pumping iron into your body. Northwest Runner 28(6): 29-30, 2000.

Protein: how much do runners need? Northwest Runner 28(5): 18-9, 2000.

Tapering for competition. Northwest Runner 28(4): 14-6, 2000.

Strength training for distance runners. Northwest Runner 28(3): 37-8, 2000.

Research-based coaching: an introduction. Northwest Runner 28(2): 24-5, 2000.


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