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Don’t avoid those hill running workouts

Have you been spending most of your running time on flat terrains? And if so…might you be avoiding those hills on purpose? Well if you’ve answered yes to one or both of those questions, I’ve got some news for you: You’re really cheating yourself out of some amazingly beneficial workouts.
You see, those ... (full story)


Browns RB Chubb stays humble, hungry with big payday ahead

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Nick Chubb's star is rising. The rest of him remains grounded.
The Pro Bowl running back hasn't changed since the moment he joined the Browns as a second-round draft pick in 2018 and immediately impressed everyone with his selfless attitude, tireless work ethic and drive to improve each day.
Over two ... (full story)


Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Seaver transformed a franchise and captivated a city, setting enduring standards as he whipped his powerful right arm overhead for the Miracle Mets and dirtied his right knee atop major league mounds for two decades.
A consummate pro and pitching icon, he finished fulfilled after a career remembered wit ... (full story)


Native mascots still a sticking point in high school sports

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BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdresses meant to represent the mascot, the Braves. "Welcome to the Dark Side" and "Fight like a Brave" are scrawl ... (full story)


Understanding energy system training

Ever heard of the term “energy systems?” It’s a fancy name for the three separate energy production systems that extract the energy from foods and turn it into chemical energy that the body can use as fuel.
And when we move this energy systems thing into the theater of sports, we’re talking about “ ... (full story)