Tag Archives: endurance sports

Against the wind and blown away

This morning my schedule called for a bird census trip to a restored prairie at a local forest preserve. It was windy out today. I’m not a fan of birding in the open when a strong breeze is blowing because … Continue reading

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A sweet season heats up

This is the fourth in a series of articles about the Sweet Season of 1978, my college senior year when our Luther College team placed second in the nation in NCAA Division III cross country. Volume one •  Volume two •  Volume … Continue reading

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Training journals and success: How planning and chronicling your workouts makes you a better athlete

By Christopher Cudworth In ramping up for any athletic competition, planning and preparation are key. But so is recording how training leads to success. These days with a host of digital options to record your workouts, the handwritten training journal … Continue reading

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Unintentional cross training sometimes the best

As freshman in high school I entered the sport of cross country and found a true love. Nothing was better than running as fast as one could go in the woods and fields. Training was hard. Sometimes my skinny legs … Continue reading

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