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Track Is Popular Again

Field Events Are Way Under-Rated
Field Events Are Way Under-Rated

Track and Field.  Not on most people’s list of sports to follow, except every four years during the Summer Olympics.

Well, after a decade of doping scandals, Track & Field’s popularity is on the rise. This Washington Post article explains why.

And as I leave Indiana University this morning, the NCAA Big Ten Track & Field Conference Championships begin.

Motivation is like a fire. Find a million ways to keep adding fuel to your fire, otherwise we all know what will happen to your fire.

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Buzz Worthy? Lane 8 Vision

Lane 8 Is

Lane 8 Is A Metaphor For Our Lives
Lane 8 Is A Metaphor For Our Lives

Lane 8 is:

  • An Idea
  • One of the Life’s Big Four
  • A Business
  • A Website
  • A Blog
  • A Way Of Thinking
  • Our Physical Responsibility
  • A Movement

It’s tempting to write Lane 8 as a “Runner’s Blog”  It’s not.

It’s tempting to read Lane 8 as a “Runner’s Blog”.  Don’t.

If you currently struggle with your health, imagine what you’re going to be faced with in the years to come, if you don’t start to get a handle on it now.

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Only One Man In History

Humans Are Born To Run
Humans Are Born To Run

Significant human achievements, especially “firsts”, are rare. And they are rare because no human has ever done such a thing before. If we are lucky, we may see a few in our lifetimes.

What comes to mind from your own experience?

Tyson Gay, second fastest human ever, in the history of the world, is the ONLY human to run:

  1. sub 10 in 100 meters
  2. sub 20 in 200 meters
  3. sub 45 in 400 meters

A few weeks ago, Tyson ran a 400 meters PR 44.89, to set the milestone above.

If you enjoy Track & Field or have a curiosity about the current hype between Tyson Gay, Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell – the three fastest humans of all time are running in the same lifetime, in the same meets – then you will probably enjoy this article from IAAF.org

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Buzz Worthy? Common Sense Is Elusive

Here’s The New Medicine

You Have Been Gifted With A Body
You Have Been Gifted With A Body

It’s called exercise.

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Boston Marathon 2010

Will Your Dreams & Motivation Go Down The Drain?
Will Your Dreams & Motivation Go Down The Drain?

Monday, Ryan Hall set an all-time American record, 2:08.41, for the fastest Boston Marathon finish by an American. Ever!

Ryan Hall was fourth overall, and the winner set a new Boston Marathon course record. Fastest Boston Marathon in it’s 124 year history.

Ryan ran only six one-hundredths of second faster than the previous American record.

Not six minutes faster, not six seconds faster, not six-tenths of a second faster.

Six one-hundredths faster.

We can’t even blink that fast. That was the cumulative time over 26.2 miles, 0:00.06 faster.

Mind boggling!

What does this mean to you? Most likely, nothing.

Or it may just be the daily motivation you were looking for. We start anew every day. We can never tire of the basics. Ever.