Medicine & Health

  • THE MYTH OF “WEAR-AND-TEAR”

    “Keep running all those miles and you will destroy your knees and hips.”  This is a caution many runners hear...

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  • CARDIO OR STRENGTH TRAINING FOR LONGEVITIY

    The many health benefits of aerobic exercise are well known to us as members of a running club.  But what...

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  • JUST ONE MORE BOILERMAKER

    He sat there in a folding lawn chair off to the side of the start line.  I recognized him...

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  • JACK SMITH: ATTORNEY AND ATHLETE

    JACK SMITH: ATTORNEY AND ATHLETE When I learned Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Jack Smith as US Special Counsel...

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  • ONCE IN 119 YEARS

    In 1904 American runner Thomas Hicks won the Olympic marathon.  During the next 119 years, right up to the present...

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  • EXTEND YOUR RANGE

    Many years ago, I was planning to run my first ultramarathon and felt overwhelming anxiety.  The thought of 24...

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  • MARATHONING: GOOD OR BAD?

    The legend states that Pheidippides ran slightly less than 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to announce that the...

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  • FORCED EXHALATION

    During exercise, especially intense exercise, the respiratory rate increases because the body senses the need for more oxygen.  Not...

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  • HILLS vs. FLAT

    Frank Shorter, 1972 winner of the Olympic marathon, said “Hills are speed work in disguise.”  Runners often add hill...

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  • RUNNER’S HEART VS. SWIMMER’S HEART

    We all know that any aerobic exercise has a beneficial effect on the heart.  It becomes larger, stronger, and...

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  • TRAINING FOR SUCCESS

    The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research carried an article detailing a study that aimed to determine which training...

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  • THE MILE RACE OF THE CENTURY

    John Landy, the second man to run the mile under four minutes died at age 91 on Feb. 24,...

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  • “JUST DO IT”- NOT

    An article in the Harvard Journal, written by Jonathan Shaw and titled “Born to Rest,” caught my attention.  I...

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  • Exercise and Cancer

    Oncologists treating cancer patients often recommend exercise, in addition to all the other treatments provided.  It is generally thought...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • THE MYTH OF “WEAR-AND-TEAR”

    “Keep running all those miles and you will destroy your knees and hips.”  This is a caution many runners hear...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • CARDIO OR STRENGTH TRAINING FOR LONGEVITIY

    The many health benefits of aerobic exercise are well known to us as members of a running club.  But what...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • JUST ONE MORE BOILERMAKER

    He sat there in a folding lawn chair off to the side of the start line.  I recognized him...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • JACK SMITH: ATTORNEY AND ATHLETE

    JACK SMITH: ATTORNEY AND ATHLETE When I learned Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Jack Smith as US Special Counsel...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • ONCE IN 119 YEARS

    In 1904 American runner Thomas Hicks won the Olympic marathon.  During the next 119 years, right up to the present...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • EXTEND YOUR RANGE

    Many years ago, I was planning to run my first ultramarathon and felt overwhelming anxiety.  The thought of 24...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • MARATHONING: GOOD OR BAD?

    The legend states that Pheidippides ran slightly less than 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to announce that the...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • FORCED EXHALATION

    During exercise, especially intense exercise, the respiratory rate increases because the body senses the need for more oxygen.  Not...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • HILLS vs. FLAT

    Frank Shorter, 1972 winner of the Olympic marathon, said “Hills are speed work in disguise.”  Runners often add hill...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • RUNNER’S HEART VS. SWIMMER’S HEART

    We all know that any aerobic exercise has a beneficial effect on the heart.  It becomes larger, stronger, and...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • TRAINING FOR SUCCESS

    The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research carried an article detailing a study that aimed to determine which training...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • THE MILE RACE OF THE CENTURY

    John Landy, the second man to run the mile under four minutes died at age 91 on Feb. 24,...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • “JUST DO IT”- NOT

    An article in the Harvard Journal, written by Jonathan Shaw and titled “Born to Rest,” caught my attention.  I...

    Syracuse Chargers
  • Exercise and Cancer

    Oncologists treating cancer patients often recommend exercise, in addition to all the other treatments provided.  It is generally thought...

    Syracuse Chargers