Find my musings for other folks, mostly of a science inclination below!

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Creating content for CTS, by a coach and athlete, for coaches and athletes:

Optimize your iron absorption.

Heart Rate Variability, is it for you?

What to do while you wait on the waitlist

Don’t let heat illness sneak up on you!

Can running in extreme cold permanently hurt your lungs?


Running on Science is a monthly column for iRunFar where Tracy Beth Høeg and I take turns writing about topics relevant to the trail and ultra running community with a scientific slant.  Tracy practices at UC Davis as an MD, Phd, and as for me, well you know I retired from grad school.  Together we hope to create engaging, science writing that trends towards running topics.

Am I going to get (type II) diabetes?

Take my breath Away: Non-Asthma Breathing Problems in Endurance Running

Holy Cramp! The Science of Exercise-Associated Cramping

A how to guide for handling the heat 

Into Thin Air: The science of altitude acclimation

Caffeine: What’s the Buzz All About?

Understanding Overtraining Syndrome 

The Science of Sleep

Eating for Ultramarathons