Coaching Matters Blog Round Up

Coaching Matters, my round up of articles & videos is proving more & more popular so I thought I would provide an RSS feed of the sites I visit most regularly for those who would like the most up to date posts as they happen.

The articles update on an hourly basis so bookmark the page & keep coming back. If I am missing any good blogs drop me an email or let me know on Twitter @SiNainby. Enjoy!

  • The Genetics of Obesity: The Thrifty Gene Hypothesis
    While this topic has little to do with running, it is pertinent and interesting.  For one of my grad school classes I had to explore the genetic side of Obesity, in particular the Thrifty Gene hypotehsis.  The paper and presentation is below.  My take away from all the research is ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 13-10-10
    8 years ago
  • How the World’s best runners strike the ground
    I’ve spent a lot of time talking about footstrike and where it occurs on this blog.  If you recall from previous posts, there has been a large debate about where foot strike should occur.  I don’t have to go through all the details again, but the general consesus is that ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 30-09-10
    8 years ago
  • The Running Shoe Industry Part 2: Contest winners announced + Where do we go from here and the problems with Running Form research.
    First, I’d like to announce the winner of the Brooks shoes and shorts contest.  Thanks for all who entered!  There were really a bunch of wonderful comments and your comments helped me in this two part series on the running shoe industry immensely. I really do appreciate all the feedback and ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 27-09-10
    8 years ago
  • Running form and the Shoe Industry: where do we go from here?
    Running form and shoes are the biggest topics in the running industry right now. I’ve written about each substantially and while I enjoy the topic, I sometimes get tired of focusing so much time on them. I try and balance the topics out with that of my real love, how ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 20-09-10
    8 years ago
  • Win a Free pair of shoes! Peaking, and running form podcast
    Lots of exciting developments going on lately.  We’ve got free shoes to give away, a new article on Peaking I wrote for Running Times, and a great podcast on Running Form and shoes I participated in last night. First off, thanks to Brooks shoes, we’re having our first real give ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 17-09-10
    8 years ago
  • Epigenetics in Athletics Part 2: African dominance explained?
    Epigenetics in Athletics Part 2: African dominance explained? In Part 1 on Epigenetics, we looked at some of the science behind the new field. This we’ll take more of a theoretical look and try and explore some of the possible implications. As I said in Part 1, the major finding ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 13-09-10
    8 years ago
  • Epigenetics in Athletics Part 1: What the heck is epigenetics?
    Epigenetics in Athletics- Part 1: What the heck is epigenetics? The study of epigenetics has exploded in the last few years and the amount of new research dedicated to the field is staggering. But what exactly is it in laymen’s terms? As you are probably aware, traditionally we all thought ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 06-09-10
    8 years ago
  • My unlikely journey through running- Runner’s World Article
    I recently got the opportunity to do an article for Runner’s World online thanks to Peter Vigneron.  While I normally cover training or science related topics, Peter suggested I take a different approach and reflext on my life in running.  As most of you know I’ve had a number of ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 02-09-10
    8 years ago
  • Why we land in front of our center of gravity
    Pete Larson, once again, had an excellent blog post on foot strike and center of gravity (COG) (click here to read it). The notion that all runners should land underneath their COG (or hips, they’re often used interchangeably) has been repeated so many times by so many experts that it’s ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 23-08-10
    8 years ago
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