Thursday, August 16, 2012

An athlete's greatest challenge? To avoid ruin in retirement

By Brian Moore 7:00AM BST 14 Aug 2012 Some have foreshadowed this time; some have considered it and then banished the thoughts; some have refused to reflect on it for more than a moment. All have felt at least some terror at what it holds. Retirement is almost a taboo subject in sport, which is remarkable given that it happens to every athlete. Winners and losers, veterans and rookies; none escape. Read on

Monday, June 4, 2012

Heart damage risk from excess endurance training

Marathon runners, triathletes and long-distance cyclists could be doing harm to their hearts in the long term, cardiologists say. The June issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings includes a review of how excessive endurance exercise is thought to cause damage to the heart. Read on here

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Skechers Proves We Need Clinical Trials Of Running Shoes

I’m of the opinion that we don’t run enough clinical trials for things that are not obviously medicines or medical devices, but that people generally assume have health benefits. Things like yogurt — and sneakers. Today, Skechers proved my point by getting in trouble with the feds. Read on- Article by Matt Herper at

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Tuesday, January 24, 2012