This weeks links (2017-01-23)

In brief:

“The Party told you to reject all evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
(1984, George Orwell)

* The New Rules of Hydration (2017-Jan-17) [Outside]
If you’re not exercising for more than 90 minutes, sipping on one of these is the caloric and sugar equivalent of sipping a soda. But for all-day endurance efforts? “Sports drinks work,” says Guest. “We know the science is there and that there’s an abundance of research supporting it.” Lots of studies—including those found in the Journal of Sports Science, Sports Medicine, Indian Journal of Medical Research, and International Journal of Sports Medicine—show increased endurance performance while using sports drinks, mainly because of their carbohydrate load.

Running:

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Cycling:

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Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
Come Take a Trip In My Airship by Unwoman

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Hang on, aren’t we all boat people?

“Anyone else coming?”
“Oh, beautiful spot like this? It’ll be packed before you know it.”

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** January – The Brand New Challenge **

goodreads The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the January – The Brand New Challenge;

Our challenge this month is themed around things that are “new” since it’s the start of a New Year! As you read this month, look at the list of tasks below and see how many you can complete! And as an add on, see how many Aussie authors you can incorporate into your list:)

Rules:
#1. You need to complete a minimum of three of the five categories listed below to finish this challenge. One read – one book for each category.
#2. List (and LINK) your choice of books for the challenge.
#3. Upon completion of a book, rate it and update your progress…
#4. Don’t forget our guidelines HERE

The Categories:
1). Author: Read a book by an author who is new to you.
2). Debut: Read a debut novel by any author.
3). New Release: Read a book which was recently published (within the past 6 months).
4). New Year, New Series!: Read the first book in a series or trilogy that is new to you.
5). Reader’s Choice: Read any book of your choice.

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This weeks links (2017-01-09)

In brief:

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Running:

* Playlists from the World’s Best Ultrarunners (2016-Jul-21) [Outdoors]

Cycling:

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Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
Time Sides With No One by Dolly Spartans

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Jan-04) DAKAR 2017

dakar-2017 DAKAR 2017
“The route of the 2017 Dakar preserves rally-raid traditions, with a physical challenge that will push the competitors into the world of extreme endurance: 7 selective sections will be over 400 kilometres with one of more than 500 kilometres. The rally will be spent 6 days at more than 3,000 metres above sea level. The balance of difficulties can be illustrated by a double upward trend: the level of difficulty will increase just until the rest day, then a second increase in power will be necessary, to reach one’s ideal level for the “Super Belén”. Nothing will be decided until the very last special stage at Río Cuarto.”DAKAR 2017 // #dakar2017

LIVE: http://gaps.dakar.com/2017/dakar/aso/au

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #234 – Happy New Year!

And now for some music …
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This weeks links (2017-01-02)

2017

In brief:

* Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning (2013-Jun-04) [Slate]
In 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.
( an old link but important )

* One person will drown every two to three days this summer… 90% of those fatalities will be rip-related. Here are a few things that will help you and your kids stay safe this summer. (2015-Dec-29) [Facebook]

* Apps For 2017: Everything I’ve Installed (2016-Dec-29) [Tom McFarlin]

* 17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn’t know existed (2016-Dec-26) [AIRS]

Running:

* Kilian – Salomon TV
Kilian Jornet is considered the greatest mountain runner ever. But he doesn’t consider himself a runner. Join Kilian in his new backyard in Norway as he attempts to ski and run in a single day the Seven Summits of Romsdalen, a 77km route with 9000m of elevation gain.

* #MusicMonday Vol. 23: Running into 2017 (2017-Jan-02) [Runkeeper]

Cycling:

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Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
Professor Elemental & His Amazing Friends by Professor Elemental

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