A study released this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that participants who ran less than one hour each week received the same health benefits as people who ran more. Read the rest
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Something I enjoy: Specialized equipment that looks completely and utterly ridiculous when you watch people using it out of context.
Case in point, this advertisement for the HydroWorx X80 Underwater Treadmill. You have never seen Olympic-caliber runners look sillier. (Sadly, it's not entirely underwater. When I first saw the name of the clip, I was really hoping for guys in scuba gear.)
Also: I've apparently reached the age where current Olympians look to me like they ought to be too young to drive. Crap.
Thanks, Eli Kintisch