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— The self-flying camera has arrived.

— The self-flying camera has arrived. | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Skydio R1 knows what to film and moves itself with the freedom of flight to get the best shot, letting you capture otherwise impossible videos.
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Amazing self flying drone. No pilot needed. The price though is expensive enought to hire a pilot to fly your usual drone...
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Amy Cragg’s Massive PR Foreshadows Big Year For U.S. Women’s Marathoning

Amy Cragg’s Massive PR Foreshadows Big Year For U.S. Women’s Marathoning | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Amy Cragg's five minute personal best and third place finish in the Tokyo Marathon was the latest show of strength from American women in the marathon.
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Creating a deep field through long term planning and putting many strong runners to race each other is the major factor to improve performances and motivate evolution in marathon running.
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Ground Contact Variables Affect External Running Power Derived From Accelerometry

Ground Contact Variables Affect External Running Power Derived From Accelerometry | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
In my previous post , I reviewed Stryd's running power model. While looking into Stryd's whitepaper and reading several other journa
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Running mechanics data captured by accelerometer devices, evaluated against scientific lab equipment. Interesting insights on running mechs in this article and the applications of new technology in running technique and caoching. 
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Declining performance of master athletes: silhouettes of the trajectory of healthy human ageing?

Declining performance of master athletes: silhouettes of the trajectory of healthy human ageing? | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Analysis of world record performances by master athletes suggests an essentially linear decline with age until around the eighth decade after which performance decline accelerates. Because thes
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Garmin Running Power App: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Garmin Running Power App: The good, the bad, and the ugly | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Today, Garmin released their running power app that they announced back in October.  The functionality requires a Garmin RD-POD, Garmin HRM-TRI, …
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Garmin will disappoint many loyal and most of them influencial customers with their new policy about third party applications/accessories compatibility. I am one of them already...
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Abbott World Marathon Majors Announces AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking System and World Championships

Abbott World Marathon Majors Announces AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking System and World Championships | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Abbott World Marathon Majors
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A very interesting scheme addressing the huge pool of veteran runners and age groupers. This is a trend in sports championships that is certain to grow in the coming years.
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Strava in Augmented Reality! - YouTube

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Augmented Reality features coming up from Strava...
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Drafting - how far is close enough?

Drafting - how far is close enough? | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Is 10m offset enough to prevent unfair drafting in triathlon? Drafting is a topic of hot discussion in the triathlon world at the moment, particularly amongst t
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Drafting in road cycling. Did not know that there is such a significant benefit even when rear rider is at more than 5-6m behind!!!
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2017 UTMB Live Coverage

2017 UTMB Live Coverage | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
iRunFar's live coverage of the 2017 UTMB.
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Get ready for a spectacular ultra running weekend. Resources to track the 2017 UTMB and smaller races taking place these days. 
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On The Shoulders Of Giants: Meghan Hicks's Bob Graham Round Report

On The Shoulders Of Giants: Meghan Hicks's Bob Graham Round Report | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Meghan Hicks's report from her completion of the Bob Graham Round in the Lake District of England in under 24 hours.
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One of the best reports for the iconic Bob Graham round in the Lake District, England. Usefull insights for anyone thinking of taking this challenge.
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Workout Wednesday: Pat Tiernan VO2 MAX | 10x600m

Workout Wednesday: Pat Tiernan VO2 MAX | 10x600m | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, FloTrack made a pit stop in Philadelphia to meet up with Villanova alum Patrick Tiernan, who has had a phenomenal year since winning the NCAA cross country title last fall. In 2017, Tiernan won the Payton Jordan 10K in 27:29, ran a 5K personal best at the Prefontaine Classic in 13:13, and recently ran a new 3K PB in 7:39 at the Paris Diamond League.

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10x600m w/ 2-minute rest

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1:37
1:36
1:37 (6.7 Lactate Level)
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1:35 (7.7 Lactate Level)
1:35
1:34 (8.5 Lactate Level)
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1:35 (9.1 Lactate Level)
1:35 (8.6 Lactate Level)
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Study Reveals Compression Tights Don’t Help Runners Cross The Finish Line – Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Study Reveals Compression Tights Don’t Help Runners Cross The Finish Line – Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
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Sony Introduces New Wireless Noise Cancelling Sports Headphones to Wear Anytime, Anywhere[1]

Sony Introduces New Wireless Noise Cancelling Sports Headphones to Wear Anytime, Anywhere[1] | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
WI-SP600N
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In ear, water proof, light, noise cancellation wireless and trully wirteless earphones by Sony. Reasonable price I would add, compared to other products in this category.
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Zwift Officially Launches Running: What you need to get started!

Zwift Officially Launches Running: What you need to get started! | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Today officially marks the launch of Zwift running.  Of course, such a date is merely a formality. Or rather, mostly …
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Indoor training motivation! An expensive twist to good old simple running. But also a welcomed optioon for many others. I would not have high expectations on accuracy and reliability though.
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SCOSCHE Industries | RHYTHM24 | Waterproof Armband Heart Rate Monitor

SCOSCHE Industries | RHYTHM24 | Waterproof Armband Heart Rate Monitor | Sports Activities | Scoop.it

The recording feature allows users to leave their mobile devices behind while they do their fitness activities and then upload their workout data later. SCOSCHE RHYTHM24 now features heart rate profiles for a variety of activities, including swimming, running, and cycling.

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The recording feature allows users to leave their mobile devices behind while they do their fitness activities and then upload their workout data later. SCOSCHE RHYTHM24 now features heart rate profiles for a variety of activities, including swimming, running, and cycling.
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The Best Ride: Steel and Ti - Bike Hugger

The Best Ride: Steel and Ti - Bike Hugger | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
A ti bike that can run as a regular road bike or quickly convert into a single-speed and fit into an airline-friendly case for travel.
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Você pode andar de bicicleta em uma bicicleta de estrada normal ou rapidamente se converter em uma velocidade única e se adaptar a uma maleta para viagens.
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Report: The Impact of Running Cadence on Running Economy (ECOR and RE) | TrainingPeaks

Report: The Impact of Running Cadence on Running Economy (ECOR and RE) | TrainingPeaks | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
A look into a detailed study that examined the role of varied running cadence on running economy and efficiency in both the trained and untrained runner.
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... but how do you train to improve running economy and efficiency? It is good to be able to measure, but how do you improve? That is the real question that requires an answer. Even though I think that there is no answer that will serve the needs of every runner. We all have unique strengths and weaknesses. Not to mentioon unique mentalities. But it is always good to investigate and measure.
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How an Olympic Runner Hits Race Weight

How an Olympic Runner Hits Race Weight | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
The least enviable highlight of Hilary Stellingwerff's running career is that she barely missed being part of one of the dirtiest races in history.
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Bruno Lima's curator insight, October 4, 1:40 AM
O destaque menos invejável da carreira de Hilary Stellingwerff é que ela quase deixou de ser uma das corridas mais sujas da história.
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UltrAspire Lumen Collection | Ultrarunning Magazine

UltrAspire Lumen Collection | Ultrarunning Magazine | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
This fall UltrAspire has expanded the Lumen collection and also created some thoughtful offshoots of their original two belts.
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Trail running at night will be a completely different experience with these amazing lights.
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Bruno Lima's curator insight, October 4, 1:38 AM
Neste outono, o UltrAspire expandiu a coleção Lumen e também criou alguns desdobramentos pensativos de seus dois cinturões originais.
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Mechanical loading and *not* motor unit recruitment is the key to muscle growth

Mechanical loading and *not* motor unit recruitment is the key to muscle growth | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
You have probably come across people who argue that reaching full “motor unit recruitment” is the key to muscle growth. Yet, researchers have repeatedly observed that *mechanical loading* is the…
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Lift heavy&slow and lift light&fast!
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Summer Marathon Hydration Tips | TrainingPeaks

Summer Marathon Hydration Tips | TrainingPeaks | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Running 26.2 miles in the heat requires some extra hydration planning, and these simple tips will help you stay topped up all the way to the finish line.
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Bruno Lima's curator insight, October 4, 1:36 AM
Correndo 26,2 milhas no calor requer algum planejamento de hidratação extra, e estas dicas simples irão ajudá-lo a ficar coberto até a linha de chegada.
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Power2Max NG ECO In-Depth Review

Power2Max NG ECO In-Depth Review | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
I know, you’re confused.  You’re thinking to yourself – didn’t he just review the Power2Max NG last month?  And indeed, …
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Affordable, fair, and "all the is really needed" powermeter by Power2Max. It will shake the crowded market...
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The Athletepreneur - An Interview with Nick Symmonds - Runnerstribe

The Athletepreneur - An Interview with Nick Symmonds - Runnerstribe | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Runner's Tribe caught up with 2 X Olympian, 2013 World Champs 800m Silver Medalist, Run Gum CEO and successful 'Athletepreneur', Nick Symmonds for an in depth chat on retiring from track and the epic journey's which now lay ahead for this multi-talented individual as he takes on the Honolulu Marathon.
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Athlete and enterpreneur Nick Symmonds. Glorious and long lastin track career, and olympian, but always defined his own resources and path. Has fought many times with USATF for athlete's rights. Worth reading this interview.
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Why we won't pay: UTMB, ITRA and the "pay for points" racket | Ultrarunning Magazine

Several weeks ago the Hardrock Hundred received an email from Catherine Poletti, who, along with her husband Michel, owns UTMB and ITRA. It stated, i
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At last a reasonable and justified reaction/article to the unfair, unjustified scheme imposed by ITRA/UTMB. The qualification system for points and acceptable events, accompanied by the fees imposed on organizers and athletes, is not serving the sport and is setting the wrong example. I totally understand and accept the reaction of the US ultrarunnning events organizers.
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