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Fall is here

As far as I am concerned fall is here. Now I know there are some who will say “But Meek, fall starts on some arbitrary date in October that is determined by the lunar cycle and other hocus pocus that qualified as science centuries ago.” All I say to you is that you are wrong. […]

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The grind

So we are back on ice again. Woohoo! If you follow my social media feeds, you probably know how pumped we all were to get back on the big track and take in some laps. There is nothing like being back on the LT. Just feels so nice. With that said, the coaches gave us […]

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The Rise of Big Data in Sports

So I am sure most of you have heard about the rise of “Big Data” in our society. It seems as though everything nowadays can be quantified and trends can be extrapolated from them. Sport is no exception to this phenomenon. As the book Moneyball illustrates, sport organizations around the world are trying to harness […]

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Loneliness of a Long Distance Athlete

Being a distance athlete comes with a lot of its own unique attributes. There is a certain burn and ache that can only be associated with those long threshold intervals we all love to hate. The ability to scarf down a whole pizza after a training day and still be hungry. And then there is […]

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Ok MK you win…

My last blog post was about how MK was about to pulverize us over a two week training block. I sit here at work and have to applaud him on a job well done. (insert slow clap) After time trials today, I looked at my teammates and all I saw were some of the deepest […]

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