Tag Archives: elite athletes

What is an “ideal” professional runner?

What is the role of a professional runner? Becoming a professional runner requires talent, hard training, and good coaching. Running is a simple and democratic sport compared to other sports; you need no special equipment and you can run almost … Continue reading

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Cyclists and depression: Suze Clemitson’s Guardian article offers shocking, articulate insights

Last week I read an article posted in the Guardian blog’s 100Tours100Tales section entitled “Cycling’s longstanding, predictable and troubling relationship with depression”. This article, by Suze Climetson, is about doping and depression in professional cyclists. It focuses on former pro … Continue reading

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