Covert use of performance enhancing substances â€” akaÂ â€œcheatingâ€ â€” is as old as organized sports.Â Even the Ancient Greeks are said to have takenÂ â€œpotions" to enhance their athletic prowess. Today, with oneÂ drug-cheating revelation after another splashed across the headlines, many people are so fed up they now regard most exceptional performances with skepticism and disbelief.
Running is our birthright. That's why I'm so passionate about restoring the natural coordination and spontaneous imagination we once knew as children. And that's why I'm introducing my new friend and Feldenkrais practitioner, Jae Gruenke, to the Boulder running community.
It's widely speculated that the trunk should remain constantly still, in a permanent state of contraction throughout the running cycle. At first glance, it might appear this way when the bare torso of an international athlete is on display. It certainly looks as if their trunk barely moves.
The official four-minute barrier had daunted runners for generations andÂ was spoken of by some as an insurmountable barrier that was physiologically impossible. Roger had high hopes of breaking through it, with the eyes of the world watching, so that others might follow
The city, onceÂ devastated by Allied bombs, divided by the Wall, then reunited and reborn as one of the most creative multi-cultural centers of the world.Â There is no other marathon anywhere that has seen so many global records.