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The Warmup Lap | 4.30.12 - Mental Benefits from Exercise, and Bridge Materials

What Kind of Exercise Benefits Your Brain Most? | Sweat Science

The Brain Benefits of Resistance Training | Sweat Science

In two posts on his blog, Alex Hutchinson takes a look at aerobic and resistance exercise and their effects on brain health (not to be confused with mental health). It seems as though getting the heart pumping does well for the brain, though resistance training and its complexities may benefit the brain more than aerobic exercise. There's still much more to learn, though.

The Bridge Running Path Magical Sound Wall | DC Rainmaker

A look at bridge materials and their effect on road noise for pedestrian paths along major highways. Really cool.

The Base Phase: Starting a Training Cycle on the Right Path | dailymile community blog

There are a number of other good reasons, but I think we can all agree that having a lot of miles logged when it’s time to start focusing on speed is a good thing.

Nike Free 3.0 v4: Initial Thoughts | Runblogger

Big Sur Marathon: Adam Roach, Nuta Olaru Win Scenic Race In California