My word, how in the heck is it August 21?!
With the events of this month I feel like I’ve missed out on the majority of the month and now we’re 10 days away from September?! WHAT?!
Similar to last week, I have some Olympic themed links for you, and I’m excited to live Tweet the closing ceremonies, but I’m sure I’ll feel empty with the end of the Olympics.
What It’s Like to Finish Second-to-Last in the Olympic Marathon <–this captures the spirit of the marathon perfectly
‘Girl power’: Why Canadian women may continue dominating the Olympics <– I’ve been so impressed with how well Canada has performed throughout the Games
What It Takes <– qualifying for the Olympics is far more than what we see on TV. There are so many athletes who worked hard for four years and are at home and aren’t in Rio.
The Wrong Track <– the issues with Canada’s current Own the Podium approach to athlete development.
Unconscious Bias at the Olympics <– how biases can impact judging and scoring when we aren’t even aware of it
At Least 120 Athletes at the Rio Olympics Have Previously Been Suspended for Doping <– an interesting breakdown by country and event
#DeBolt: Top 5 captions from the De Grasse and Bolt moment <– this really just makes me so happy
13 Photos Of Andre De Grasse And Usain Bolt Having The Time Of Their Lives <– I can’t help it, I’m obsessed
Modern pentathlon: What you need to know <– think I could train and make it in 2020?
Olympics Jerk Watch: The Alleged Doper Who’s Not as Fast as Usain Bolt <– likely not surprising, but I am not a fan of Gatlin.
The Brownlee Brothers Finished The Olympic Triathlon In First And Second Place And Lovingly Embraced <– this was so great to see
21 Hilariously WTF Things Cats Have Actually Done <– because cats.
19 Products Your Cat Needs, Other Than A Cardboard Box <– I have some of these for Merlin and they’re awesome.
I Don’t Post About My Workouts For Fun — I Do It Because Every Single Day, I Feel Unsafe <– I hate that this is a thing, but, it is.
What do we deserve? <– tales of harassment while on the run.
All diets and fitness programs are wrong. Some are useful. <– yes yes yes!
The ghost of 2012: Canadian men’s sprint relay team will run in the shadow of a heartbreaking misstep <– by the time this post goes live, the relay will be over, but this is still and excellent read and story of what happened in 2012 (and in 2015 at the PanAm Games).
Why Am I So Fat? <– just read it. Trust me.
Rio 2016: Why Britain is dominating the Olympics and what Canada can learn <– conclusion: money matters. (Also, there’s an error in the story. The 1976 Olympics were held in Montreal, not Edmonton.)
19 Bullet Journal Layouts For Tracking Your Mental Health <– some awesome ideas for tracking healthy habits.It's Sunday and I'm loving these links from Ange!Click To Tweet
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