Read — 2016/12/16

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. This runner’s 20-pound weight gain went viral for the best reason“, by Cindy Kuzma (Runner’s World). Rachele Schulist’s story reveals the short-term benefits of racing super-thin — and its long-term costs.
  2. Balancing act: athletes detail the difficulties of life at Rice“, by Andrew Grottkau (Rice Thresher). In addition to the demands of their training and competitions, student athletes are expected to hurdle academic and social obstacles that nonathletes may not realize.