The semester is over – actually it’s been over for more than a week – and somehow things don’t seem to have slowed down at all. I promise I’m working on some useful blog posts, but in the meantime I hope you can settle for these useful links.
2016 summer airfare will be the cheapest in 7 years. There’s also tons of other flight price data here, if you’re the type to analyze everything to death before you buy tickets (I am).
Running and fitness
What you need for pre- and post-run nutrition.
In defense of specialization – are you training for performance (i.e. improving race times), or for general fitness?
If stretching your hamstrings doesn’t seem to be accomplishing much, maybe your hamstrings feel “tight” for one of these reasons.
Everyone needs this nutritional nonsense detection kit.
Signs your “healthy lifestyle” is actually a diet.
Making an informed transition to veganism – you do have to pay special attention to some nutrients.
Vegan foods to eat every day: in my (not professional) opinion some of the recommendations here seem a bit extreme – I love legumes, but *every* meal? – but there’s some interesting information here, like Americans’ biggest dietary deficiency is fruits, not vegetables.
“We will not know our own injustice if we cannot imagine justice. We will not be free if we do not imagine freedom. We cannot demand that anyone try to attain justice and freedom who has not had a chance to imagine them as attainable.” – Ursula K. LeGuin on power, oppression, freedom, and storytelling.
An introduction to microbiomes, in comic form.
It’s not helpful to label habits good or bad.
Stop saying “I feel like” – please. Please stop. Unless you’re saying “I feel like I need a nap.” That’s legitimate.
3-ingredient meals for when you have nothing in the fridge.
Cardamom pistachio everything, including zucchini bread.
Very simple peanut butter protein balls.