Daily Reading List — September 24th

Physiological demands of rugby – Best. Sport. Ever.

“For example, in an 80-minute match, a loose forward can expect to burn about 2000 kCal, compared to 1 700 kCal for backline players. This is 25% higher than what has been measured for professional soccer players. By way of comparison, a 90kg man running a half-marathon (21km) burns about the same amount of energy as a Super 14 player every weekend!”

When To Replace Your Drivetrain – I’ll cut to the chase here, and the news is good news. Until shifting becomes an issue, the only thing you need to change is the chain. That’s one of the cheapest and easiest thing to change on the bike!

How to recognize the artists of paintings – I just doubled my knowledge of art.

The truth about the war for talent – “The best news is that attitude is a choice, and it’s available to all. You can probably win the war for attitude with the people you’ve already got.”

Yup. And the one person we all have is ourselves. Win.

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