The more we look, the more we find key mind/body connections. In a recent study, researchers found that mental fatigue led to impaired physical performance, especially when it comes to endurance. “Exercise simply feels harder when your brain is tired, so you quit earlier, although objectively, your muscles are still somewhat fresh.”

+ Wilson Kipsang must not have done much thinking before the Berlin Marathon where he set a new world record of 2:03.23. Does that mean someone will soon break the two-hour mark? Not really. But just think about how fast this guy was running each mile. Amazing. (I’d do the math for you, but I was a Humanities major).

+ Maybe this is a good sign. People are running faster. But fast food has gotten slower.