February 21 2018
What does it mean when you shed happy tears while crossing a finish line? A behavioral analyst weighs in.
Ah, fall. It’s one of the best times of the year. No, I’m not talking about the cooler weather or marathon season; prime time TV is back! If you love TV as much as I do, this is very exciting. But if you’re also a runner, some of your favorite shows may take on a whole new meaning when you start to think about it…
Game of Thrones: When you try to figure out which is the shortest line for the bathroom before your race.
The Walking Dead: When you attempt to go for a Saturday morning run after Friday night cocktails.
Blackish: Your toenails after marathon training.
Scandal: Going commando on your long run.
How to Get Away With Murder: What you think about when someone cuts you in line for a treadmill at the gym.
Modern Family: When you and your spouse are runners. And your kids. And your parents.
Criminal Minds: The people who came up with hill sprints.
Bones: What you ache down to after a tough week of training.
2 Broke Girls: Why you and your running buddy don’t have a gym membership.
Undateable: What you are during marathon training.
New Girl: What you feel like when you first take up running and try to figure out what the heck tempo and fartlek mean.
Scream Queens: Your awesome cheering section when you cross the finish line.
Survivor: What you are after finishing your race. In the rain. With a bum knee.
Supergirl: What you must be to fit your training into your crazy-busy work/family/social life.
Limitless: What you feel like when you run after the perfect amount of rest/snacks/caffeine.
60 Minutes: How long your hard run actually is.
48 Hours: How long your hard run feels like it is.
American Ninja Warrior: The title you deserve after finishing your first obstacle run.