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Happy May Day from Robert Owen

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Happy May Day from Robert Owen

Owen first implemented a 10-hour day at the New Lanark Mills and would later advocate an 8-hour workday as part of a balanced daily life that would include “8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, and 8 hours rest.”

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The Czech Locomotive

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The Czech Locomotive

Zatopek’s innovation of systematic interval training would transform track training, and eventually extend to other sports. If not quite as visual, it was certainly as transformational as U.S. high jumper Dick Fosbury and his ‘flop’ during the 1968 Mexico Olympics.

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