The Minds of a Runner

WHEN IT COMES TO RUNNING, I AM OF TWO MINDS. One is the motivator who gets me out the door on a cold morning, pushes me to finish the last leg strong, and grinds out those last few miles when reason and sanity are screaming to end the punishment. But it dreams big and is …

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Why a Helmet is Worth a Bad Hair Day

THIS COULD HAVE BEEN A MUCH DIFFERENT STORY. Last week we camped with some good friends in the Empire area. One day we decided to take a group ride along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. The ten miles between Empire and Glen Arbor are pretty and not terribly difficult. But for one friend, it was …

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Stand Up to Work, But Sit Down to – What??

I hope you're NOT sitting down when you read this. In yet another wave in the media tide that says we're f***ed no matter what we do comes the news that extended sitting is bad for your health. Not only that, it can apparently undo any good work you've done when you're not sitting, such as walking, …

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