This is Not About Pickles

I HAVE THESE URGES, YOU SEE. They started years ago when I began regular fitness training, and especially once I started running races. They are what get me out of bed and onto the road on a winter morning, into the gym on a hot afternoon, or on the bike for a “quick 25 miles” …

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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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Between the Deep Blue Sea and the Devil

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: If you're healthy today, take a moment to be actively grateful. I'm nearing the end of one of my longer periods between races - in this case, my recently completed first triathlon and the upcoming Dances with Dirt 50K at Devil's Lake in Wisconsin. In one sense, it turned out to be …

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