What is being fit?

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“But people have expectations,” she said. “I have to be fast!” A good friend of mine was recently lamenting her running pace to me. This friend has about 0.0001% body fat, can bench press me, and can hold a plank from now until San Francisco turns conservative. But she can’t …

Are you planning to fail your marathon?

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“You’re not going to win,” the wise old runner told me. “Just remember that.” I was at my very first marathon, on a dark and cloudless early morning in Hawaii before the race start, when I asked a nearby experienced runner if he might have some advice for me. “Stick to …

Beginners Guide to Gear for Running

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You’ve decided it’s time. The couch is no longer comfortable. Something inside you has finally snapped and you’ve decided it’s time to get out there and do something about all that extra fat that you’ve been carrying around. You’re ready to get out there and get fit. You’re ready to …