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Reset: fitness

I’ve been rethinking my fitness and diet regime (again). As a dude in his mid-forties, I’ve begun to feel some of the aches and pains of middle age, and I’ve begun to think much more about how to train to … Continue reading

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Top 20 Posts and Pages

Milo just went over the 200,000 hit mark, which is pretty cool. By far the most popular section of this sprawling mess is the Boston Qualifier Questionnaire, which, if you’re a runner, is worth checking out. But in this post, … Continue reading

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Friday Inspiration: Nassbaum’s Morning Routine

I’ve long admired Martha Nussabum’s work in philoosphy, now I have to admire her work-out regime as well. Should I mention that she’s 69?   She divides her day into a series of productive, life-affirming activities, beginning with a ninety-minute … Continue reading

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Back to Basics (Again)

When was the last time you were fast? Check the log. Winter 2010 to Summer, 2011. What were you doing? Running. A lot. Up to fifty miles a week, all of it easy. Why did it end? Too much too … Continue reading

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62 Day Challenge: Day 4 Not Everyday Is Interesting

Reflection: Another long day of work and social engagements (PURIM PARTY!), but got the miles in and stuck to the diet. Not everyday is interesting. In fact, most days won’t be. Day 3 done, 60 days to go. Daily Weight … Continue reading

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2015: My Physical Year

What is there to say about my physical year? I did more than I did in 2014, but still not nearly enough. It’s never enough. I could beat myself up over that, but instead, I’ll let the numbers do the … Continue reading

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12 Thoughts On the New York Marathon Course

This past weekend, I ran the last twenty miles of the New York Marathon course, from Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn to the finish line in Central Park. Here are thirteen things about the course. Some I remember from the last … Continue reading

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