A New Year

It’s that time of year again where it’s customary to make New Year Resolutions. I am not fond of this tradition and the underlying presumption that comes with it. New Year Resolutions have an expectation to be broken and then try again next January 1st. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy of not if you will break your resolution, but when.

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Just Another Training Run

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November 1st I embarked on running a marathon for the first time. Prior to an endurance race, athletes typically taper or have a much lighter workout regimen to allow the body to rest and be at peak performance come race day. I fell ill on taper week and held off doing any workouts to ensure I would be 100% on race day. Well, I found out the hard way (more…)