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10/9 2009

The crash diet of fitness?

I read a rather discouraging and disparaging article in the WSJ on Tuesday. Entitled, The Fleeting Benefits of Marathons, the article referred to marathons as the “crash diet of fitness.” It claims that few first time marathoners continue to run and that almost no one loses weight from going the 26-mile distance. This seems to Read More

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10/7 2009

Tossing the C Gene Aside

In the marketing world and beyond, there’s so much talk about social media. It seems to be the be-all, end-all savior of selling products and services, keeping in touch with friends and tracking down the latest thoughts and actions of celebrities (if you are in to that sort of thing). But there’s another social activity Read More

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Posted in Running & Fitness
10/7 2009

Triathlon Trails and Tales

I spoke to my friend Bill this morning and had to break the news that he didn’t get called out by name in my book. (It was hard to pick and choose the stories I shared, as I didn’t want to bore readers to death.) After a sincere apology, I promised to include him in Read More

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