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Cross Training – Fitness Tests Show a Need for Improvement

As part of getting into the new year, I thought it would be a good idea to do another Presidential Fitness test to see how I am measuring up. As with the New Year’s Day 5K, the results show that … Continue reading

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Cross Training – The Lingering Effects of the Navy Seal Fitness Challenge

In 2008 I ran across an article in the Chicago Tribune about an event that was going to be held at the end of summer. The article by Julie Deardorff ran August 19, and was entitled “Test yourself against Navy … Continue reading

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Cross Training – Are You Presidentially Fit?

There will be no politics in this post. With that out of the way, let me talk about general fitness. I mentioned once before that the Presidential Fitness test many of us took as kids has an adult version. It … Continue reading

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Digressions – Running, Resolutions, and Body Image: We Don’t Look Like That

It is New Year’s resolution season, so I want to take a moment to talk about how we see ourselves. Many people take up running and set a 5K as a goal because they want to lose weight and look … Continue reading

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