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Cross Training: February Fitness Check Up

Back on January 3, I did my first Presidential Fitness Test for 2016. A month later, it looks like there has been some progress, but plenty room for more. So, if you took 100 forty-one-year-old guys and lined them up … 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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Training: The First Two Days

The first two days of the new training program are in the books. Day one was 1,000 meter intervals at a target race pace. Day two was a light run of 30 to 45 minutes or cross training. According to … 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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Why We Can’t Just Run: It’s Not One Thing

One of the reasons that I run is to be healthy and physically fit, but that is not something that we can achieve by running alone. Many people have their favorite physical activity or training, and whether it is running, … Continue reading

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