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Naked selfies, narcissism and athleticism

    The convergence of smartphone technology with the rise of social media has at once reflected and directed the deep strains of self-indulgence present in society. The narcissism of selfies is often criticized, yet the tradition of posting depictions … Continue reading

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The man in the mirror

Some of us who run, ride and swim are a bit narcissistic. We look at ourselves in every reflection we can find. I know I do. But sometimes the things we see don’t entirely please us. This is especially true in … Continue reading

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Endurance Training

By Christopher Cudworth So you think you live a moral life? Well, perhaps you have not taken complete stock of the sins you commit in the name of your favorite endurance sport. That means your world may be about to … Continue reading

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What draws you to run and ride?

By Christopher Cudworth For those who run… My career in running started before the whole running boom even got going. When asked to run 12 minutes in a 7th grade fitness test, I ran two miles. Something real and earnest … Continue reading

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Trying not to ride off the Cultural Shelf

By Christopher Cudworth On the western edge of the sprawling Chicago Metropolis is an ancient ridge of gravel deposited by receding glaciers 10,000 years ago. Most people who live in region seem to have no sense of this geological fact, … Continue reading

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