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The ins and outs of the common cold

So I went home and laid down. Then my brothers called me on the phone and said, “Hey, we’re going down to Mother’s in Chicago tonight. Wanna come?” And of course I did. I wound up drinking and dancing until three in the morning. Frankly, I got home feeling much better. Go figure. Continue reading

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Be thankful if you’re not decommissioned

There are not many statistics about how many endurance athletes are forced to give up their sports due to injury or other conditions. But it happens. And if you’re still running, riding and swimming, you should be thankful. Not everyone … Continue reading

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The 10 Deadly Sins of Training

By Christopher Cudworth You should learn and know the 10 Deadly Sins of Training no matter how much you run and ride. But this is no mere Top 10 list. These can’t be placed in order because they all matter … Continue reading

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The antithesis of fitness

By Christopher Cudworth Having spent all of my life exercising my brains and guts out, running so far and so long that my body almost evaporated several times in the heat, it can be hard at times to pause and … Continue reading

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One honey of a runner and a rider

By Christopher Cudworth I love honey. Loves it loves it loves it! In fact, my relationship with honey is much like the obsession of Gollum in the Lord of the Rings. Honey is preciouuussssss to me. That said, I don’t … Continue reading

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The miraculous power of healing

Think of the worst accident or injury you’ve had in life, and you may be inclined to dwell on the incident itself. Perhaps you crashed your bike. Tripped or slid on ice and broke a wrist while running. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Overtraining is a tarsnake that can really bring an athlete down

By Christopher Cudworth The tarsnake of overtraining For most athletes struggling to find time to fit quality workouts into their busy lives, the concept of “overtraining” seems foreign and unlikely. But most elite athletes will tell you, it is actually … Continue reading

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