Tag Archives: yin and yang

Zen and Karma

Yesterday we explored the yin and yang of being fit. The takeaways are vexing. No matter how fit you are, there are always ways to be fitter. That’s the yin and yang effect. We’re always going round in circles. Or, … Continue reading

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The yin and yang of being fit

At times during our fitness careers, we arrive at points in training and racing where the progress can literally be felt. I had one such moment late this past week. Having just returned from riding, running and swimming in Tucson, … Continue reading

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Head for love

Of all the mysterious forces in the universe, the light side, the dark side, the power of hope and the drag of fear, there is no greater force than love. But what is love, exactly? Thousands of lines of popular … Continue reading

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Paying attention to the Three A’s of Safety while running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth I recently got slammed by Friends on Facebook for posting a short video of a run along a freeway bustling with traffic. The morning was cold and wet with remnants of snow melt whooshing under the tires … Continue reading

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Understanding Cold Comfort when you run and ride

By Christopher Cudworth Those of us who run and ride tend to spend quite a bit of money and effort trying to keep warm during cold weather. Fortunately, the evolution of cold weather running and cycling gear has led to … Continue reading

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Checks and balances are the secret to a healthy life

Christopher Cudworth For all the technology available to us runners and riders these days, there is still something to be said for the good old hand-written schedule of the day’s events. A co-worker noticed the neat list of tasks and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Life

  By Christopher Cudworth On Labor Day weekend last fall I joined friends for an organized bike ride called The Wright Stuff in southwestern Wisconsin. Some of you know the ride turned into a painful adventure when my bike began … Continue reading

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But the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, so why are you working out?

New International Version (©1984) For six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day must be put to death. Saturdays and … Continue reading

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Bikes and brains and snows and rains

The lifestyles of bicycles in urban areas and college campuses has always fascinated me. Some bikes sit chained to street signs for weeks on end, months even. Years? One walks past one of these chained bikes on the way to … Continue reading

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Clawing our way into the New Year and beyond

There is something in the human spirit that likes a practical talisman or two to help us get through life. We wear chains around our necks with a charm, a cross or a hawk’s claw, as I did in college … Continue reading

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