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The middle-aged athlete: bliss on a precipice

In middle age, those of us who still love to run—if we’re blessed with good health and body parts that are holding together—know that we’re not too old to experience physical bliss. I thought of calling it “physical perfection” but … Continue reading

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The middle-aged athlete part 3: Purging a super-sized burrito and an evil margarita

Road trip day: Heading south to Brooks HQ in Seattle On Friday I got to go on a road trip to Seattle with a group of my Running Room co-workers from several of the Vancouver-area stores. Our object: to visit … Continue reading

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The middle-aged athlete: resignation or living on the edge?

Being a middle-aged athlete is a bittersweet experience. I reject the option of “acting my age” and working out at a “sensible” intensity–no, I choose to challenge my limitations. This means I have to accept a see-saw of emotions. I … Continue reading

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