Monthly Archives: March 2018

A run along the Charleston waterfront

Finally, after wanting to do it for two years, I got to run along the waterfront in Charleston. Every time we’ve visited my daughter down here I think I’m going to make time to do it, but it never seems … Continue reading

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Our new Sunday workout: The ‘wall ball shuffle’

My sister Traci saw this killer core workout at a tennis coaches’ seminar in Indianapolis a few weeks ago. Naturally she felt compelled to buy an oversized medicine ball of her own, and now our Sunday dinners at my parents’ … Continue reading

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A visit with my favorite fitness guru

Of all the diet and fitness folks I’ve consulted in seven years of doing this blog, the one who inspires me most is an 82-year-old diabetic chess addict who’s never run a race or joined a gym. Bonaparte C. Damocles … Continue reading

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A VO2 Max test for mere mortals?

The VO2 Max test has long been associated with elite athletes – a training tool for Olympians, a way for NFL scouts to assess would-be draft picks, that type of thing. But recently I had a chance to sit on … Continue reading

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