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8/2/13 5:49 P

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Thanks for your comments! Training for a half was definitely good motivation for me. It is nice to know that I don't have to kill myself off trying to run too fast. I am getting more comfortable with sticking to my pace and letting the speedsters go on by. :)

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8/2/13 8:36 A

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Good video! I would agree "all things in moderation", but I think the challenge of running a marathon or half-marathon is not a bad thing - just as long as it isn't overdone. Challenges can be good motivators to keep us going. (I think it is interesting where he talks about slowly down, and running at a certain pace - in that everyone is different and a 9:00 minute/mile might be very slow for some runners - but to me it is a faster run.)

Thanks for sharing!!

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8/1/13 6:29 P

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I thought this was an interesting TED talk on the effects of extreme endurance exercise. It always come down to balance and moderation.

What are your thoughts?

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