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newbodies Don’t Forget on Test Day

You know that feeling when you’ve been studying for a test, and despite how well-prepared you may be, you’re still nervous because you never know what you might forget when you’re actually in the test, or what you didn’t study and have no tools to handle when the teacher throws …

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Mill of Dread

For the first few months of my time as a runner, I only ran on the treadmill. As someone who had a bad history with running, I was afraid to go outside and get stuck somewhere, unable to run anymore. I liked the safety and predictability of running on a …

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Don’t Fear the Tailor

I had to wear a suit recently. It’s a suit I bought after I had started newbodi.es, and was in pretty good shape. That said, I was 15-20 pounds heavier and a couple of inches wider around the waist than I am now. That’s not to say I was big …

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Lessons from my 1st Trail Race

Today, I did my first trail race. You could also safely say I did my first trail run. I’ve run on some trail-ish stuff, but it was more wooded paths. I also ran down a few mountains, but that was in short bursts and in hiking boots. No, this was …

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I Did A Runalysis

Last fall, I went to the Spaulding National Running Center, stripped down to small running shorts that got hiked up into baggy briefs, got covered in little reflective balls, and started to run on camera. It was, um, unflattering. But also really valuable. Here’s a brief video (well below the …

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