How Long Is Too Long?

Several times, I’ve tried one plank challenge or another. Usually, it’s a month long challenge – start on day 1 by holding your body in whatever plank position you want to attempt for a small amount of time. The goal is to keep increasing how long you can hold the position until at the end of…

Fat and Fit. Impossible?

Holly at Fit is the New Black posted a link to this Runners World article yesterday that made me think hard about this question.  The article is about Mirna Valerio, a trail runner who exercises her heart off, teaches kids do love workout, but who can’t drop below 250 pounds. She says she’s fit and…