“A Curious Observation (at least to me),” by Bob Patterson

“Since kung fu ended I have started gaining weight. My fear is I’ll end up like Ninja Matt so I had to reassess my at-home workouts.

For a few months now I’ve been walking but I have to be honest: it sucks. My main complaint is that walking takes too damn long to burn the same amount of calories as running once did! Since I don’t have to worry about those killer kung fu workouts anymore I thought I’d give running another try.”

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  1. unless you know you’re going to war, overtraining can be as problematic as under. if you’re in it for the long haul (michi), best be moderate. when i lived in San Francisco there were hills. am still looking for something as convenient and comprehensive out here in flatter, hotter Contra Costa county.

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