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Turtle to Turbo Speed: Flu Shot – Will She or Won’t She?

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Four months down and four months to go until marathon day, or as I call it, “when the real suffering begins.” As the marathon draws closer and the countdown to flu season begins, we’ve had many office discussions about whether or not a flu shot is in order when training for a marathon. It’s so easy to get one these ... Read More »

Turtle to Turbo Speed: Is it Wise to Run Through Injury and Illness

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By Marcia Horn Noyes Factoring illness and injury into a marathon attempt does not enter the mind of a novice runner. However, seasoned runners know both illness and injury are typically inevitable at some point along the journey. I’m neither a novice nor a seasoned runner, but alas, I did not factor the past 30 days of sporadic downtime into ... Read More »

Turtle to Turbo Speed: Marcia’s Mad Mid-life Marathon

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By Marcia Horn Noyes Can she do it? Is it possible for a 50-year-old woman to lose 70 pounds in seven months and qualify for the Boston Marathon. Stay tuned… As you turn 50, you look back from that midway point in life and take a critical survey of what has been accomplished and what has been left undone. In ... Read More »

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