Why I run, reason #1

Because I was never athletic as a kid and was chubby until adulthood… but somehow when I run I feel like;paularadcliffe_669_17591957_0_0_9829_300

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Author: mamalegato

Mama to six kids, theatre artist, doctoral researcher, voice teacher... slow and steady wins the race....

4 thoughts on “Why I run, reason #1”

  1. Hmm. She’s kind of scrawny. I have to admit, this physique is not what I’m after. However, she probably runs VERY fast and I have no intention of doing that so I think I’m safe. :o)

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  2. She does look scrawny- but seriously athletic non? And she won the New York City marathon 10 months after giving birth to her daughter. Crazy!

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  3. She’s an amazing marathoner for sure. But athletic in the general sense? In my opinion…. no. I think pro marathoners look terrible because they have almost no upper body development. Athleticism for me involves a lot more overall body strength, often typified in elite soccer players such as her:

    Or this cute little high-school pole vaulter:

    Those gals are athletic.

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