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Fit Soul, Fit Body: 9 Keys to a Healthier, Happier You by Mark Allen, Brant Secunda

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Chapter Five
Find Your Conditioning Program
Physical fitness allows us to activate the good health, good thoughts, and positive sense of self that is coded inside our genetics just waiting to come out.
You don’t have to be un-athletic to feel intimidated at a gym. Before I turned thirty-three, I was able to compete in triathlons on par with the best in the world without lifting anything heavier than my bike when I put it in the back of my car. But at that age something started to change in my body. I noticed that I just didn’t have the same strength I used to when climbing hills on my bike. I couldn’t find the speed on the run. My shoulders fatigued quicker in the pool. And my speed of recovery was slowing. It seemed like I was working ...

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