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It Has Nothing To Do With Age provides self-help principles. The inspirational stories give concrete illustrations of overcoming many of life's challenges. Difficulties pertaining to depression, grief, divorce, and death are presented and worked through by the participants. Physical impairments, injuries, overcoming issues with weight, alcohol, and nicotine are also dealt with and resolved by the athletes.

This book provides a model on how to overcome some of the difficulties that confront all of us . Further, this read sheds a beacon of light on preventive measures for good physical and mental health. Research demonstrates that exercise is an important component in treating such ailments and debilitating illness such as depression, stroke, heart disease, brain or cognitive malfunction,and Alzheimer's disease.

I suggest that proper exercise can be used as a preventive measure for psychological, cognitive, and physical health as well. Follow my prescription and lead a better, more fulfilling, and healthier life.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Running on Top of the World

"The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach."– Benjamin Mays
What a run. Saturday, Secretariat and I ran a trail run in the Marin Headlands. Like all trail runs in Marin, this 30 km was tough with the many elevation changes. The temperature was about 45 degrees cooler with its fog than the foothills with its triple digit temperatures. The views were spectacular as we ran on trails above and parallel to the Pacific Ocean. At one location   up high in the fog, and on the left, were the upper stanchions of the Golden Gate Bridge level to the eye. It was unbelievable to be at that elevation and looking down at that famous bridge. Of course, the San Francisco skyline and Bay Bridge were in the background.
Since Secretariat was "recovering" from a medical consultation, he ran with me during our event. At the finish, I got next to him, got his attention, and ran faster. He did the same and came in one second in front of me. We both laughed. Eventually, we were awarded our Gold Medals. For me it was another successful and fun time, with my friend, in Marin. It is also difficult to top the transcendence of being in that magical setting on top of the world.


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