I know that was my approach to fitness when I was in college and just starting to run: "Got my workout in this morning! I'm free to sit and read, and write the rest of the day!" And if that plate of cookies happened to disappear while I was in the process, well, it would be okay. I'd earned it. Right?
Running - even running marathons, and putting in the many miles of training to be able to do that - does not negate all of the consequences of living a sedentary lifestyle. Nor does it give license to eat whatever you want (unless what you want is a well-balanced diet heavy on the fruits and vegetables and light on fatty, sugar-loaded, and processedRead More »from Can Regular Exercisers Afford to Be Couch Potatoes?