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How a Running Resolution Can Lead to Better Results

As the calendar page flips to January first, most Americans will unsurprisingly set a New Year’s resolution. Many of these post-holiday promises will include being more active in the coming year—to move more, to sit less, to take the stairs in lieu of the elevator, and maybe even to sign up for a race.

You, on the other hand, likely won’t feel that gravitational pull to pledge more movement. I mean, you’re already logging double-digit miles each week.

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