myself a competitive runner. When I do a race, my only competition is with myself to set a new PB. I care less... more to get used to the marthon distance. So, patience is a great virtue for runners.
It depends on what you mean by competitive...
And, I also think, (altho without experience in this area) that if you want to pay for competitive-level stuff, that you should get competitive-level stuff, no? if you can get this level of training at a non-competitive level, then maybe...
take it much more seriously (and thus be more competitive). Ask around, look for city leagues or leagues at health clubs in your area. Having something that is established, such as a league, will be much more competitive than pick-up ball, where you really have no idea...
It provides us an insight into the effects of this practice or that practice.
When the Ego is so obviously bloated we must turn our attention to the practice that puffed it up and examine that carefully within the context o
Ahhhh... to have the strength and freedom of yester year. Here is my favorite article that tells us how to gain the performance and enjoyment of our youth.
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there are three joints in the lower extremities; the hip, the knee, and the ankle. Each joint shares in the load of vector force when you are active with your legs. When you stabilize one of those joints usin