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Thoughts on fitness, health, good nutrition ... and running.


Welcome to Bald Man Running, a blog launched by Frank Murphy on January 1, 2015.

Many of the blog entries on this website predate 1/1/2015. Prior to BMR, I had written articles for various projects, and I have imported many of them into this blog (labeled "retro"). I will continue to add articles as I find them, polish them up and import them.

In March, 2013 I was selected as a contestant for the sixth season of Fort Wayne's Smallest Winner. Through this amazing program, I learned about good nutrition, sound exercise and accountability. By October, I would lose over 88 pounds (almost 37% of my original weight)! One of the many things I acquired through FWSW was a love for running. You can retrace my weight loss journey and discover how I became a runner by reading those entries labeled "fwsw" ...

Friday, October 4, 2013

Last chance workout

Rose is an amazing woman! She got up at 4:30 a.m. and joined me at Spiece to workout with me for my "last chance workout." We pushed sleds, did party trains, hit the stair climber and more. It was simply a "best of" compilation of those things I have been doing the previous 27 weeks. I figured that I didn't need to mess with what had been working so well.

Rose didn't have to join me on this strenuous workout, but seeing as how she's been there every other step of the way on my crazy journey, she wasn't about to miss those last few steps.

I have occasionally done stupid things and made some big mistakes along the way, but I am repeatedly convinced that marrying this woman is one of the smartest, greatest decisions I've ever made.

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