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Sports Illustrated Article RE: Shalane Flanagan, Going "All-In," Tradeoffs associated with running.
Really great article in SI on Shalane Flanagan and the tradeoffs associated with really going for it in running. Obviously she faces this at an extreme level, but I felt a lot of the same tensions even as an amatuer.

"Someone with keen self-awareness is able to separate the acute euphoria of being fully immersed in a pursuit from the long-term consequences of doing so. It’s the Olympian who chooses to retire in time to start and raise a family; the artist who realizes that setting aside some time for life outside the studio gives rise to great works inside the studio; or the lawyer who sets a hard rule of not missing family dinners or her children’s sporting events. This type of self-awareness doesn’t come easily.

Brad and Steve's new book seems good. Has anyone read it? These guys seem to get it and come at this stuff from more than a surface-level understanding.

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