Posts tagged obsession with the scale
Stop Looking at the Scale

I have always struggled with the dichotomy of achieving a desired weight on the scale and achieving a specific performance goal with my running.  That’s not to say that hitting a certain “race weight” has its benefits in your performance (optimal VO2max for one). The problem with my past obsession with the scale is that I found myself restricting my calories in order to lose weight during my training season.  There are two problems with this:

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