Videospiration: Ben’s 120 Pound Journey

Ben Davis lost 120 pounds and became a happier person through running and triathlons. Then he used Coldplay to summarize the experience and made me cry.* Watch this clip, then spend your Saturday wisely! In January 2009, I made the decision to get a grip, get out of my depression, and do life. I started running and started a blog. 120 pounds lost, but much more gained. This is how far I’ve come. *Yeah, that’s probably just PMS talking. Cupcake Wars would make me cry right now. But Ben’s video is still pretty inspirational. Via @dailymile.

Exercise vs. Depression: Round 1. FIGHT!

“It occurs to us that exercise is the more normal or natural condition and that being sedentary is really the abnormal situation,” Holmes says. —Time.com Hey there, internet. I have a confession to make. I have a half marathon in a month, and I’ve only run 2 miles in the last 20 days. It’s not that I’m busy. I spent the other night reading Fark on my iPhone while watching Good Eats reruns. It’s not that I’m sick or injured. I haven’t had a cold or even a blister for months. It’s not that I’m super stressed. I launched a…
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