Tag Archives: women

Survey: Gals will crater first

Queendom did not survey land squirrels.

As we near the traditional witching hour for New Years resolutions — the third week of the year, when our resolve traditionally begins to dissolve, here come fightin’ words in the form of a survey from “a pioneer in online personality tests.” OK, that description, of Queendom.com, may not inspire the confidence of a Gallup or 538 poll, but the findings are interesting nonetheless. To wit …
Of 230 men and women surveyed regarding their will to lose and get healthy, men gave themselves a score of 65 out of 100, women a 61. Of course, this sounds like a self assessment, in which case the result isn’t surprising. read more

Tri it, you may like it

TriItForLifers at last month's Ramblin' Rose Raleigh.

I wrote the following for the Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer of Raleigh; it appeared in both papers yesterday, Tuesday, June 12. It appears here, with links.

The idea of getting someone with zero interest in running to up and do a 5K seemed crazy not that long ago. But in the past several years, 12-week programs designed to do exactly that — the so-called zero-to-5K programs — have flourished. read more