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Health, fitness, running, weight loss... it doesn't have to be hard! Take it from a guy who's been there and "gets it" - your host, Darrell McTague. Having lost 130 lbs and finished ULTRAmarathons, he's learned it all the hard way so you don't have to.

Jun 1, 2018

"Oh wow - that's crazy!"

When we do things that aren't "normal", people don't know what to make of it. But... why is "normal"... normal?

We understand how the world works.

Every day we go about our lives with a certain understanding of how things are. We know what to expect. How things are typically going to go. What we can and can't do - should and shouldn't do. We know what to expect of our peers, too - all the same! Things that fall in the realm of the ordinary. So when someone does something out of the ordinary - we question them. We ridicule them. We call them (or the thing they're doing) "crazy".

But why?

After all - who decided what "normal" is, and thus, what "crazy" is? I challenge you to question your idea of "normal", and join me for a talk about how, exactly, to do that - in episode 90 of the podcast.

For the full blog post and show notes visit the blog here.

What's in this episode: 

  • We talk about The GiddyUp Trail Running Festival at Pineland Farms, giving both a rundown of how the festival weekend works and a race recap of my running of the 50K this year
  • We also have a talk about what’s “normal”, and what’s really “crazy”

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