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Good Old-Fashioned Horse Sense

By Matt Fitzgerald | November 15, 2022

The two strongest individual predictors of health, wealth, happiness, and staying out of prison are intelligence and self-regulatory ability. This…

blog post 73

The Protean Coach

By Matt Fitzgerald | November 2, 2022

Among the lesser-known figures in Greek mythology is Proteus, a water god whom Homer describes in The Odyssey as “the…

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Screw Loose, Sh*t Together: A Theory of Athletic Greatness

By Matt Fitzgerald | August 23, 2021

I have a theory about athletic greatness, or more specifically, about what it takes to achieve greatness as an athlete.…

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May the Smartest Runner Win

By Matt Fitzgerald | January 16, 2021

A few years ago, New York Times writer Gretchen Reynolds penned an interesting article titled “Running as the Thinking Person’s…