I'm getting too fat and it's time to start running again
September 1, 2023
Why running is an ideal way for me to get into spiritual – and physical – shape.
Hard to believe, but I used to get up at 5 a.m. to go for a 20-minute run, a long enough workout for me to become totally drenched in sweat and delude myself into thinking I’m Rocky Balboa on the streets of Philadelphia.
I don’t remember the last time I went for a jog (I think it was around four months ago one Saturday night after psyching myself up all Shabbat. Thank God I didn’t have a coronary, even though there was a voice screaming in my head, “Stop right now! You’re going to have a heart att...