My Secrets for 51 Years of Running, Part 5: Stress + Rest = Running Growth

Mike McMillan
Runner's Life
Published in
5 min readFeb 9

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It’s the rare person who spends any time on the internet who hasn’t seen this formula in one form or another. It is true for every possible pursuit but it is especially true for runners. In this article, I’ll describe how I apply this formula to keep me running strong into my fifty-first year as a runner and my sixty-fifth year of being alive.

Mike McMillan
Runner's Life

Mike McMillan writes about computer programming and running. See more of his writing and courses at https://mmcmillan.gumroad.com.