Letters: Nov. 23, 1981

Shaping Up

To the Editors:

In our frenzy for fitness [Nov. 2], we follow two American beliefs: Anything worth doing is worth overdoing; and, if it hurts, it must be good for you.

Glenn R. Stoutt Jr. M.D. Louisville

It may be true that we tend to get on the bandwagon when a fad, like fitness, becomes popular. Nonetheless, we are a people who can laugh at ourselves. Long may our arms wave—and our feet pound the country roads and the park paths.

Alice Christensen Clinton, Conn.

As a 50-mile-a-week runner, I was delighted with...

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