26 Sep '13, 10pm

How does running compare to a retirement account?

How does running compare to a retirement account?

I’m always on the lookout for good analogies to explain how training works, especially for less scientifically based training concepts. Recently, a trip to the financial planner led me to open my first retirement account (yup, I’m that young — or that far behind, depending on how you look at it). After a few months enthusiastically checking my accounts and learning the basics of financial planning, I was struck by the parallels between investing and training and how the basic principles were remarkably similar.

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