I know this opinion will generate a lot of heat but come on!

Unless your training for 2012 or the Super Bowl - isn't a little time off a good thing?

I guess maybe it depends on where you're traveling. A sunny retreat to southern California is a perfect place to bring your running shoes and enjoy the beach in Santa Monica.

But when you're home for the holidays and there's five feet of snow on the ground-is it absolutely necessary to tread to the local Y and get your workout in? Or spend time with the family you traveled so far to be with?

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Right now I'm stuck in an ariport and would love to do anything else. Why can't ALL airports offer gym facilities as well as free Wi-Fi? Not that everyone would have their shoes and workout gear in their un-checked baggage but some would.

At this poiint I'd run on a treadmill in my 4 inch boots if I had the chance - as I watch the lady across from me chow down an entire California Pizza Kitchen pie at 9:00 AM in the morning!

I used to keep or bank my days off for sick days or busy days but looking back were those two days I just had to train during the holidays really worth it?

I don't know....................

What Do You Think?