The new Jim Fix

http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/West/03/20/obit.maxwell.ap/index.html

Your body starts eating itself during a marathon? I didn’t really need another reason not to compete in a marathon, but wow…

The body always burns muscle tissue during extreme starvation. I would have thought a marathon is slow enough to burn fat, though, but maybe professional marathon runners don’t have any of that left…