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TerryJones1064 TerryJones1064 replied to 5K... now what?

"On your non run days, do some cross training. Things like lunges, and squats (with out weights at first) will strengthen your butt, thighs,"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
1 hour ago
TerryJones1064 TerryJones1064 replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"The body does not have an odometer. It does not know whether you have run 3 miles, or not, yet it does know when you have logged the time. I"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
1 hour ago
TerryJones1064 TerryJones1064 replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"I use the I-Runner app for IPhone, and so far the GPS is accurate. I ran a 5K on Saturday, and used it to check - from start to fininsh it m"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
2 hours ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to post run exhaustion

"You will carbs for immediate energy when you are walking and then running, postactivity you will need more carbs to restore your energy leve"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
2 hours ago
Wooshy19 Wooshy19 replied to Kicking opposite leg while running

"Thank you - I think something like that would do the trick! "

in The Med Tent 2 replies
7 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Kicking opposite leg while running

"Calf sleeves might work.  They're usually sold as compression sleeves, which may not be exactly what you want.  Some cover the entire calf,"

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7 hours ago
Wooshy19 Wooshy19 started the thread Kicking opposite leg while running

"Does anyone else do this and if so, what can you do to help alleviate it?  I went for a long run and noticed I have a mark on one of my legs"

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8 hours ago
Timbucktue Timbucktue started the thread post run exhaustion

"Hey everyone:   I'm fairly new to running. I've always been big on walking, but have finally decided to let running creep in little by lit"

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9 hours ago
Tonboko Tonboko replied to Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"Rested for SEVEN weeks and started the C25k program over. Shin pain back again on day one!   It is so depressing! I want to be healthy. I w"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
14 hours ago
Evongelo Evongelo replied to I feel like I am losing my endurance, not gaining more.  What might be wrong?

"I'm twenty-one years old, 6'3", 220 lbs give or take 2-3 lbs (haven't been on a scale in a month).  I'll work on eating more carbs and prote"

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1 day ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to How can I overcome sore ankles and shins when running?

"I had this same problem starting about week 2 of c25k and would mostly hurt when not running. Seldom did I have pain while running but the m"

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1 day ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to breathing?

"Yeah, I'm concerned about that. Plus a lot of the recommended diets prohibit a lot of the foods encouraged for running and working out. I'll"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to breathing?

"Look out for those blood pressure meds.  They can make you feel tired and reduce endurance.  It depends on the medication plus different peo"

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1 day ago
Italiana6 Italiana6 asked Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"Yesterday I finished the last workout - #27 - of the Couch to 5K program. My pace and distance for that 30 minute session was 10.44 and 2.79"

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1 day ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to breathing?

"The wife and I started the Couch to 5K about 2 months ago and I have fought with the same problem. At the start 1 min running was my max. Th"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"Generally:   Pain on the bottom of the foot, usually toward the heel but possibly extending through the arch, indicates plantar fasciitis ("

in General Running Discussion 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"Once again, NOWHERE DOES THE PLAN SAY YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO RUN 5K IN 30 MINUTES WHEN YOU FINISH!  One or the other, but not both.  5K  in w"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to breathing?

"Most likely, if you get out of breath quickly, you are running too fast for your conditioning.  Slow down.  Have more fun."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
SunnieD SunnieD asked breathing?

"I have tried running on and off for 30 years, but the thing that deters me is how quickly I get out of breadth.  I am not ill, I just think"

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2 days ago
Tsmmaninjamomma Tsmmaninjamomma replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"So happy to read this question and all of these replies.  I'm only on week 4 and feeling like running at 5K in 30 minutes is going to be imp"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
3 days ago
HalferATF HalferATF started the thread Sept 20th Ride to Bangor from Bar Harbor Wanted

"I plan to run the Bar Habor Half Marathon on the weekend of September 20th and aim to catch one of the buses to Boston that will depart Bang"

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3 days ago
Kelly1066 Kelly1066 replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"It took me months after finishing the Couch to 5k program to be able to run a 5k in under 30 minutes, and I had to train REALLY HARD to get"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
3 days ago
Kelly1066 Kelly1066 replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"The worst is when I'm trying to pass people and I have the jogging stroller!  I usually slow to a walk and try to go around respectfully, bu"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
3 days ago
nehaali nehaali replied to New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"I been training for akron full marathon than day after hills long run i got this pain back heel and front. that was 3 week ago .I my foot do"

in General Running Discussion 4 replies
3 days ago
modernhamlet modernhamlet replied to Bad Form

"I found lenzlaw's links to be very helpful in improving my form.   Since I've started focusing on improving my form in training, I've seen"

in 10K Training 2 replies
4 days ago

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