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lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Odd Blister

"Which tends to implicate the shoe or maybe the inserts (insole).  I have had similar blisters (a little more on the sole) in certain shoes w"

in The Med Tent 4 replies
1 hour ago
CoryDallas CoryDallas replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"Hi OldSteve,   I just recently began running and have found Runmeter to be a great app, so much so that i sprung for the upgraded version -"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,917 replies
4 hours ago
goatman69 goatman69 replied to Odd Blister

"Different blister this time lenzlaw.  I never use cotton socks.  I have been using Balega.  I thought the fit of my shoes was fine, but who"

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5 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Odd Blister

"Seems like we've had this discussion before.  As for socks, are they cotton?  Do they have a loose fit?  Either could cause problems.  Check"

in The Med Tent 4 replies
14 hours ago
shipo shipo replied to Odd Blister

"I used to get those back when I was first running in like, uhhh, 1970 and 1971; back in the day I would lather petroleum jelly on the side o"

in The Med Tent 4 replies
14 hours ago
goatman69 goatman69 asked Odd Blister

"Been getting these blisters on the side of my feet. It is worse on my left foot, and I normally feel them heating up around mile 3. Going to"

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15 hours ago
FoxPaws FoxPaws replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"I just found out one of my co-workers is also doing hte C25k, he's on week 6 now.  and I had another co-worker who i'm facebook friends with"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
18 hours ago
shipo shipo replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"Cool, you'll be very pleased with how easy Week 1 will be the second time around.    FWIW, my company announced last week that they're co-"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
19 hours ago
FoxPaws FoxPaws replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"Day 3 done....and starting week 1 over again....   BUT, I was able to do all of the walk/jog without stopping today.  1.6 miles today."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
19 hours ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"No, not a body builder. I started out with the weights and walking on the treadmill but needed to up my game and just recently added the C25"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,917 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"The two are not incompatible, assuming you're not a true body-builder.  Here are a couple recent articles that address the issues.  Your que"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,917 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Treadmill vs. Outside

"While treadmilling may well be the closest exercise to running there is, it isn't actually running.  Why?  The main thing I see is that, giv"

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1 day ago
ChristopherClark265 ChristopherClark265 replied to Running in the heat

"I definitely felt personal benefits from strength training, but it should be noted those benefits happen when I focus on bodyweight exercise"

in General Running Discussion 15 replies
1 day ago
teleiap teleiap asked Treadmill vs. Outside

"As I read through this forum, I see people saying it's so much better to run outside.  Besides the vitamin K, why is running outside so much"

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1 day ago
Chris1439 Chris1439 replied to Running in the heat

"Here's a link to a great blog on Avoiding Dehydration While Running In Humidity by Tina Muir (an Elite Runner with a serious kick, she's run"

in General Running Discussion 15 replies
1 day ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"The wife and I started week 2 last night and it kicked my butt. Even had to cut my weight training as there was no energy left. But I finish"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,917 replies
1 day ago
runnermin runnermin replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"Thanks ydiez and shipo! I have since changed my focus from pace to milage. Last two training have been  9.0 km in 1:00:25 and 8.7 km in 1"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"I have to say, I'm not at all a fan of strength and speed work for folks racing the 5K distance over the 20:00 threshold (unless the runner"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
1 day ago
ChristopherClark265 ChristopherClark265 replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"I am 31y, 185 pounds, relatively new to running.   Last winter I was 207 pounds and my personal 5k best in training was 27:45.  Now my pers"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"Well, "normal" is a relative term.  Yes, it is "normal" for new runners who engage in TFFFS (Too Fast, too Fast, too Frequently, too Soon) t"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
2 days ago
Tonboko Tonboko asked Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"I just comepleted day two of week four. My shins have been hurting a bit on and off for the last week or so. It feels sometimes like someone"

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2 days ago
shipo shipo replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"I guess the thing I find the oddest is the whole recovery thing; conventional wisdom says the older you get the more time you need between w"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,917 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"Yeah, a lot of the general advice for that age group is crap.  Partly it assumes you're a long-time, consistent runner.  In that case, indee"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,917 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Looking for advice on terrible side stitches

"Belly-breathing?  That's what worked for me.  Though I must admit I never had a big problem with stitches.  The biggest problem in my mind i"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
2 days ago
shipo shipo replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"Well done Mike!   It takes lots of determination to do what you're doing; keep us posted on your progress (and your wife's as well). "

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
2 days ago

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