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

"No running the last couple of days, was visiting my parents on Sat/Sun, and then this morning I woke up around 3am feeling like crap and spe"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
6 hours ago
Ferrylights Ferrylights replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"Fox, congrats on finishing week 1. If you feel doing W1 again is right for you then it is right for you - your body will tell you when it is"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
10 hours ago
Ferrylights Ferrylights replied to 200+ Pound Club!

"Week 1 - completed!! Although I found the going quite tough, I have to say that I'm chuffed for sticking at it and finishing all of the runs"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 11,392 replies
10 hours ago
MichelePucak MichelePucak replied to Need wide toe box for running with broken toe

"That is great to hear! I also had the sideways toe.  I suspected maybe the doc was a little overly conservative (he wrote me an rx for 20 hy"

in Equipment and Gear 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Training for 1st Marathon, pain and pacing questions

"And, of course, the bottom end of the gastroc (and the soleus) is the achilles.  So there could be some achilles involvement.  Not that you"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"Waiting an extra day won't get rid of shin splints, unfortunately.  You may get to the point that you have to stop completely for a couple w"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo started the thread 100 miles in a week; better late than never.

"Way back in August of 1974 I was riding my bike along a rural road in northern Michigan when I passed a group of runners.  I recognized two"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
1 day ago
goatman69 goatman69 replied to Odd Blister

"Thanks for the replies.  I guess I'll see what some different socks do(ordered a pair of Feetures and Wrightsock).  If that doesn't work, I"

in The Med Tent 6 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to I am thin, will running make me thinner?

"Are you male or female? How much do you eat? What other kinds of exercise do you do? How much running (miles per week) are you planning o"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
1 day ago
muhammadsackib muhammadsackib started the thread I am thin, will running make me thinner?

"I am 27 years old and thin, I almost weigh 55Kgs and my height is 5 feet and 6 inches. I look to be very thin. I am planning to start runnin"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Trying to lose weight by running

"My case may be a bit extreme, but here goes...   In April of 2013, when I started running yet again, I was somewhere north of 250 pounds (h"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Training for 1st Marathon, pain and pacing questions

"Here's a thought, for the next couple of weeks, run at least ten miles per day, every day.  What that will do is force you to slow way down"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"Stopping running for between two and six weeks, depending on how bad the shin splints are, always works.  As for what helps stretgthen the m"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Odd Blister

"I agree with Len that you may be overpronating, based on the medial location of blisters on the ball of the foot, and formerly in the arch."

in The Med Tent 6 replies
1 day ago
Fogarr Fogarr replied to Training for 1st Marathon, pain and pacing questions

"I meant that I ran barefoot before I moved to minimal shoes.  I ran completely barefooted for a year.  Then tried the 5 Fingers (didn't like"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Need wide toe box for running with broken toe

"I have a friend who had the same problem (toe stuck out sideways when she first did it).  Doc (also a runner) told her she could run as much"

in Equipment and Gear 4 replies
1 day ago
MichelePucak MichelePucak replied to Need wide toe box for running with broken toe

"Thank you, I'll look into those. The doctor actually said 6 weeks to heal, so I guess I should be patient and maybe wait at least that long"

in Equipment and Gear 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Need wide toe box for running with broken toe

"You could always cut away the same area on your new shoes.   Sounds extreme but it would work.  Have you tried taping the broken toe to the"

in Equipment and Gear 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Training for 1st Marathon, pain and pacing questions

"Don't worry so much about hitting 180 strides/minute.  Worry more about what hurts, how much it hurts, and whether it is truly a "tweak" of"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
1 day ago
MichelePucak MichelePucak replied to Trying to lose weight by running

"Sorry, no real advice, but I know what you mean about the anxiety. Running makes a HUGE difference for my anxiety and depression - that's wh"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
1 day ago
zdougl00 zdougl00 started the thread New to the C25K looking for community.

"Hello! Just 4 days ago, I came across the couch to 5k plan. How did I come across it? That's a long story that I will keep short for the sak"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
1 day ago
Billy3314 Billy3314 asked Trying to lose weight by running

"Hello. I am new here and to running. I started a running routine about 2 months ago and have been amazed how much I love it. In the past I h"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
1 day ago
AmberWeatherby AmberWeatherby asked Team Name Help

"My husband and I are going to be doing a Color Run with another couple and we need a team name. Something that will suit the guys and girls"

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1 day ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to More Questions from another Member of the 200+ Club

"I just want to echo what shipo has said. I am 6'3", 210-215 (depending if I weigh before or after a run) and 69. There is a natural desire I"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
MichelePucak MichelePucak asked Need wide toe box for running with broken toe

"I broke my pinkie toe a little over 4 weeks ago. I've been very good about not running, but it feels way better so I think I should be able"

in Equipment and Gear 0 bookmarks
2 days ago

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