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countrymom countrymom asked c25k Newbie and knee pain

"I am 50 years old and never been active (unlike the rest of my family).  I need to lose 20-30 lbs and am 5'10.  I say all this because I kno"

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3 hours ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Needing some encouragement and advice.

"Don't stop running and don't get discouraged!  Every runner has bad days now and again, but they pale in comparison to the good days. Bad da"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
5 hours ago
Damien Howell Damien Howell replied to Seeking advice on shin splints

"Start with a self-analysis of the manner in which you run.  There is large amount of evidence that running with a long stride and running wi"

in The Med Tent 1 replies
6 hours ago
iamloved22 iamloved22 replied to How long do you stay on each week?

"Great job! Don't repeat unless you absolutely can not finish the workout. You are more capable than you think you are! When I coach new runn"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
7 hours ago
iamloved22 iamloved22 replied to How to Measure Progress in C25k ... ?

"Don't worry about pace or distance at this point your goal is to finish each section of that day's schedule completely. If you are running s"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
7 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Needing some encouragement and advice.

"Well, as I've always said, There will be bad days!  So you went two tough miles and what did you do?  What you should have done (barring inj"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
17 hours ago
RayMcN RayMcN asked Needing some encouragement and advice.

"Yesterday I ran over 5 miles fairly easily. Today I barely made 2, & they were harder than the 5.25 from yesterday. I have a goal to rea"

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1 day ago
newbie85 newbie85 replied to Who is motivated to start & complete 5k training?

"Count me in! I haven't started the C25K program but have been building up to running a complete 5k. I'm no where near that yet so maybe look"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
1 day ago
KMHJacobs KMHJacobs asked Seeking advice on shin splints

"I am currently training for a half marathon and have come down with shin splints. I have been a distance runner for about four years and hav"

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KMHJacobs KMHJacobs asked Seeking Advice on shin splints

"I am currently training for a half marathon and have come down with shin splints. I have been a distance runner for about four years and hav"

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1 day ago
Slow Baztard Slow Baztard started the thread Bib Available for Pittsburgh Half

"I have a bib available for the Pittsburgh Half on May,4th. If anyone is interested I believe the charge is 125. Any questions let me know."

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Muscles tightening while running?

"What you describe would typically be considered shin splints.  And a good, dynamic warm up would help.  You also may be running at too inten"

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1 day ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to Who is motivated to start & complete 5k training?

"I'm a little late to the game, but count me in!  Also doing Couch to 5K and just did W1D2 yesterday.  For the first time I'm actually taking"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
2 days ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to C25K Week one done but . . . Need HELP!!

"I'm just starting, too, and certainly no expert!  But I wonder if it would be best to actually take those days of rest in between your train"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
2 days ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to What Happened?

"What Len says is true - it can take a while to "restart".  But you also note that you've been back at it for 2 months... So perhaps you may"

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2 days ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to Heart rate high just walking!

"Thanks for that, Len.   I've been doing a little bit of reading on that topic this evening, and plan to get it figured out!  Thank you!"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Heart rate high just walking!

"69 isn't bad.  The real question is finding your maximum heart rate (MHR).  The formula 220 minus age, was intended to compare populations,"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to What Happened?

"Basically you're starting over.  You took 3 months off and pretty much lost most of your conditioning.  Mentally you remember how to do it. "

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
2 days ago
WooPigSooie WooPigSooie asked What Happened?

"A year ago I was running sub 25 in 5K. I ran 4-5 days a week with a long day of 5-7 miles on Sunday. I had some health issues (not physical)"

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2 days ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to Heart rate high just walking!

"Just because I was concerned, I went to look - my last doc appt shows my HR at 69 BMP (of course, that's me "sitting on the table" resting)."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to Muscles tightening while running?

"Yes, my HR recovers very quickly, actually.  I made a more lengthy reply in the other thread, as it is more appropriate there.  I think it's"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
2 days ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to Heart rate high just walking!

"Any other newbies want to chime in their HR and related MPH?  I'm curious to know where others stand."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
MiscMe MiscMe replied to Heart rate high just walking!

"My last physical was a year ago, and I was given a clean bill of health.  The high HR is pretty typical for me, but then again, I've never r"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
Charles County Recreation Charles County Recreation started the thread Charles County Maryland Youth 5th Annual Triathlon

"5thAnnual Youth Triathlon Join us for this special fitness event planned especially for kids. Open to kids age14 and younger. Each child w"

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3 days ago
ezdave ezdave replied to Muscles tightening while running?

"    Hi, this is my first post. I was a runner 15 years ago and stopped running due to illness. I'm 62 now and began the Couch to 5k yeste"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
3 days ago

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