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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) 1,916 replies
12 hours 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) 1,916 replies
13 hours 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"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
13 hours 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
14 hours 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"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
14 hours 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
15 hours 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) 1,916 replies
17 hours 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
18 hours 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
18 hours 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
19 hours 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
1 day 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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1 day 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) 1,916 replies
1 day 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) 1,916 replies
1 day 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
1 day 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) 5 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"Thanks!    I've recently been reading lots of advice about the "Dos" and "Don'ts" of running when over fifty, and lots of the published ad"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,916 replies
1 day ago
FoxPaws FoxPaws replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"Went for a 2 mile walk yesterday, need to remember to take water with me, was out to long!  Took about 40 minutes, so still going at around"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
1 day ago
lawiant lawiant replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"In reply to Shipo on May 9, 2014, Extremely good advice!  Every one of those points you make is very important if you want to run injury-fre"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,916 replies
2 days ago
db_woodall db_woodall replied to Looking for advice on terrible side stitches

"Hello,   I've read that side stitches are usually caused by breathing too quickly and/or too shallow.  Breathing has been a hot topic recen"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Sub 3-Hour Marathon - Advice Sought!

"The problem with race times at shorter distances is that they don't usually do a good job of predicting marathon times for those of us who a"

in General Running Discussion 3 replies
2 days ago
shipo shipo replied to Need help understanding what happened to my ankle.

"Thanks for the update; keep on with your conservative exercise routines and you'll be back in form in no time. "

in The Med Tent 8 replies
2 days ago
shipo shipo replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"I second ydiez's advice; slow your training pace down, increase your training mileage; you'll minimize your chances of injury and your 5K ti"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
2 days ago
ydiez ydiez replied to Need help understanding what happened to my ankle.

"Just to give an update on the progress of this in case anyone is in a similar situation.   It has now been a bit over two months since the"

in The Med Tent 8 replies
2 days ago
ydiez ydiez replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"It is always nice to see yourself improve and it is one of the main reasons for most people (including myself) to get yourself out there and"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
2 days ago

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