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Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to How can I safely increase my endurance while avoiding injury?

"When I started running more back in 2010 (I am a bike rider but wanted to add more weight bearing activity, hence running) I develped shin s"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
8 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"I haven't seen such a hodge-podge of training advice, all in one place, in a long time.  I won't add to it, except to say to pick and choose"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
8 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"I'd be happy just to be running!  I'm on the sidelines at the moment with a sore knee - not running related, believe it or not.  Just take y"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
8 hours ago
LyricGirl LyricGirl replied to New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"Congratulations on taking a huge first step on the road to fitness.   As for feeling self conscious, most people are way too wrapped up in"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
11 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to how to tell  the diffrent from achilles tendonits or planter fasciitis

"USUALLY -   Plantar fasciitis hurts on the bottom of the foot, in the arch and toward the back of the arch.  The classic test was to press"

in General Running Discussion 1 replies
19 hours ago
DennisPewsey DennisPewsey replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"Yes, yes, yes, you can do a 5k in 25:00!  Now that we have that out of the way, here is how you do it. Do lots of specific training 3 to 4"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
19 hours ago
jannev jannev started the thread New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"At least that is what I am hoping for!  I completed w1d1 yesterday and was sweaty and tired but I did it.  I thought I would send a note out"

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19 hours ago
JanisHatch JanisHatch replied to Are you over fifty and doing the C25k?

"I am 54 also and didn't start running until I was 49.  Early on I was plagued by injuries, typically from increasing intensity or distance t"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1,920 replies
20 hours ago
BonnieSmerk BonnieSmerk asked how to tell  the diffrent from achilles tendonits or planter fasciitis

"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"

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1 day ago
ZachAnderley ZachAnderley replied to 5 km in 25 minutes - is it possible?

"The majority of your mileage should be at an easy, conversational pace. I would keep it to one long run per week with two or three shorter e"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 8 replies
1 day ago
Micheller324 Micheller324 replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"You can totally do it!  Check out Jeff Galloway's books.  He is a 1970-something olympic runner.  He is a big proponent for the Run/Walk met"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 18 replies
1 day ago
WebFootFreak WebFootFreak asked 5K... now what?

"Last Saturday I completed my primary goal of completing a 5K run.  41:00 is slow, but faster than my 5K split at the last sprint tri I ran. "

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1 day ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Odd Blister

"If you weigh more than you did in academy, and are running to lose weight, it could explain why things are different now.   An increase in"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Hellloooo

"Osgood-Schlatter is essentially untreatable but it usually resolves after a couple years.  I'm surprised you didn't get better advice when d"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Need Advice on Running Shoes

"I don't know about seeing a podiatrist.  My only experience with one was not a good one and it is expensive.  A good running store should be"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to How can I safely increase my endurance while avoiding injury?

"Shin splints are basically an overuse injury.  That is, your shins aren't quite up to the speed/distance you're running.  (Out of curiosity,"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
1 day ago
csteen85 csteen85 replied to How can I safely increase my endurance while avoiding injury?

"*I was unable to run 3 5k's a week, not 50's, lol."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
1 day ago
csteen85 csteen85 asked How can I safely increase my endurance while avoiding injury?

"Hi Everyone! I'm looking for some advice before I go to a doctor to get checked out. I am a 29 year old female who just began running this"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
1 day ago
JulieLowe0 JulieLowe0 replied to Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"When my shin splints flare up it often manifests as knee pain.  The three things that work best, other than rest, is foam rolling my shins,"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 7 replies
1 day ago
CraigGinman CraigGinman replied to 200+ Pound Club!

"I did this race 3 years ago and I loved it.  It helped that I beat my boss. - Craig Ginman"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 11,393 replies
1 day ago
GenesMachine GenesMachine replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"You can repeat the week if you need to. Keep your eye on the big test in week 5 day 3, run 2 miles no walking."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 18 replies
1 day ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"The wife and I are doing the C25K together and we are on Day 3 of Week 2. Week 2 has been murder but doable without changing anything. But t"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 18 replies
1 day ago
dipez28 dipez28 replied to Finally got off my big butt... Started C25k

"You are doing awesome!!! Very inspirational! Don't give up! Remember that feeling of accomplishment at the end of each workout! Use that as"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 18 replies
1 day ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to Need Advice on Running Shoes

"IN addition to shoes that not be properly fit for your running, and perhaps a more likely cause of your shin splints is making the switch fr"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
1 day ago
Julie Ann Hackett Julie Ann Hackett replied to Shin Splits, or normal new muscle pain?

"I struggled with shin splints when I started running.  I think it was from training at too high of an intensity.  I saw a podiatrist and got"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 7 replies
1 day ago

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