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Evongelo Evongelo replied to I feel like I am losing my endurance, not gaining more.  What might be wrong?

"I'm twenty-one years old, 6'3", 220 lbs give or take 2-3 lbs (haven't been on a scale in a month).  I'll work on eating more carbs and prote"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
1 hour ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to How can I overcome sore ankles and shins when running?

"I had this same problem starting about week 2 of c25k and would mostly hurt when not running. Seldom did I have pain while running but the m"

in The Med Tent 2 replies
2 hours ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to breathing?

"Yeah, I'm concerned about that. Plus a lot of the recommended diets prohibit a lot of the foods encouraged for running and working out. I'll"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
2 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to breathing?

"Look out for those blood pressure meds.  They can make you feel tired and reduce endurance.  It depends on the medication plus different peo"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
5 hours ago
Italiana6 Italiana6 asked Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"Yesterday I finished the last workout - #27 - of the Couch to 5K program. My pace and distance for that 30 minute session was 10.44 and 2.79"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
6 hours ago
OldSteve OldSteve replied to breathing?

"The wife and I started the Couch to 5K about 2 months ago and I have fought with the same problem. At the start 1 min running was my max. Th"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
7 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"Generally:   Pain on the bottom of the foot, usually toward the heel but possibly extending through the arch, indicates plantar fasciitis ("

in General Running Discussion 4 replies
12 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"Once again, NOWHERE DOES THE PLAN SAY YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO RUN 5K IN 30 MINUTES WHEN YOU FINISH!  One or the other, but not both.  5K  in w"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 7 replies
12 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to breathing?

"Most likely, if you get out of breath quickly, you are running too fast for your conditioning.  Slow down.  Have more fun."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
12 hours ago
SunnieD SunnieD asked breathing?

"I have tried running on and off for 30 years, but the thing that deters me is how quickly I get out of breadth.  I am not ill, I just think"

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1 day ago
Tsmmaninjamomma Tsmmaninjamomma replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"So happy to read this question and all of these replies.  I'm only on week 4 and feeling like running at 5K in 30 minutes is going to be imp"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 7 replies
2 days ago
HalferATF HalferATF started the thread Sept 20th Ride to Bangor from Bar Harbor Wanted

"I plan to run the Bar Habor Half Marathon on the weekend of September 20th and aim to catch one of the buses to Boston that will depart Bang"

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2 days ago
Kelly1066 Kelly1066 replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"It took me months after finishing the Couch to 5k program to be able to run a 5k in under 30 minutes, and I had to train REALLY HARD to get"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 7 replies
2 days ago
Kelly1066 Kelly1066 replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"The worst is when I'm trying to pass people and I have the jogging stroller!  I usually slow to a walk and try to go around respectfully, bu"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
2 days ago
nehaali nehaali replied to New adventure to fitness! w1d1

"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"

in General Running Discussion 4 replies
2 days ago
modernhamlet modernhamlet replied to Bad Form

"I found lenzlaw's links to be very helpful in improving my form.   Since I've started focusing on improving my form in training, I've seen"

in 10K Training 2 replies
2 days ago
modernhamlet modernhamlet replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"Right?!   It doesn't really matter what you say. People will react in the exact wrong way.   I've been lucky enough so far with "On your"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
3 days ago
Mair_H Mair_H replied to 5/10K runner to (hopefully) half-marathon, but I have no idea what I'm doing

"Thanks for the ibuprofen information Hissyfit. Happily, I haven't had to take any at all. Lately, the only time my inguinal area bothers me"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 18 replies
3 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"I love when I holler "on your left" and they immediately take a half-step to the left and look over their right shoulder.  ("Your military l"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
3 days ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"I have encountered similar experiences riding my bike on trails. (I run too slow to ever pass anyone ) When I announce 'overtaking" or 'pas"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
3 days ago
Haselsmasher Haselsmasher replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"For the dog scenario what I do is sort of dependent on how the dog walker responds as they approach.  Sometimes people will reel in their do"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
3 days ago
Hissyfit4 Hissyfit4 replied to 5/10K runner to (hopefully) half-marathon, but I have no idea what I'm doing

"Hi, I am no expert, but I want to emphasize that you should not be taking your ibuprofen before you run, especially for long distance!!! (Ca"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 18 replies
3 days ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"I know what you mean. You are doing the right thing and obviously if it was safe to jump into the street you would, so given the alternative"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 6 replies
4 days ago
SignalMtnJoe SignalMtnJoe replied to Couch to 5K plan completed but I'm not ready for 5K...now what?

"Several good comments above. I agree - don't worry if you can't do 5K in 30 minutes yet. You may get there eventually, you may not. The spee"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 7 replies
4 days ago
Mair_H Mair_H started the thread How do you pass oblivious runners/walkers without scaring them?

"Today while running I scared a man walking his dog.  This is the third time it's happened to me (different people) - I was running up behind"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
4 days ago

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