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OldSteve OldSteve replied to week 1 day 3 knee pain

"You know the old saying that you have to get up and walk before you can run? Well that's what you need to do. Just as Chuck said, it will ma"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
2 hours ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Staying fit between training for events

"Don't stop running!  You've established a nice running base and level of conditioning that probably feels pretty good - so keep at it. This"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
3 hours ago
modernhamlet modernhamlet replied to Staying fit between training for events

"I just finished my first 10k and asked a similar question myself.   After this week of nursing some post-race/training aches and pains, I p"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
5 hours ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to Ouch!  My neck!

""Congrats on your first HM!  Think you'll do another? "   Hopefully, I am entered in the same one again next year.   I had a serious bicy"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
15 hours ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to week 1 day 3 knee pain

"First, congratulations for taking the all important first step to improve your fitness.   Second knee pain could be caused by many things"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
15 hours ago
TysonWalt TysonWalt started the thread Brisbane Volunteers needed for Shin pain study!

"Hi All   Researchers at the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane are currently investigating the effect that tape, hip and foot exerc"

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19 hours ago
Haselsmasher Haselsmasher replied to Stress reaction - keep running?

"Well, IMHO, on the one hand since it's a doctor that's making the recommendation to keep running - that carries a lot of weight.  That being"

in The Med Tent 1 replies
20 hours ago
krowings krowings asked Stress reaction - keep running?

"Hi all -   I'm new here, and this seems like a great resource, so thank you in advance for any help/advice you can provide!  Last week I wa"

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23 hours ago
Mair_H Mair_H replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Thanks Chuck.  This is the first year this particular organization has put on a half-marathon.  They've done a couple of 5Ks over the years"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
1 day ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"Slightly derailing this topic, I started using RunKeeper last summer (2013) on an Android phone after my older son recommended it. I use it"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
1 day ago
StevenKirchgasler0 StevenKirchgasler0 started the thread Staying fit between training for events

"Hello alll, I completed a 10K last Saturday (9/27) and it went well. I achieved my goal of running in less than 1 hr.(I am 61 years old). I"

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1 day ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"You guys (Chuck & Italiana) are right about the sporadic update nature of runkeeper (I also use it...) - I've been trying to figure out if i"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
1 day ago
Italiana6 Italiana6 replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"I do like RunKeeper a lot. I really like being able to see the splits at the end of a run. I have noticed the pace measurements are a little"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
1 day ago
rae77nj rae77nj asked week 1 day 3 knee pain

"I'm new...I've never run or exercised in my life.  I repeated week one bc my legs hurt the first week and I only did 2 days. I've never had"

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1 day ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Unless this is a really competitive HM there will always be people walking it as well as running it. You will probably be able to finish by"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
1 day ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"I use the RunKeeper app on my iPhone (I am going to carry a phone regardless, 'just in case'). Earlier this year (January through about Apri"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
1 day ago
Mair_H Mair_H replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Yes, half-marathon.    The 1-mile observation run is done and the verdict is in.  Hubby (a decathlete in his college days) said my arm pla"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Your race is a half-marathon?  You'll be good getting the 9-miler done.  You won't set any records but if you pace yourself, you should be O"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Leg Pain behind Knee

"Wikipedia says about the popliteus: "A popliteus shortened by trigger points can cause pain near its tendinous origin at the lateral knee." "

in The Med Tent 28 replies
1 day ago
MaryMcGinity MaryMcGinity replied to Leg Pain behind Knee

"Hi Len, I did see the post was old but I was so hopeful :-)  My pain is in the back of the knee right below the bulge in the back of my knee"

in The Med Tent 28 replies
2 days ago
Mair_H Mair_H replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Wow, I had quite the little pity-party going on for myself yesterday.    Len, thank you so much for all your advice.    The last day I r"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"Good point, justamaniac.  If you want accuracy, measure with a calibrated device, like a surveyor's wheel, or a bicycle with a calibrated wh"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
2 days ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Couch to 5K: Difference between workout vs free run?

"(this is way off the original topic, but to continue the segway...) There is an ongoing raging debate over the accuracy of smartphones vs wr"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 10 replies
2 days ago
Evongelo Evongelo replied to Couch to 5k Log.  join in please.

"9/26/14 was my run night instead.  Went well.  I really didn't feel like running that night and almost stopped about a minute into it but I"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Is it really bad enough that you can't run in reasonable comfort?  "head up, shoulders back and relaxed" is normal posture recommendation, m"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
2 days ago

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