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Kelly1066 Kelly1066 replied to 1st 10k in 3 weeks - Training advice

"I trained for my first 10k using a beginner program that was similar, and the longest I had ever run before the race was 5 miles.  The race"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
2 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to 1st 10k in 3 weeks - Training advice

"Realistically, you're not doing a lot of miles per week for a 10K.  I would recommend something over 20.  But you only ran 14 miles last wee"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
2 hours ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to 1st 10k in 3 weeks - Training advice

"My two cents: If you are up for extra mileage, I would say Yes, definitely increase your long runs, and for that matter, increase your weekl"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
4 hours ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Running Cadence for beginners

"Ditto the above responses...  my cadence is somewhere around 180 and my pace is anywhere between 8 and 10 min/mile....   I used to think t"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
4 hours ago
modernhamlet modernhamlet asked 1st 10k in 3 weeks - Training advice

"Hi everyone!   So I started running (inconsistently) back in March, but since mid-July, I've really started training consistently. I am cur"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
5 hours ago
ChristopherClark265 ChristopherClark265 replied to Best way to increase endurance?

"When I first started what I did was start by doing 3 min running, 2 min walking for 30 minutes, then 4 min running, 1 min walking, then 4:30"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 9 replies
18 hours ago
Splodge Splodge replied to Marathon training....then find out I'm pregnant! Run/Walk plan?

"Thanks for your congratulations, Len   About my running group, I'm still going, but have just said I'm struggling with training so I'm pu"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
22 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Missed training

"The real question is how much running you've done during the last few weeks.  If you've kept up a minimal level - say 3 or 4 miles 3 times a"

in General Running Discussion 1 replies
1 day ago
cellochick2 cellochick2 asked Missed training

"I am run/walking a half marathon in 5 weeks but my son had surgery 3 weeks ago and it wiped me out. I missed training. My last long run was"

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1 day ago
TJH1020 TJH1020 replied to New member / late comeback

"Ok, first step complete! Got out with my 12 year old son and actually felt like I had something left from all those years ago."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 5 replies
1 day ago
Haselsmasher Haselsmasher replied to Running Cadence for beginners

"I think there are a couple of things to consider: *  I agree with Len to not get too focused on the 180 number precisely.  I think the inte"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Marathon training....then find out I'm pregnant! Run/Walk plan?

"Wow, comgratulations!  The run/walk ratio can vary a lot and is really an individual thing.  I have done a number of different schemes, from"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
1 day ago
Splodge Splodge asked Marathon training....then find out I'm pregnant! Run/Walk plan?

"Hi!   I've been preparing for a marathon for the last few months and I've been really enjoying it. My current 15 mile time is about 2:22-30"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Running Cadence for beginners

"Don't worry about 180.  I repeat: DON'T WORRY ABOUT 180!  That number is (supposedly) based on what elites do, and even for them it is appro"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
1 day ago
Xanthfox Xanthfox asked Running Cadence for beginners

"So after much research I've found out that the optimum (minimal) cadence one should run at is 180. My question is: if your just starting and"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
2 days ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Weight Loss and Running

"I understand what you mean... when I started running it took seemingly forever for me to realize any weight loss. But as JamesJohnson noted,"

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2 days ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Weight Loss and Running

"Judy, Don't worry too much about the weight loss part, because you gain lean muscle mass while losing fat, which weighs less per cubic inch"

in The Med Tent 2 replies
2 days ago
JudySankey JudySankey asked Weight Loss and Running

"Why am I not really seeing weight loss...I notice inch loss but not like I thought I would see.....I am 58 years old 5'5".....i try hard to"

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3 days ago
Lkilleakilla17 Lkilleakilla17 replied to 100m, 200m, 400m, and 800m times

"I'm 14 male birthday nov. 17. 200m - 25.1 400m - 56.0 800m - 2:18"

in General Running Discussion 77 replies
3 days ago
Kelly1066 Kelly1066 replied to 5/10K runner to (hopefully) half-marathon, but I have no idea what I'm doing

"I started with Gu and recently switched to Vega gels - I find them easier on my stomach and like that I recognize more of the ingredients. "

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 11 replies
4 days ago
Xanthfox Xanthfox replied to Pain

"Really good video,  Thank you. Very solid basic information.  Very helpful."

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
4 days ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to New Runner w/ a few questions

"Well, the fact that you are new to running is probably the big reason - but you already knew that...  But your knee also hurts, which is not"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
4 days ago
StephanieAlves0 StephanieAlves0 asked New Runner w/ a few questions

"Hello all,   I am new to running continuously & this forum as well   I am on my second week of running & I am using the Nike+ Running app"

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4 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Pain

"Here is a pretty good video that may help.  It presents the basics in a fairly easy to understand way, including some slow-motion.  You don'"

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
5 days ago
RoyShelley7915 RoyShelley7915 replied to 5/10K runner to (hopefully) half-marathon, but I have no idea what I'm doing

"Re: gels - try GU or Honey Stingers. The fruit/berry ones seem easiest to digest. Take two with you on the race - consume one at 4miles and"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 11 replies
5 days ago

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