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Trouble with the Active registration process 2 hours ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by purpler8n purpler8n
Re: Can I add strength training on off days? Best way? 1 day ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by lenzlaw lenzlaw
Couch to 5k Stats 1 day ago in General Running Discussion by lenzlaw lenzlaw
Re: Cramp in calf muscle 3 days ago in General Running Discussion by SujoySaha SujoySaha
Pulmonary Embolism to 10k 3 days ago in General Training Discussion by WilliamAnderson7049 WilliamAnderson7049
Training Program Help 1 week ago in Marathon Training by lenzlaw lenzlaw
Can Anti-Inflammatories affect running? 1 week ago in General Running Discussion by Haselsmasher Haselsmasher
Running Shoe Survey - Chance to win free shoes for a year! 1 week ago in Announcements & Classifieds by ShoeKickerSurvey ShoeKickerSurvey
shoes that make you feel like you're walking on the moon 1 week ago in Athena and Clydesdale by DemorTasko DemorTasko
Re: Severe injury - Plantar plate tear (big toe), FIVE months! 1 week ago in The Med Tent by soccerteam1 soccerteam1
Where to start? 2 weeks ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by Haselsmasher Haselsmasher
Transvulcania ultra trail (74 km + 4350 m) & video - wonderful event of my bucket list 2 weeks ago in Trail Running & Ultras by GáborGyörgyi GáborGyörgyi
Re: Tendonitis when running 2 weeks ago in General Running Discussion by JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT
200+ Pound Club! 2 weeks ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by ?Fran76 ?Fran76
Re: Running 2 Marathons in 37 days 2 weeks ago in General Running Discussion by Woody100 Woody100
Chronic Fatigue 2 weeks ago in The Med Tent by PollyAnn PollyAnn
Need some running guidance to make my time 3 weeks ago in General Training Discussion by godfreydsouza godfreydsouza
help in 5k plan 3 weeks ago in 5K Training by godfreydsouza godfreydsouza
Care Net 5K Run/Walk for Life, Greencastle, IN, August 27th, 2016 3 weeks ago in General Marathons and Events Discussion by WhitesellAliesha WhitesellAliesha
HELP! Doing great but have SERIOUS sugar cravings. Jeopardizing progress. 3 weeks ago in Sports Nutrition for Runners by myka34 myka34

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purpler8n purpler8n started the thread Trouble with the Active registration process

"I don't like the Active registration process!    I just spent two hours registering for the Carlsbad HalfMarathon 2017.  I don’t normally"

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2 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Can I add strength training on off days? Best way?

"The short answer is yes.  The key at this point is to add it slowly and keep it light.  Body weight resistance may be best early on.  Everyo"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Couch to 5k Stats

"1. Maybe it includes the walking portions. 2. Quit worrying about it.  At this point pace is pretty much meaningless.  Just get it done.  Y"

in General Running Discussion 1 replies
1 day ago
madra madra asked Can I add strength training on off days? Best way?

"I'm beginning Couch to 5K.  Currently on week 3.  Working to lose weight and tone up.  I'm trying to avoid lean muscle loss. Is it ok to beg"

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2 days ago
SujoySaha SujoySaha replied to Cramp in calf muscle

"James, with your valuable suggestion certainly I will run the marathon one day though I am not in a hurry. I have plenty of time with me. I"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
3 days ago
BillTurner29 BillTurner29 started the thread Couch to 5k Stats

"My Couch to 5K stats are way out of whack. I just ran week 5, day 3 which is 5 minutes warm up walk, 20 minutes running and 5 minute cool do"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
3 days ago
WilliamAnderson7049 WilliamAnderson7049 modified Pulmonary Embolism to 10k

"I am exactly 6 months post PE. 3 different hospital stays of 2-5 days. Bedridden(or couch) for 5 weeks. God knows how many specialist appoin"

in General Training Discussion 0 bookmarks
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WilliamAnderson7049 WilliamAnderson7049 started the thread Pulmonary Embolism to 10k

"I am exactly 6 months post PE. 3 different hospital stays of 2-5 days. Bedridden(or couch) for 5 weeks. God knows how many specialist appoin"

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JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Cramp in calf muscle

"Based on the 9kph speed you reported for your average run of 6-8 km, 3 times per week, we can triple the average distance to reach 21k, or r"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
5 days ago
SujoySaha SujoySaha replied to Cramp in calf muscle

"James, I am so novice in this field that I dont even know what should be my actual pace during a half marathon . Last time in March I comple"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
6 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Training Program Help

"Find a plan you like and modify it to fit your needs.  Just because it has a mid-long run during the week doesn't mean you have to do it tha"

in Marathon Training 1 replies
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ksue1416 ksue1416 started the thread Training Program Help

"Hello! I'm debating on the Rock n Roll Marathon in Las Vegas in November. I had a baby 2 months ago and was able to run 3 miles a couple wee"

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1 week ago
Haselsmasher Haselsmasher replied to Can Anti-Inflammatories affect running?

"I don't have a definite answer to your question re anti-inflammatories, but if the question is elevated to be "What could be causing my stam"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
1 week ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Cramp in calf muscle

"I would take my rest the day before my longest (should be slowest) run, and another light day after my fastest run. A rest day does not need"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
1 week ago
SujoySaha SujoySaha replied to Cramp in calf muscle

"Dear James,   Thanks for the elaborate reply. It will be really helpful and inspiring to me. Can you please suggest what will be the rest p"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
1 week ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Can Anti-Inflammatories affect running?

"Aleve is a version of Naproxen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). The most popular OTC (over the counter) versions of this cla"

in General Running Discussion 2 replies
1 week ago
ShoeKickerSurvey ShoeKickerSurvey started the thread Running Shoe Survey - Chance to win free shoes for a year!

"Hey there Active.com,   I am a D3 runner at a small liberal arts college, and this summer I am doing an internship with ShoeKicker, a start"

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LizLeonard4 LizLeonard4 asked Can Anti-Inflammatories affect running?

"So I've had a stress fracture in my shin for some time now. Stress fractures are nothing new to me and, you don't need to tell me, I know I"

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1 week ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Cramp in calf muscle

"Running in high heat can make for some sloppy running that can be harder to recover from. My first suggestion is that with only 6 months exp"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
1 week ago
DemorTasko DemorTasko started the thread shoes that make you feel like you're walking on the moon

"Hey guys we just launched a kickstarter campaign for a shoe that's like absolutely nothing else out there. 20:17 MoonWalker are boots that a"

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soccerteam1 soccerteam1 replied to Severe injury - Plantar plate tear (big toe), FIVE months!

"Thanks for your input James. As an update to my situation I did an MRI in March followed by the PRP injection, which is all listed above. I"

in The Med Tent 2 replies
1 week ago
SujoySaha SujoySaha asked Cramp in calf muscle

"Hi all. I am new to this community and I need to discuss some issues I am facing. I am a beginner. I started running seriously for last 6 mo"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
1 week ago
Haselsmasher Haselsmasher replied to Where to start?

"Congratulations!  Running is awesome and very rewarding.   Don't over-complicate things.  Go to a running store and gets some shoes they re"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 1 replies
2 weeks ago
SallyBrochocka SallyBrochocka started the thread Where to start?

"Hi, after many years of watching all my friends and family run, I've just started myself.  I've been trying to figure out what to start focu"

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GáborGyörgyi GáborGyörgyi replied to Transvulcania ultra trail (74 km + 4350 m) & video - wonderful event of my bucket list

"Hello, I've finished editing the best of video about Transvulcania ultramarathon 2016', so I'm happy to present this video about that wonde"

in Trail Running & Ultras 2 replies
2 weeks ago

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