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  • Zerorez Pro 154 posts since
    Aug 4, 2011
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    10,215. Mar 6, 2012 1:36 AM (in response to runblissful)
    200+ Pound Club!

    runblissful wrote:

     

    finished W2D3 today, did good, and it did help to eat a protien (hard boiled eggs) right after the run. I wonder if when I beginning running farther and faster again I will also begin feeling less hungry when I run.

    have a great day everyone

    Kristi


    I dunno, honestly I think it's your body asking for the building blocks to create muscle, I notice that if I am not pushing myself very hard I am not hungry but if I go after a crazy hard run then I am starving. Races always make me hungry. Good job on having food ready to go, I went after peanut butter and crackers a lot which is bad (but tasty) I think Chobani is a great choice as are eggs. =)





    My first post here http://community.active.com/thread/81129?start=8910&tstart=0

    Age 40 Height 6'4'' Weight Start: 345 Current 230 Goal 199. First 30 pounds lost walking

    Couch to 5k Start: August 4th 2011 Graduate: 10/06/2011

    Using Endomondo!

    10/1/2011 First 5k!!! Hearts and Hands for Hope 46:10 pace min/mi 14.58

    9/21/2013 3.1 29.58 9:40 Frolic for Flippers 5k Fastest 5k

    10/6/2013 13.1 2:31:03 11:32 Smuttynose Half Marathon Fastest Half Marathon


  • Jyuukai Amateur 19 posts since
    Jan 11, 2012
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    10,216. Mar 6, 2012 6:27 AM (in response to Wideguy)
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    Well, Im back, Ive been pretty inactive recently

     

    I made it all the way through Week 4 and I was really PSYCHED and soooo ready to take on the 20 minute monster and then..

     

    I got sick.  Like I'm talking i've been sick for 9 days now.  First the flu, and then strep jumped in,a nd then strep went away and I was still stuck with the flu.  And now I'm dealing with the aftermath of it.

     

    I cant even walk from one end of the house to the other without feeling weak and winded, and I'm really, very bummed about it    I am going to try and go for a walk tomorrow but I fully believe I am going to have to start the entire program over again and being set back so far in just a week is doing nothing for my self confidence.

     

    On the bright side, if there is a bright side, I lost several pounds during this illness.  I could not sleep for 4 days, and  I couldn't eat more than once a day for 6 days and even then I sometimes couldn't keep down my one meal.   I was drinking close to three liters of water a day as well and boy, that really flushed me right out!

  • SnackerChris Pro 163 posts since
    Dec 8, 2010
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    10,217. Mar 6, 2012 7:37 AM (in response to Jyuukai)
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    Long time no post.  Hope all is well with everyone!  Great to read all of the people making their first attempt at C25K or rebooting their efforts!  Don't give up!  You will be amazed at yourself!

     

    Back into racing this month with a 5K last weekend (sad performance) and a 15K coming up Saturday.  Been struggling with shoes lately.  Tried the Nimbus 13 and hate them.  Have never had a shoe that sucked so much out of the gate.  I know alot of big runners rave about them.  Hate the shoe game!

     

    Hoping to conquer some good races this spring before the consecutive 100+ days kick into gear here in Texas.





    FLIP THE SWITCH! If I can lose 130 pounds in a year without pills or surgeries or food programs, so can you!

    Snacks All The Weigh Down

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    Began 2010 @ 325lbs - Never even ran to dinner EVER before!

    Started C25K Sept/2010 (239 lbs) - Graduated Nov/2010 (216 lbs)

    First Official 5K - Frosty 5K 12/11/2010 - 25:57.8 (211 lbs)

    Living for Zachary Heart Run 5K - 10/22/2011 - 22:34 (202 lbs) PR

    Salute American Heroes 10K - 11/12/2011 - 47:48 (202 lbs) PR

    Dallas White Rock Half Marathon - 12/4/2011 - 1:57:39 (202 lbs)

    Leaping Leprechauns 15K - 3/10/2012 - 1:15:35 (210 lbs) PR

    Big D Half Martahon - 4/15/2012 - 1:57:51 (215 lbs - felt it) PR

    Cooper Summer Sprint Triathalon - 7/21/2012 - 25:18 on the 5K run piece (209 lbs)

  • runblissful Amateur 34 posts since
    Sep 17, 2011
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    10,218. Mar 6, 2012 8:12 PM (in response to Zerorez)
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    Hello all,

    I just decided to take one day off because I am so tired today, I ran yesterday but will take tomorrow off and then run Thursday. This will actually put me on the run schedule I want to be on. I want to try a zumba class tomorrow too, never done it but hear it's really fun.

     

    Zeroez: You might be right, I was not eating enough protien, and once I started eating more I feel fuller. What is Chobani? I have never heard of it.

     

    cool running,

    Kristi

  • joedadd Pro 122 posts since
    Dec 14, 2007
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    10,219. Mar 7, 2012 3:44 AM (in response to Wideguy)
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    Planned on running only 2.75 miles this morning but, since I felt so good, I decided to run a full 5k for the first time since late 2008.

     

    @kristi - sometimes the best runs I have are on days after a day off. Get some rest and come back refreshed.

     

    @??jyuukai - You've been through the wringer. Get well and come back slowly. Come back too fast and you could regret it.





    Weight:

    12/18/2011 - 280 LBS

    10/2/2012 - 248 LBS

    Short term goal - 10/31/2012 - 241 LBS

    Intermediate Goal - 230 LBS by 12/31/2012

    Long term goal - 190 LBS - Sometime in the distant future.

    Running: Complete Broad Street Run May 2013

  • Zerorez Pro 154 posts since
    Aug 4, 2011
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    10,220. Mar 7, 2012 5:56 AM (in response to runblissful)
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    runblissful wrote:

     

    Hello all,

    I just decided to take one day off because I am so tired today, I ran yesterday but will take tomorrow off and then run Thursday. This will actually put me on the run schedule I want to be on. I want to try a zumba class tomorrow too, never done it but hear it's really fun.

     

    Zeroez: You might be right, I was not eating enough protien, and once I started eating more I feel fuller. What is Chobani? I have never heard of it.

     

    cool running,

    Kristi

     

    OH, sorry it's no fat greek yogurt, and it's tasty! They just put out blood orange and apple and cinnamon. It's about a dollar and a half each and I love them. For my morning runs (5am) I have been going after eggs. Runners world in the April issue had a big write up about eggs being great for you. I pair that with a piece of whole wheat toast and some morning star farms veggie sausages and a handful of strawberries. (And the largest starbucks coffee I can get) and I am ready to attack the day with an intensity that scares people.

     

    I am a gadget person and I went with the biggest loser slim coach and returned it, now I have a bodymedia fit armband (the evolution of the bodybug) and it basically tells me with 90% accuracy how much I burn in calories through the day and how much I can eat and how much I have to exercise to get where I want to get. I add the food in there and the picture is pretty clear.

     

    I drink too much beer and don't do enough exercise lol.

     

    I think if I could control my eating more (IE plan it) then the late night calorie binges wouldn't get me. I fear my biggest problem is that I eat too little during the day and then my body craves food. I eat maybe 1300 calories during the day and at supper go after 2 beers and like 3 pieces of pizza. How I have been trying to fight back (and successfully) is that I have one of those greek yogurts, some water and some green juice from the juicer (kale and carrots and a cucumber) and it seems to get me through.  Those add around 160 calories rather than the 900+ with the pizza and beer.

     

    It's a process, everyone has to re-learn how to eat and how to find ways to add exercise. It's a long haul journey. =)





    My first post here http://community.active.com/thread/81129?start=8910&tstart=0

    Age 40 Height 6'4'' Weight Start: 345 Current 230 Goal 199. First 30 pounds lost walking

    Couch to 5k Start: August 4th 2011 Graduate: 10/06/2011

    Using Endomondo!

    10/1/2011 First 5k!!! Hearts and Hands for Hope 46:10 pace min/mi 14.58

    9/21/2013 3.1 29.58 9:40 Frolic for Flippers 5k Fastest 5k

    10/6/2013 13.1 2:31:03 11:32 Smuttynose Half Marathon Fastest Half Marathon


  • gmadenise Legend 202 posts since
    Mar 26, 2010
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    10,222. Mar 8, 2012 9:37 AM (in response to Wideguy)
    200+ Pound Club!

    WIDEGUY! So glad to see you back at it--nice job!

     

    You are already at the best local dedication store around, this forum. You'll be back to 5K and more quickly, I have no doubt, with that kind of a restart. I wouldn't be running today if it weren't for you and this group, and I know I wouldn't have lost 100 pounds (finally!) if I hadn't started running.

     

    So glad to see so many people out there doing something positive for themselves. Running, whether you're fast or slow, go long distances or short, can help transform the way you think about yourself and start making other positive changes.





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    January 2010: 252 lbs.

    Started C25K March 2010 @ 235 lbs.

    First half marathon June 2011 @ 170 lbs.

    First Ragnar Relay July 2012 @ 145 lbs.

  • deedubbadoo Amateur 9 posts since
    Jan 24, 2012
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    10,223. Mar 8, 2012 9:53 AM (in response to gmadenise)
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    Finished W9D2 last night, final run of the program tomorrow!  It has been an awesome journey so far and can't wait to push farther.  I've got my first 5K next Saturday out in Vegas for St. Patty's Day, and I can't wait.  The best part is, no matter what I'm setting a personal best!

  • runblissful Amateur 34 posts since
    Sep 17, 2011
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    10,225. Mar 8, 2012 9:48 PM (in response to Wideguy)
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    Hi everyone! I did W3D1 today, and it felt good, hard to start because it is so friged cold here. Well WAY colder than it ever gets in Phoenix

    AZ!

    Thanks I will try out the Greek Yogurt for sure sounds Yummy!

    I am glad that it doesn't matter who fast you are too be a runner because I am so slow that I just barely pass up walkers and thier dogs. lol but I know I will get there.

  • Grandrew Expert 34 posts since
    Mar 6, 2012
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    10,226. Mar 10, 2012 7:27 AM (in response to runblissful)
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    Just finished W1D3 this morning and I am looking forward to my day of rest tomorrow.  My quads started feeling yesterdays leg workout at the gym and my shins started to feel stressed during the last interval.  Any tips on how to avoid shin splints?  I had them once before and would prefer not to do that again.





    Started C25K - 3/6/2012

    Graduated C25K - 6/4/2012

    SNA 5k By the Bay, 5/18/2012 - 29:25

    Gaspee Days 5k, 6/9/2012 - 29:39

  • AwkwardTurtle Amateur 26 posts since
    Oct 6, 2011
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    10,227. Mar 10, 2012 9:08 AM (in response to Grandrew)
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    Shin splints I something I continually battle with. Here are a few things I do:

     

    1. Make sure I have good running form

    2. Check the mileage on my shoes. It's probably time to replace them

    3. Stop increasing mileage until I can handle what I'm currently doing. I had bad shin splints during c25k and got them again when I increased my pace. Basically, take it slow and you will be able to beat em; or at least I did ;)

     

    Good luck and keep at it!

     

    Bill

  • Myloe Rookie 3 posts since
    Mar 10, 2012
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    10,228. Mar 10, 2012 1:12 PM (in response to Wideguy)
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    Hi. My name is Myloe and I only just got interested in walking.  I am about 287 pounds and 39 years old.  I have struggled with my weight since adolescence when my growth spirts stopped and my eating habits didn't.  I have gotten it down to about 180 just before and just after the birth of my only child in 1999.  In 2006, I was diagnosed with Lupus and many other physical and emotional problems.  I had to quit work and go on total disability in July 2007.  I have been putting on weight ever since, some as a result of medication, some because of depression, and some for lack of almost any activity outside of the house.

     

    I am really scared about joining this.  I know I need to walk and this system will help me.  And I am trying to find out about our local walk/run club but I am afraid I would be seen as an embarrassing beginner.  But I think it would help me if I had real life people to walk with.  It makes me nervous to put myself out there.

  • Ogr44 Legend 316 posts since
    May 24, 2008
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    10,229. Mar 10, 2012 2:29 PM (in response to Myloe)
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    Don't be scared of this forum we've all started from differnent levels of fitness and have different goals.  the good folks here are full of support and understanding.  I am a dedicated wogger  (walk, jog, run) and am on my 4th year of semi-regular waddling.  Just start moving and next thing you know you've gone around the block, then down the street, next thing you know your signing up for a local race...I've never finished last but I've come real close a couple of times..

     

    Welcome to the forum and Happy trails.





    races in 2013 - Always trying to keep moving

    31 Dec 2012: Fairfax 4 miler: 49:34

    10 Feb 2013 Run your heart 2013 35:30

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