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Update September 30, 2014

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Havent been on here in about 4 months it looks like. My bad. How is everyone's 2014 going? A lot has been going on. Moved from Texas to North Carolina. Got a job waitressing. Thats been a tremendous help. On my feet 7 hours a day. Weight has been slow bu...

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Welcome back Tami and welldone on getting the job and the weight loss =D



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Is this is a one day challenge?

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The creator of the challenge says no time frame.  Not sure I'd want to do it for more than a week though.


Problem with teams

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It appears that some of us have joined a team that was already taken, although that wasn't obvious. How do we get to join a team? @gerryf and @aijuciiic and I would like to do this challenge. If sow one could let me know what to do please

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Sorted it now but thanks :-)


What About the Negative People in your life

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My son runs cross country. He has been on varsity since he was a froshman. In fact he has lettered in all his atheletic pursuits in school thus far. And yet I still have people in my family who find they have to mention everything he is doing wrong in his t...

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My daughter's soccer coach is a lot like this. My wife gets so frustrated! he can back up what he teaches. My daughter is a goalie, and even she admits to us that she can play better. Criticism though never seems easy!  I get it when its a coach, there...


"Challenges Created" Link

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I have created several Challenges, and I know that some of them are getting some good participation from the number of notifications that I get. Most of them are consecutive challenges, and more beginner level. I like to create challenges for my own persona...

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Yes I would love to be able to recommend a challenge to all my users, rather than just 20 at once which takes ages :) This was less about recommending challenges but more about being able to send a hello, how are you, motivational message to all your...


Reactions to going barefoot

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This discussion is for sharing the different reactions you get from people when they see that you are not wearing shoes.

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Plenty of foot haters out there, and usually when challenged at a retail establishment the real reason is just've run into a person that believes strongly that nobody should be barefoot in public. I am always barefoot, and I take it to the top...


New to the Barefoot Living Tribe? Start here!

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Welcome to the Barefoot Living Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Barefoot Living' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not add a quick post here to introduce yourself to your ...

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Hi everybody, just found this Tribe. Great to be home!


Standard duathlon v Olympic triathlon.( 5km run v 1,500m...

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I did the Dingle standarde duathlon last weekend. I was exhausted at the end. Thinking back I'm wondering that running 5km in the beginning takes much more out of you in a duathlon than swimming 1.500meters in a triathlon. I may not have been that tired I r...

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It doesnt matter what distance it is, or whether its a duathlon or triathlon, or whether its ITU or XTERRA its all about knowing your race pace and running your own race.  If you go off too fast you will suffer later and its sounds like you know that yo...


Updated Relay guidelines

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 Tech team should reset running logs tomorrow on relat: totals showed up in error. Please hold all runs till 7 p.m tomorrow night, which is Oct. 1 GMT. Have fun: run like the wind !!  

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Should read " relay".


Protein or carbs?

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I'm soooo confused! Is it better to eat just protein or just carbs or a mix of a bit of both to lose weight (and maintain weight loss)?

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Ohh, I'll try that.  Not heard of that before :-/ its from Lindt chocolates its swiss. It can be found in most stores. 


Auto Logging Mishaps!!

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 Errors are happening on auto log for relay: We will get corrected! Challenge will officially start Oct. 1st.

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Just so I am up to speed how are we logging milage? 


Team names are going up!

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Team names are going up tomorrow ! Most of the teams are full, but 2 team names are up for grabs: " Alive & Kicking"' , and " Endorphin Chasers". If you need any help, let me know @archieh

Be Careful about your Body

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356 Days with no single day a rest?? I don't know what the goal of this challenge but just to remind who logged in here that our muscles are not engines, Muscle soreness May peak minimum 48 hours after the exercises so 2 days will be needed for recovery and...

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Yes Monica, I second that. 


Core Training Science!

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Let me know how helpful you guys find this. I think he seems legitimate and he makes some good points. Watch the Video Here. 

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How often should your work your abs? The usual hype about ABS! They are just a small few of the the core muscles.....  (he says indirect ab training ffs! the other muscles are more important and there are many more of them) Abdominals: Rectus abdominais...


What demotivates you?

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We all know a few good motivational stories and sayings but, surely it's just as important to recognise and avaoid anything that is going to reduce or take away you motivation. What are the pitfalls you have come across?

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I can relate to almost every post. I think for me the biggest one was a injury that took me out of any sort of exercise, for nearly a year. I am still trying to get a routine down, which is very hard with two jobs and 60+ hours of work a week. It gets prett...


Wanting to take this challenge but I am wondering how I a...

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Thanks to all for the suggestions. Will definitely start with a few of them and probably modify as I learn more. My plan is to take almost all of these suggestions and use them and see what works for me. Never been a log kind of guy but I am going to give i...


The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight...

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I read this article on womens health .com Let me know what you all think!!! I sat there for a minute to take it all in haha.          The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose WeightIt doesn't even involve exercise!     "Rise and shine" isn...

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so people who live in the Arctic circle who don't see sunlight for months in the winter start putting on weight? No wonder a high       proportion of folks up there get depressed!


What is your favorite home workout??

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Hey guys, there may be lot of workouts we love in gym. But how about your fav workouts which can be done without going to gym??

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Skipping ould be so fun! If I could get over the embaressment of being seen ;) I might need to start an underground night skippers tribe. :)