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Running whilst pregnant

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Anybody had any issues whilst running?  I've only run a few times since being pregnant.  a 5k - felt fine, then a 7k - also fine.  Then I did a 10k and afterwards, I had some spotting.  I had been beasting the gym that week so put it down to that and the ru...

Reward day?

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My friend Paul gives himself a reward day once a week where he treats himself to a hamburger and 2 beers. Anyone else do this and is this a good idea?

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I think it's ok as long as you carry on with a "clean diet" for the rest of the week It helps relieve the stress of cravings and the frustration of restrictive diets but also try not to indulge THAT much  I also noticed that as time goes by you tend to cr...

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Post your strength goals for 2014 here!

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Writing down your goals makes it more likely you will achieve them.  So why not commit your 2014 strength training aims and goals to the TS community and find support and encouragement throughout the year as you pursue them.

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wow, you guys have some pwetty lofty goals, i'm new to exercising started in february of this year, so my goals are kinda simple. 1. jog 30mins without stopping 2. 20 push ups 3. really pick up my swimming game, been slacking since last year. 4. 5 min p...

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Does strength training make you feel happy?

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It makes me feel: Happier Fitter Stronger More relaxed Better posture Better sleep More self confident  Pleased with the self discipline and the results

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i'ld pick strength training over cardio everytime. when you see results it becomes an addiction, lol

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Running plans for Mothers Day ladies?

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I have entered the Mothers Day Classic 8k run in Melbourne, 2 laps of the iconic Tan running track (around the Botanical Gardens) with my 13 year old daughter. Following this we have entered the 8k walk, with my other two daughters, my sister and her two da...

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Reasons to run

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/get-inspired/26960363 Take a read and add your reasons.

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The runner's high I think that pretty much sums it up for me  It's just incredible to be able to run and leap and jump

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What Negativity have you encountered and overcome recently ?

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A tribe with no discussions and no activity is a negative tribe, so let's see if we can conjure up some discussion

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The only negativity I encounter is the odd "blip" in my health. My last chest infection took me out for just about 2 months. BUT, I was due to start 'cutting' anyway and due to poor health and poor appetite, I managed to lose over a stone in weight and an i...

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Yoga to start the day

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A quick google and I found this 6 minute routine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rR_Dgn7zdA) to get the day started. I certainly feel awake and energised. Anyone else got any short routines that help start the day?

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Great videos! Maybe consider turning them into challenges/workouts?

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Travelling Pet Peeves

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What are your biggest pet peeves while travelling? Post them here so we can all laugh together and possibly avoid doing them ourselves in the future!

New to the GRFC Junior Section Tribe? Start here!

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

What are you reading at the moment?

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I've just worked my way through Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers Of London and Moon Over Soho.  Fantastic books both, good story line, well written and extremely entertaining! I'm on Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist - a complete change.  Very dark.

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Following his exit from this scene of time I'm reading Gabriel Garia Marquez's autobiogrpahy "Living to Tell the Tale".

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Introduction to your fellow team members

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TUFTY or TOFFS

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Here I go again.. I said no more team challenges because I´m afraid to not contribute enough.. I´ll do my best, walking      outdoor season is coming :). I guess I´m a TOFFS..

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New to the We are Pescatarian Tribe? Start here!

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

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I always want to be a vegetarian but had failed numerous times.  I come into conclusion that like everything in the life, I need to do it gradually.  I cut down red meats and junk foods.  Why cutting junk foods?  Once, I did become a vegetarian for a while...

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Run The World - where's your stomping ground?

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Share where and why you run - I'm based in London, but have run in New York and Wales in the past couple of years, I think it's a great way to discover new places! Why do you run?

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“ I hail from the beautiful islands of  Trinidad & Tobago, where I began my running back in 2009. Initially, the running was simply a means to improve my fitness level, as I trained in the Martial Arts. As time went along, running gradually became a passion...

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Is 1 cup f green tea and 2 litres of water too much in on...

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Hi I just joined the 1 cup of green tea a day challenge and I would like to do the 2 liters of water a day challenge also. Would this be too much on my body? I don't drink water very often as it is. Thanks! xx

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If you are active, your body will need it (if not more). listen to your body, dont force it, if you feel like you need more, have more but it is no way too much.

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Who will win this Challenge TUFTY or TOFFS? And why?

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Young guns TUFTY - enthusiastic, excitable, get bored easily old dogs TOFFS - experienced, mature, durable

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The team with most members normally doing distance sports will win I think. I normally only do weight/strenght training so this will really be a challenge bringing distance in, but I will include it in my routines somehow. But I´m more like the young guns a...

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Introduce Yourself to your Team Members

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To all challenge takers, please introduce yourselves to your fellow team members, TUFTY or TOFFS, are you a young pup or old dog in the nicest way

Your top 10 songs playlist

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What is your top 10 songs that you listen when you train ? Share your playlist here, you might get inspiration from others or just see what crazy stuff people listen to when they run ! Here is mine : Phenomenal - Admiral T Audacity of Huge - Simian Mobile...

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I found this while looking for new music to add to my playlist. While I'm not sure if I'll use the entire playlist, but there are few songs I like. Let me know what y'all think! :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgY9bD7XgxU

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