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Haiku chain game

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Hi everyone,  This is a fun writing game I play at the poetry board I'm an administrator at. Haiku poems are three lines of 5, 7 and 5 syllables (in case anyone hasn't written them before). Start with the third line of the previous post and write the fina...

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Run like the dickens, Weaving through the defenders, Control it, and SHOOT!


Events.. Swim Bike Run

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Ok all multisport racers... What's on your calendar of events for the coming year? It's never to early to start planning your races and events. Never to early to start organizing your training schedule or creating a nutrition plan. I myself have registered...

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My first event is August in Michigan:  olympic distance:  can't wait !!  now I'm saving up for my 1st bike!  I have a road bike, but I need a Tri bike.  Really looking forward to trying something new.  I love to swim :-P @archie, have you tried looking...



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My wife of ten years has decided that calling me obese hasn't made any difference, she has offered me cash incestive to lose the belly. I have till the end of January to make a noticable change. Any advice greatly received! 

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I'm trying the cardio but it may take a while as the heart rate is hitting 199. Is it worth changing food for the whey shakes, are they good or only for specialist stuff? Excess protein is converted and stored as fat just like excess of any other food...


Your favourite player.

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Who is your idol?

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Derrick Rose! The is no one quite like him.  I also like Jonas Valanciunas from Toronto Raptors. He is origanally from Lithuania and I have seem him develop since he was 16. He won MVP in Eurochampionchip U-16, MVP in U-18 two years later. Moreover, he h...


Burpees build mental toughness and more

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Burpees You love ‘em or you hate ‘em. Lets face it unless you are really demented they mostly suck – but why. From a physiology stand point it is damn near the most work you can do using your body weight. You full body weight goes all the way to the floor...

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Great read. i have to use burpees to get on to my feet fast when surfing so they are a great exercise for surfers and use just about every muscle in the body. Thanks Loretta. Pleased you enjoyed the article :)


Anyone having Sync problems with Forerunner 110 with Expr...

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For about 2-3 weeks my Garmin 110 will not sync using the Garmin express app on Mac but will intermittently sync with 'old version' connect. I've performed a manual reset of my 110 (a few times) and re-installed the express app but still no joy. Anyone e...

Why do you love YOGA?

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Feel free to share your thoughts :)

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It is the most complete form of exercise & if done regularly will tone and strengthen the entire body, while providing flexibility. Can't get much better than that :)


Just 3 words

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Choose just 3 words to describe how exercise makes you feel... Exercise makes me feel: Sense of achievement

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New to the W.A.V.A Age Grading Tribe? Start here!

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

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Ach, that's fine, I'm aiming for sub-20. ;) No idea if that's realistic, but my PB is currently 22:21 and that's on 75km total running in a decade.  I'll start with sub-22, though... :)


How Do You Monitor Your Current Years Mileage vs Previous...

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interested to hear whether and how people monitor current year vs previous year whether it's distance, number of runs or time related. year on year, I try to increase my annual mileage and each year it's gets harder and harder, so that know I have to almos...

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I started using Fitbit, and I have been using TS, I have tried map my run or map my walk before, but the TS app is my favorite.


Has anyone done a double lap before?

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Thinking of doing a douple lap for charity next year. Has anyone done this before? If so, can you just join the next available wave?     

Why do you Run Trails

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I'm coming back to the sport I love and one thing that has made this such an enjoyable journey is access to great trails around where I live. I may stumble onto historical sites that are not listed, or just see deer in all seasons. Plus, there is so many...

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Away from other people and pollution. Plus the scenery is much more pleasant compared to running along a road. 


Can Shivering Help Burn Fat?

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this is really interesting and I wanted to share that with you: ******************************************************************** Would you ever put these three together in an equation? Feeling Cold + Shivering = Reducing White Adipose Tissue To unde...

New to the TRI Everything Tribe? Start here!

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

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My name is Archie, and Tri's are on my bucket list real soon! Very excited


row vs. paddle

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I kayak and that is usually considered paddling.. Can I log my kayak paddle miles for this challenge?

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Shelonova, the aim of this challenge is to get people trying to improve themselves and beat their last years total distances in various sports, so, as creator, flexibility is allowed. if you know what your Paddling and Rowing total combined is, then try and...


Excercises To Prevent Shin Splints

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I don't have much of a problem with these myself, but the exercises are also very good for strengthening the ankles & feet.

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Nice!  I hope it helps a lot.


Best Way To Lose Weight Running

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Running at a medium pace primarily targets fat cells for energy; therefore, people say it is the “fat burning zone” and is the best way to lose weight running. Although all of this is true it is only half the story. The Other Half of the Story Ex...

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Thanks for posting! I know through my own way, that running fast (the whole way, intervall etc.) helps better to lose weight, than running slow!


World Records....just a few interesting thoughts :D

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Longest Wall Sit World Record set by Dr. Thienna Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is no stranger to setting world records. She is the current Guinness World Records' holder for the most sumo squats in on...

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The reply box is back, hurrah :))     :D Ehhh mine comes and goes but no worries I refresh a few times and it's back :D


Concept 2 Cross-Team Challenge (CTC)

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I have created a Guide to the Concept 2 Cross-Team Challenge, more conveniently referred to as the CTC.  It would be great if members of this Indoor Rowing tribe took part. Although there are only two week's remaining of the April challenge, earlier today I...

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Thanks to  @stormwatcher, @johannp and Paul B, we have three folk in the second boat.  We just need two more to get it floated. @rebr @candidab - you both participated for TS last month.  Would you be interested in trying this month's session? http://trib...