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Where's your local parkrun?

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Where's your local parkrun? How many laps is your course? What is the terrain?

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Mine's Northampton.   It is about a lap and a half and all on a nice path and very flat.  Has been great for knocking time of my PB.  Next month one starts in the town where I live (Daventry) so at least I won't always need to get up at 6:30 to get the bus...

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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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Tribesports, shall triumph Pick your challenges every day From the long, long list

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Does caffiene effect your blood sugar?

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http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/blood-sugar/AN01804  

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I have eliminated caffeine as well. I do feel better. Its amazing some of the things I was going through that I had not attributed to caffeine. I think at first, depending on the level you are consuming there may be some side effects. The result of a detox...

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HEALTHY EATING TIP 2

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Healthy eating tip 2: Moderation is key People often think of healthy eating as an all or nothing proposition, but a key foundation for any healthy diet is moderation. But what is moderation? How much is a moderate amount? That really depends on you and yo...

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Excellent points indeed. 

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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 really enjoy running with this kind of music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASj81daun5Q  

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The Cold is coming....The Cold is coming!!!!

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What are you ways of keeping fit in the winter months?     There are plenty of ways to be active in fall and winter, even if the weather turns cold. You can stay in shape and have fun while you're at it. Here are some ideas:   Indoors Go for walks at...

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This is my most enjoyable time of year to train.  The worse the conditions the more of a challenge it was.  It was not uncommon to see me running in -20f degree weather or 35 F and raining.  The most important thing was to wear base layers correct...

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Having issues with logs

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Is anyone else having issues with their logs on here. I was curious to see what my numbers are in certian areas. My totals are no where near accurate. I  have been entering everything manually and seperately am I missing something. 

Never considered dumbell curls as % of bodyweight, but no...

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As I'm older (over 60) I've lost plenty of cartilage and I increase reps and sets rather than weight. I'm curling a dumbel that is 43.3% my body weight, but to keep it productive doing 20 reps per set at least three sets three times per week. Just curious...

Chicken Gizzards

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So, my best friend just brought me over some chicken gizzards. They're pretty awesome! Anyone else had these before? Suggestions for them?

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  Prions are fascinating! I remember being very frustrated as an undergrad that there wasn't more research on them. CWD hasn't been shown to transfer to people last I checked, we more just avoid those deer as a precaution. I think after I t...

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Is general yoga or general streching considered in time e...

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Sorry no. It is superman, plank, bridge, wall squats,.....but I guess I can say this if you would do the tree pose for example and do 1 miniute on each. leg I'll let that go but no generak stretching and such does that make sense? lol 

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Distance?

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Does "distance" including walking?

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Distance is everything: Walking, cycling, swimming, rowing, running. ect. 

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New to the Tomorrow Transformers Tribe? Start here!

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

Any distance minimum on this challenge.

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Shaking my head....it's like learning to walk again Kevin, but we all have one goal here on this forum it seems...we all want to better ourselves and I'm so excited to be apart of a community of like minded people.....

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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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Thank you Loretta, looks like I was on the right track with the carbs, now to work on my protein.

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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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I love running trails because I can do it with my dogs who are perfect company on a run. trails get me away from work, away from people, away from responsibility, those few hours in open, empty countryside with just the hounds alongside me are a real an...

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Interesting article about how we squat

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http://themovementfix.com/the-best-kept-secret-why-people-have-to-squat-differently/

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Interesting, this does not really suprise me though. I think for me it is still a matter of correct overall form. I do squats wide and narrow, single leg etc.  Anatomy plays a huge roll in this, is the really deep squat an absolutely necessary function of l...

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Goal Setting

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Having goals seems to be one of the keya to success in making a healthier lifestyle change.  Two books I'm reading right now are "Working Out Sucks (and Why It Doesn't Have To)" by Chuck Runyon and "The Spark" by Chris Downie.  A balance between nutrition a...

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I agree with your article completely.  I find that goals are the backbones of our lives, without them we would just exist without meaning.  I find writing your short term goals and long term goals down where you can see them everyday and mark your progress...

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Wich Garmin you have?

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Forerunner 220 love love it. I would not use anything else, well unless it was another Garmin ;)

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