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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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Insanity, hands down I love it Me too!  


Pants Rise & Muscle Psuedo Love Handles

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Even when I'm at my leanest most jeans give me false love handles made of muscle. So I tried going larger at the waist but when I get to the point that the handles are gone the waistline looks terrible and I have to pull up on the loose waistline all the ti...

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Gotta post some pics bro:)


Cycling shoes?

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Could someone please enlighten me on why cyclists wear particular shoes? I've heard something about energy return...or something like that. Thanks!

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Stiif soles is the main ingredient on a cycling shoe. Power (force x revolution) is lost through the foot if the sole of the shoe bends. Therefore, cycling in a running shoe will always lose power that can be applied through the pedals because the foot wi...


Do You Retire Your Running Shoes

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I have a closet full of running shoes as does my son. He makes the comment he has retired certian shoes. Working in my shoe shop I hear stories of old running shoes. So I thought I would ask what do all of you do with the shoes that you no longer run in?

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I only held onto my Race Spikes that I accomplished things in Cross Country & track from HS and College.....and that all began in 1990- that tells you how long a held onto mine.  But training shoes....usually get pretty funky after a while and h...


3 Evening Habits For Weight Loss

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This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness. When you're trying to lose weight, it can seem like there's a never-ending barrage of temptation as you go about your day. And it doesn't stop when you get home—even...

New to the Indoor Gravel Trainers Tribe? Start here!

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

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Dry weather has returned! Back outdoors, at least for the next four or five days.


Maria K. Weight Loss Diary

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Well, I just started yesterday and my starting weight is 189lbs :S I am 5'3" and my goal weight is 120-125lbs. I started yesterday by cutting sugar out of my diet (except for the little bit in my coffee creamer for my one cup in the morning) and I started...

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I am so sorry I haven't updated this! It's been really slow progress..had some illness, then kids had things that needed my attention, and just a ton of junk piled up and before I knew it, I'd lost all time for me! I'm back now and ready to get over this sl...


Do you remember your first week in Tribesports?

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Do you remember when you first signed up?  When I first signed up I was having a ball.  I was rapidly moving through the ranks, collecting badges, and meeting many great athletes.  I worked really hard, and became creative at starting challenges.  I need to...

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Yes, early Aug 2012 and I wondered why I hadn't joined when it first came out (becuase I had seen the invites) - it was great - everyone kept their own logs and didnt just put numbers up every day   


Book Recommendations

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Hello! I'm new to 'The Book Club' and was looking for a book recommendation thread but couldn't find one, so thought I'd start one myself :) I've just finished reading Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World' which I would recommend to anyone who loves books abo...

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I recently read a beautiful boy, I think everyone raising children now should read it. Its talks about a fathers 10 year journey through drug addiction with his son. One Way Uphill Only is the perfect read for anyone that likes an underdog story or who has...


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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Monica your son must be doing something right if he is being criticized.   Here is a good one from the other day below.  I love how a person who is so out of shape would say this to me.  I was out walking my dog and was asked what I was doing running s...


Best tyres for snow

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Hoping for snow this winter - particularly as we literally had none here at all last winter. My current fast tread tyres on my mtb will not be good enough for snow and I'm not willing to spend money for a fat bike for such an occasion (although I've been t...

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Depends on the conditions. I've even made two sets with almst 400 Stainless Steel screews per tire for traction on ice. Anything knobby with lower pressure will work ok on some snow, but really there is such a wide spread difference between conditions tha...



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I was just curious on how everyone logs swimming. How do you now how many km's or miles youve swam? Is it the feet of the pool or do you all use some kind of device? :D Was interested because I'm thinking of joining this gym that has a pool...all it really...

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Some pools are 20 metres, some 25 metres and some 50 metres long. check length of your pool first and then work out how many lengths equal a KM and a mile. For 25 metre pools, 1 km equals 40 lengths. Countings ok, some posh watches do it for you, wish they...


Breathing every 3 or 5?

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I'm having swimming lessons to learn how to front crawl properly. Now as you will all know it's the breathing that is my biggest problem. My instructor has been teaching me to do explosive breathing and to breathe every 3rd stroke. I have been practicing on...

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I usually breath every 3 strokes. But  I think for triathlon training one of the drills is to breath every 3,5,7and 9 strokes.  I'm no expert but for open water swimming maybe it is an advantage . 


To train or not to train when you are sick? What do you do?

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  Under the weather? Taking a break from training is the best medicine   Unfortunately, at some point in time we are all struck down with some sort of sickness, from colds, flu, stomach bugs etc, but should we be avoiding our gym workouts while sick? Pe...

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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From the long long list so many choices to make with my full proof plan. 


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 cor...


Have you been able to be a helping hand with your fitness...

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All around us are hurting people:  It could be emotionally, physically, spiritually, mentally:  you name it.  As athletes we have an opportunity to encourage someone else with our fitness. Encourage someone you meet today. Wave at those you run by.  Support...

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I could not agree more. I always smile, wave, give a greeting etc when I am out on the run. I was stunned last week by how many people did not respond or even gave me "looks" or flat out ignored me. However, I was raised to wave and acknowledge people so I...



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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.  yea mate =)