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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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Alternating is important Justeene and you will find as you go faster/are more fatigued that it's harder to maintain a 5 stroke ratio. If you never want to swim fast the 5 stroke breath is fine, but it you do want to swim fast or faster listen to your coach...

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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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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...

Swimming

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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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Add your answerI count my laps.  One length is 25m, so 4 lengths is 100m.  As long as you don't loose count, it's pretty easy.

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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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we are lucky to have 2 in ipswich (one at opposite ends of the town). one is a 2 lap mainly grass/mud track undulating run, and the other is an out and back course with a slight incline on the way out and a slight decline on the return, also mainly on grass...

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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...

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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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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Is it possible to create an album in TS ?

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I can find the "add album" option in tribes, but not in my own profile.. I don't know if I am not sure about where to find it or is that option is not available yet?

@rshaver I have a question/suggestion

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Do you think for this challenge each day that people do it they should give something to be thankful for. I just thought it would be a pretty cool idea and it would get people to chat more in the challenges rather than just putting 1/30 ...2/30 ect. :))) ju...

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Done!  :)

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Trying to figure this out...LOL

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So, I recently learned about Tibata, and have some experience with HIIT.  I have been researching all morning, so I want to make sure I understand what I am reading. Tibata is an 8 set of 20/on 10/rest workout.  From what I am reading, and no one has reall...

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Usualy it's 8 rounds of the same exercise for a total of 4 minutes. But I often do some workouts who goes like you said four exercices, for 2 rounds with different group of exercises and I call those "tabata style" my way of countournig the problem loll

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Any kind of push-ups allowed or only normal push-ups??

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Roomi, there is no continuity or daily requirement on this, so I would saym give your shoulder some rest and stop push ups, then you can come back after and finish. i have done the same thing because of my ankle and have gone back to doing dome modified kn...

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Anyone else's challenge list page playing up?

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Not a wish for a feature but couldn't think of a better place to ask this. Is anyone else having an issue on their challenge list page? I'm scrolling down, searching through my list and can't find certain challenges and others will be listed more than once...

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It's 6pm now and maybe it's sorted itself out, but my challenge page is behaving ok, i only have 6 pages now, so find selecting a 100 brings them all back in one go :))

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Ready For A Fall LSD ??

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It's Fall time here in Michigan, and all the leaves on the trees are beautiful:  reds, oranges, and yellows.  Most weekends the Tribers around here get out and do a Long Slow Distance.  Have fun and be safe!  I will be out there myself :-)

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I wouldn't have thought it, but fall is now my favorite time of year to run. I am enjoying everything about it so.

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