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Side Planks?

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Are you counting side planks in the timed exercises? If so, by doing 1 minute on each side, does that count as 1 minute or 2 minutes?

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Yes they count and yes 1 minute each side would be 2 minutes total :D 

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Do you have a substitute for the jumping jacks?

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I had me ACL replaced in Jan, and have been god awful with pt, as a result my knee has a tendency to buckle or slip from lack of strength when I do jumping jacks. So untill I can get that strngth back, they are beyond me. I would like to take this chalenge...

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I once did a challenge that allowed for the movement of jumping jacks without the jumping, done quickly it is still a workout (although not quite as intense) without the jarring. Basically step through the movements quickly. ie step left and move left arm u...

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How can you ever touch rim at 5'4

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with a ladder ;) I would say improving your vertical is a good thing, but jumping to the rim probably very unlikely

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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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Wow, my first week, over two years ago, how exciting.  I remember how elated I was when I first got here.  :)  It's still good, but you're right, we need that loving feeling back.

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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...

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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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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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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...

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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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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 . 

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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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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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My local park run is in Centralpark, Chelmsford, a single lap on Tarmac and some grass, modified if too slippery and muddy. To be honest I have never done it, but it is nearly 2 years old and well established. a great excuse for a weekend away to new pastu...

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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. 

20140929023129-babygirl93086

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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