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Losing Girls from Middle School to High School How do we ...

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What happenes between middle school and high school that causes us to lose girls from athletics? My son came home to tell me they are down to just seven girls on the xc team in high school. While my running buddy is building a massive team in the middle sch...

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Could you explain why gym casuses girls to drop out of sports? I'm missing the connection. I am as well it seems really ridiculous. The conclusion presented to me states that health/P.E. credits are required for graduation. Girls are putting these of...

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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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That wasn't even an all-out effort for Mike - he too carried on for the 10km. <Good grief!>  I certainly won't be trying any of that nonsense; 7684m at pace will be more than enough for me! and that sensible clarity of thought is why you're skipper!

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Is It Realistic to Achieve an Attractive, Healthy = In Sh...

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I train 3 days or more per week, and it seems like I have little or no gains. I eat healthy, drink plenty of water and do all the right things. I am not sure why some people get in shape so easily. I have been really working at this for about 2 years alt...

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I agree with everyone here. It takes time, and consistant effort. You did not get out of shape over night. I think the biggest challenge for most people is everyone of us would like it to be easy and instant, but it is not. I can say I am not exactly where...

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New to the Getting Fit So I Can Look Better Naked Tribe? ...

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Welcome to the Getting Fit So I Can Look Better Naked Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Getting Fit So I Can Look Better Naked' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not add a ...

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Isn't this on everyones goal list? 

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SLEEP MONITORING APPS - DO THEY HELP TO IMPROVE YOUR SLEE...

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A lot of apps / bands  these days make a big sell on the fact they monitor your sleep patterns.  Interested to know what people use, what they actually monitor and show, and whether they have improved your overall sleep through knowledge ?

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I guess everyone's asleep to answer !!   everyone isl too busy going 1/999999, 2/101010 etc to read and answer questions!  Whats happened to TS :(

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COMMUNAL GROUP TRIBE EVENT FOR CHARITY - SUNDAY 24th AUGU...

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ALL, time for another communal RUN, WALK or HIKE. 14 TS people took part last time, let's beat that this time. Anytime this coming Sunday 24th August, get your other half, boyfriend, partner, kids, relations, animals out for a WALK, RUN or HIKE. Add up you...

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All, a cracking effort by everybody. I make it 12 TS members and 3 partners / family / friends Took part first event was 14 TS members, so as the school report would say 'must do better' next time, not counting friends thanks for taking part. i trial...

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GETKIDSGOING Charity Page - Cold hard cash (lol)

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A number of people have asked for a link to my donations page, so here it is  Any donations to the GETKIDSGOING charity will be gratefully received by both myself and my charity Thank you in advance for your help Kevin :)) http://uk.virginmoneygiving.co...

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That would be utterly awesome and I would love to see and meet you too. Do me a favour, email with your exact location and nearest airport and i will do some homework. No promises yet lol LOL! Your to funny! :)))       Haha... I live do not...

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Speed and distance

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I am just wondering the speed everyone runs and the distances they run them. I am trying to build up my mileage but I find this difficult as my speed is increasing during the runs. I am running at 9 to 10 minutes per mile but only going out for 1 or 2 mil...

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well 8 mins a mile is a massive improvement from 9 - 10 mins per mile!! good on ya.   like others have said - dont compare yourself to others, if your just starting it will just get you down and the whole running experience wont be as enjoyable. Me, i run...

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Interval training on a beach vs interval training on the ...

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I personally prefer interval training when the challenge of the interval comes from the environment I am training in rather than as a self-motivated change - I like using hill interval training on my bike and l like using different terrains which offer more...

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i got bored the 1st time i tried flat, road based intervals. Always use hills or technical parts of a trail for intervals now :-) Agreed on the plowed fields! They are my 2nd most hated running surface....  still a bit behind my 800 metres of narrow trail c...

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Which is your favourite Mantra to get you through 100 Bur...

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  25 Mantras to Get You Through 100 Burpees   Repeat one of these burpees in your head (or out loud!) the next time you do the challenge to help you get through it:   1. I can do this.  2. I’m a rockstar.  3. I can kick these burpees ass!  4. I am...

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The one we always use when we have a tough workout planned, repeaters lots of miles etc. The faster we go the sooner we're done. that's ok for some but wouldn't work for me, not for running, sadly, I would run out of steam.  Same for burpees where it i...

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101 goals in 1001 days

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A couple of year ago I stumbled upon a goalsetting thing that was setting 101 goals and completing them in 1001 days. Recently I have completed my old list and have written my new one that is due for completion in late july 2016.  Has anyone else got one o...

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That is quite a list. I think I may need to do this, if for no other reason to have the sense of accomplishment when nothing else it working. Ironically my son has a list made that he did for his summer goals and he has done everything on it.  WOW!!...

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Walking my dog

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I love hearing my dog when I run it helps me know if she Is in distress or enjoying the run. I love hearing the sound of my breathing and the wind in my ears. I love to run at night so I can take in all the evening sleepy sounds. I wonder what is everyone e...

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I love music to listen to, it really depends on where I am and what I'm working on. Nothing beats the sound of wind in the pines, or water running over the falls and sound of birds on a mountain trail. 

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DO YOU WANT TO DO A VIRTUAL RUN THIS WEEK ? (POST HERE)

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If you have looked at the Run guide and want to do a virtual run with a specific person , then give them a shout here using their @etc address. if you want to give a general shout for a run on a specific day or time, then do it here as well, but you will b...

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A pacy 11.11 km in 01:01:30 in cool Essex. Alex, hope we achieved a virtual run together, are Desi and Mel friends or family? Hi Kevin, we certainly did - the girls and I did 8.62km, logged to the challenge as promised!  Desi and Mel are both grea...

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The 20 Minute Cardio Workout

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Perform the following four exercises in order as prescribed. Complete four total rounds.   MOVE 1Squat Jump: 30 seconds. Rest 15 seconds, then continue to the next move. MOVE 2Bear Crawl:  continue crawling forward quickly for 30 seconds, then rest 15 se...

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Im going to try this   Nice! Let me know how it goes! :D

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Diabetes Nutrition

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My grandmother has Type 2 and recently was put on insulin injections. When she was first diagnosed about a decade ago she watched what she ate and lost a lot of weight. Over the last five years, she followed the "I'm 80 and I'll eat what I want" mentality....

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I know this was posted a long time ago, but my first question would be whether that diet was actually dr approved and provided. Having a grandmother and mom in this boat, it did not take the family long to discover what they heard and what they were told is...

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One ingredient foods

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I just read this and thought I'd share... Do you know what secret ingredient all of these foods [broccoli, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, spinach, apples, blueberries, olive oil, carrots, pumpkins seeds] have in common?  Simple: ALL of these foods have only ON...

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I could not agree more, I think its always a little harder in practice, but I am working on it.

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Your run to work route

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What's your commute route for your run to work?

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Thats a good morning run for sure. We do a year round commuter challenge in MT. My route last year was following the river via the bike path very quiet and no traffic straight to my schools front door. I usually ran with a pack and my lunch. It was a bout 3...

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What does large and in charge mean to you?

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To me, large and in charge, is more than being big and intimidating. It's more of a mindset. There are obvious benefits to being large. And, by large, I mean muscular - not necessarily just being a 6' 4" 300lb monster. But, the in charge thing can be taken...

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That pretty much sums it up. I think some peoples personalities are larger than life.

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Anybody fancy the Concept 2 "Fall Team Challenge"?

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We put together a team, have a profile on the free online logbook and then row as many metres as we can between September 15th and October 15th. More info here http://log.concept2.com/challenge/events/ftc.asp (wfs)

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Some teams are several hundred strong.  Others have members who will row hundreds of thousands of metres for these challenges.  I don't think indoor rowing has yet reached that level of participation/madness here at Tribesports. Anyway, the Tribesports t...

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Need motivation and courage!!

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I am terrible at running. I used to frequent the gym and built up to running for 15 mins at a slow 9km/hour. However I got too busy and had to quit the gym. I just got back from a trip to Croatia - where my partner spent half his time in a conference and so...

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I love this question, because I think that we have all been there at one time or another. Its part of the transformation in the process. Kind of like people who come to me and ask about how to clean their running shoes or when they try them on the first thi...

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