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The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight...

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I read this article on womens health .com Let me know what you all think!!! I sat there for a minute to take it all in haha.          The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose WeightIt doesn't even involve exercise!     "Rise and shine" isn...

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One more chapter, and one more page...   TOTALLY! :)

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New to the Athletics Tribe? Start here!

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

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Hi everyone :) my name is Ashleigh and, while I don't compete in athletics anymore, I still enjoy watching the sport. My mum and I coach 4x100m relays for my old primary school and I absolutely love doing that!

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Why do people (men in particularly) avoid stretching?

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It is something I have noticed among my rowing crew and climbing budies. So many people seem to be proud that they never stretch - as if it is a macho symbol of strength! Since I have persuaded my crew to stretch before and after outings and gym sessions th...

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I love to stretch, but when I'm short on time I avoid it to jump right into a workout. I can feel the difference,  but for some reason I tell myself it is ok. This is something I need to work on as I get back into a strong routine.

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Diets and the brain

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For all yo-yo dieters, but not only: http://www.ted.com/talks/sandra_aamodt_why_dieting_doesn_t_usually_work

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I think she makes some good points, and there are a lot of people who may find what she has to say beneficial.

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12 Minute movie: The Runners

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http://aeon.co/film/what-deep-thoughts-do-you-have-during-a-run/

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That's a really interesting documentary. I truly enjoyed it. Thank you for sharing Peter.

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Inch Loss Tribees!! Any progress reports?

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Hi all, I've not been hugely active on TS for a while due to sickness in the family and a back problem, so I've not been checking in anywhere that intently. Has anyone got any updates surrounding their own inch loss goals?  

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Hi there Inch Loss Tribees @mamatthejjb@vanessaandphil@sempera@babygirl93086@sarajan Oops! My measurements have gone the wrong way.  This is what holidays and all you can eat breakfast buffets do for you :(

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Foot Health

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Obviously we have a lot of runners with different attributes whether it be speed, distance, road or trail.....I just wondered what foot health is like in general.  I have found that since I took up running 3 years ago I seem to have one toe with a constant...

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Sounds like some kind of friction effect...maybe foot moving in shoe due to poor fit.  I would try putting some strapping round area of foot to see if this reduces/stops it.

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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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I'M GOING TO WIN! I may cry, I may whine, but I will conquer this! 

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Monique's Squat challenge Log

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So I did my first 25 squats June 4,2013... I knew that it as going to be difficult, I am a little dizzy but I did it! =)...... of course with a couple of seconds in between.

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Well I tried this first time today...2.5klm treadmill and 500 squats in an hour...sore ass tomorrow!

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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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Exactly mate =)  

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What will you do after you complete this challenge?

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I am in the last week of this challenge, and I have seen great results! I wanted to do it to become stronger when running up hills since I live in an area where you cannot run a mile without one, and it has worked.  I want to be able to keep that up. I was...

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I plan on following my 30 day challenges with another 30 day challenge or two. It's always worth it to continue to spread your wings once you've learned to fly. Don't give up on squats just because you completed the challenge. Incorporate them into your nex...

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HEALTHY EATING TIP 4

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Healthy eating tip 4: Fill up on colorful fruits and vegetables Fruits and vegetables are the foundation of a healthy diet. They are low in calories and nutrient dense, which means they are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Try to e...

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They also provide your body with natural sugars, which is preferred to additive processed sugars in large amounts that you would get from most snack foods.

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"Roll-Up" feature for Daily Challenge Updates

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It would be great if the home page would "roll up" routine challenge updates the same way it groups together into one post when a member has completed multiple challenges or followed additional members. It would be preferable to the long list of posts as me...

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That would be pretty helpful, especially if you have a lot of users that you follow. I think the iPhone app still needs work on it in general. I am not so pleased with it

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How cooking can change your life by Michael Pollan (video...

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Having watched this clip, I immediately put Michael Pollan's book on my wish list. The title could also have been "what happens when you let corporations cook for us". Other memorable quotes are: "Cooking will become as quaint as quilt making" "Eat...

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I liked it, especially his point about eating whatever you want as long as you cook it yourself/ I think that argument has merit for a few different reaasons.

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A Burpee Variation Workout

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Looking for a workout idea?  This drill will test your fitness and mental toughness like never before The first time you heard the word "burpee" you probably laughed—until you actually tried the exercise. The burpee, which entails going from a squat to a...

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It's all about the burpee love in here!!!  :) I knew you'd be interested Robyn :))

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Are You Obsessed With Yoga?

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Are you a real yogini?   http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/addicted-to-yoga?cm_mmc=Newsletter-_-1784606-_-07292014-_-13SignsYoureObsessedwithYoga_Block2Image

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You almost make that sound like a bad thing!  :P

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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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thanks guys I agree. This is why I love this forum, for the most part it is upbeat, positive and supportive. 

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If I knew then what I know now, what would I have done di...

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At last years Leeds Abbey Dash 10k I felt I underestimated the impact this event would have on me. I thought I would just do one 10k and that would be it, but yet here I am registered and raring to run again... 'Just when I thought I was out, they pull me b...

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I would, and will, strive to motivate my team as I run. There are a lot of good causes out there. I suggest that everyone choose a cause, and go support it.

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Weekend Plans

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So here comes another weekend... Are you challengers all ready for some facebook free time? What have you got planned? Shared ideas may give others something to do too.

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Sleeping in and Drinking Heavily. I'm joking, I've got early morning routines to do and a diet to maintain. Good Luck to everyone on their respective journies, message me if you need anything.

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For a long life, your waistline should be half your height

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• Scientists at City University London say waistline should be half your height • New report shows people adding inches on the waists could die early • A 30-year-old man standing at 5ft 10in with a 56in waist could lose 20.2 years The key to living longe...

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Thank you Loretta. I'm like Kevin, I should live forever.

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