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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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Frozen earth defrosts Trees and flowers limber up; Blossoms will abound

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Best Way To Lose Weight Running

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Running at a medium pace primarily targets fat cells for energy; therefore, people say it is the “fat burning zone” and is the best way to lose weight running. Although all of this is true it is only half the story. The Other Half of the Story Ex...

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Great article and I agree, but a lot of people forget that you still burn calories far after the workout. For example you may only burn 500 in the example above, but you still are getting the benefit far beyond the 500 originally burned if you are being co...

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What to eat before and after a workout...this is what I f...

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  If you workout in the morning… “You need to eat within 30 minutes of waking up so you can jump-start your metabolism.” Try having a few bites of oatmeal or half a banana—having something is your system is better than nothing. If you workout in the aftern...

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Good information! Thank you! :D

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New to the Night Runners Tribe? Start here!

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

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Hello all! Following the Night Runners because I generally run in dark during the week! Dark here around 7pm, and get up every Weekdday AM @ 4 to do T25 workouts.....Night and Cold weather running is all new to me, so I am constantly browsing the net for g...

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Why do you Run Trails

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I'm coming back to the sport I love and one thing that has made this such an enjoyable journey is access to great trails around where I live. I may stumble onto historical sites that are not listed, or just see deer in all seasons. Plus, there is so many...

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Photo please

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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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Yup second fastest TS rower in this challenge although Ben isn't far behind you. I'm sure your time will give him plenty of motivation for his next attempt! The challenges are addictive - have you seen what next month's will be yet? Ben created a workout fo...

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Skipping in the dark

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Ok, maybe not completely dark, but a bit of residual light. Anybody tried this? When you consider much of skipping is about rhythm, it's surprising how much more difficult dim-skipping is.

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Either fun or painful.  :) Thought of that as well :(  either way, just waiting for an opportunity to try

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Method to my Madness

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I'm trying to maximize the effort in my training and taking a more scientific aproach to returning to racing. I'm taking everything I learned from my coaches and will be trying to formulate the best way to return. I'm breaking down my training into segment...

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I agree, this type of training is as you said a consitant part of ay training plan. I use it, although I will have to admit it has been a while for repeaters on the track. My training buddy who is a 14 time marathoner and my sons coach has incorporate...

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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...

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Don't worry we know that and we are not fasting and things like that! We only talking about evening snaking when you eat in front of the tv by habits not cause you are hungry. Of course if I'm realy hungry I eat whatever the time of the day or if I brush...

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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...

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All good advice. I learned the hard way a couple years back about pushing too hard.  I know, it's really hard for me as well to pull back and rest.  I almost fell of a treadmill when I blacked out. And yes there are days I still have to remember t...

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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 think I may have to retire the sauconeys soon. Looks like more shoe shopping in my future.

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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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  I thought of this question when I went to my part time job on Friday. I have to wear slacks there, due to a no rivet policy. Anyway, I was wearing a pair my sis gave me they are perfect for me but the raise is so high it actually fits on my rib...

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Deskersise?

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Does anyone know of simple stretches you can do while sitting at your desk? A little workout to do every day to stop you getting stiff and get you out of that horrid 'desk slump' posture?

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That's interesting exercises.  I'll try them at work.  Thanks for sharing :-))

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Running vs bi-polar

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I've just watched this short clip on the BBC website. Where drugs and most therapies didn't help this guy live with his bi-polar, running did. How long until exercise will start to be 'prescribed' for mental health issues??? Watch the short video here ht...

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I'm glad this discussion is helping getting your more info and in contact with people-in-the-know to talk with.  Good luck with the studies Amber, and hope everything you learn helps your son. Thank you so much!!! I'm a little nervous about going bac...

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Money Focused

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So this has been bugging me more and more. It was a neat idea to start their own clothing line, but the fact that when you type in tribesports.com automatically sends you to the shopping page is a bit much. Now I constantly get a pop up from them for a 15%...

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Oh yeah it could definitly be worse (like those popups that play music/sound and get you in trouble at work!). And as I said, its a free site so I get that they need to make money. I just hope it stays at this level and doesn't completely change focus like...

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Indoor Rowing Championships

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Indoor rowing championships can be a lot of fun (and pain) and are a great way to meet like-minded individuals.  A short time ago I created a challenge to enter such an event: http://tribesports.com/challenges/enter-an-indoor-rowing-championship?s=1 I am...

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Added a date for the Euro Open Indoor Rowing Championships to be held in Amsterdam.

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Your top 10 songs playlist

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What is your top 10 songs that you listen when you train ? Share your playlist here, you might get inspiration from others or just see what crazy stuff people listen to when they run ! Here is mine : Phenomenal - Admiral T Audacity of Huge - Simian Mobile...

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I like to mix it up 1. Run - Pink Floyd 2.Chandelier - SIA 3. I won't back down - Tom Petty 4. Blow me ( One last kiss) - Pink 5. Here I go again - Whitesnake 6. Tennis - Lorde 7. Sweet home Alabama - Lynard Skinard 8. Take a chance on me - ABBA 9...

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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...

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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!  

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