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Tips for Healthy Eating and Exercising When Working Shifts

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Tips for Healthy Eating and Exercising When Working Shifts When you’re working a shift schedule, your eating and exercise habits can suffer.  People who work shifts sometimes skip meals, eat irregularly, eat unhealthy food, and may find it hard to keep up...

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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an interesting documentary, whilst I may sometimes put the world to rights or solve / sort my own thoughts / challenges/ problems out, that is normally internal to me and my mind. i guess you dont know how you would react unless you are actually in that po...

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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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One black toenail which has become a typical runners badge of honour, otherwise no more than an occasional blister. I always have fitted insoles into any new trainers and use Hilly mono socks for HM distances which does the job for me

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Self-Motivation VS. Rest-Period

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I am a Soldier, and we do Physical Readiness Training five days a week. If the boss cancels PT, what should I do? Do I go ahead and get a few extra ZZZ's? Do I get up and work out on my own? I think it would be best if I worked out on my own, but I want to...

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Listen to your body, the answer could be either depending on how it feels on any given day. i assume you don't get many days off either

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New to the Sports Nutrition Tribe? Start here!

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

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Hi Everyone ~ I am new to this but am looking to get fit and change some bad habits.  My biggest opstacle is I am hypoglygemic and have acid reflux.  So getting through a work out can be challenging. 

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Will this count?

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I have took 2 early morning challenges, one is this the other is early morning gym session. If I run to the gym early in the morning do a work out will it count as me doing both challenges or not?

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seems like a good idea to me! rack em up!!

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Best foods for pre-race fuel?

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I'm thinking I will eat a light breakfast about 1.5-2 hours before the race. It will include a banana, toast with peanut butter and maybe an energy bar. Washed down with some gatorade. Looking for any and all suggestions on what has worked for you going in...

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Herbalife Prepare! Always a great choice, and a safe pre-workout that can be used before a cardio session.

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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. It's true thought, isn't it.  Not only do you know exaclty what's in it, I am sure that it...

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Anybody have any tips about numb feet?

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So when I run (onger than for 30 minutes) my legs have a tendency to fall asleep while I run. I do stretch before and after and I always warm up.

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I have known this to happen in feet when laces are too tight. But there may a nerve issue here. I would consult a dr.

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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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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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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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Modified Push-Ups?

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I can only do Modified push-ups at the moment are those allowed for this challenge?

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I think so, I'm gonna try to jump in again, I need to get my body back & it's been 6 months since I worked out daily. I think my body will not be too happy with me, but I'm not too happy with it right now either lol

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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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