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The Truth About Alcohol

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Mixing, mingling and making merry this holiday wouldn’t be the same without alcohol. But for those of us with an agenda to neutralize weight gain, adding alcohol to the equation makes this a tough one to balance. Here’s why: Alcohol is the second most pote...

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I am not really against drinking but alcohol is under recreational drug category not food category. So pls keep that in mind! It's under nutrition, fitness and wellbeing and the article doesn't advocate alcohol nor drinking. 


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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Here is next months challenge for those that are going to compete. The Sub 7 300m Sandwich. 1k - 300m - 300m - 300m - 300m - 1k / 2 minutes rest between each rep. Standing start for the first rep, the following reps as you like. Record the time for the 3200m, n...


Can someone tell me how to do this challenge?

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If I do 30 continuous days of plank then how does the time increases??

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Another option for you would be to go for the full 60 days but on the off days do the previous days time to so you will have a continuous routine.


So do we have to finish at the same time or just take par...

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I try to run with friends where I can but sometimes they are faster than me and other times the other way around?  Is it the training and entering that is important or the running together part?

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Yep: idea is to make it fun. If there is a few of you separation might happen, but you can still hit complete just by encouraging your friends to participate.


Six Pack?

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I am being stupid either way but.... someone said they got a six pack from this workout. Is that from just doing this workout for seven days!? If so that is insane because I NEVER thought it was that easy (obviously under the circumstances of each individua...

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Agree with ANdy, either that or they already had one before they started :))


Strength training vs cardio for fat loss / muscle gain - ...

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So many differing arguments I am totally confused, looking for some Tribesport opinions

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If u try to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time, u will achieve just mediocre results. As Daniel ponted, they're opposite goals. Take one step at a time. Switches the focus of your training throughout the year,and achieves the maximum results in each...


What Happens Once I Complete the Challenge?

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Hopefully you will feel refreshed and have enjoyed the challenge. Part of the mindfulness challenge is to create the opportunity to take control of your life and exercise. You reassess your goals at the end of 4 weeks and decide your way forward. You...

How Long is this Challenge for?

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Length of challenge and why: 1. Challenge is for four weeks or a month, whichever is the longer 2. It is for a month because it is a gentle way to begin the habit of mindful walking in your life

Batterie / Chargeur Pour ASUS X53S

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Nous fournissons la plus haute qualité batterie pour ordinateur portable ASUS X53S, Cette batterie est certifie 100% pour tre installe dans un ordinateur ASUS X53S. Les produits que nous vous proposons sont d'une qualit industrielles. Ils ont une capacit et...

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What are you reading at the moment?

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I've just worked my way through Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers Of London and Moon Over Soho.  Fantastic books both, good story line, well written and extremely entertaining! I'm on Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist - a complete change.  Very dark.

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House Rules by Jodi Picoult. :) Good? 


New to the lose weight Tribe? Start here!

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

Weight Loss Challenges

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There's a new Weight Loss challenge in town and 2 of my girlfriends have decided they wanted to join. It's a 3 person team and they have asked me to join. Against my better judgement I agreed. I have done the same thing to myself everytime when I know I...

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Don't forget the importance of cycling your routine. If you usually steady state cardio then stop it and do nothing but HIIT for 4 weeks or vice versa. It's a simpe thing but you must NOT do what you normally do. This usually yields great results. Than...


For how long? I notice the requirement of once a week, b...

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Hi there! Its for 4 weeks to begin with. For some reason part of the challenge was not published - I will try and add the other stuff as its important! So 4 weeks, at least once per week. Then re-evaluate your goals at the end of 4 weeks.


What to eat?

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Just wondering what other parkrunners eat for breakfast and at what time they eat it.  I tend to have a bowl of cereal and milk between 7.00 and 7.30am.

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Usually wheat toast with butter and a banana about 45 minutes to 1 hour before I get to my run site :)


The Truth About Protein Powders

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Answering 5 Common Questions if you work out frequently and diet wisely, you are probably already familiar with one of the most utilized supplements—protein powder! Protein powder has been around since the fifties and has gone through many evolutions ove...

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useful read! thanks..


Can you describe the exercise?

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I am not sure how to do this exercise. @alis1

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Sorry Loretta, I know you tagged me but I didn't get the notice. For doing weighted MC you just need to add some weight to your torso. It can be a backpack or plate. It shouldn't wobble to have to secure the weight in some way. Weighted vest is good but not...



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Interested to hear from anybody who has run this race or contemplated running it and didn't. Organisation, Travel, Temperature, Friendliness, Toughness, Time etc anything and everything welcome. Websites say only so much, nothing beats info from those tha...

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Hey Kevin! Sorry I have not replied sooner. I only noticed this today on the home page under "New Discussions". Does anyone else have problems getting notifications? Anyway, back to the topic at hand... First, it should be noted that I ran this in 2010 w...


World Erg Challenge 2015

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The Concept 2 World Erg Challenge runs from March 15th to April 15th.  The aim is to row as many metres as you can for your chosen team.  Tribesports will have a team, so let's see how many metres we can accumulate.  In the Virtual Team Challenge back in Ja...

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This is no April Fool: Current progress: 270,661 / 264,326m So we're already ahead, and just past the half-way point.  Amazing! Special shout out to Ben who has already contributed over 100,000m to the team!


For All The HIIT Lovers - 3 Things to Know Before Doing HIIT

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I have started doing some HITT sessions on an Indoor Rowing machine in the gym. 30sec on 30sec off and it only takes 3 strokes to get to full speed so no time wasted. But just remember to use proper technique while using the rower for HITT or you will injur...


Do you make time for recovery? (Recover Better To Run Fa...

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Recover Better To Run Faster Runners love to talk about their training. Epic long runs, tough hill sessions and killer track workouts are all very exciting, and they make for good stories even years after they’ve been completed. Reliving every lung...