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  1. Fitness and Weight Management
    <p>I'd love to connect with the other folks who are working out - running, yoga, weights, walking, whatnot - and weigh over 200lbs. I am 5'8, currently 217lbs. I have been around this weight - above and below - for my entire adult life. I would like to get to a place where I am under 200 and...
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    <p><em>Is anyone interested joining me</em>?  </p> <p> </p> <p>I've been doing a daily yoga practice for 2 straight months after years of feeling like I should, and I would love to have some extra support to keep going!</p> <p> </p> <p><em>So, here's what to do:</em></p> <p> </p> <p>A. Dedicate...
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    <p>nevermind, it's because I'm a narcissist.  :) </p>
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    <p id="user_yui_3_7_3_1_1357061774987_813">~~~~~~~~~~~~<span id="user_yui_3_4_1_1_1343915026696_2272"><img alt="jog.gif" id="user_yui_3_4_1_1_1343915026696_2271" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/jog.gif" style="">~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span></p> <p...
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    <p>Here we go again!   Let's do it!!!</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>2/1  -  105 minutes total including stretching and cool down - 90 minutes solid trail running</p> <p>2/2  -  30 minute walking</p> <p>2/3  -  110 minutes total.   90 minutes solid running almost 11 miles. Gotta be able to eat wings...
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    <p style="margin-bottom:1em;line-height:1.5em;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Arial;font-size:12px;">When I first started taking yoga classes and workshops I would meet people who had been practicing 5, 10, 15 years. At the time I wondered, "Will I still be practicing in 10 years?" I really...
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    <p style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-size:12px;line-height:1.5em;margin-bottom:1em;">You should train the way Kenyans do if you want to be a faster runner or have more endurance while running. Kenyan runners begin their training with a slow run for one third of the total running time. You have to...
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    <div>Morbid obesity is actually being termed a great outbreak from the health and fitness local community. In fact, it will rapidly really do the major cause of preventable loss of life in the us, also before tobacco use. Morbid obesity brings about form a couple diabetes, substantial body...
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    <p>Hi everyone, looking for some thoughts/advice; sorry for the long winded post but i felt i needed to include it all <img alt="wink1.gif" id="user_yui_3_7_3_1_1359086271275_3419" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif"></p> <p>i have always been a pretty fit/active person...
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    <p>I just quit smoking after about 10 months of having started smoking again. I'm 10 days nicotine free and ran a mile last night for the first time in almost 2 years! I was shocked at my lung capacity! A week ago, I had a constant cough from smoking. The cough is gone. I'm so happy that I'm...
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    Does anyone have any recommendations for websites, groups, blogs, magazines, etc that focus on being an active family. I'm not looking for weight loss or schedued runs for me or such, but more inspiration for doing sporty stuff with kids. We're biking, hiking, skiing, kayaking types and I know...
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    <p>When running, is it best to breath in through the nose?  If so, why?  What's the physiological advantage to it?</p> <p> </p> <p>My son, 13 1/2 years old, is trying to get his 1 mile down to 7min 30seconds, and his taekwondo instructor is training him on a treadmill.  She insists on in...
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    <p>Happy New Year!!!! </p> <p> </p> <p>What are your work out goals for January?  For the year?  Post on this thread.  It helps me to stay accountable when I write it down.</p> <p> </p> <p>I saw a picture posted on Running.com that showed two runners in the snow with the caption  - "Summer Body...
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    <p id="user_yui_3_7_3_1_1357061774987_813">~~~~~~~~~~~~<span id="user_yui_3_4_1_1_1343915026696_2272"><img alt="jog.gif" id="user_yui_3_4_1_1_1343915026696_2271" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/jog.gif" style="">~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span></p> <p...
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    I don't normally post things promoting a company, haven't even taken the time to post a review, so I hope this is OK. Look at my history, and you'll see I've been around a while. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif"> I just had...
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    <p>I'm having trouble with really tight lower legs (calves and the muscle in the front/inside of my leg). It's starting to really affect the first 2 miles of my runs. I went to a massage therapist at the end of Nov right before I ran a half marathon. That helped for the half but I haven't seen...
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    <p>12/1-55 minute trail run</p> <p>12-100 minutes in the gym  stairs and stretching</p> <p> </p> <p>155 total</p>
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    <p>December Thread!!!</p> <p> </p> <p><span id="user_yui_3_7_3_1_1354476296879_1332"><img alt="energy.gif" id="user_yui_3_7_3_1_1354476296879_1331" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/energy.gif"></span></p>
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    <p>I was overweight to start before I found out I was pregnant (which happened to be on Christmas day by the way!).</p> <p>I ended up gaining 50 lbs over my pregnancy....my precious baby girl was born and I started wearing her as soon as I was healed up after a week or two. That's when I...
  20. Fitness and Weight Management
    <p>Getting closer to pigging out on Thanksgiving Turkey and Christmas Cookies</p> <p> </p> <p>I'm in again!</p> <p> </p> <p>11/1 - 60 minute walk with girlfriends</p> <p>11/2 - 80 minutes weights and walking</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>140 total</p>
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