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My Third Half Marathon I am beginning to train for my third half marathon -- in April. For the past two, I've used...
Julie K. Feb 14 2007 6:39pm Oh, and Matt -- thanks -- I think I really am looking to "just finish." I suppose there is...
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Start walking to train for a long fund-raiser walking event I am looking to find out the best training methods to be able to walk in a 30+ mile two-day...
C.L. R. Jul 20 2007 11:01am Curious how your walking event went. Did you make it happen? 30 miles is a very long way but if...
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Back in the game So I've been saying I want to play tennis for the past few years, and haven't found the time,...

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Training time is coming soon One of these days, work will slow down some, and I'll have more time to run. So, if you, or anyone...

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Looking for advice on rehabbing a separated shoulder I separated my shoulder in a bike crash back in mid October. It is a level one separation, so no...
Svenn B. Dec 30 2010 12:43am Hey, to all that have this shoulder sepparation,  Doesn't it surprise you that there is not a...
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Basic Swim Drills All of these basic drills allow you to exaggerate freestyle movements and focus on muscle control...

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Looking for a Tennis Practice Wall in Slovakia Dear Well-mates: You may be interested in what it takes to exercise in far away...

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Carbohydrate Loading Have you ever seen video footage of people crawling across finish lines of marathons or...

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Required time is 3:30 I've run two marathons. My first marathon (Canadian International in Toronto Canada), I completed...
robr2001 Jan 27 2007 10:07am Running a marathon is very satisfying for me. Obviously, the training provides benefits: Keeps...
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When I started to run I hated running! So, why did I start? My friends dared me to complete a marathon with less than...
robr2001 Jan 27 2007 9:56am I rarely have back pain from running. This is what I do to mitigate pain and injury. 1. Stretch...
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Join a Club! One of the best ways to get into bike racing is to join a local USA Cycling affiliated club. Many...

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Swim with Fog City Masters! I love this program! The workouts are challenging and fun. http://www.pacificmasters.org/fog/

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Open Water Techniques Open Water Techniques and Tips By Greg Chatham for Front of the Pack Triathlon Store Warm water...
Bryan K. Sep 19 2007 9:46pm Greg, thanks for the tip and swim advice at the store earlier today. Good thing I didn't buy the...
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So it begins... I'm trying to eat right in order to start training for a half marathon coming up in a couple of...
David B. Jan 28 2007 8:45pm Hi Nick, I second Angie's comments about Clyde! I took an athletic nutrition class from him back...
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Gradual progression of mileage... I've had the interesting experience recently of receiving calls from a few prospective marathoners...

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Knocking out your first 26.2 miles. There are a myriad of approaches/philosophies/training plans one can employ in gearing up for your...

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If a handful of challenged high schoolers can run 26.2,... Last year, I did press coverage for the 49th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival. One...

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Triathlon training There are four triathlon distances: sprint, international, half ironman, and ironman. The...

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Drill Advocate While I have not done much cycling here in Evanston, Illinois, the Northwestern campus has an...
Billy O. Apr 28 2008 12:21pm Ananda, I've gone the TI as well. These days I always start off with an EZ-free swim of some...
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Eating At Night One of the more interesting theories I have heard is the eating-after-a-certain-time theory. In...
Jane N. Feb 20 2007 10:17am Well, I think that carbs get a really bad rap. If your caloric intake meets your caloric output...
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