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Forum: Exercise 05-20-2010, 01:20 AM
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Posted By skypilot77
That is wonderful to hear. Great work. Getting...

That is wonderful to hear. Great work. Getting off of the t-mill and on to the road is always liberating.
Forum: Exercise 05-20-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
Wow! At 6000' elevation -- that is great. You are...

Wow! At 6000' elevation -- that is great. You are picking up the Kenyan training techniques. Those are good long run times at that elevation.

And with the race in mid-june now is a good time to...
Forum: Exercise 05-17-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
Ran a 5K (3.1M) yesterday. 24:29 for a 7:54...

Ran a 5K (3.1M) yesterday.

24:29 for a 7:54 pace. 83/292 or 28%

Times are coming down.


Keep up the good work c25K runners!
Forum: Exercise 05-03-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
Yah, I'm a racing freaK! :D It is actually...

Yah, I'm a racing freaK! :D

It is actually part of motivational strategy.

I ran a 10K yesteday. I reasonably expected to finish at about 52:30. I ended up finishing at 59:50!

I was bummed...
Forum: Exercise 04-30-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
Good job doowack! Keep it up and you'll cruise on...

Good job doowack! Keep it up and you'll cruise on the 5K. Then with a race under your belt you'll be hooked.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-28-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,770
Posted By skypilot77
Home of the best band in history. And we're...

Home of the best band in history.

And we're not talking Gerry and the Pacemakers

:D
Forum: Exercise 04-26-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By skypilot77
I have trained for, run, and completed 8...

I have trained for, run, and completed 8 marathons. There is nothing like the feeling of completing the 26.2.

Depending on the day you are having on the course that last 10K can be the greatest or...
Forum: Exercise 04-26-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
Ran a 5K race yesterday with a time of 23:44. ...

Ran a 5K race yesterday with a time of 23:44.

The combination of losing weight and continued training is paying off.

That is certainly my best time since I was about 39 years old.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-21-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,983
Posted By skypilot77
If you have a house that is flooded with water...

If you have a house that is flooded with water you can't just pump the water out of one room --- even though the pump is set up in one room.

As the pump works to remove the water the water level...
Forum: Exercise 04-19-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By skypilot77
When I became a re-converted runner — after about...

When I became a re-converted runner — after about 5 years off — I took it real slow.

I used to run 1200 to 1500 miles a year. It was real humbling coming back 1 mile at a time. But that is what I...
Forum: Exercise 04-19-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
RBS -- good work on the hills. There is great...

RBS -- good work on the hills. There is great payoff doing the hills.

Being on a business trip may mean a few days off. The truth is that a few days off actually does the body good. I just think...
Forum: Exercise 04-19-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By skypilot77
I ran a 5 mile race today on the shoreline in...

I ran a 5 mile race today on the shoreline in Rhode Island. Time - 42:25 or 8:29/mile

I finished 72 of 151.

I had a real good recovery week after the half-marathon last Sunday.

Now on to a...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-17-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,770
Posted By skypilot77
Let's Go Storm! :D

Let's Go Storm! :D
Forum: Food talk 04-15-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,924
Posted By skypilot77
Personally, I think a protien shake for breakfast...

Personally, I think a protien shake for breakfast is a great idea because that is what I do. :D

As I read the other suggestions -- they all sound great but are too carbohydrate rich for me....
Forum: Exercise 04-15-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,018
Posted By skypilot77
Cool Running is a great site. And the C25K...

Cool Running is a great site. And the C25K program seems to be real good. I read about a lot of success on their message board with this program. I do not know if you have gone to their message board...
Forum: Exercise 04-12-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,533
Posted By skypilot77
Completed a half marathon today. 1:59:50. Just...

Completed a half marathon today. 1:59:50. Just broke the 2 hour mark.
Forum: Exercise 04-09-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By skypilot77
The rule with running for a safe increase is 10%...

The rule with running for a safe increase is 10% (according to distance). If I ran 10 miles total this week, I should not do more than 11 next.

I suspect that the 10% rule is a safe bet with...
Forum: Success Stories 04-03-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,066
Posted By skypilot77
The Story continues

I do not want to claim success but I think a mileage marker has been met.

I use a weekly average of my weight to gauge where I am. Today I hit minus 40 pounds.

40 pounds loss in 46 weeks.
...
Forum: Exercise 04-02-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,533
Posted By skypilot77
Props to you for being able to run on trails. I...

Props to you for being able to run on trails. I do not even like to run on the grass. Just last summer I was on a sidewalk and passed a couple taking up the width of the walkway, and ran onto the cut...
Forum: Exercise 03-31-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,533
Posted By skypilot77
Got a 10 mile training run in today in...

Got a 10 mile training run in today in preparation for a half marathon on 11 Apr.

I feel real good
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-29-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 40,459
Posted By skypilot77
01gt4.6 your original post is spot on. Human...

01gt4.6 your original post is spot on.

Human nature is selfish. We like things our way, with minimal effort, and no mental anguish. Each day -- in all areas of life -- we battle to overcome these...
Forum: Exercise 03-26-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By skypilot77
Everything I have ever read says that the calorie...

Everything I have ever read says that the calorie burn from walking is the same as running.

If you need an incline then find a hill to walk up and down.
Forum: Exercise 03-25-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,533
Posted By skypilot77
My suggestion would be take more time off. Each...

My suggestion would be take more time off. Each runner/athlete has to learn to listen to their body. Sometimes the hurt is just soreness and you can train through soreness. But real pain should not...
Forum: Exercise 03-22-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,533
Posted By skypilot77
Ran the half marathon in 2:04:42 The course...

Ran the half marathon in 2:04:42

The course had a hill at mile 12 --- boo!

Next race another half marathon on April 11.
Forum: Exercise 03-22-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,978
Posted By skypilot77
New Balance does have widths.

New Balance does have widths.
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