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Forum: Exercise
05-20-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,608
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: 6,608
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: 6,608
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: 6,608
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: 6,608
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.
04-28-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,108
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: 805
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: 6,608
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.
04-21-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,339
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: 1,012
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: 6,608
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: 6,608
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...
04-17-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,108
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: 17,020
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: 25,470
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: 21,247
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: 2,366
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...
04-03-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,812
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: 21,247
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: 21,247
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
03-29-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 68,353
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: 10,549
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: 21,247
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: 21,247
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: 2,562
Posted By skypilot77

New Balance does have widths.

New Balance does have widths.
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