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  • Thank you. If or when the time comes...
  • Keeping your conversational pace, try three or four times a week. The goal is to get fitter and have that conversational pace get faster naturally. AS you progress, you'll add distance at the same perceived effort. You run longer and faster without knowing it.
  • "I think of guys playing pro basketball. Once a hard fought game is over, do they line up and march in place to cool down? Most all just WALK back to the locker room. Same with pro football or just about any pro sport. And these are professional athletes so it would make sense for their million dollar bodies to do things…
  • Do you find it(running) uncomfortable, constraining, difficult?
  • Some good news, The Atlantic City marathon organizers have deferred my entry to October 2022 due to my condition. This gives me 2021 for treatment and recovery and 2022 to train and run. It remains to be seen what kind of running I'll be able to do while in treatment and recovery.
  • Seems my marathon does not want to happen. Covid postpones the original October 2020 date and a cancer diagnosis throws a wrench into training and plans for the restart in October 2021. The good news, it's probably curable, the bad news it may require a colostomy, and the radiation and chemo therapy are going to make…
  • OK this does not want to happen. Covid postpones the original October 2020 date and a cancer diagnosis throws a wrench into training and plans for the restart in October 2021. The good news, it's probably curable, the bad news it may require a colostomy, and the radiation and chemo therapy are going to make training…
  • Freshman year High School, Cross Country, fall season, no water until after showers. Sophomore year, water breaks became mandatory during the workout. Along the same lines, I saw a "right and wrong" way to stretch flier at a local gym. Wouldn't you know each and every "wrong way" was the way I was taught in High School.…
  • Finished the 175 miles (Saturday 12/12) two weeks early. yay me. Now to find something else to keep me on the road thought he winter.
  • That first marathon, scheduled for October 2020 is now allegedly on for October 2021. We shall see. Deferred my entry to next year instead of doing it "virtual". Did the 175 mile, October to Christmas, run virtual from the G.W. Bridge to the Delaware/NJ line. Finished two weeks early. yay.
  • 38? I've got socks that old. ;-). Ran my first half marathon at 61, still running, at 65, planning on my first marathon in October 2021, was supposed to be 2020, but, you know. Right now just finishing up a 175 virtual "race", G.W. Bridge to Cape May, NJ. 9 miles to go and have til Christmas. If it feels good, do it. You…
  • November done and now 140 miles to Cape May (84 of 206, 80% of the way there). 35 miles to go and 25 days to do it. Looking good. Keep on, keeping on.
  • And thus ends November. 13 days on the road, 59.91 (let's call it 60) miles covered. Succeeded at the 50 miles in November challenge. Starting to get my average mile split to under 12 minutes. YTD miles= 423.27 taking January, February and September off. Starting to get cold, we'll see how things progress through he winter…
  • I suggest that you compare the price of a good treadmill to the monthly cost of a gym near you. You may be surprised by the time it takes to repay to cost of the treadmill. Good ones are expensive, less expensive ones aren't worth it.
  • If you still "hate every step of my (your) runs" after completing Cto5K three weeks ago, perhaps it's time to just go back to biking once that broken arm has healed. Shouldn't be too much longer, no? Life is too short to do something you hate every step of. Take some walks and once that arm heals, go back to what you enjoy.
  • You keep increasing weight until you can't lift the additional weight the assigned number of reps (failure). You then go back, in my case, three increments, and start again. Progress until failure, go back three and progress until failure...
  • With October gone, I am 63.61 miles into my 175 mile run (36.3%) from the George Washington Bridge to Cape May. 63 miles for my first month back ain't too shabby. Just about on schedule to make Cape may by Christmas.
  • How long did it take for your last pair shoes to wear out and hurt you? Mark your calendar to get a new pair that far from when you bought your current pair. If you significantly increase/decrease your walking adjust accordingly.
  • With October gone, I am 63.61 miles into my 175 mile run (36.3%) from the George Washington Bridge to Cape May. 63 miles for my first month back ain't too shabby. Just about on schedule to make Cape may by Christmas. just trying to keep up until a Marathon schedule kick in for October 2021. Can you change the title to…
  • Run in the rain. Sweat/rain just getting wet. I'll dry off after the shower.
  • To be blunt, what I do, or what anyone else does, is not relevant to you. Your schedule and mileage is personal to you, your goals and your current conditioning. If you'd like to compare yourself with others, enter a race. That having been said, I run three/four days a week, three to five miles per run, at a pace at which…
  • So, started back up after taking too much time off after the marathon was postponed. Last week was spend on my brothers sail boat sailing the Chesapeake Bay. Yesterday 3.11 miles. I'm now 1.8% into my virtual race from the G.W. Bridge to Cape May NJ, 162 of 170 placement in "Palisades Park". It's a start. Eyes set on the…
  • So, started back up after taking too much time off after the marathon was postponed. Last week was spend on my brothers sail boat sailing the Chesapeake Bay. Yesterday 3.11 miles. I'm now 1.8% into my virtual race from the G.W. Bridge to Cape May NJ, 162 of 170 placement in "Palisades Park". It's a start.
  • A Marathon in June in Texas sounds hot. (Not in the Paris Hilton way) Good luck.
  • OK, so I need a push to get restarted, Signed up for a virtual race(run). The Routes 1-9 George Washington Bridge to Cape May Ferry, October 1 through December 25, 175 miles total, or about 60 miles a month. Just slacked off since my Marathon was postponed and needed to get going again. Sailing with my brother next week so…
  • OK, so I need a push to get restarted, Signed up for a virtual race(run). The Routes 1-9 George Washington Bridge to Cape May Ferry, October 1 through December 25, 175 miles total, or about 60 miles a month. Just slacked off since my Marathon was postponed and needed to get going again. Sailing with my brother next week so…
  • Looking at a Woolworth double in a neighboring town Memorial Day (end of May). We'll see. I have deferred my registration for the Atlantic City Marathon to next october.
  • Then you need to want to do what is necessary to break the range in which you find yourself. Until you want to do that, you're happy where you are.
  • You might have found your "happy" weight. That weight where you just want to be. That weight where you feel good enough, can eat what you like to be happy, exercise enough to be happy. It's just the weight where you want to be. To be lighter, you'd just have to work too hard and that is just not "happy" for you. If you get…
  • So I took a week off after hearing my Marathon was cancelled. Back on the road yesterday for 3.17 miles easy. Hot, humid and ugly. Got the miles in but it was not pretty not fast.