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Anyone participating in any runs this weekend?

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Hey Slenderall, how did the the Princess HM go?

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Slenderella61 - my friend just completed the princess HM - her first she LOVED it! you will have a blast.

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That is WAY kewl SLENDERELLA61! Hope you enjoy it emoticon

My wife and I were talking about taking a disney vacation and I said WOOHOO I could run the HM while we were there emoticon She didn't like that idea, LOL.

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I'm running the Disney Princess HM two weeks from today!!

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That is emoticon March & April are always busy months here for runs.

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I am seriously thinking about a 10k I'm March 1

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Me too! I have a 5k March 29th.

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Not this month but next month. March 30 5K. I hope it warms up by then!

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How is everyone doing? Anyone have a race coming up soon (within this month)?

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I want to change my running strategy, but the trails and roads have been too icy to run with any kind of speed.

Along the same thing, how do you all train for a HM? How early before the race do you start building up? Does anyone have a good schedule?

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Trying to get my speed up. Doing some interval training along with my regular running schedule.

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My motivation has been terrible. I'm trying to get back on track.

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I have spent the last 3 weeks too sick to run. My immediate goal is to get back out there and just start running again. I have a running camp beginning at the end of the month. So I hope to be back to my old form by then. I hope to PR the 5k at the end of the camp with a time under 24:50. Will find a half marathon to train for in the fall .....

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Are you changing your running strategy this year? How?


As for me, I learned last year about nasal breathing. I don't have a problem doing it on my training days or on the treadmill, but I can't seem to do it on race day. At least I couldn't do it for 5k races. So this year I will be trying to do that. I believe I will be ok on my first 1/2 marathon Feb. 2nd. I won't feel the pressure of running fast like I do on a 5k.

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I agree! It is also a beautiful day here too!

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Beautiful day for a run



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Beautiful day for a run



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Feeling good!

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Lately it's been so-so. Lots of stress in our lives right now.

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Mostly happy.


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Happy

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On a typical day, how happy do you feel?


Very happy
Happy
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For Me..... emoticon

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Mornings or it is likely not going to happen

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My schedule is all over the place, so I try to fit it in between everything else.

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What is the best time of the day for you to do your workout exercises???



For Me...mornings. That way it is out of the way and I can get on with the rest of my day. It gets me up and active.


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Solo.

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group long runs, but most solo

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Usually solo


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Both

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Both

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Buddy for sure, it gets me going because I have committed to someone besides myself. (must be something behind this) Keeps me uplifted to be able to see a friend

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Do you like to workout with a Buddy or Go Solo??


For Me....I like to work out at home(more privacy) but enjoy going for walks and working out with DH when he is available to do so.


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All plus have the husband cook it! emoticon

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All of them

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I incorporate all of them.

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I agree herbs and spices, sometimes not cooking. Roasting and grilling bring out the best flavors to me.

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What's the best way to enhance the flavor of healthy foods?


Adding ingredients like herbs, spices, soy sauce or salt
Buying high-quality ingredients to being with (fresh, local, organic, etc.)
Using the best cooking method to lock flavor in the food (broiling, grilling, etc.)
Including some healthy fat to help carry the flavor
Other (please tell us below)



For me....it's buying fresh foods and than adding herbs and spices.



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Acupuncture - I have a friend that swears by it.

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I'm really interested in trying acupuncture!

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I love a good massage but I've never tried the others......would be interested in something new. Not sure which.

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we have an absolutely wonderful sports massage therapist in our town. he's expensive, but very helpful. my daughter is a great relaxation massage therapist, and my shoulders/SCMs/traps/ love her attention, but he can fix me when my glute muscles are acting up. Sometimes I do chiropractor. have done biofeedback. enjoy meditation and should get back in that habit....

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Love a good massage

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I do chiropractic and massage.

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Which alternative health treatment would you most like to try?

Accupuncture
Meditation
Reflexology
Chiropractic
Hypnosis
Massage therapy
Biofeedback
Something else not listed here
None of the above



For me.....Massage therapy

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yes

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Definitely


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YES!

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for sure!!

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Yes, it's true in my family

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Yes and no.


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Do you believe that pets improve our health?

Yes, it's true for me
Yes, I've seen it happen to others
No, but I still love pets!
No, but I'm not an animal person


For Me....I certainly think so....I'd love to have another pet!

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Certain foods I buy specific brands (coffee)
I try to by whole foods (eg steel cut oats instead of instant oatmeal)
Feeding 2 marathoners and 3 growing kids on a budget is tough - especially when we try to have a vegetable based diet.

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I buy brands for quality. Very often noname brands are as good a quality as brand.
I use less of quality products.
I use coupons for items that are on my list - otherwise I leave extra coupons in the ladies washroom (spread them out on the baby change table for easy viewing) for anyone who wants them.
I buy bulk and sales too.
Trying to stay within a budget means shopping wisely using many different tactics.


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I concentrate on getting healthy, quality food. If I can get that on sale or in bulk, I try to stretch my food budget that way

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I am a list shopper and I purchase monthly except for fresh veggies and certain other items. So when I shop I look for the best deals, bulk purchases, and sales. Coupons not so much, but if there is one for something I use anyway, I will clip it.

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Brands but hope to find them on sale.

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WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU WHEN GROCERY SHOPPING???



Brands - I only buy certain ones
Coupons - They dictate what I buy
Deals & Sales - I base my meals around bargains
Something else not listed here - please share


For Me....We try and buy when there are good deals and sales. We still look for quality food at a reasonable price.


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