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  1. Thread: February Fun

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    Easy? Um, no ... :p What's the old saying? "It...

    Easy? Um, no ... :p What's the old saying? "It never gets easier, you just get faster."

    I will say it feels easier in some ways than last year, certainly easier mentally, but that's because I felt...
  2. Thanks. Man, I'm tempted ... need to think on it...

    Thanks. Man, I'm tempted ... need to think on it a bit ...
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    Shootingstar, glad you're starting to feel better...

    Shootingstar, glad you're starting to feel better and that you can take the time you need. Sounds like you've got a great team behind you.
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    Yay! (C'mon weather, cooperate!)

    Yay! (C'mon weather, cooperate!)
  5. Thread: February Fun

    by OakLeaf
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    RnR, that sounds wonderful! Emily, glad...

    RnR, that sounds wonderful!

    Emily, glad you're starting to feel better. That's just miserable when a relatively minor illness drags on and on. And yeah, it seems to me that the thing about...
  6. How long are the cranks? And, are they R700...

    How long are the cranks? And, are they R700 brifters, pre-adjustable full size Ultegra, or adjustable Ultegra?
  7. I've been reading a lot lately that says that...

    I've been reading a lot lately that says that once a cramp starts, you can stop it by taking something very sour, like vinegar or pickle juice. They're not sure how it works, but the thinking is that...
  8. Well if you go to corporate, they don't mention...

    Well if you go to corporate, they don't mention any kind of relationship between the companies. Honestly, the bras don't look that much alike to me - the Panache bra covers higher on the upper ribs;...
  9. When I get nighttime cramps it's almost always...

    When I get nighttime cramps it's almost always because I'm low on magnesium in relation to calcium. Cramps during exertion are more likely to be overuse (muscle imbalance) related, both IME and from...
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    OTOH, I've been doing a teensy bit of poking...

    OTOH, I've been doing a teensy bit of poking around, and with the huge caveat that I haven't even bothered to investigate how rigorous the studies or the journals might be, I've run across several...
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    Keep healing ... Will your PT come to your...

    Keep healing ...

    Will your PT come to your house, or do you have to get to their office? Hope you didn't get too much snow!
  12. Thread: February Fun

    by OakLeaf
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    Another big Sunday - ride the hybrid to the yoga...

    Another big Sunday - ride the hybrid to the yoga studio and park there, do my run, aerial yoga class, ride home. Aerial is such a great complement to running, between the upper body strength and the...
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    Just off the top of my head, and with no idea how...

    Just off the top of my head, and with no idea how you're eating now, are you sure you're getting enough fat? You might try adding a tablespoon of Udo's Choice at breakfast and see what happens ...
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    I realized in class today (which wasn't very...

    I realized in class today (which wasn't very mindful, but as hard as I tried my head kept coming back here :rolleyes:) - anyway, I realized that what I was trying to say was that it's all about the...
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    It certainly is a full time job ... but a...

    It certainly is a full time job ... but a temporary one!

    You're so dedicated, this will fly by.
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    Mine are in this enormous art deco dresser that...

    Mine are in this enormous art deco dresser that was the first piece of furniture I ever bought. Running stuff in the top drawer, cycling stuff in one side cabinet, event T-shirts in the other side...
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    Home is good. Thanks for the update - keep...

    Home is good. Thanks for the update - keep healing!
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    See though, if they're just this asana, that...

    See though, if they're just this asana, that asana, are you ever learning anything? There are years of intricacies in a sun salutation, and again, there's just no way you can do one in good alignment...
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    +1 If she's got research to back it up, she...

    +1

    If she's got research to back it up, she should be happy to share. Otherwise ... it just sounds really, really wrong to me.

    FWIW, I've read recently that endurance athletes shouldn't go full...
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    As far as the popularity of yoga among devotees...

    As far as the popularity of yoga among devotees of other sports, I think there are a lot of reasons. The physical/injury prevention/performance enhancing type reasons I mentioned are some of it. But...
  21. So what's wrong with cornering like a roadie? :D...

    So what's wrong with cornering like a roadie? :D Do mountain bikers weight the inside leg the way motorcyclists do?
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    ! What I said about good teachers, I guess. I...

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    What I said about good teachers, I guess. I can't remember exactly how long after I started yoga that I was successfully doing side crow and wall handstand, but I know for sure that it was in my...
  23. Thread: Neuroma's ugh

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    Heal up fast, Sky!

    Heal up fast, Sky!
  24. Thread: February Fun

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    Yep, heading to Boston one more time. I'm still...

    Yep, heading to Boston one more time. I'm still chasing that goal time I missed this year!

    Had another good workout today. Run happy might be a corporate slogan but I can do it without wearing any...
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    Yay! Glad it went so well. Sleep well ... hope...

    Yay! Glad it went so well.

    Sleep well ... hope the pain isn't too bad tomorrow.
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