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  1. I live in NYC - we've never owned a car in the...

    I live in NYC - we've never owned a car in the city. I take public transportation or walk for every journey in the city, along with occasional rentals for vacations or the occasional cab/car service...
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    I also used the coolrunning C25K, followed by the...

    I also used the coolrunning C25K, followed by the "hal higdon spring training" program - which I got from hanging out on the coolrunning boards (now part of the active.com boards, which don't seem to...
  3. I've never really been the same since the apollo...

    I've never really been the same since the apollo towel scene...
    http://www.ratsoringo.com/wp-content/images/images/2005_10_12_apollo2-thumb.jpg

    One of my favourite shows on TV.
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    Rest day for me today - I did my scheduled run...

    Rest day for me today - I did my scheduled run yesterday and it was the first time in a long while I've run this particular route on my own.

    It sucked the entire way - there was not one step...
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    A very low-tech method for counting run/walk...

    A very low-tech method for counting run/walk intervals on a treadmill....

    I used a ponytail band - wrap it around your little finger and then move it to the next after your next interval. It...
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    I've never posted on this thread before, so I...

    I've never posted on this thread before, so I hope a newbie is welcome.

    I ran a 5k race yesterday -freezing cold, pretty windy, hilly course. What fun! I knew I was going slowly when the first...
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    My running log is on http://runningahead.com. ...

    My running log is on http://runningahead.com. It's a really friendly running forum and there is a women's user group there too.
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    I do weigh daily, but a) I'm a member of WW,...

    I do weigh daily, but

    a) I'm a member of WW, so it's kind of at the front of my mind right now (currently half way to my goal weight) and

    b) because my weight fluctuates (like shootingstart,...
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    I run on a treadmill for about half my weekly...

    I run on a treadmill for about half my weekly runs. I find running on a treadmill harder than running outside, but my DH finds exactly the opposite. I find listening to music helps to pass the time...
  10. My husband runs with an amphipod waist belt - the...

    My husband runs with an amphipod waist belt - the bottle is slightly flattened and it sits fairly flat against your back
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    I use Nasonex and my doctor, who is very open to...

    I use Nasonex and my doctor, who is very open to alternative therapies, has repeatedly told me she's been very happy with it's safety across her entire practice. I have used it for some time, with...
  12. I love this woman! Running with DDs is no fun,...

    I love this woman! Running with DDs is no fun, let alone anything bigger and I have never found something that gets rid of the bounce without being so restricting you feel like someone's sitting on...
  13. Thanks to everyone for all your advice and...

    Thanks to everyone for all your advice and suggestions - very much appreciated.

    I'm glad to hear that there are others like me. I think I like the IDEA of running and that's what motivates me...
  14. Question for runners: Are some people just not capable of running?

    At the beginning of the summer, I signed up to run in a charity 5K. Since I'm not a a "runner", I found a beginner's schedule (couch to 5k) to follow and read some running for beginners books and...
  15. I've had a chronic neck problem for several...

    I've had a chronic neck problem for several years. I went to see an orthopedic surgeon. After reviewing my MRI, he told me surgery wasn't indicated and prescribed physical therapy. it wasn't a...
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    I have a cheaper K2 T:9 road bike (Whirlwind). I...

    I have a cheaper K2 T:9 road bike (Whirlwind). I posted questions about it on TEF before I bought it. I didn't get any positive views of the brand in terms of their bikes in general, nor the T:9...
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    Are shorts the only option?

    I've just started running and so far have mostly been running in sweatpants, since most of my running has been on a treadmill, or in cool weather outside.

    However, now it's getting warmer, I need...
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    I agree with han-grrl - it depends on the...

    I agree with han-grrl - it depends on the situation.

    If you're like me, you spend a lot of time at work. So, if you've realized your career isn't making you happy and you've figured out a career...
  19. I was in your position just a few weeks ago - my...

    I was in your position just a few weeks ago - my heart/riding plans said road bike, my common sense/budget said hybrid. I was worried that a) I'd buy a road bike, have a few weeks of "honeymoon",...
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    I am a complete beginner - I just bought my bike...

    I am a complete beginner - I just bought my bike about three weeks ago, so I'm not qualified to give advice in any way. However, before I bought my bike, I got lots of advice on this type of...
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    There was an article in this month's Bicycling...

    There was an article in this month's Bicycling magazine about a pair of Olympic tandem-ers, one of whom is blind.

    http://www.bicycling.com/article/0,6610,s1-3-12-15055-1,00.html
  22. Trimolly - how did your race go? And what bra...

    Trimolly - how did your race go? And what bra did you buy in the end? Did it work well?
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    Like Annie, I have toenail fungus that my doctor...

    Like Annie, I have toenail fungus that my doctor said I could treat with oral lamisil if I wanted to, but told me about the side effect. She also suggested that I first try "Vicks VapoRub" - she...
  24. Interesting.... I'm not a teenager, but I'm...

    Interesting....

    I'm not a teenager, but I'm definitely not interested in shows of skin when I work out and I had a really hard time buying running shorts this summer for this reason. I wanted...
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    I got a K2 Whirlwind (on sale at $500). I knew...

    I got a K2 Whirlwind (on sale at $500). I knew that in my heart, no matter how much everyone told me I should be looking at a hybrid or a MTB in my price range, I'd never really be happy if it...
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