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  • The Power of Expectations

    Three years ago, I started logging my food and tracking my exercise here because I couldn't understand how I could be overweight as a "healthy vegetarian who was moderately active and ate very little sugar or processed foods."I've experienced SO much...

    Gepostet am 02.01.2015 von futuresize8 | 1 Kommentieren

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  • Running Will Kill You!

    Seems like there as many "Running Will Kill You!" studies by non-running doctor's then there are water cups at the Boston Marathon.Studies use the following ratings: "light," "moderate," or "vigorous" jogger. It's obviously biased because I was a "he...

    Gepostet am 01.11.2016 von dsjohndrow | 18 Kommentierens

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  • 300

    Three hundred is:·         In bowling, a perfect score, achieved by rolling strikes in all ten frames (a total of twelve strikes) ·         The lowest possible Fair Isaac credit score ·         Three hundred ft/s is the maximum legal speed of a s...

    Gepostet am 27.10.2016 von DerangedPixi | 27 Kommentierens

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  • Limiters Not Stoppers

    What’s a limiter? In the world of endurance athletes it’s just what it sounds like, something that limits performance. For pro athletes it may be things like aerobic capacity, lactate threshold, etc. These can be worked on and improved to yield bette...

    Gepostet am 21.06.2016 von johnwhitent | 5 Kommentierens

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  • My Metric Century Ride

    We rolled out from Yonah Dam promptly at 9:00 on a beautiful, crisp, sunny, and clear Autumn Saturday morning.  Approximately 400 riders total; all smiles, anticipation, and excitement.  Many friends and family lined the road, cheering us on as we be...

    Gepostet am 24.10.2016 von johnwhitent | 16 Kommentierens

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  • Converting the Heathen

    In the beginning of your fitness journey there is a lot of self-doubt and insecurity surrounding your ability to make this whole thing happen. Two days in you get mugged by a donut in the break room at work, your shopping cart automatically turns dow...

    Gepostet am 25.10.2016 von dsjohndrow | 17 Kommentierens

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  • 2,000 days of MFP

    This week I celebrated my 2,000th day as a member of the community.  I've had my fair share of success and struggles.  I wanted to write a great blog post today about getting in shape and the exact steps to do it, but I think I'm going to take a diff...

    Gepostet am 20.10.2016 von usmcmp | 22 Kommentierens

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  • A Change of Focus

    So much has changed since I wrote the "What About Tomorrow?" blog nearly two weeks ago.  I had been trying to put a puzzle together, looking for the answer to sustainable weight loss.  Tired of tracking, tired of my weight creeping back, just TIRED ....

    Gepostet am 18.10.2016 von LogR4Life | 9 Kommentierens

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  • Fitness is a Religion

    Since the beginning of mankind, religion has often turned the world upside down. Everyone has an opinion about the unseen whether it's good, bad or somewhere in between. They worship, they teach, they hope, they pray, and they even spread the word ab...

    Gepostet am 18.10.2016 von dsjohndrow | 13 Kommentierens

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  • Bad Trainer

    A lot of people use exercise apps; Runkeeper, Endomondo. Nike and that sort of thing. Some of them give audible prompts when you use them. "Nice job!" "Great work!""You met your calorie goal!"Mine tells me all the specifics of my run. In an electroni...

    Gepostet am 11.10.2016 von dsjohndrow | 24 Kommentierens

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  • Holy crap.... I'm an athlete!!! Who knew?!?

    After my last few long fast walks (well, fast for me, anyway), I noticed a strong and distinctive ammonia smell when I finished my exercise.  I knew that I didn't pee myself, so I thought I'd better figure out what was going on.  Rather than asking o...

    Gepostet am 29.01.2015 von makingamiracle | 3 Kommentierens

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  • Overwhelmed!

    . . . the title of my blog is the only word I can come up with to adequately describe how I feel after all the community support I received from my last blog.  TOTALLY OVERWHELMED!!  The encouragement and wonderful suggestions were exactly what I nee...

    Gepostet am 07.10.2016 von LogR4Life | 8 Kommentierens

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  • What about tomorrow?

    I'm tired -- Tired of counting and tracking.  Tired of watching what I eat.  Tired of gaining weight.  Tired of trying.  JUST TIRED.  Today was a total wash.  I didn't have much going on today so ended up inviting a friend over for coffee.  She is a ...

    Gepostet am 05.10.2016 von LogR4Life | 53 Kommentierens

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  • Pathetic Running Crap

    There are a lot MFP-ers that either run, or want to run. Just do a search for "C25K" in the forums; there are millions of entries - well not as many as "Do I Eat My Exercise Calories or Not" - but close. Some of them have made it to Urban Dictionary....

    Gepostet am 04.10.2016 von dsjohndrow | 17 Kommentierens

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  • Is this the best I can do for today?

     Every day before you finish your workout, ask yourself " Is this the best I can do for today? " if the answer is "No" then work harder until you be convinced .When you ask yourself this question everyday it will bring the best out of you and makes y...

    Gepostet am 06.05.2016 von sweetzezo92 | 6 Kommentierens

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  • Sit Less Boot Camp Returns October 1st On MFP

    You may already know that sitting too much ("sitting disease") has terrible impacts on your health. But did you know that sitting a lot may also be hurting your weight loss? We don't burn many calories sitting in a chair, making it harder to reach ou...

    Gepostet am 26.09.2016 von themedalist | 26 Kommentierens

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  • Soap Opera Dieters

    Welcome to the continuing saga of I Hate The Scale, the show for desperate plateau'ers and up-and-down dieters. Today's episode, otherwise known as "I Need An NSV" Sunday: Julie, standing nekkid in front of the bathroom mirror, discovers that her...

    Gepostet am 19.09.2015 von UpcyclerGirl | 10 Kommentierens

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  • Confessions Of A Former Bombshell

      I grew up in a small, USA midwest town in a middle class family.  My mom was quasi-famous with her own TV show, and my father was a junior accountant who was mild-mannered by day and demonically abusive by night.  Thus, I grew up with mixed messag...

    Gepostet am 21.09.2016 von UpcyclerGirl | 28 Kommentierens

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  • The 5 Stages of Food Grief

    Terminally ill patients often go through fairly predictable stages as they begin to accept their life is coming to an end (hopefully, they have an eternal home). I have watched it happen with both my parents. It's sad, but thank God we get some time ...

    Gepostet am 21.09.2016 von dsjohndrow | 24 Kommentierens

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  • Vacation always brings me home . . .

    My husband and I have been in Pigeon Forge this week.  I love the Smokey Mountains.  Heck . . . I just love MOUNTAINS!  They are so majestic and beautiful, so awe-inspiring.  It seems, however, whenever I vacation it brings me back to my roots:  It r...

    Gepostet am 20.09.2016 von LogR4Life | 6 Kommentierens

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