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Post by ScottyMcGee » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:35 pm

Do you run?

I've been running the treadmill for a long time at least once a week since college. On the treadmill I can manage 3 miles in 25 minutes. This year (and some of last year) I started upping my game by running outside periodically too. I haven't really bothered to time myself yet when I run outside. I just had a nice brisk run today. I enjoy running mostly for how I feel afterwards. After expending that energy, I feel tired but not the type of tired like when you stay up late reading memes. It's this "well-earned" tiredness - if that makes any sense. Everything feels so comfortable afterwards. I also really enjoy how running often gives me more of an appetite. I've noticed that if I don't run as often or not all because I'm busy, my digestion gets sluggish.

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Re: Running

Post by The Amazing Tazy Ten » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:49 am

I wish I was.

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Re: Running

Post by X-3 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:53 am

I do a bit of jogging now and then but usually only a mile.

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Post by Valigarmander » Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:09 am

I have a stationary bike at home because I'm a recluse.

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Re: Running

Post by United Nations » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:04 am

I did last year. Fell out of the habit when my workload increased.

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Re: Running

Post by Random User » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:02 am

I run. I keep running and I never look back.

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Re: Running

Post by smol Kat » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:03 am

We have a lot of hiking trails near us, so I do a lot of walking but due to health problems, I don't run them ( running on uneven ground really hurts rn D: )
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Post by Marilink » Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:57 pm

Running is the only form of exercise I can tolerate, but I still don't do it as often as I should. I have a really hard time making time for it.

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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:50 pm

I walk. I especially like hiking and bushwalking. :D
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Re: Running

Post by March » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:12 pm

I started a couple years ago as an attempt to get healthy. I ran my first half marathon this year and have lost almost 100 pounds since. So yeah, running is good. Haha.

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Post by smol Kat » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:20 pm

That's really awesome, March!
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Re: Running

Post by Saria Dragon of the Rain Wilds » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:49 pm

I don't dig running, the old dodgy leg joints don't appreciate high-impact exercises. I could probably do with something which gives me more cardio workout, though.

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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:28 am

Congrats, March!! I hope you enjoyed your half marathon!! *gives you sparkling marshmallows* :D
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Re: Running

Post by MeowMan » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:09 pm

I walk and hike when the weather is good enough and I feel well enough. I also have an exercise bike at home.

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Re: Running

Post by Dux is not you » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:21 pm

I don't, though maybe I should. I can see a professional athletic track right out my window, and I hear it's fairly cheap for the public.

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Re: Running

Post by ScottyMcGee » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:05 pm

March wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:12 pm
I started a couple years ago as an attempt to get healthy. I ran my first half marathon this year and have lost almost 100 pounds since. So yeah, running is good. Haha.
Late, but that's hella awesome! Go you!

I've thought about doing marathons but never pay attention to them. I only realize they happened as they're happening. I DO really want to do a marathon sometime before I die. At least once.

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Re: Running

Post by smol Kat » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:09 pm

I've only done a 5k. Honestly though I'm not a strong distance runner, I'm more of a sprinter.
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