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fluffly running noob wants to be less noobish

Are you a lady who runs sometimes? Do you have some fluffy lady bits? Have you learned how to combine the two? Please help me me, a fluffily lady running noob be more comfortable. [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Aug 5, 2013 - 37 answers

Running without turning into the wicked witch of the west

What are your best tips and tricks for making running outside bearable in hot, humid, urban-US-east-coast-summer weather? [more inside]
posted by ActionPopulated on Jul 22, 2013 - 33 answers

The Couch to 5K of Flexibility Training

Can you recommend a "Couch to 5K"-type plan for flexibility training? [more inside]
posted by jedicus on Jun 30, 2013 - 6 answers

Novice runner (k)needs help!

After not ever running before in my life (without being chased), I've started Couch to 5K. Week 2 is where the trouble began...... [more inside]
posted by altopower on Jun 6, 2013 - 27 answers

I'm a newbie jogger. I have questions.

New jogger needs advice: achy joints, sore feet. I'm using a jogging stroller and fairly restricted to road/sidewalk surfaces in a small geographic area. [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Sep 26, 2012 - 29 answers

Knee feels fine now. How long should I wait before I go back to running?

About a 10 days ago I tweaked my knee while running. It feels fine now. How long should I wait before I go back to running? [more inside]
posted by usonian on Aug 29, 2012 - 8 answers

Couch to 5k for biking?

Is there an equivalent of the Couch to 5k program for biking?
posted by Proginoskes on Aug 20, 2012 - 17 answers

Keep me covered

I'm in the UK, I've just started Couch to 5k, and I'm having trouble getting suitable running gear. Particularly a sports bra. Help! [more inside]
posted by mippy on May 12, 2011 - 20 answers

How can I easily switch between tracks while jogging Couch to 5k?

I'm doing Couch to 5k, and I want to be able to easily switch between 'walking' music and 'running' music. [more inside]
posted by tomble on May 4, 2011 - 21 answers

I don't even get past the second song on my playlist...

I can't run for more than 3 minutes or so without getting shin splints - what's going on, and how can I fix it? [more inside]
posted by SNWidget on Apr 25, 2011 - 47 answers

How does a not-couch-potato start running?

I'm looking for a beginner running program that's geared to someone with good initial fitness and isn't quite as beginner as Couch-to-5k. Any recommendations of a good program or any experiences you have to share? [more inside]
posted by The Michael The on Jan 26, 2011 - 12 answers

Programmable timer

I'm considering starting on the Couch-to-5k program. But I want a programmable stop-watch of some sort to help me out. [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Jan 8, 2011 - 26 answers

Will I ever be able to run?

Am I just not meant to run? I've tried Couch to 5K twice and gotten tendonitis in my knee after the second week both times. [more inside]
posted by Mavri on Oct 20, 2010 - 24 answers

Couch to 5K Aches and Pains: Will they go away eventually?

I'm in the beginning stages of the Couch to 5K and wonder if my aches and pains are normal new exercise sorts of things or if I'm hurting myself in a bad way. [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on May 6, 2009 - 30 answers

electronica just doesn't do it for me

How can I create my own Couch to 5K running podcast? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Mar 9, 2009 - 7 answers

Couch to 5K for bikes?

Is there a bicycling version of Couch-to-5k / 100 push ups? I'd like to do a century ride. I like goals and metrics set out for me in advance. Please lead me.
posted by one_bean on Sep 25, 2008 - 11 answers

Night Running?

Does anyone have advice on running at night? [more inside]
posted by youcancallmeal on Apr 10, 2008 - 20 answers

Will my heart explode?

When I jog, my heart rate goes to 195 beats per minute. Is that bad? [more inside]
posted by bonheur on Feb 21, 2008 - 16 answers

Please, please, please my knees!

Is there a low impact alternative to the Couch to 5k? [more inside]
posted by gergtreble on Nov 5, 2007 - 25 answers

Too heavy for Couch to 5k?

I just had a doctor tell me I'm too heavy to run the Couch to 5k program. Is this really true? [more inside]
posted by aebaxter on Sep 18, 2007 - 62 answers

Where to I take my running from here?

I'm finishing up the Couch-to-5K Plan. What's the best way to keep building my speed and endurance on a treadmill? [more inside]
posted by nickmark on Nov 30, 2006 - 7 answers

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