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by abhainn
Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: The Oatmeal on Running
Replies: 59
Views: 4527

The Oatmeal on Running

I find it eerie how his exaggerated body in part 4 looks a lot like my non-exaggerated body. And that was quite exaggerated - dude runs a 1:30 half, didn't think he'd be too hefty. A little googling reveals I am right. http://www.menshealth.com.sg/system/files/shared/Matthew_Inman_The_Oatmeal_Racin...
by abhainn
Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: Calf Sleeves & pain
Replies: 6
Views: 1362

Re: Calf Sleeves & pain

I love my calf sleeves. I got them for shin splints that held on for 6 months. A few weeks of just wearing the sleeves around the house, to work, etc, and finally relieve and healing. I wear them on occassion if my surgery scars are acting up or my shins/calves are feeling particularly loose (result...
by abhainn
Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Rainy Sunday
Replies: 22
Views: 993

Re: Rainy Sunday

Skating tonight. Can't wait. We worked on crossovers last week and I was still able to do them :dance: and my stopping is getting so much better :D A friend/co-worker is supposed to be meeting me there for the everyone welcome skate after my lesson so should get in at least an hour on the ice. Fun!!!
by abhainn
Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Howdy Saturday!
Replies: 32
Views: 1334

Howdy Saturday!

Spin in an hour. The rest of the day will be all about dirty dishes being made clean and reading for my course. I did not enjoy spin today. The instructor came in 5min late wearing full night out on the town makeup then decided to add 3 sets of Tabata to the circuit. Added 10min of ab floor work at...
by abhainn
Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Howdy Saturday!
Replies: 32
Views: 1334

Howdy Saturday!

Spin in an hour. The rest of the day will be all about dirty dishes being made clean and reading for my course.
by abhainn
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Sink or Swim Wednesday
Replies: 23
Views: 891

Sink or Swim Wednesday

Slept in this morning so no run but I have skating tonight after work :dance:
by abhainn
Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Tired Tuesday?
Replies: 21
Views: 750

Re: Tired Tuesday?

Dog walking tonight with the BCSPCA. So that will be 2 hours of puppy love :D I predict that my legs will once again not be on speaking terms with me. I survived last nights spin class but went to bed with gel ice packs on my legs. Stairs are still a bit iffy :lol: For the record, that's 2 spin clas...
by abhainn
Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Back to work Monday...
Replies: 18
Views: 852

Re: Back to work Monday...

Holy Mother of God! My legs still hurt from spin Saturday morning, but this mornings 30min sufferfest run has been completed. My already slow-as-a-snail pace wasn't even slowed further by the fact that my legs were literally screaming at me with every step. Not sure if I should go to spin class agai...
by abhainn
Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: No Doubt Its FRIDAY
Replies: 15
Views: 824

Re: No Doubt Its FRIDAY

TGIF indeed. It's been a rough week emotionally for me and I am really glad it's done. Day 3 of Week 1 re-re-re-re-starting running is in the books. Ankle is a bit hooped. Hopefully I will remember to do some mobility exercises this weekend, and it will decide to cooperate and loosen up by Monday. H...
by abhainn
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Back to work Wed
Replies: 12
Views: 623

Back to work Wed

Second run re-re-re-starting is always the one that knocks me on my ass and reminds me it's not all tea and crumpets. Doesn't help that I walked dogs for about 4 hours yesterday and rolled my left ankle at least twice that I can remember, so it's twingy and stiff this morning. But I did it.
by abhainn
Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Last day of the year!
Replies: 19
Views: 965

Last day of the year!

First walk/ run in a really long time. Re-re-re-starting. Went better than I had expected considering I'm still a bit sick and haven't done any real cardio in a month, but was marginally worse than I had hoped. Good way to close out the year of heaven and hell. Too bad I still have to go to work :|
by abhainn
Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: jackets?
Replies: 134
Views: 12178

jackets?

Does anyone know upsizing. Like, if the medium has a 39" waist do they add 1 or 2 inches to the large, then another 1-2" to the xl? Now that i see it on Holly, I like the fit/style of the windblock for running, but I HATE the back pocket, but there have to be pockets. So I'm on the fence a...
by abhainn
Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: jackets?
Replies: 134
Views: 12178

jackets?

Holly can you model this jacket? Right now, just seeing it on the hangar it seems a bit baggy in the arms and more fitted at the waist but relaxed fit in the body. I'm not a huge fan. I don't like the back pockets for running, but it's okay if I just wear for riding. And yes measurements are extreme...
by abhainn
Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Triathletes in the Know
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

Re: Triathletes in the Know

That's him.

eta: Just noticed the dates, that's a really old blog. I wonder if he's still training?
by abhainn
Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: Triathletes in the Know
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

Triathletes in the Know

Just wondering if anyone knows who Mike Janes is? He has apparently represented Canada in the World Triathlon Championships in Australia.

He's the President of a condominium complex that we've just taken over management of.
by abhainn
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: For ladies only...
Replies: 10
Views: 928

For ladies only...

The 32F is gone to a good home now, but the 38FF is still available. I'm really not sure of the equivalent size, because an F is DDD, but I can't find a listing for a FF. if you know anyone who might fit it, let me know and I'll send it along! I just hate to waste it because, for a runner with this...
by abhainn
Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Christmas Baking 2012
Replies: 109
Views: 12617

Christmas Baking 2012

Also, were they baked long enough? Mine are always a little brown on the edges.

Just trying to solution shoot.
by abhainn
Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Christmas Baking 2012
Replies: 109
Views: 12617

Christmas Baking 2012

I learned at yesterday's cookie baking class that I overbeat all my cookies. Whipped shortbread included. Too long and wayyyyyy too fast but I've been lucky that they have all turned out melt in your mouth, but not crumbly. Maybe let them sit for a day or 2 and see how they are?
by abhainn
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Christmas Baking 2012
Replies: 109
Views: 12617

Re: Christmas Baking 2012

Mexican Wedding Cakes which are actually a cookie http://patismexicantable.com/Mexican%20Wedding%20Cookies%20Main.JPG My Oma used to make these for me only hers were crescent shaped and rolled in regular sugar. I've been searching for this in her recipe box for years and years and years. I think I c...
by abhainn
Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: jackets?
Replies: 134
Views: 12178

Re: jackets?

Does the Sugoi sizing chart for that jacket have the circumference around the hips? If not, can we get the numbers before making a commitment? If the hip measurement is too small for me to get a reasonably sized jacket (i.e. I won't want to look like a marshmallow), then I may pull out. This is a f...
by abhainn
Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Running plans for the end of the world?
Replies: 25
Views: 1312

Running plans for the end of the world?

Not the end of the world, just a shift from what we have now. The animals and machines that man has created will turn on us and we'll be forced into a dark ages of sorts.... It's a Friday, so if I still have no social life I might run after making sure my survival kit is in order. Or, I'll stay in a...
by abhainn
Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: NB 1080s
Replies: 38
Views: 6360

Re: NB 1080s

NB discontinued my NB 826 (favourite shoe of all time!), and replaced it with 1190. Not the same shoe, but it was "ok." Then it was gone. I wore the 890's but found the arch support intrusive and it gave me arch pain, unless I took out the insoles. Anyways, didn't want to pay the big $'s ...
by abhainn
Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: jackets?
Replies: 134
Views: 12178

Re: jackets?

I like the unisex fit, the longer length (required for me at 5'9"), and can even live with a windblock jacket rather than something with a lining. What I personally have issue with is the styling. I was under the impression we were talking about a running jacket, more along the lines of what IB...
by abhainn
Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: jackets?
Replies: 134
Views: 12178

Re: jackets?

I'm trying to find the Windblock on Sugoi's site but all the links Google comes up with are out of date. Some of the pictures I found show a cycling jacket? I'm assuming it would be these (scroll down to page 5): http://www.sugoi.com/media/uploads/blog/files/Bike_July2012screen.pdf" onclick="window...
by abhainn
Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: jackets?
Replies: 134
Views: 12178

jackets?

Thermal sounds nice when I'm already battling snow and wind in October. :wink: No snow here but it does get extremely windy coming off the ocean. In our version of winter that wind is cold. I don't suppose it makes much sense to have a winter/thermal version now and explore a shell version in the s...

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