For Size5, ultrarune, etc....the benefits of ultra training

You didn't need those toenails, did you?
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For Size5, ultrarune, etc....the benefits of ultra training

Postby wantmeback » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:28 pm

Happened to come across this article today. Use it to prove to people that you're NOT crazy!
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Postby Irongirl » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:37 pm

oh yeah, nothing says "normal" like the first sentence:

In the land of the ultra freaks, the man with toenails is a mutant.
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Postby Samantha » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:38 pm

irongirl wrote:oh yeah, nothing says "normal" like the first sentence:

In the land of the ultra freaks, the man with toenails is a mutant.


:lol:

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Postby ChrisL » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:45 pm

Great article
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Postby Bebette » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:48 pm

ChrisL wrote:Great article


Ditto.
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Re: For Size5, ultrarune, etc....the benefits of ultra train

Postby dwayne_runs_far » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:55 pm

gjennifer wrote:Happened to come across this article today. Use it to prove to people that you're NOT crazy!


Exactly how do we use it? Just to say that we're not AS crazy as those in the article? :-)

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Postby Size5 » Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:00 pm

I need no proof. I'm not crazy for sure - I *might* be weird by some people's standards but why would I want to apply another person's standard's to the way I live my life?

Love the article.... One of my friends used Coach Lisa for a Western States 100 finsh.

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Re: For Size5, ultrarune, etc....the benefits of ultra train

Postby wantmeback » Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:04 pm

dsandall wrote:Exactly how do we use it? Just to say that we're not AS crazy as those in the article? :-)


Hey, I'm not the spin doctor! You figure out how to use it! ;)
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Postby SNOWRUNNER » Fri Mar 10, 2006 9:13 pm

People think im a freak for going out on a easy 2hr run....for all the difference they make, might as well run 1/2 way across the planet, some folks just dont get us!!!!!
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Postby dwayne_runs_far » Sat Mar 11, 2006 9:45 am

Size5 wrote:Krista - who is starting another race season with 9, soon to be 8 toenails :D

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She says that like it is a badge of honour :-)
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Postby Size5 » Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:46 pm

dsandall wrote:
Size5 wrote:Krista - who is starting another race season with 9, soon to be 8 toenails :D

S5

She says that like it is a badge of honour :-)


Isn't it?????? :lol:

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Postby QuickChick » Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:04 pm

I liked the tip about lifting your toes without rocking back to see if you're balanced, and I liked the description of bending forward in the ankles. The penis trick almost makes me wish I had one (not quite though, thank you very much)... it sounds like a very easy way to check your biomechanical position on the run.
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Postby RonPerth » Sat Mar 11, 2006 7:47 pm

Ok, the mention of the penis trick made me read the article.
By the way, Ray Zahab is a Canadian from Ottawa. He just won another serious race, 160 miles or so in Morocco. And he is giving a talk on Monday night, just outside Ottawa. Inspiration and supper, $20. Details on TriRudy.
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