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  1. Zeno

    Zeno Ancient

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    I didn't make it to 200 lbs by the first but got to 201.5 so pretty close. Diet and exercise plan is working slowly but surely. I am traveling a lot this month but my walk from the hotel to work is a mile each way so that forces me to get my exercise (and the heat/humidity in DC is BRUTAL right now so I am working up quite a sweat).
     
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    Down to 195 so lost another 6.5 lbs in September, still another 10 to go. Just joined the Planet Fitness near my house a couple of weeks back so I can work out a bit more.

    I really wish my hip and knee weren't a constant issue because I would like to get out and jog a bit again. I can still walk decent distances though but running causes too much pounding and pain...better than nothing I guess.
     
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    Bada0Bing Don't Stop Believin'

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    Nice job...keep at it!

    I'm bouncing around from 170 to 176. Down from my heaviest of 207 several years ago.

    Running 20-40 miles a week in addition to my bike and swim training for Ironman. Recently joined a 40+ men's basketball league. So much fun! At 44 I feel like I'm 20 again playing against these old guys. I'm used to playing with my colleagues at work who are 27ish. Pretty much just a jump shooter in that league.

    I never thought I'd be able to run this much because I had knee pain in my early 20's and had to take several days off every time I played hoops.

    In my late 30's I changed my diet, started going to bed at 8:30 and slowly started ramping up my training. Never felt better.
     
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    Down to 192,weight loss has really slowed down, every ounce seems to be getting tougher to shed. Still I have lost 21 lbs since early August.

    I am lucky because work gives me 3 hours a week to workout, I do 90 minutes before work on Monday & Friday, I telework on Wednesday so I am able to workout my normal time then and be on the clock when I am supposed to be. Right now I go to the gym M-W-F-Sa...mostly strength training, I need to add more cardio.
     
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    Try to make that cardio, HIIT cardio... High Impact Interval Training. If done properly and regularly, it enhances your metabolism and specifically turns your body into a fat-burning machine!
     
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    Bada0Bing Don't Stop Believin'

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    Back to it this weekend. I took 3 weeks off after Ironman.

    Yesterday:
    1hr 45min bike
    20min easy run off the bike

    Today:
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    10min WU
    4x7min @ 7:05 min/mile with 2min rest intervals
    24min @ zone 2


    Cardio felt good but my legs were toast on today's run. Had to walk most of the 2min rest intervals so they would stop burning.
     
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    Down to 187.2, didn't make my goal when I wanted but just a little over 2 lbs to go.

    Starting yoga in January, never done it before, hoping it helps with flexibility and maybe helps alleviate my hip issues I continue to have.
     
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    Bada0Bing Don't Stop Believin'

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    Trying to get faster on the bike. I'm going to try to get out on Saturdays more often and ride with the local cycle group. They get 100+ riders when the weather is good and I need help pushing me.

    My FTP (Functional Threshold Power) is barely improving and I think it's because I'm becoming too comfortable on the bike trainer.
     
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