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Old 10-06-2011, 02:27 AM   #1
Mick Hay
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newbie with goals!!

Hi all, i visited my local "box" last week, to see what its all about, and am going to do my RAMP next week.

I do a lot of mountain walking, and have recently started challenge walks which average 25 miles, last weeks timing was 6hrs 43mins.

Now, im 47, and have many goals that i want to achieve. I would love to be in the runners section (fell runners) that take part in these challenge walks. Up to now, running has been a swear word to me

I need to lose 21 lbs, to get to my ideal weight, so hoping this will drop pretty quick.

Anyhow, thought i say hi, am looking forward to joining the community, and reaching my goals.
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Old 10-06-2011, 05:49 AM   #2
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Re: newbie with goals!!

Welcome to XFit and good luck achieving your goal. I'd recommend starting with short runs on flat ground to build up your legs.


Ideal weight is a myth, as is BMI and all those other measurements. Look for a good Body Fat percentage using a method like the water test - it is the most accurate but htere are other close approximations as well. Weight and BMI don't really matter.
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