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Old 02-13-2006, 07:22 AM   #1
Greg Kemp
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I just ran the 5K. This is the first time I have ever ran a 5K without any walking. In January I was overweight (still am) and very out of shape. I couldn't run more than 3 minutes without having to walk. I have been working on my cardio, but still had not run longer than 20 straight minutes until this morning. I completed the WOD in 34:29. I got back into crossfit about 3 weeks ago and I and really seeing a difference. It is awesome how much improvement I have seen in my overall fitness since I started.
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Old 02-13-2006, 09:35 AM   #2
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Nice work Greg, and the good news is it will only get better as you lose more bodyfat.

Keep it up buddy.

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Old 02-13-2006, 10:50 AM   #3
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Rock out Greg!
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:56 AM   #4
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With a running background it has been a good gauge in my overall performance as well as WOD's are now. It gives you a good feeling of accomplishment. Keep up the good work Greg.

One of my favorite quotes:
"That Which Does Not Kill You, Makes You Stronger!!"
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Old 02-14-2006, 08:44 AM   #5
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Peter, that quote originally comes from Nietzsche. I had been hearing it for years and only a couple of years ago did I find where it came from. Don't know if you already knew that or not, but I like to inform :-).
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:11 AM   #6
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Good job on the 5K!!
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:25 AM   #7
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I thought it was "That which does not kill you is not Chuck Norris"
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