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Old 02-23-2013, 05:45 AM   #312541
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To bad he shall forever be a light-weight
I think I've come to accept this. It makes me faster at anything that involves propelling my bodyweight and keeps my bar tab down.
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:54 AM   #312542
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NGC runners, do you ever have foot issues? If so is there any specific thing you do as a remedy
Nope, no foot issues. I'd bet I could actually run barefoot, but Nike Shox are just oh so comfortable to run in.
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:58 AM   #312544
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yeah

I definitely think me being a fatass doesn't help at all, but I'm just wondering how long it took to get over it
The lighter you get, it gets substantially easier on your joints. At my current weight, the only thing that tires out is my muscles. When I was like 180lbs, I'd definitely feel it a little in my back, and more in my knees, ankles, and feet.

I highly recommend Nike Shox running shoes, very good support and cushioning. Trying to be as quiet as possible when running has been my goal and it's always felt good on the joints, but more of a workout on certain muscles on the front of your shin; roll your foot instead of dropping it straight down.
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Being flatfooted really doesn't help either.
Not sure how long it took.
Yeah, my flat footed friends definitely needed special insoles.
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I wonder what it would be like if the entire dash was a display. Sometimes the trim is wood, sometimes piano black, sometimes CF, the nav is higher up on some days and lower on others...
I dislike non-tactile buttons in a vehicle. I also dislike the backlight glow of LCD screens.
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How old are your shoes? Were you fit or did you just buy off the rack? I have flat feet and somewhat arthritic/damaged big toes from years of East Coast skiing and working in my boots all day as an instructor. When I began running seriously, training for races, I took the advice of a more seasoned friend and went to a running specialist store where they had me try on different shoes based on my feet and running style and we found a brand and model that really worked well and went a long way toward eliminating pain in the form of bruised toes and shin splints etc. and immediately improved my entire running experience. You'll likely end up spending more on a set of shoes upfront but thereafter you can shop for them online and save. It's worth it, buying shoes blindly off the rack can destroy your feet if you get the wrong type... back pain, knee damage, lifetime bad stuff. Invest in your shoes and save yourself now, you only get one set of footsies.


Definitely worth getting that extra help with fitment if you have any problems. Made a huge difference for some of my friends.
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well we will see

some of us are able to say things like that and not bring out the crazy
I used to be like that and I'd only get infractions for the racism jokes.
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whatever goober

how much did you drink tonight
I think only two beers.

One was 9%, don't remember the other.
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I mean you can go get their recommendation and not purchase from them as they tend to be more expensive, I've always felt obliged given the stewardship of pro expertise. Once you have a model, then hunt the intarwebs and find them cheaper; I like to have 2-3 pairs broken in at a given time so I never have to start fresh. You'll want to break them in by walking around in them and wearing them casually a few times, just to make sure they don't rub you the wrong way and each pair can be different. You may also want to invest in thicker purpose made running socks, they're cheap but another life saver. Running is not a hugely gear intensive sport but you'll be happy if you take the time and make the investment to get good stuff. I was spoiled in Boston with New Balance factory at the end of my street...






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and thanks for the info
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I had a relatively healthy childhood. Had no problems with other children. Only a few small tiffs in middle school.

The only downside is that my parents always did, and still treat me like someone incapable of answering a question and thinking for myself. Hence social awkwardness.
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Well, sad to say, for the first time ever I've been bested in Gran Turismo...

Nate actually beat me at GT5, the same day, same car, and even with a small advantage going to Miles. Fair and square, he beat me.
Nathaniel is a good driver. What was the margin of victory?
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Nate is delivering power steering pump and hose on my behalf. Start calling him fist thing tomorrow morning.
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