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  • #16
    Originally posted by Annieh View Post
    Stunning, but I'm having trouble guessing where lol If this is in your backyard then that's impressive!
    Go sell crazy somewhere else.........we're all stocked up here.

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    • #17
      Not quite my back yard, perhaps half hour drive. Hint: You would have to cross the strait and then drive a good 4-5 hours.
      Annie Ups the Ante
      http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread117711.html

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      • #18
        Oy, that's achingly beautiful. Time for a run uphill!

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        • #19
          Originally posted by Annieh View Post
          Not quite my back yard, perhaps half hour drive. Hint: You would have to cross the strait and then drive a good 4-5 hours.
          Is iiiiiit Mt Ruapehu or Taranaki?
          Go sell crazy somewhere else.........we're all stocked up here.

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          • #20
            Well done! Taranaki.
            Annie Ups the Ante
            http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread117711.html

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            • #21
              Originally posted by BZM View Post
              Oy, that's achingly beautiful.
              Exactly what I think, every time.

              It would never occur to me to run up it, but others do
              Annie Ups the Ante
              http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread117711.html

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              • #22
                Hey! I love running so much and have been running for a few years now! But I was ALWAYS overweight and never understood why because as far as I was concerned I ate well (no junk food) and exercised heaps! When I realized it was the carbs AND exercise that were eliminating any signs of weight loss (goes against everything I was ever taught in school) I changed to primal! I stopped exercising all together for about three weeks at the beginning and now I'm back into it and feeling better than ever. I felt really crap for the first couple of weeks when I was exercising again. I have to run quite soon after eating otherwise I wont have enough energy to sustain me. How are you finding the running while primal? What distances are you doing?

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                • #23
                  Hey Hazel, I did find that on occasion I found it a little hard to do my distances in training. I have just done a 21k trail event that has lots of hills and I actually did a PB. But I also on the days leading up to the race ate a lot of kumara and the night before I had brown rice and on the morning of the race I had porridge. I ate bananas on the run. After the race I just went back to my normal primal eating. It felt like I had done just the right thing for the race and it was the first time I had done a race on a primal diet.
                  Go sell crazy somewhere else.........we're all stocked up here.

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                  • #24
                    I've just had the most awesome morning walking in the bush. Such a lovely day today. I wore shorts so as to get a bit of sun on my legs, they are so pasty, but now I can see all the scratches coming out and they are starting to itch. I also ran into some cutty grass and have a cut on my thigh that was bleeding. Ah, nothing a modern day Grokette can't handle lol
                    Go sell crazy somewhere else.........we're all stocked up here.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by hazelsmithies View Post
                      Hey! I love running so much and have been running for a few years now! But I was ALWAYS overweight and never understood why because as far as I was concerned I ate well (no junk food) and exercised heaps! When I realized it was the carbs AND exercise that were eliminating any signs of weight loss (goes against everything I was ever taught in school) I changed to primal! I stopped exercising all together for about three weeks at the beginning and now I'm back into it and feeling better than ever. I felt really crap for the first couple of weeks when I was exercising again. I have to run quite soon after eating otherwise I wont have enough energy to sustain me. How are you finding the running while primal? What distances are you doing?
                      Well, that makes me feel better. I have transitioned from vegetarian to PB about 2 weeks ago and the running has just been awful. I was starting to think it was just me. I am a long time runner but have struggle with pace and endurance since starting PB. I stopped hoping it would improve and from your post I guess it will just take a little more time. I was looking forward to running a 1/2 marathon with a goal time of 1:30 but have been derailed by a herniated disc. So between the disc and the diet I guess this is a good time to switch up the exercise too. All the best and good luck with the upcoming events.

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