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UltraWendy's Quest

Postby UltraWendy » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:13 am

This is my quest to lose weight, build muscle, and run as many 100 mile races as possible. I've hired a personal trainer and I'm ready to start running again after a month long break.

1) Weight to lose: 10 to 15 pounds

2) Muscle to be gained: enough to prevent running injuries - areas to concentrate on: quads, hamstrings, adductors, abductors, hip flexors.

3) Races planned for 2008: 30km road race in March, 100mile trail race in May, 100mile trail race in September

Oh, and perhaps try to eat a more balanced diet. :) I tend to get hooked on pasta and fall into food ruts easily.
You know you're an ultrarunner when you seriously consider installing handicap bars in the bathroom.

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Postby ultra_whippet » Sun Oct 14, 2007 6:36 am

Sounds impressive! Good luck with those 100 milers!!! :)
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Postby Fruitbat » Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:08 am

I just cannot imagine running a marathon let alone 100m - full respect!!!! Good luck with the weight loss. Although I love pasta, I can see how after a while it is good to change a bit :lol:
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Postby dublin dave » Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:37 am

Fruitbat wrote:I just cannot imagine running a marathon let alone 100m - full respect!!!!


Fruity, you run mountain marathons! I think that you get some respect as well! :D
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Postby Fruitbat » Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:41 am

dublin dave wrote:
Fruitbat wrote:I just cannot imagine running a marathon let alone 100m - full respect!!!!


Fruity, you run mountain marathons! I think that you get some respect as well! :D


ahem *cough* I have had to withdraw from both that I signed up for this year :oops: the first because I sprained both ankles and the second because 4 nations competition is on the same weekend I think more of my powerlifting than my MMs
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Postby dublin dave » Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:55 am

Fruitbat wrote:
dublin dave wrote:
Fruitbat wrote:I just cannot imagine running a marathon let alone 100m - full respect!!!!


Fruity, you run mountain marathons! I think that you get some respect as well! :D


ahem *cough* I have had to withdraw from both that I signed up for this year :oops: the first because I sprained both ankles and the second because 4 nations competition is on the same weekend I think more of my powerlifting than my MMs


You were still signed up for two which is impressive. There are probably not many athletes who are capable of running a moutain maraton and competing in powerlifting. You're getting my respect whether you want it or not... :wink:
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Postby Fruitbat » Sun Oct 14, 2007 9:07 am

:lol: Thanks Dave :oops:

Anyway sorry Wendy - we hijcked your brand new log :oops: Back to you :D
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Postby soniczip » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:47 pm

hey, good luck ultrawendy :D ... my dream is badwater, but i still haven't raced anything longer than a half marathon :lol: there's time, there's time 8)
i'm focusing on some kind of stuff
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Postby gms » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:53 pm

Good luck! Those are great goals!
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Postby ^toby^ » Mon Oct 15, 2007 12:09 am

Gd luck...
you have a top user name! GO! UltraWendy GO!
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Postby Konstantin » Mon Oct 15, 2007 8:56 am

100 mile is an incredible target - what is your maximum distance to date? How do you actually train - is it just a case of putting in ever increasing distance? I look forward to reading this log.
You can see my training log if you're really bored: [url]www.veganfitness.net/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=16086&start=360[/url]
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Postby moggy » Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:17 am

100 miles- gulp :shock:

how far do you run at the moment?
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