The BCB runners and walkers corner

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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby Hightea » 30 Apr 2018, 17:36

Another nice Saturday hike on the Appalachian Trail. Starting hiking the Connecticut part of the AT. This part of the trail led me to a side spur trail to the Housatonic Overview which was beautiful. You never know about these spur trails but this one was worth it.

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Next up a walk along the Housatonic and the mountains that follow it.

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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby fange » 22 May 2018, 05:02

I'm finally feeling good enough in the ankles to put together 15-20 minute blocks of jogging again. So happy!

The weather in HK now is at its May hottest, so really sweating up a storm - will hopefully burn off some of those calories i've been wanting to shift for months now.
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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby trans-chigley express » 23 May 2018, 13:22

fange wrote:
The weather in HK now is at its May hottest, so really sweating up a storm

Yep, it's steaming hot now and Sunday's hike on Lantau island had an umbrella theme as my pics highlight. It's not for rain but to shelter from the scorching sun. An umbrella is very much a Hong Kong style of hiking, I rarely see it elsewhere.
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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby fange » 23 May 2018, 14:46

Fab pics, Ray!
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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby Hightea » 23 May 2018, 20:09

trans-chigley express wrote:
fange wrote:
The weather in HK now is at its May hottest, so really sweating up a storm

Yep, it's steaming hot now and Sunday's hike on Lantau island had an umbrella theme as my pics highlight. It's not for rain but to shelter from the scorching sun. An umbrella is very much a Hong Kong style of hiking, I rarely see it elsewhere.
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nice sots and looks like a nice hike. like the umbrella idea might try it on a summer hike here. Tend to not hike mid-summer but usually sweat one out.

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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby Copehead » 26 May 2018, 19:02

I'm up to a daily 5K in 31:15 now, aim to get it done at 10km/hr eventually.
I think that will be it for my little legs though.
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Postby trans-chigley express » 27 May 2018, 04:51

Copehead wrote:I'm up to a daily 5K in 31:15 now, aim to get it done at 10km/hr eventually.
I think that will be it for my little legs though.

Has the running helped you lose weight? You’re looking in much better shape on the recent photo posted in nextdoorland. 10km/hr is a decent pace

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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby trans-chigley express » 27 May 2018, 04:53

Managed 20km and 1500m elevation in 3hrs last night. Steaming hot weather though even in the evening so was sweating buckets and got a twinge of cramp towards the end

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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby Copehead » 27 May 2018, 16:01

trans-chigley express wrote:
Copehead wrote:I'm up to a daily 5K in 31:15 now, aim to get it done at 10km/hr eventually.
I think that will be it for my little legs though.

Has the running helped you lose weight? You’re looking in much better shape on the recent photo posted in nextdoorland. 10km/hr is a decent pace


Not per se. The running has got more enjoyable as I have lost weight as I can go faster and further, I used to run at 8.8-8.9 km/hr and now I am around 9.5-9.6km/hr. But I used to run 3-4 days a week when I was 100kg +, but now I run just about every day and at weekends when I am home I go for longer cross country runs. Losing weight happened through taking control of my calorie intake in a very detailed way.

I knew I could never lose weight on one of those drink 2 shakes a day sort of diets as I like food too much, so I still cook and make food I like but I calorie count it. It is a faff and a bity tricky to do at sea as it is all estimation but I lose weight at around 1lb a week and have been doing that for many months now.

The weight loss is slowing down as I approach a normal weight for my height and I am upping the daily exercise time for the next 2-3 months to 1-2 hours/day to push me over that hump and then I will go into weight maintenance mode, up the calories a bit and cut the exercise a bit.

I should also say the 10km/hr will be on a treadmill, I doubt I could get near that cross country.
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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby trans-chigley express » 28 May 2018, 01:56

Copehead wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
Copehead wrote:I'm up to a daily 5K in 31:15 now, aim to get it done at 10km/hr eventually.
I think that will be it for my little legs though.

Has the running helped you lose weight? You’re looking in much better shape on the recent photo posted in nextdoorland. 10km/hr is a decent pace


Not per se. The running has got more enjoyable as I have lost weight as I can go faster and further, I used to run at 8.8-8.9 km/hr and now I am around 9.5-9.6km/hr. But I used to run 3-4 days a week when I was 100kg +, but now I run just about every day and at weekends when I am home I go for longer cross country runs. Losing weight happened through taking control of my calorie intake in a very detailed way.

I knew I could never lose weight on one of those drink 2 shakes a day sort of diets as I like food too much, so I still cook and make food I like but I calorie count it. It is a faff and a bity tricky to do at sea as it is all estimation but I lose weight at around 1lb a week and have been doing that for many months now.

The weight loss is slowing down as I approach a normal weight for my height and I am upping the daily exercise time for the next 2-3 months to 1-2 hours/day to push me over that hump and then I will go into weight maintenance mode, up the calories a bit and cut the exercise a bit.

I should also say the 10km/hr will be on a treadmill, I doubt I could get near that cross country.


Well done on losing the weight, that takes serious discipline. I hope you keep it off and stay healthy. A friend of mine lost about 25-30kg over a couple of years of taking up trail running and managing his diet, he liked his food too and refused to do fad diets, just watched the calories like you. He regularly does 100km cross country races now even though he's still a big guy, unthinkable 4 years ago when he was seriously obese.

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Re: The BCB runners and walkers corner

Postby Hightea » 30 May 2018, 03:10

NY/NJ State Line of appalachian Trail - 90 miles -NY state section done!
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