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Davegod

Joined: Jun 12
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Posted: 11 Sep 2012, 14:03
Running has become a passion for me having completed several dozens of 5ks, 10ks, 4 sprint triathlons, 7 half-marathons, and one marathon it was what i credit the majority of my weight loss to.

The other part of it was cutting back on what I was eating. The last 45 pounds were all training for a marathon and using FatSecrets calorie counter app on my iPad. Using this helped me lose over 45 pounds in 90 days! A lot of people would say this is too much too fast, but when you eat 2000 calories a day and then you burn 3000 calories running 16 miles, the pounds tend to melt away!

StephStu

Joined: Nov 09
Posts: 17

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Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 22:10
Wow! You look great!
relz

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 283

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Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 22:44
What a great story! I'm a long-distance runner, too (I just finished my fifth marathon this month!), and while the long miles come with their own challenges, they are great for burning calories, holding fast to a goal, and marking progress. Enjoy your new hobby, your new health, and your new life!
JessWhatINee...

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 275

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Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 16:51
Awesome transition pics! I started running last year and have a few 5Ks and 2 half marathons so far. It's a great exercise.



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