Re: Switching from cycling to running



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Marty

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Buck Rogers wrote:
> Hi all!
>
> I thought I found the perfect sport when I started cycling about 1.5
> months ago.
> I'd done absolutely no form of excercise before. However, I started to
> realise that I wasn't getting the whole body exercise that I wanted.
> Sure, I
> sweated, but it was only my legs that were getting a workout.
>
> Three days ago, I decided to go for a run after work. I did 1.5 kms, on
> grass, with
> hills around a nearby park. At the end, my lungs hurt, my legs hurt, my
> arms were
> sore(they're still a bit sore now), and I was sweating like a pig.
> Loved it - this
> was the whole body exercise I was looking for!
>
> So I've been running for 3 nights in a row, sometimes in the rain. I've
> learnt to
> pace, so that I am not out of breath at the end.
>
> Well, it's raining now, but I'll be running shortly in the rain. I hope
> to eventually
> do 4 laps of the park after work every night, which equates to 6 kms. I
> am guessing
> that is equal to about 7-8 kms on flat pavement.
>
> Biking is now a purely leisurely activity. Anyone else made the switch
> from cycling
> to running, or vice versa? What did you think of the switch?
>


You don't have to switch. Most of us here are multisport athletes (if
you include astronomy).
Add swimming to your skills and do a triathlon.

Marty
 
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TimC

Guest
On Sun, 15 May 2005 at 10:54 GMT, Marty (aka Bruce)
was almost, but not quite, entirely unlike tea:
> Buck Rogers wrote:
>> Biking is now a purely leisurely activity. Anyone else made the switch
>> from cycling
>> to running, or vice versa? What did you think of the switch?


Come back from the dark side, my little Padawun.

> You don't have to switch. Most of us here are multisport athletes


Speak for yourself!

> (if you include astronomy).


That's better.


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> The babelfish is idempotent on the set above.

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NoZX6R

Guest
Marty wrote:
> Buck Rogers wrote:
>

<snip>
>>

>
> You don't have to switch. Most of us here are multisport athletes (if
> you include astronomy).


> Add swimming to your skills and do a triathlon.
>
> Marty



I'm a multisport 'athlete' - I ride different kinds of bikes ;)

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Nick