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Iron man workout for people who use bad crank.

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Don Coyote:

--- Quote from: Doktor Plague on August 24, 2010, 04:36:08 am ---
--- Quote from: Lunar Wolf of the Cow Moon 13 on August 23, 2010, 10:13:01 pm ---I am counting the same foot striking the ground 180 times in one minute.

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Would said foot happen to cost $6,000,000?

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I see what you are getting at, but I am not exaggerating. When Trip asked, I was all "wtf I don't really know" so I grabbed my stopwatch and went for a short run.

Doktor Howl:
Hey, anyone mind if I split the iron man shit off into another thread?  This thread was requested by a couple of people interested in shedding large amounts of weight in a reasonable amount of time.  Posting what olympiads everyone is doesn't do much but discourage people from starting, due to the large difference between their shape and the shape of people whose legs can run at the speed of a cheetah on crank.

Don Coyote:
Split it.

Requia ☣:
I have to really wonder about those tips.  The marathon runners I know all land on the balls of their feet, and say that landing mid foot is a good way to blow out your knees.  Avoiding problems with ball foot running is mostly a matter of training your legs to handle it (first time I tried it I only went a block and my legs hurt like hell.I don't even feel it now).

Triple Zero:
Good point Requia, I will doublecheck some other websites on proper technique. After all, it's


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