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Old 02-04-2018, 02:19 PM   #201
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Thank you guys for getting me motivated to do something. I
With my career change I don't have the availiaility to ride my bike like I was in the past. This seems like the obviously solution to gain control of my health. As a former Marine I have had my fair share of Forced Marches!!! Found a simple Ruck sak online and plan on starting off slow this week with a 10# sand bag and a goal of 5 miles each day of the work week and a 10 mile on a weekend day.
Starting weight is 218 goal weight is 190.
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Old 02-05-2018, 07:19 PM   #202
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Well... I didn't die!!!
Day 1 @ 222lbs
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4.55 miles in 1:19 with 1200 calories burned.
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:36 AM   #203
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Another 7 miles in this chilly arse morning and that puts me at 76.75 for the year (Shut it, Swamp Rabbit). Took a new ruck out today that I finally received from a Kickstarter campaign and I have to say I know it's not purpose built for loading steel plates (or bricks) like my GR0 is (although, one of the co-owners was one of the designers/founders for GORUCK when they developed the GR rucks) it really rides nice with a 30# plate in the laptop compartment. I've got an 18 mile training ruck this Saturday so I'm going to also load two 10# bags of rice into it to get up to 50# and if all goes well I'll bring it to Jailbreak.

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Old 02-10-2018, 03:27 PM   #204
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16.22 miles at 60#+ today with the new ruck. Recap later. Shower first . I smell like wet dog that rolled in hot garbage.
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Old 02-10-2018, 05:59 PM   #205
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Old 02-10-2018, 06:26 PM   #206
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Good work Mark!

Been busy the last 3 days and have gotten very little in.

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Old 02-10-2018, 06:55 PM   #207
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I read yesterday where the Army will no longer include it in their training program. It never really said why just that it was stopping.
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:23 PM   #208
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I have been doing it 2 to 3 times a week and love it. I usually do about an hour to 1.5 hrs. I really have nothing to judge as I'm not in the business of loosing weight but after my walks I feel like I have got something out of them.
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:28 PM   #209
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Need to step my game up.

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Old 02-10-2018, 08:07 PM   #210
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I have been doing it 2 to 3 times a week and love it. I usually do about an hour to 1.5 hrs. I really have nothing to judge as I'm not in the business of loosing weight but after my walks I feel like I have got something out of them.
When I am controlling my eating.. walks always make a difference. They keep my metabolism up so that calorie cuts dont just slow you down.

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Old 02-10-2018, 08:15 PM   #211
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Still holding in the top 5. That dude in 1st finally posted on FB... one of those runners that are always running marathons. Aint gonna see 1st place ever again. Most others are mixed runners, walkers, rucking

Mine are all rucks of varying loads so I am surprised I am still up there since running is more time efficient when it comes to miles.

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Old 02-13-2018, 08:20 PM   #212
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Time to start !


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Old 02-13-2018, 10:12 PM   #213
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I am signed up for the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico next month. I am walking/rucking about 20-25 miles each week in preparation. I also started doing it to work on long hikes for an elk hunt soon!


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Old 02-14-2018, 08:35 AM   #214
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I am signed up for the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico next month. I am walking/rucking about 20-25 miles each week in preparation. I also started doing it to work on long hikes for an elk hunt soon!


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Good deal, hope to see you out on the course!

7 more miles this morning in near zero vis. Stats after a shower and refuel.
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Old 02-14-2018, 08:40 AM   #215
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I really need to start motivating my self. Run bike ruck, something!
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Old 02-14-2018, 12:14 PM   #216
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Stats from this mornings ruck (30#. Went light today since it's a short ruck)...

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Old 02-14-2018, 12:33 PM   #217
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About to go walk no pack- Did about 6 miles yesterday and have a hot spot on my right foot. Gotta get better footwear
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Old 02-14-2018, 07:09 PM   #218
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Closing in on 400... just 14 to go.

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Old 02-14-2018, 09:29 PM   #219
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It has gotten to be a daily evening routine for me. I hike about 2 miles a day with 25 lbs of gear in my Molle ll large ruck sack. I really like the real cold days. Sunday it was cold and misting. I hiked about 2 miles, stopped made some coffee down in a creek bottom, then hiked back out. Here are some pics from this evening.

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Old 02-14-2018, 10:40 PM   #220
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Good workout. I havenít done any of that since I had to.
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:44 AM   #221
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Stats from this mornings ruck (30#. Went light today since it's a short ruck)...



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Nice! I signed up for the civilian light. I am walking with a group from the Dallas area. It would be awesome to see you out there!


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Old 02-15-2018, 09:34 PM   #222
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Anybody looking at this event?

https://www.goruck.com/event-13887/

1369 introduced me to the GORUCK thing with his write up about the Constellation event.
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:57 PM   #223
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It has gotten to be a daily evening routine for me. I hike about 2 miles a day with 25 lbs of gear in my Molle ll large ruck sack. I really like the real cold days. Sunday it was cold and misting. I hiked about 2 miles, stopped made some coffee down in a creek bottom, then hiked back out. Here are some pics from this evening.

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That is great stuff buddy! Can't beat that kinda scenery. Beats my urban jungle for sure

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Old 02-15-2018, 10:03 PM   #224
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Anybody looking at this event?

https://www.goruck.com/event-13887/

1369 introduced me to the GORUCK thing with his write up about the Constellation event.
I like it! But traveling to do it isnt gonna happen.

That being said, I turn 40 this year and have been tossing around the idea of doing a 40 miler in one day. Not sure if I will do that in lieu of doing an 2nd annual ruck and cast... or do both.

On that note, I hit 400 miles today with a 14 mile total day today.



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Old 02-15-2018, 11:05 PM   #225
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Another 7 miles in this chilly arse morning and that puts me at 76.75 for the year (Shut it, Swamp Rabbit). Took a new ruck out today that I finally received from a Kickstarter campaign and I have to say I know it's not purpose built for loading steel plates (or bricks) like my GR0 is (although, one of the co-owners was one of the designers/founders for GORUCK when they developed the GR rucks) it really rides nice with a 30# plate in the laptop compartment. I've got an 18 mile training ruck this Saturday so I'm going to also load two 10# bags of rice into it to get up to 50# and if all goes well I'll bring it to Jailbreak.

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Im on the Alpha team for jailbreak. Vince was my brother in law. Saw youre on delta.
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Old 02-15-2018, 11:06 PM   #226
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Anybody looking at this event?

https://www.goruck.com/event-13887/

1369 introduced me to the GORUCK thing with his write up about the Constellation event.
Yea, I am. Thereís a few of us kicking this around. I have to say Iím tempted.
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:58 AM   #227
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Yea, I am. Thereís a few of us kicking this around. I have to say Iím tempted.
I'm signed up, but don't have a team yet, and don't know many people in the GR community.

If y'all decide to do it, and could use a strong set of legs, let me know.
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Old 02-16-2018, 02:30 PM   #228
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Well, I'm just starting don't gimme a hard time. 1st time wearing the pack, 15.8 pounds one mile. Looking to do this for a week the. Bump it up a mile


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Old Yesterday, 03:11 PM   #229
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Had to take a break this week to help detemine if I have a hernia... Did 9.5 miles the first week with a 30# pack. If the rain holds off next week I should be able to get in at least 12 miles.
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18 miles in the books this morning.

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