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Thread created on Thu Jun 27, 2013 21:13:48
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I feel like this belongs here more than the sports sub.

Recently I've put on a few more pounds than I would have liked due to being put on steroids. I am by no means fat, but eh, I'm not exactly babe body, which like everyone is where I want to be. I'm talking to an ex Olympian and now a big Marathon runner, and more than anything I just want a body to "compete" with his. He loves my body, but because I'm not a fan of it he always offers to help out.. But yeah, I'm not feeling him seeing just how out of shape I truly am and I want to do this for and by myself. But that is where I f**ked up. I signed up for a Tough Mudder, having NO idea how to do any of this on my own. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's a 10-12 mile run with a ton of obstacles, including but not limited to jumping into pools of ice, running through live electrics wires, barbwire mud crawls, ect. On a really low self confidence morning about two months ago I saw the ad on Facebook and just paid the $150 to do it before I could change my mind. I've already started training for it, but mainly just with "running" every morning. I haven't done jack shit outside of cardio, and I haven't touched upper body at all. I've already cut about 10 pounds off, woo, but really I just want to train to actually finish the tough mudder. I don't really know how. Any recommendations or tips?

The event is in about three and a half months. I don't really eat much meat, I was a vegetarian for years and haven't gone back to being a big meat eater. I do fish a lot, and I eat chicken every once in awhile. I'm not big on sugars either, really but I LOVE carbs. I know that I have to do shit outside of decent eating and cardio, but I don't know how or what. So yeah, both diet and workout tips would be incredible for me to become a little badass. I did take a "before" picture but I don't want to post it until I have an after to feel good about haha. Thanks guys!

-Sorry for the terrible grammar, spelling, and placement of thoughts in this thread. Mobile forums are terrible, and I'm too bothered to proof read or get on my pc at the moment. Clickys are also not working.

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