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Ohmannuel

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Ohmannuel last won the day on August 29 2015

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About Ohmannuel

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  • Birthday 06/30/1984

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    La Puente, ca.
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    My wife is number 1, then my kids, then my bicycle.
  1. Remember that you are already on week 4! That's 3 weeks more than me and 4 weeks more than some!!! You've made it this far and that shows you can continue.
  2. Fatherhood is a funny thing. As a man we have so many gender specific roles to follow. I'm in a place were I am the primary caretaker and my wife is the one with the awesome job. Never in a million years did I think I would be Mr. Housewife. I am here though and I have let myself go a little. I used to (try to) race bicycles the last 4 years I was around 155-165lbs then, today I'm 195lbs at most 199lbs. I just don't have time to go on 5 hour bike rides any longer. I am finding that running might be the ticket to confidence and a healthy lifestyle. ...which brings me to my goal. I want to get t
  3. I love this! I had to convince myself to run day two because my calf muscles were sore, hearing your story and the fortitude you have is inspiring! Someone mentioned it but I read about shoes a lot!!! is there a running store around you? I hear that some track your strike and recommend a shoe based on how you run. That sounds like a good place to start.
  4. What I was told was that a minimal cushion shoe can lead to injury more often than a shoe with more cushioning. It very well could be that I was given bad information.
  5. Hi, I'm Mannuel and I'm just getting into this running thing. I can't say I've never ran before I even had a pair of Brooks Pure Drift in my closet. I used to race bicycles, well try to race, for a few years and the last two I just have not had the money or the time to dedicate myself to that anymore. I am a new husband and now a father of two awesome boys (5yrs, 9yrs) and I just don't have enough time to be riding 3-5 times a week for 2-5 hours at a time. Doing it less would just not be fun for me. So I find myself a runner.I have ran a few times, like everyone in HS or when you're late for t
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