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Can you be healthy and overweight?

Is the number that shows on the scales indicative of how healthy a person is? Or is it ridiculous to assume that someone who's overweight can't be as fit and healthy as a slimmer counterpart? View the comments

Debate Started: 08 Jan 2015, Debate Closing: 08 Jan 2025

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Total Votes:216

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Is it too OTT to run on Christmas Day?

Is running on Christmas day all a bit too much? Should the day just be spent eating, drinking and being merry, or is there nothing wrong with getting in a cheeky run? View the comments

Debate Started: 18 Dec 2014, Debate Closing: 18 Dec 2114



Total Votes:302

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Is it OK to spit when running?

As unpleasant as spitting is, the need to spit is often unavoidable when running outside. This week, the London Councils have approved £80 fines for spitting in public places, but is it OK to... View the comments

Debate Started: 12 Dec 2014, Debate Closing: 12 Dec 2024



Total Votes:420

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Is it too cold to run?

After a mild autumn, temperatures are set to plummet this weekend in to minus figures. But will the chill be enough to stop you running? Vote now! View the comments

Debate Started: 03 Dec 2014, Debate Closing: 03 Dec 2024



Total Votes:114

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Is Christmas too commercialised?

People went crazy this week over Black Friday bargains, and Cyber Monday is still to come. Is this all just too much, and is Christmas becoming far too commercialised? View the comments

Debate Started: 28 Nov 2014, Debate Closing: 28 Nov 2024



Total Votes:124

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Should we keep debates?

There are some exciting changes coming to The Running Bug, and we want to know whether you'd like us to keep debates as part of the site. So if you could, well, debate the debates. Comment on why... View the comments

Debate Started: 20 Nov 2014, Debate Closing: 20 Nov 2024



Total Votes:85

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Do GPS watches make you a better runner?

Do GPS watches make you a better runner, or are they just another unnecessary gadget? Vote and comment now! View the comments

Debate Started: 14 Nov 2014, Debate Closing: 14 Nov 2024



Total Votes:156

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Are weekends for cheating?

As we all work so hard Monday-Friday, are weekends best for ordering pizza and putting your feet up? Or are those two free days all about making the most of the time for a long run and cooking some... View the comments

Debate Started: 07 Nov 2014, Debate Closing: 07 Nov 2014



Total Votes:5

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Is it too expensive to keep fit?

With kit, gym membership and healthy food all adding up, is the cost of keeping fit just too much? Vote now View the comments

Debate Started: 29 Oct 2014, Debate Closing: 29 Oct 2024



Total Votes:110

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Is Halloween a load of rubbish?

Carving pumpkins and playing trick or treat; is it just bit of harmless fun or a load of rubbish? Will you be dressing up this year, or are ghost stories and spooky tales not your thing? View the comments

Debate Started: 24 Oct 2014, Debate Closing: 24 Oct 2024



Total Votes:52

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