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  1. Duracuir1 Never Used A Kodak Feb 18, 2023

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    Now now reverend. I can see that you work out also. I mean, look at you! You don’t end up looking like that without some serious time in the house of pain! A8E201BD-7264-442F-91C6-28077749FF53.jpeg
     
  2. Pastorbottle Feb 18, 2023

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    Nah I’m just naturally buff, I gotta body that only an undertaker would want!
    Even then the bastard would only wanna bury it!
     
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  3. gearjockey Feb 19, 2023

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    Gotta do it. Every day
     
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  4. cvalue13 Feb 19, 2023

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    Seven months ago, walked away from my former career in part to better/extend/save my life.

    Refocused on my health and have worked up to the following weekly routine:

    • ruck (weighted backpack) 45lb up a ~1mi 800ft incline and back 3X / week (~45min)

    • lift weight, 5X5 Strong Lifts program (plus isolations), 3X / week

    • monotony diet (same food every day) during weekday daytime, targeting 200g of protein/day

    been great for me.

    that said, started a new career three weeks ago and added baby #3 two weeks ago, and have fallen off the wagon a good bit

    thread was another of several reinforcements to get back up this week
     
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  5. hronists Feb 20, 2023

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    I was slightly overweight couch potato that lost a job two weeks before covid and turned my life around. At first it was long walks, then I started running. No heavy weight lifting because of back problems. Quit smoking after some 35 years pack-a-day. Now I can easily run 10k and feel like 20 years younger.
     
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  6. Omegafanman Feb 20, 2023

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    I guess the real question is are there many members who can keep up with a 10 minute walk at home Jordan work out.
    Double paced in-out-in-out ..no mercy and just find the beat with your feet.
    I used to have a watch winder but, instead wearing one on each wrist and three of these a day, well it is a complete wind up I promise. And no batteries or mains power required.
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  7. blubarb Feb 21, 2023

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    I aim to get to the gym each day for an hour or so with weights and mates. And, under the advice of my Greek doctor, all else in moderation.
     
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  8. Poppyboy Feb 21, 2023

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    I try to run 4-5 miles depending on weather and workload. Remember, weight management is 80%+ food intake. The remainder, exercise, is for mental and cardio health.
     
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  9. blubarb Feb 21, 2023

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    :D:D now that's a good one! Lmao
     
  10. __ryan__ Feb 23, 2023

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    Well done. I need to get back in the swimming pool.

    From the article:
    "I think people who have a problem, whether it's being overweight, or wearing women's underwear, or whatever, want easy fixes for everything," Cutshall says. "The only reason this worked is because I realized no one could fix it but me."

    100% on brand.
     
  11. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Feb 23, 2023

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    Regular two dogs and on occasion three to be walked a minimum of ten miles a day at varying speeds over different terrain and in all weather conditions, in my mid seventies and on top of all the many chores I attend to it works for me just fine :thumbsup:
     
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  12. madjestikmoose Can’t bat, can’t bowl Feb 23, 2023

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    In my 20s I used to row/scull religiously, at least four or five times a week, plus races throughout the year. Now it’s recreational cycling. At least one indoor velodrome session a week, once the daylight improves I’ll commute 20k on the road a day minimum, plus extended rides over the weekend. Not necessarily a regime, but I wouldn’t be without it, it does just as much if not more for my mental health than physical.
     
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  13. SC1 Feb 23, 2023

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    Thank you sir.

    The pool is there, waiting... jump in - you've got this.
     
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  14. Pastorbottle Feb 23, 2023

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    I hope all the intrepid cyclists who infest the city streets do realise that as they pedal away frantically that their breath rate increases, thus they get to breathe in much more of all those lovely exhaust fumes, and that as they’re actually on the road they are getting them at a much higher concentration than the folks on the footpath……. Sounds healthy to me!
    Furthermore as you’re bullbar bait……. I fail to see that the increased likelihood of being maimed and killed in an accident makes it a healthy choice either. ::stirthepot:::D
     
  15. ghce Feb 23, 2023

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    I've got a stationary bike for cycle training but I just feel like I am going nowhere with it. :(
     
  16. SC1 Feb 23, 2023

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    Clever. Never occured to me. Thanks.
     
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  17. __ryan__ Feb 23, 2023

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    I don't know, it's an outdoor pool and it looks pretty cold :D. I jog past it a few times per week at ~7pm and it doesn't seem to bother the youngsters. I'm sure it's heated but when you get out ::censored::.

    I've been meaning to get into cycling, so perhaps I'll move that closer to the top of my list.
     
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  18. texasmade Feb 23, 2023

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    I do Olympic weightlifting with a lot of snatches and CJ's so you have to use bumper plates. Once the lift is complete you drop the weight. I also do a lot of high bar back squats and the only way to safely fail the lift is to throw the bar off your back (only with bumpers).
     
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  19. Dsloan Feb 23, 2023

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    Tell that to the OGs ::stirthepot::

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    I'm mostly kidding of course. If I were doing more oly lifting I'd be using bumpers. But there is something darn impressive about old photos of lifters just launching 300 or 400lbs+ of iron overhead like it's a normal everyday thing.

    Edit: this was 1971 Worlds, and Olympics didn't switch to bumpers until '72, I think. So, pretty sure this is iron plates:

     
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  20. texasmade Feb 23, 2023

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    Old school singlets… free the nips!!!
     
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