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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #135 on: July 11, 2019, 08:13:26 PM »
Fucken lawnmowers man. Something has got to be done.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #136 on: July 12, 2019, 11:11:46 AM »
Not using the treadmill it doesn't push the cardio hard enough, even 30 minutes at 10kph, using exercise bike now plus weights and rower, averaging 2 times per week. Loving the weights, starting off light though.
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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #137 on: July 12, 2019, 10:38:58 PM »

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #138 on: July 15, 2019, 12:49:24 PM »
No vball last week. Just 5x gym.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #139 on: July 15, 2019, 07:44:25 PM »
I did 4/4 gym sessions and a bit of skateboarding last week.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #140 on: July 17, 2019, 03:24:33 PM »
Not using the treadmill it doesn't push the cardio hard enough
https://thewirecutter.com/blog/history-of-the-treadmill/

Thanks, realised after reading that that mine does inclines!
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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #141 on: July 17, 2019, 04:33:38 PM »
>>inclines

I was wondering about that. I have found treadmills at an incline plenty punishing. In general, you have to go faster on a treadmill than real running because you're not actually moving any mass. You can compensate by increasing the incline. You still aren't moving mass, but you do have to lift your lefts and fight the downward slide

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #142 on: July 22, 2019, 03:43:18 PM »
Lots going on so I was unable to make the gym a couple days last week. 3 x gym plus volleyball league night = 4 total.

Hoping to be back to 5+ this week.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #143 on: August 12, 2019, 04:34:56 AM »
4/4 gym session for the last two weeks

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #144 on: August 12, 2019, 06:37:16 PM »
Last two weeks were good and bad while visiting family

bad: ate too much, only did two runs and one hike (plus one more run on Sunday after I got home)

good: had access to a gym and did some weight lifting (7 times in two weeks). That felt good. And visiting family is good.

So all in all, I got a little more muscle and a little more fat. The balance has been preserved.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #145 on: September 16, 2019, 09:25:17 PM »
I missed a workout a couple of weeks ago, but I've been pretty solid with 4/4 gym sessions a week other than that.  Work has been pretty busy, but I've managed to get out with the kids and do some nice outdoor activity on the weekends.

How you all doing?

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #146 on: September 17, 2019, 03:22:20 AM »
Discovered pool workouts, *highly* recommended.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgvklHZSsmE


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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #147 on: September 17, 2019, 04:16:20 PM »
A good longish climb, a hiking day, a bit of running and some easy weight lifting... all in all not a bad week.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #148 on: September 19, 2019, 12:00:49 PM »
After a whirlwind of real estate deals, contractors galore and yet another move, I am back at it. I think I always had at least 2 workouts in a week, but this will be the first week in probably a month or more I can maybe get 5 days in. About to hit day 4 shortly, so should be good this week. 3 last week.

Right now I seem to be in some kind of fat burn mode. Not hungry at lunch and a protein shake satisfies. Doing this as often as possible, and my waistline is starting to look pretty decent.

nffc, really? Is it really fun or something? Doesn't seem very manly.

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Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« Reply #149 on: September 19, 2019, 03:17:56 PM »
>Doesn't seem very manly.

If its man enough for Baz Rutten...

40 degree weather and 80% humidity makes it enjoyable.

Get some of these https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00T4J02VK and give it a try. The quicker you move, the more resistance, try and clap you hands together;) Some vinyl kettlebells and step up to https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01M01MSUR and you have a decent upper body/abs workout. The pool not great for legs use the baby pool for squats etc. 25 reps about the sweet spot, no rest between excercises.

I found it transfers very well to improvements in the gym and cardi/boxing.