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03-26-2013, 03:18 PM
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If I could have one wish, other than being the type of person that is in naturally great shape and didn't need to work out, it would be to become a morning person. I would LOVE to work out and get it out of the way in the morning, but I HATE waking up.
I hear you. Oh man do I hear you. It takes me forfreakingever to get up in the morning. And even then I'm not fit to be around until I've had my breakfast and shower.

At one point I was getting up early to go to the gym. I did well for a long time. Then I re-injured my back and that was the end of that. I haven't been back even though I've been OK for a long time.

What I really need is a workout buddy, someone to be accountable to.

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What the hell is wrong with grunting at the gym? Some people do it when they exert.

It's a gym, not a photo shoot.
Totally agree. When I was lifting heavy (usually squats or cleans), you can damn sure bet I was grunting. Not I'm just trying to work on my "beach muscles", so I don't need to grunt. I make some damned funny faces when I lift though.

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03-26-2013, 03:23 PM
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I hear you. Oh man do I hear you. It takes me forfreakingever to get up in the morning. And even then I'm not fit to be around until I've had my breakfast and shower.

At one point I was getting up early to go to the gym. I did well for a long time. Then I re-injured my back and that was the end of that. I haven't been back even though I've been OK for a long time.

What I really need is a workout buddy, someone to be accountable to.
This times a mil. Especially when you're first starting out and the motivation is perhaps an issue. It's why people hire personal trainers....but when you have a friend, it's more fun, and well..cheaper.

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This times a mil. Especially when you're first starting out and the motivation is perhaps an issue. It's why people hire personal trainers....but when you have a friend, it's more fun, and well..cheaper.
I can't afford a personal trainer. And all my friends live far away so...I'm ****ed

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Totally agree. When I was lifting heavy (usually squats or cleans), you can damn sure bet I was grunting. Not I'm just trying to work on my "beach muscles", so I don't need to grunt. I make some damned funny faces when I lift though.
I do admit though, I hate the mirrors. I know what I look like when I work out. My face gets ridiculously, comically red (so does my brother's, it's gotta be some weird genetic thing).

It's a good thing I didn't meet my wife at the gym. I'd still be looking.

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03-26-2013, 03:29 PM
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I can't afford a personal trainer. And all my friends live far away so...I'm ****ed
I do correspondence for the Curves I've worked at for 10 years....so writing miss you cards, making "come back" phone calls. Its so difficult once you are out of the swing. and a little fear too about getting reinjured.

I wish I knew the trick.

I'm glad your back is beter

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I hear you. Oh man do I hear you. It takes me forfreakingever to get up in the morning. And even then I'm not fit to be around until I've had my breakfast and shower.

At one point I was getting up early to go to the gym. I did well for a long time. Then I re-injured my back and that was the end of that. I haven't been back even though I've been OK for a long time.

What I really need is a workout buddy, someone to be accountable to.
Best thing I ever did was befriend a bunch of body builders at the gym. Anytime I wanted to isolate something, or find a new way to challenge a muscle group, those are the guys to ask. After a while I started working out w/ them. Those guys push you, man.

But, they also do things non-bodybuilders shouldn't do. To be frank, they do things even they shouldn't do.

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03-26-2013, 03:32 PM
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I do correspondence for the Curves I've worked at for 10 years....so writing miss you cards, making "come back" phone calls. Its so difficult once you are out of the swing. and a little fear too about getting reinjured.

I wish I knew the trick.

I'm glad your back is beter
I have gotten some miss you cards from the one I go to, feel like a **** for not going back. And yeah I've got some fear of re-injuring my back. I had to have PT on it for the first time in 15 years, plus as I get older I don't heal as quickly.

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03-26-2013, 03:33 PM
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I can't afford a personal trainer. And all my friends live far away so...I'm ****ed
You and Kate can skype workout!

Problem solved?

Like I was telling her...just 30 minutes a day of something. A resistance band, at home, can make a difference. There's things you can do while sitting at home watching TV to help get a kickstart.

I'm far from a fitness guru...just happen to have great trainers and coaches growing up who gave lots of great advice, and a couple friends now that are trainers.

God, in fact, edging closer to 40, it's harder to stay healthy than it was 15 years ago, believe me. I know I have a knee replacement coming soon and I know I'll have to figure out how to deal with that. Ever evolving process, taking care of these things.

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No, it's definitely appreciated. I'm getting back on the horse after (too much) time away. We used to have a fitness thread on this board that was helpful. Lots of people with good experiences/insight/tips. If nothing else, was good for motivation.



Ha! I do that now.
And that's why your tired all the time. The constant waking and falling back to sleep only to wake up 10 minutes later makes you feel far worse than if you just got up and started your day. You're better off just setting the alarm for when you need to get up and not playing the snooze button game.

This story was just on the news the other day: http://www1.whdh.com/features/articl...eport/DBM1252/

And Health had this story about it as well recently:
http://www1.whdh.com/features/articl...eport/DBM1252/

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I have gotten some miss you cards from the one I go to, feel like a **** for not going back. And yeah I've got some fear of re-injuring my back. I had to have PT on it for the first time in 15 years, plus as I get older I don't heal as quickly.
I wish I knew a better way to write it than..."Spring is here, its a perfect time to recommit". its so hard.

such a mental game. I want to provide inspiration, but I think I miss the mark a lot of the time.

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Billy Madison- One of the first movies I remember seeing at the drive ins as a kid and one of the most quotable movies ever.

Genius

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Billy Madison- One of the first movies I remember seeing at the drive ins as a kid and one of the most quotable movies ever.

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That is correct

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This has been one of the longest suckiest days I have had in awhile

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I jut realized i'm not working on trade deadline day. I thought I was.

oh hooray!

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kovi, most of us aren't working that day

most of us are at work, don't get me wrong, but i'd hardly call the output we create on that day to be worthy of the title "work"

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i'm assuming we've all seen the mr. burns level hilarity here:

http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/a...ngton-florida/

not that i am 100% in agreement with en masse development, i thought that the following quotes were particularly telling

"With the circus atmosphere that’s being promoted, I think we’ve lost a certain amount of high-class dignity,” said Michael Whitlow, a board member of the Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance, a group set up by the Jacobs family to support their interests. “I would like to see Wellington be the elite of the elites. The absolutely crème de la crème, the top of the top, as opposed to something for everybody.”

just remember kids, support your local oligarch, they've got your back

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Ok? where did everyone go?


did I miss a party invite?

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i sent out invites to coordinates 90S, 0W along with a prize of a pot of gold, guarded by penguins

we're all alone

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we're all alone


I think I'm just mostly amused that Boz Scaggs is subtitled and apparently singing in sub-zero temps during this performance.

After fending off the guard-penguins, this is errand-running day for me before heading into town for the game.

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well, you know what happened last time, so....


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I love adding fruit to savory salads. Chopped up apples and grapes make a great sweet surprise.

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I love adding fruit to savory salads. Chopped up apples and grapes make a great sweet surprise.
I agree, and nuts and/or dried fruit are pretty good as well.

Only question, how is it a sweet surprise if you put them in the salad to begin with?


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