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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby RedHeaven » Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:14 pm

Thanks....Yeah I look forward to getting everything read, the whole panel. Think I'm gonna try gluten free if they dont find anything. Ive been a few days on the D now and I am feeling a little better but that might be in my head.....Just gotta keep watch on everything, sugars, all that sheeot. Amazing what a week of erratic crazy sleep will do to you the older you get!! I thought it was bad after my first burn...hahahahahahahaaaa
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby AntiM » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:25 am

They were going to treat me for chronic fatigue. Turns out is was simply the preservative in diet sodas (sodium benzoate); I figured it out on my own. I am now an enthusiastic label-reader.
I'm getting extra D from my calcium pills, and my very good multi-vitamin. I still am fatigued, but it is either permenopause or post-surgical. Joy joy.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:03 am

This is the end of my second week on thyroid. (hehehe) I'm hoping it works out.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby maryanimal » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:24 am

I've been slowly losing weight since I got back from the playa, but I need to go to the gym so I won't lose muscle mass. Looking into water Zumba.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Savannah » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:36 am

This weekend I finally got my butt back into the gym for the first time post-playa. I've been running and going to dance class, but I really need to be at the gym more often than either of those other options, 'cause there's a broad spectrum of neat equipment and I won't hurt my foot there, as I will if I overdo it with the running.

At the gym I did a good session on the recumbent bike, and then I checked the upstairs area I don't visit often enough and found a deltoid machine (shoulders!) which I hadn't realized was there. Wonderful! So I did chest press, deltoids, lat machine (pull downs) and that little cage where you stand in it, brace your forearms on some padding, hold onto the . . . handlebars? . . . and then use your abs to lift your legs. My abs were sore Sunday AND Monday. :lol: But it was cool; I'll try it again.

I do the lat machine because I'm hoping it will allow me to keep some definition in my back now that pushups are difficult (because of the wonky foot) but I"m not sure if the lat machine is doing anything for me yet. Lats are lower than the muscles over the scapulas, which is where I would like to have/keep a little bit of definition.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby unjonharley » Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:04 pm

I scored recumbent machine for $15 off Craig's list..
The guy weighed 440 when he got the machine at a state sales. When he sold it to me he is at 210.. The machine is from a hospital rehab.
It sits in front of the computer, So I peddle as I type/watch Netflex movies bout two hours a day. Black Rock City here I come.. Getting in shape to power a kinetic art sculpture.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Savannah » Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:07 pm

That is such a great idea, unjonharley! And for $15! :shock:

I wish I had the space in my apartment for a recumbent bike. I suppose I'm lucky my gym has televisions, but it still requires effort to get there after work, and then home. If I had a machine at home, I could really increase my frequency.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby ygmir » Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:35 pm

Savannah wrote:That is such a great idea, unjonharley! And for $15! :shock:

I wish I had the space in my apartment for a recumbent bike. I suppose I'm lucky my gym has televisions, but it still requires effort to get there after work, and then home. If I had a machine at home, I could really increase my frequency.


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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby AntiM » Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:40 pm

Indeed.

A side note: I hate my fucking PCM. That is all.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby wh..sh » Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:02 am

I took up a new challenge and joined hola hoop classes.
I learnt few things from the classes... like how it really doesn't help when you drop the hoop on your face.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby AntiM » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:16 pm

I see the cobwebs are getting a workout. I'm certainly not.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby maryanimal » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:37 pm

Alas AntiM, same here. A charlotte's web situation.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby jella » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:09 pm

My yogi opens her very own studio Dec 3 ...yay ! Gosh I miss yoga
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby moonrise » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:52 am

Put that ice cream down! ya' got two days until the feast...try to fast until then. See you on Friday :P lmfao!
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:18 pm

Rousseau wrote:Since the savage man’s body is the only instrument he knows, he employs it for a variety of purposes that, for lack of practice, ours are incapable of serving. And our industry deprives us of the force and agility that necessarily obliges him to acquire. If he had had an axe, would his wrists break such strong branches? If he had had a sling, would he throw a stone with so much force? If he had had a horse, would he run so fast? Give a civilized man time to gather all his machines around him, and undoubtedly he will easily overcome a savage man. But if you want to see an even more unequal fight, pit them against each other naked and disarmed, and you will soon realize the advantage of constantly having all of one’s forces at one’s disposal, of always being ready for any event, and of always carrying one’s entire self, as it were, with one.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Savannah » Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:34 pm

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Getting the Body You've Always Wanted

1. Wait until at least April, when the ground softens.

2. Dress warmly (think layers), bring a shovel and a lantern on a stick.

3. Listen. Is someone coming?

4. Cover your lantern with a blanket, wait.

5. Continue. If you're not used to hard physical labor, wear weight-lifting gloves to avoid excess chafing.

6. You may need a wheelbarrow. You probably should have brought a wheelbarrow.

7. Come back with a wheelbarrow.

8. Try to have the body you've always wanted back to your house by dawn.

9. Get online, start shopping for outfits!

10. Your friends may treat you differently now, with your new body, but they are probably just jealous.


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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:38 pm

Okay, so when I walk I open and close my hands repeatedly. Sometimes it gets a little crampy. This can be a problem, because a tight grip is essential.

Would one of those spring things help?

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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby unjonharley » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:55 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Okay, so when I walk I open and close my hands repeatedly. Sometimes it gets a little crampy. This can be a problem, because a tight grip is essential.

Would one of those spring things help?

I await your wisdom. And after reading Savannah's post, I'm canceling all engagements this evening...


I have hand gripers of different resistance.. They help these old hands.. Also I use Antie M's cure for inflammation, ginger powder.. She take it in capsule. I take a1/4 tsp mixed in coffee, juice and foods. By the end of the day I've taken 1tsp. Been at it for two months, works for me.. have a bad habit of making a fist and sleeping on the fist.. If I have worked hard the day before the hands cramp up..
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby tatonka » Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:46 pm

I got cancer back when i was 50 , 1 went from 175 to 125 in about 9 months ( from surgery and radiation and pain meds ) I recovered but am slow on gaining the weight back. This vid Im at 140 , im about 150 now , been drinking more water and eating better.
Had throat cancer , so they cut my face open and took it out and put a piece of my wrist skin with a vien attached. Then took a piece of my leg skin and covered the hole in my wrist.
Doc says Im his fastest recovery to date. :)

Been working on my legs and butt more , got a loin cloth and legging to wear :)


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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby AntiM » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:38 pm

I've been struggling to get to the gym in these freezing temps. Most of the time I go out and immediately go into a coughing fit. I had the bad cold for three weeks. Now we have a valley inversion, trapping the pollutants in the valley, the air is even unfit for healthy lungs, much less asthmatic ones. Ugh. Riding the bus is a fair weather venture. And I notice "my" bus bench on the way home is gone. Bastards.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:45 am

Interesting fitness test:
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In Portuguese, but unfortunately no samba dancers.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby haolegolucky » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:10 pm

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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Elliot » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:28 pm

:shock:
Holy macaroni! I've put on 20 pounds since September! Full alarm!!!!

*writes NO! on a sticky note and slaps it on the refrigerator handle*
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby AntiM » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:52 pm

Yep, the weight i lost last year is back. Ugh.
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby maryanimal » Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:55 pm

I haven't gained lot of the weight I lost last year but it was starting to creep up while I wasn't looking. I'm back at the gym, I use MyFitnessPal.com, which is fun and helpful for me, and I weigh myself week at a time. Tomorrow is the first big weigh-in!
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Krokodyle » Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:44 pm

Elliot wrote::shock:
Holy macaroni! I've put on 20 pounds since September! Full alarm!!!!

*writes NO! on a sticky note and slaps it on the refrigerator handle*


Yeah, I gain about 10+ pounds during November and December. My beer & whatever-is-in-the-flask intake increases significantly during that period, as I perform music and more on weekends at a local holiday fair thing and the groups I work and play with really like their liquids. So much so that January becomes Sober January for many of us, and I usually drop the "holiday heavy" by February as long I visit the gym twice a week. But it's getting harder as I get older... :?
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby tatonka » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:59 am

my niece seen me getting back in shape , so she joined a gym and made great progress


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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:12 am

Some motivation:

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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby Savannah » Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:39 pm

Have managed my fittest (adult) Winter in a long time . . . averaging 3 workouts a week, occasionally 4 (which would be ideal). I continue to keep the running to only once 1 a week (or less) in favor of other kinds of cardio (stationary bike, dance class) but my left foot seems to be slowly healing. I know I can't afford to be reckless though.

Boooooo. I would much prefer to be reckless.

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Blues for Brother George Jackson - Archie Shep
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I Can See For Miles - The Who
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Re: ePlaya Fitness Club

Postby gyre » Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:44 pm

No Rammstein?
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