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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #25 on: March 07, 2012, 08:35:48 PM »
What are the best ways to avoid getting shin splints for an overweight Canadian friend of mine who likes to occasionally (but not obsessively) run?

Also, he is getting really good at swimming lately, do you know if he is too old to go back and try out for the Manhattan Marlins?

yeah how do i avoid shin splints? they suck ass.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #26 on: March 07, 2012, 08:36:16 PM »
That is a lot of time out of my week. anything that takes less and doesn't require a video game system?

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #27 on: March 07, 2012, 08:37:39 PM »
my wife does zumba 3 times a week.  seems pretty great.  thinking about giving it a go.

My wife does zumba and the kickboxing class.  Really thinking about kickboxing class because guy/girl ratio is better.  I'm not much of a hip-shaker....just a fist-pumper.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #28 on: March 07, 2012, 08:51:24 PM »
That is a lot of time out of my week. anything that takes less and doesn't require a video game system?

no. stop being fat and poor.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #29 on: March 07, 2012, 08:55:03 PM »
squat, bench, deadlift

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #30 on: March 07, 2012, 08:55:28 PM »
What are the best ways to avoid getting shin splints for an overweight Canadian friend of mine who likes to occasionally (but not obsessively) run?

Also, he is getting really good at swimming lately, do you know if he is too old to go back and try out for the Manhattan Marlins?

yeah how do i avoid shin splints? they suck ass.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2012, 09:55:27 PM »
Long distance running is the least efficient way to burn calories. Best thing for burning calories (if you're not trying to bulk up) is doing 10 40-meter dashes. Sprint 40 meters, walk back. As soon as you get back, sprint again, walk back. Repeat 10 times. It only takes 10-15 minutes (including stretching) and burns about as many calories as running 2 miles, possibly more.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #32 on: March 07, 2012, 09:56:51 PM »
Long distance running is the least efficient way to burn calories. Best thing for burning calories (if you're not trying to bulk up) is doing 10 40-meter dashes. Sprint 40 meters, walk back. As soon as you get back, sprint again, walk back. Repeat 10 times. It only takes 10-15 minutes (including stretching) and burns about as many calories as running 2 miles, possibly more.

what if you run 5-7.5 minute miles  :sdeek:

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #33 on: March 07, 2012, 10:04:40 PM »
How much chest hair do I need to maintain to trick people into thinking I am in better shape than I really am?  :dunno:

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #34 on: March 07, 2012, 10:10:48 PM »
Long distance running is the least efficient way to burn calories. Best thing for burning calories (if you're not trying to bulk up) is doing 10 40-meter dashes. Sprint 40 meters, walk back. As soon as you get back, sprint again, walk back. Repeat 10 times. It only takes 10-15 minutes (including stretching) and burns about as many calories as running 2 miles, possibly more.

Benja. Is this true? Also does it mean that shin splints will be worse, better, or same? (Obviously hitting the ground fewer times but the impact would probably be way more pound-y.) And you never answered my Manhattan Marlins question. Is it because I forgot to include a "tia"? Because, tia.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2012, 10:18:13 PM »
How do I improve my vertical?

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #36 on: March 07, 2012, 10:43:41 PM »
What is the easiest way for me to be able to DOB like DOB does in college basketball games? tia.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #37 on: March 07, 2012, 11:33:36 PM »
I play basketball MWF mornings. When I go to the gym my showering/dressing is roughly 800 times more efficient so I decided to go lift weights (or something) Tuesday/Thursday.

Please give me a workout plan. Thanks.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #38 on: March 08, 2012, 02:39:32 AM »
How do I improve my vertical?

Kettle bell swings with elastic bands. Also, jumping onto 30'' ledges (give or take 6'' on either side) in between squat sets.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #39 on: March 08, 2012, 05:57:03 AM »
What is the correlation between caloric intake and metabolism? Some say reduce too far and metabolism drops nullifying the caloric restriction (to some degree). Others say it has to be a massive amount for that to happen.

In short, how much should I eat per day to lose weight, but not exercising and still be able to drink on the weekends. TIA.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #40 on: March 08, 2012, 07:19:49 AM »
If you starve yourself your body will take all nutrients and try to convert it to fat.  That's why you shouldn't go under the minimum calories when dieting or changing eating habits.  I did weight watchers about 5 years ago and experienced this.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #41 on: March 08, 2012, 07:41:38 AM »
If you starve yourself your body will take all nutrients and try to convert it to fat.  That's why you shouldn't go under the minimum calories when dieting or changing eating habits.  I did weight watchers about 5 years ago and experienced this.
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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #42 on: March 08, 2012, 08:01:19 AM »
How do I improve my vertical?

Why would you want to do that?  Do you have really high cupboards in your kitchen?

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #43 on: March 08, 2012, 08:06:28 AM »
Do you focus more on nutrition than exercise?

Think as nutrition as the foundation and the house as the exercise. You can't build the house without the foundation.

You can get in great shape without good nutrition. If you want to look the part then nutrition is the most important piece.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #44 on: March 08, 2012, 08:17:32 AM »
I hate eating right and refuse to take any supplements. Change my mind on this.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #45 on: March 08, 2012, 08:32:13 AM »
wow, chingon's "tell me what to watch" thread was roughly 642 times better.

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #46 on: March 08, 2012, 08:33:39 AM »
yeah, benja seems like the kind of personal trainer that shows up 7 hours late and drunk.  guess I'll just go hit the elliptical. 

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« Reply #47 on: March 08, 2012, 08:35:11 AM »
If you starve yourself your body will take all nutrients and try to convert it to fat.  That's why you shouldn't go under the minimum calories when dieting or changing eating habits.  I did weight watchers about 5 years ago and experienced this.
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It does, I mean if you starve yourself over a period of time you'll lose weight but who wants to do that?

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Re: Fitness Questions!
« Reply #48 on: March 08, 2012, 08:47:31 AM »
yeah, benja seems like the kind of personal trainer that shows up 7 hours late and drunk.  guess I'll just go hit the elliptical. 
steve dave is like my uncle, I tell him exactly what electronics/computer to buy and he goes out and buys the opposite. THEN HE COMPLAINS!!!
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« Reply #49 on: March 08, 2012, 08:48:09 AM »
yeah, benja seems like the kind of personal trainer that shows up 7 hours late and drunk.  guess I'll just go hit the elliptical. 
steve dave is like my uncle, I tell him exactly what electronics/computer to buy and he goes out and buys the opposite. THEN HE COMPLAINS!!!

I bought the exact laptop you suggested  :blank: