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Old 05-19-2014, 12:33 PM   #1
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Do You Focus on Fitness and Nutrition?




How important is fitness and/or nutrition to you?

Is it something you focus on? If so, what do you do?

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Old 05-19-2014, 02:01 PM   #2
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How important is fitness and/or nutrition to you? Is it something you focus on? If so, what do you do?
I get enough exercise running around with my head cut off....

As for nutrition, my wife handles that for me

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Old 05-19-2014, 02:19 PM   #3
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I walked three miles a day for a long time. Can't right now, I tore up my knee. I sure miss it.
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It is important and especially when you get older and your metabolism and natural ability to heal slows down. When younger I could do anything, get a good nights sleep or sleep in on the weekend and burn off any sickness or problems. Then I got very rundown from allergies that took a year to find out. Once you lose your health you appreciate it. Getting better now and I have a treadmill, run and eat expensive high fibre multigrain bread with lots of Vitamins and Protein and Iron in it. Point being DO NOT take your health for granted as you may never get it back or it is very difficult to do so.
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I play basketball sometimes, that's it.
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I try to stay fit. I hit the gym in the morning, walk 2.5 miles at lunch time. Ski during the winter, ride bike and golf (walk) during the summer. I am turning 52 in a couple of weeks and feel great.
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Well, I'm 49 and I do keep fit. I eat 5 to 7 meals a day between 200 and 500 calories. Been a member of my gym since 1979, played sports, joined Army, run/walk/roller-blade/jump-rope at parks. I prefer supersets for weight training with 30 second breathers. I go to the gym for about 1-1/4 hours a day, 5 to 6 days a week. I'm normally pretty cut, except when bulking. I enjoy exercising and sport activities!

However, I think anyone that gets some exercise is doing good. It should be something you enjoy, in-line with work and home (so no special trips need to be taken) and not to be used for losing weight. Exercise makes you hungry, so learn to control your diet; first and foremost, control the caloric intake! Once calories are under control, then tweak the diet for better nutrition. With lack of exercise, expect your joints to hurt as you get older. Finally, ignore those that say "are you a little old to be doing that?" because they do not understand and probably are couch potatoes.
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i moved 5 tons of road mix yesterday, after work(on my feet nearly all day).
does that count ?

oh, i have 4 more tons to move. 1 shovel/wheelbarrow at a time.
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i moved 5 tons of road mix yesterday, after work(on my feet nearly all day).
does that count ?

oh, i have 4 more tons to move. 1 shovel/wheelbarrow at a time.
It actually does! But, understand you are exercising working muscles (slow twitch muscle fibers). So, if you've been doing it a long time, it's more like walking to your body. Still, it's exercise and still more than most people do!!!
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i moved 5 tons of road mix yesterday, after work(on my feet nearly all day).
does that count ?

oh, i have 4 more tons to move. 1 shovel/wheelbarrow at a time.
Tell us when you move 16 ton. You will be another day older and deeper in debt. TEF
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I do not think exercise and diet are that important. It is about finding foods that suit you. If I eat an unhealthy food that makes me feel good and keeps me regular, I am going to eat it. It is about having real enjoyment in the course of a day. Not having to much stress, and helping others.
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Tell us when you move 16 ton. You will be another day older and deeper in debt. TEF
all materials together is about 16 ton. but not in 1 day.
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Martial arts classes for adults are awesome, they get me moving and I don't even feel like it's a workout. I do Brazilian Jiu jitsu 2-3 hours a week and it keeps me feeling young
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Martial arts classes for adults are awesome, they get me moving and I don't even feel like it's a workout. I do Brazilian Jiu jitsu 2-3 hours a week and it keeps me feeling young
I've been contemplating boxing later this year, probably for winter. Martial arts or stretching/strength yoga are being contemplated too. I should probably look into older adult classes, rather than getting hammered to death by the young people.

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