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Are you physically fit?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Reyn, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

    Dec 28, 2000
    It was a 12,000 calorie day. I ate a whole large pizza afterwords then couldn't get out of the tub full of ice for about an hour. But I could walk the next day :)
  2. 2bgop


    Dec 5, 2006
    In the SEC
    I hope she is hot....

  3. M&P Shooter

    M&P Shooter Metal Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    Phila, PA
    On GT I am a 6' 3" 210lb Navy S.E.A.L. sniper benching 450lbs and sleeping with super models every weekend:cool:

    Now in real life I am a over weight bus operator who just ate Taco Bell Tacos with a Dr Peeper:crying:
  4. yep...late 60's...........
    Martial Arts Instructor (Judo) still compete in Masters competition.
    High School Baseball coach
    10 lbs over my high school weight.....170
    never smoked...but I did grow up in the 60's hehehehe
  5. Glock20 10mm

    Glock20 10mm Use Linux!

    I would consider myself to be moderately fit. I keep active and work outdoors around the property, cutting firewood and clearing no burn zones for the upcoming fire season has helped a lot. But I can't run, but that's due to a bad knee. But for my age... yes I am pretty darn fit!
  6. Glock20 10mm

    Glock20 10mm Use Linux!

    You finished... so yes.
  7. Huaco Kid

    Huaco Kid

    Mar 11, 2007
    Did you still have your kidneys?
  8. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

    Dec 28, 2000
    Nah, no booze, hookers or black market body parts involved.
  9. Sgt.K

    Sgt.K They Just Work!

    Jan 11, 2000
    Kentucky, USA
    I do the treadmill thing Monday-Thursday, 1hr at 3mph, and though my bmi is near 30 (5-4, 170), I wear a 34" loose (for iwb). I have diabetes but it is well under control, I don't even test, 106 last time checked a few weeks ago. I work 3/12s Fri-Sun in a factory, standing, and also have a one man lawn maintenance business during warm weather. So I say, "Yes".
  10. Swipter


    Jan 5, 2013
    I'm in shape when I am sleeping.
  11. Huaco Kid

    Huaco Kid

    Mar 11, 2007
    Curled-up is a shape.
  12. chickenwing


    Sep 24, 2010
    I consider myself in pretty good shape.

    My job has helped a lot. For some reason chopping line through swamps and woods for thousands of feet, walking miles per day sometimes when topo'ing, and subsurface utility exploration(shovel, jackhammer, air lance, and vacuum work) in Florida has kept me pretty lean and mean.

    I'm use to heat and humidity. A SHTF scenario without water would be another story. As for cold climates, yeah no idea, lived in Florida all my life and have never seen snow.

    I jog 5 miles a week, but can only full sprint for about 100 yards. That's with no equipment. I can walk miles in a day with no problem, which seems more likely in a major SHTF situation.

    I think I would be physically OK to deal with it. But who knows until it happens.

    I don't think enough people focus on staying fit though. Just staying active and eating right can make a big difference. It's a nice tool to have.
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2013
  13. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

    Aug 16, 2001
    Taunton, MA
    No. Well, fit enough for what I need, I guess.

    Some day, I'm going to get that running one treadmill while breathing into a tube thing done. I suck at physical stuff. Always have.

    Back in HS, I had a gym teacher tell me I must have asthma bc he never heard wheezing during a mile run like that. And I ran a lot back then. I just can't seem to oxygenate.

    Some day.
  14. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

    Mar 26, 2003
  15. mike from st pe

    mike from st pe

    Apr 30, 2007
    St Pete FL
    NFW, Arthritis, heart problems, both hips replaced.
    I'm worn out at 58.
  16. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

    Oct 8, 2001
    Middle of SC
    I can do more push-ups, pull-ups, run, etc. than the average American male. I consider myself good-to-go.

    Could my cardio be slightly better? Yup. However, I'm pretty strong. I have no need to run from you. If I can't whoop your ass, I'll just shoot you. I need not run from anything.
  17. I am in shape. Round is a shape right?!?

    Seriously, I am in my early 40's and am in great shape. I swim three times a week, bike competitively (road and mtb), trail run occasionally, and do some weights (mainly for swimming).

    I can work in the yard all day long, including running the chainsaw or axe without a problem. I am more fit now than I was in high school.

    I do have a bad knee which slows me a little on running but other than that, I am as fit as a fiddle.
  18. devildog2067


    Apr 20, 2005
    I'm not "Marine Corps" fit anymore, but I'm in decent shape. I think I could probably pass a PFT (barely).
  19. wrenrj1


    May 22, 2002
    Totally agree, you can have all the plans in the world but if you can't carry them out physically, to include your family you are hosed. Luckily, both me and the wife are physically fit (she's a marathon runner, I'm a regular 4mi. runner) still dosen't mean that we are ready for whatever, but we're ready to survive certain hardships that may occur and not have health concerns for the short term.
  20. Completed ToughMudder in 3:30 last October, plan on beating that this April....lift four times a week, one hour of spin class on Wednesdays, x-fit on the's a lifestyle for my wife and I; we really want to enjoy our retirement...we are in our early 40's.