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Are you physically fit?

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

  1. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I'd say I'm in good shape, but not great. I always slack off in the winter, so in a couple of months I'll step it up again.
     
  2. jthrelf

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    well im only 23 so how bad could it be? i've been lifting 3-5 days a week since 8th grade, i don't think i've ever taken more than a week off, and I ran track in highschool

    however my workouts arent as intense as they used to be... full time job will do that to ya! at least it's somewhat physical most days
     

  3. NEW2GLO

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    Crossfit 4-5 DAYS A WEEK!!
     
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  4. ancient_serpent

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    Yep. Workout 6 days a week.
    Kettle bells, sledgehammer and tire, bunch of logs out back of the house to throw around, running and ruck marches.
     
  5. Kevin108

    Kevin108 THIS IS IN ALL CAPS

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    Running is not necessarily a good metric by which to judge fitness. I am overweight and I have had moderate arthritis for over 20 years but I am quite strong with great endurance. I consider myself fit. I've never been too weak or too tired to keep going, albeit sometimes at a reduced pace, and most of my work and play is outside.
     
  6. KCOG

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    54 and in the best shape of my life. Running is good for the body, mind and soul.
     
  7. Slotback

    Slotback Glock 35 Millennium Member

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    If you are doing something like running or lifting weights...basically anything, you are ahead of a lot of folks.
     
  8. Mrs.Cicero

    Mrs.Cicero Wayward Member

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    Yes. Though I have to some physical therapy for the tendonitis in my right arm/shoulder before I can do kettlebells again. I miss my kettlebells. And I'm good for a 20 mile hike. I wasn't built for speed, though. My sprints are laughable. I drag sled loads of firewood uphill a quarter mile to heat the house in the winter and for exercise. It keeps my butt in shape. But I think it's messing with the tendonitis. My doc yelled at me for not resting it. It was haul wood or freeze, though.
     
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  9. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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  10. *ASH*

    *ASH* RRRDS

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    44 , take 10 meds daily , fighting cancer off and on for 3 years , i feel 80 sometimes but i keep fighting . i know i will be dead before 50

    we joined a gym /nautilus few months ago , so we do cardio , some weights , play raquetball and swim .

    i want to give up so bad , but i cant i got family to look after. plus i farm self employed . im gonna go half and half with my nephew next year , i cant do it alone anymore .

    thankfully i inherited good size chunk of change and have 3 rental properties. and i rent out our beach house . so money is not a problem but i always worry
     
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  11. jsg34

    jsg34 Blade Runner

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    I think so. I bicycle, run, train TRX, lift and hit the heavy bag. BP is low normal and weight is within range.
     
  12. NEW2GLO

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    Keep FIGHTING ASH----NEVER NERVER GIVE UP!!
     
  13. BEER

    BEER bad example

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    yesterday i lifted a chevy big block complete with heads and carb out of the bed of the truck, carried it 15 feet, and then lifted it up and set it on a 32 inch tall bench while smoking a cigarette.

    2 weeks ago i bear hugged an empty ge side x side fridge/freezer and carried it from one side of the room to the other without scratching up the brand new wooden floor.

    last year i hoisted an antique cast iron bathtub up on my shoulders and hauled it up 3 flights of stairs.

    i doubt i'm in shape to most peoples standards, but i am strong when i need to be which is good enough for me.
     
  14. NEW2GLO

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    You my friend should be entering STRONG MAN COMPS!!
     
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    *ASH* RRRDS

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    always my friend , always . :wavey::wavey:
     
  16. BEER

    BEER bad example

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    no they want you to do that sort of thing back to back, i'm only good for 1-2 superhuman feats of strength maybe 3 times a weeks with sandwhich and beer breaks in between. lol
     
  17. Kevinr20

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    I'm only 27 and i work out 5 days a week. (heavy bag/mma 2 days, weights 3 days) and hope to stay in shape until i physically can't do it anymore.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR
     
  18. sierrafast

    sierrafast Coleccionista

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    I consider myself very fit for 37. 6' @ 175 and 6pack is beginning to show.
     
  19. Ferdinandd

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    I was in great shape before a serious health issue sidelined me 10 months ago. I'm coming back though - working out 5-7x per week, and I completed a 5 mile run last Sunday. I'm no prepper, but I do think that being in good condition would improve one's odds of prevailing in any confrontation or surviving SHTF. Running away can at times be the best option...

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  20. Happypuppy

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    +1. Sounds like you are one thought dude! Well done