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Reducing Bodyfat by RM
What is the right way of reducing body fat percentage for men? Some say more of strength training and little of cardio and others say more of cardio and little of strength training. I want to get in to some exercise program to reduce my BF% from 25% to less than 20%. I am confused on the...
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February 22nd 06 05:52 AM
by mush97 Go to last post
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Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) graphically by Wayne S. Hill
Kevin Krausnick wrote: Body Mass Index (BMI) is the ratio of height to weight, and is a general guideline for determining a person's health risk based on their weight. Many of the people here fail to meet this "general guideline". -- -Wayne
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May 16th 04 02:31 PM
by Armand Go to last post
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Bowflex shatters under load by Achim Nolcken Lohse
My Bowflex PowerPro with Lat Tower failed dangerously this weekend as I started my workout. The plastic rod box holding the flex rods broke loose from the machine's vertical shaft and both ends of the box shattered, scattering jagged shards of plastic in all directions. I found pieces scattered as...
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March 26th 07 10:23 PM
by Jason Earl Go to last post
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Reasonable expectations for gaining mass by mjoann
Hello, I'm not the most athletic person; I've always been skinny and wimpy. In the last year, I *finally* put on some weight and look more like a normal person. I am 5'2" 105 lbs now, and my BMI and body fat percentage are just at the lowest end of "normal." Here's my problem: I have a terrible...
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September 23rd 05 12:08 PM
by The Bill Rodgers Go to last post
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What you should know about herbal products and supplements? by AleS
Are herbal health products and supplements safe because they're natural? What types of herbal products and supplements are available? Do any health problems increase the danger of taking herbal products and supplements? What are possible side effects of herbal products and supplements? Can herbal...
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February 6th 07 07:43 PM
by PeterB Go to last post
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My $0.02 on Lance Armstrong by Midtown Bob
His 7 wins of the tour speak for themselves blah blah blah... Me thinks , when LA had his cancer treatments, he could have been treated with biologics ( biologically custom made drugs, google it ). There could have been something in his treatments that could have been a positive side-effect, for...
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September 27th 05 05:50 PM
by Bubba Joe Tyrone Malone Go to last post
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Newbie advice please weight loss without muscle loss ? by seuss
I'm 5' 10", ~200lb and flabby. To reach my "ideal weight" I guess I ought to lose about 50lb. I have, until now, attended a gym for about 1 hour irregularly averaging 1 x / week doing a mix of weights and CV. I can increase this to 3 - 4x / week for 1 - 1.5 hours and can modify my diet...
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June 11th 04 01:06 AM
by Zee Go to last post
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Sport drink by RichD
The NY Times ran an article recently, that athletes die of salt depletion far more often than dehydration. That's news to me. And it's exacerbated by overhydrating, without salt. So I got thinking about a home made sport drink, to replenish fluids and salt, presumably more economical than...
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August 29th 05 02:44 PM
by Donovan Rebbechi Go to last post
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Dieting whilst lifting? by Carl Collins
Is it possible to go on some sort of diet whilst lifting? I don't know which supplements to take as explained in *confused thread* so have cut out all the crappy foods (choc, crisps etc..) and have replaced with fruit and chicken I am wondering whether to cut down on the food intake altogether so...
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March 3rd 04 09:33 AM
by Peter Allen Go to last post
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weight loss via training/diet by Alex
I am currently working on getting cut up and more leaner for the summer months and was wondering whether any of you could share some stories on weight loss. I was wondering what some of you have lost in a defined time period, such as a month. I am thinking I need to drop about 20lbs to get very...
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May 25th 04 04:47 AM
by David Go to last post
39 2,120
A school has banned children from eating sweets by AleS
A primary school has banned children from eating sweets and chocolate in an attempt to improve dental health, teachers said today. Instead pupils at Marton Grove Primary School in Middlesbrough can bring fruit and other healthy food to school. The sweet ban is part of a project to improve pupils'...
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January 30th 07 10:04 PM
by Bobius Go to last post
39 2,435
OMG, I TOLD YOU SO!! by Victor Kan
If that article were true, the Netherlands would be empty! Or there are some non-cyclists who are really, really busy ;-). -- I do not accept unsolicited commercial e-mail. Remove NO_UCE for legitimate replies.
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October 8th 05 04:01 PM
by Maggie Go to last post
39 2,194
Weights for at home tune-up between spa visits by [email protected]
Hi, I have a membership to Bally Fitness and they have a nice range of equipment but I was wondering what might be a good set-up to have at home to be able to run through a half hour of one thing or another between spa visits. Budget wise anything up to $500 would be doable. Off the top of my head...
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August 13th 06 12:55 PM
by ATP* Go to last post
38 1,598
Newbie by Carl Collins
Im taking on a lot of stuff at the moment but 1 of the things that I need to do is start exercising to get ready for summer.. Im a 19 year old male 6.2 13 Stone but not too fat im fairly broad I want to tone up ready for summer and get all round fitness that I had 12 months ago but am not sure...
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February 4th 04 06:40 PM
by John M. Williams Go to last post
36 1,773
Excess Protein -- Fat or Feces? by NYC XYZ
LOL -- but seriously, I heard or read once that excess protein is simply excreted out. I also read, much more often, that excess protein becomes fat (and I thought only excess carbs can become fat). So what, exactly, is excreted in the form of feces? (If you must quip -- please make it funny, at...
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September 24th 06 08:13 PM
by Jeff Go to last post
34 1,964
What's the point of joining a gym? by Chris
I'm doing some research and am wondering what it is that people are really looking for when they sign up to a gym? When you have that first assessment, what is it that you really want to know from them? And, as time goes by, what is it that keeps you going? Looking forward to hearing from you.
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November 18th 04 04:41 PM
by bc Go to last post
33 2,010
Treadmill advice needed by In the Middle of the Pack
wrote: Hi, I am thinking about buying my first treadmill. I need to walk for about 30min on a daily basis to loose weight.
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Thread Rating: 4 votes, 5.00 average.
March 24th 12 05:39 AM
by lipsyzipsy Go to last post
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Treadmill vs track running by Andy Turner
Someone once told me that it's harder to run a given distance on a treadmill than it is on an open track. This is because you can't take as long strides as you probably otherwise would on a track. Is this really true, anyone have any experience? I'd have thought that a treadmill was easier because...
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June 8th 05 03:01 PM
by JS2 Go to last post
32 2,675
Gym or no gym by Gersh
Hi Im currently a member of a small 24 hour gym in Toronto Canad. I have a very busy schedule and need a 24 hour place for flexibility. My memership is coming up for renewal and I cant decide if I should renew. I do not have room in my house for exercise equipment, however, maybe with resistance...
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June 29th 13 10:07 AM
by mcarters Go to last post
32 8,186
Exercise Part II by Thad O
A while ago I asking for help in designing in an exercise program. The responses ranged from awful to OK with nothing really great. Some of the responses raised more questions. So I thought I would repost my question. Clarifying it, and expanding on it. I've also added misc.fitness.misc. After...
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July 11th 04 04:11 PM
by Bob Anderson Go to last post
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