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Health improvement project

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:37 am

I could wait until next year starts but what for?

Current stats:
Age: 57
Height: 5" 11"
Weight: 185
BMI: 25.8

Exercise level: Negligible.

Goals:
Lose 15 lbs.
Exercise at least 30 minutes per session 3 days per week.
Weight training as appropriate.

Target date: None, really. I will update status whenever I update status.

I weighed 220 a year ago, so I've made some progress. I had been down to 180 a few weeks ago. I've plateaued and weight gain is in progress. Time to kick my own ass, more or less.

Oh, and fuck.
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Re: Health improvement project

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:46 am

There, I just did 2 sets of 5 pushups. That's 10 more than I did yesterday. May have to start with bent-knee style until the muscles get used to the idea.
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Re: Health improvement project

Post by silverdrake » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:02 am

You're perfectly fine at 5'11" weighing 185!

I think 170 would be too skinny for your height.

But that is just one woman's opinion :)

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Re: Health improvement project

Post by ed » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:12 am

silverdrake wrote:You're perfectly fine at 5'11" weighing 185!

I think 170 would be too skinny for your height.

But that is just one woman's opinion :)
He does not care for womens opinions.

And, btw, what is all this fagolacious discussion of sweaty exercise and lifting inanamite objects? You all do know who started it, right?
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Re: Health improvement project

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:24 am

Diet and exercise for the last year and a half.

6' 2" -- 345# down to 275# and still going.

No I will NOT boast about the number of sit ups. :BigGrin3:
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Re: Health improvement project

Post by Witness » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:36 am

I agree with Ed's spoiler :twisted: . That being said, weight loss depends more on diet than on exercise (or you have to do it for hours each day…): we are too efficient machines.
It's not easily done, but easily tested: two or three days on steamed fish & green vegetables, no oil, no salt, only water to drink. That sucks so much that you appetite dies of boredom.

And now I'll indulge in an old armagnac. :D

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Re: Health improvement project

Post by Witness » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:42 am

Witness wrote:And now I'll indulge in an old armagnac. :D
Changed my mind: an Isle of Jura Superstition seems more in line with the SC… :wink:

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Re: Health improvement project

Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:49 am

Current stats:
Age: 48
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 240
BMI: Fucked if I know.

Goals:
Try not to lose mind.
Jog to the booze shop at least twice a day
Lift nothing heavier than a pizza.
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Re: Health improvement project

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:20 pm

Breakfast: 2 eggs over easy. 1 slice of cheddar melted on it.

Pushups: 1.

Maybe later.
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Re: Health improvement project

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:29 pm

53 y/o
5' 11" (I swear I used to be 6')
17something lbs. I think.
Currently out of shape tone-wise but I appear okay with my cloths on. There is distinct jiggling happening. No man-tits yet but I'm hopeful. I could probably manage 30 pushups. I ain't gotta prove it. Belief that I can is enough for me.

No goals.
Fuck it.