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hawgfaninc
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Arkansas health and fitness thread

Post your questions, workout routine, gyms you recommend, supplements your taking, when your going to the gym, your running routine, and any other information that might be of interest here. Examples being age, sex, weight, etc.


hawgfaninc
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Member since Nov 2011
22830 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
6'3" - 240lbs - 27 years old
Been in and around the gym since playing football in high school and graduating in 2004.
Currently going to school for physical therapy.
As of 12/27/13, I'm a NASM Certified Personal Trainer.
This post was edited on 12/27 at 1:09 pm


Ray Penpillage
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The port of Houston
Member since Nov 2010
6774 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
6' (just under) 170lbs
33 years old (on Tuesday)
Getting back into weight training after ~6mos off. Looking to build a bit of muscle while trimming the holiday fat.

Current regimen is 4-day rotation of:
-traps and legs and abs
-chest and tris and abs
-back and biceps
-abs

I workout from home, mostly with just a bench, dumbbells, and a pullup bar. Oh, for abs I use Wii Fit Plus.

I'll also start back up on the bicycle once it gets a bit warmer down here in Houston. I usually ride for speed for 30-45 min, but I need to up my distances as I'm doing the MS150 in April (first time).

Eta: no supplements
This post was edited on 1/6 at 11:04 pm


SLC
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Hiwasse, AR
Member since Oct 2007
15439 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
6'2" 266lbs originally, 260.2lbs as of this morning.

No current workout routine, looking at starting a body weight workout tonight. Bum bells and pull-up bar.

No supplements.


Pigfeet
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Member since Mar 2010
6448 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
6'1" 260lbs

about to smash a couple of frozen chimichangas for breakfast.

note to self: need to go to grocery store after work


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TheOtherWhiteMeat
Arkansas Fan
Fort Smith
Member since Nov 2009
15321 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
You're about my size.

Slightly less than 6', around 170. I'm 40.

Doesn't help to post my routine, I do a P90X'ish workout w/free weights and a pull-up bar. 4 days/week.

I run 2 miles 1/week.

Supplements:

Muscle Milk & a boatload of Antioxidants.


DiafGtfo
Arkansas Fan
Member since Nov 2010
1561 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
5'8 170 lbs

Right now, my workout routines are limited compared to what I used to do because of work, but usually I pick something out of crossfit football or sealfit when I do get a shot about 4-5 days a week.

Goals are simply to maintain what I have done strength wise.

Supplements: Optimum Protein powder, vitamins, fish oil, flax oil, etc.


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Miz Piggy
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La Petite Roche
Member since Jan 2012
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
Do ladies have to post our stats? It's not you guys I'm worried about, it's the rest of the a-holes that can read this board.

Anyway, I'm 35 and I've done 2 rounds of Insanity, and I'd like to lose about 10-15 more pounds. First workout today in about 3 weeks, and it was brutal.

Don't really take any supplements, but I do add some protein powder to my smoothies. Got one of these bad boys for Christmas, and it's AWESOME!

Image: http://www.blendtec.com/img/product_images/thumbnails/TB-621-20.1.jpg


DC RaiseHerBack
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You can't see me
Member since Nov 2006
54679 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
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2 rounds of Insanity




I did P90X and lasted maybe 3 weeks.


I do not have a REAL work out routine but I work from home, so I usually get up out of my chair and do burpees or something else multiple times during the day to get my heart rate going. I also do sit ups, lunges, pussy push ups...

I don't want to lose weight.... just stay somewhat in shape.


ETA: I don't diet but heard this is pretty cool...

MyFitnessPal

Online/phone app to keep track of calories, work outs, etc.
This post was edited on 1/7 at 8:18 am


Hawgeye
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tFlagship Brothel
Member since Jun 2009
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
6'2"
258 lbs(pure sex appeal ladies)

Monday-Wed-Fri
15 min elliptical
Bench- 5x5 w/heavy weight
Curls-3x15 w/ medium weight
Flies-3x20 w/medium resistance(machine)
Military press- 3x10 w/55lb dumbells
Pulls- 3x15 w/ high resistance(machine you sit on and pull)
Bench Burn out- as many sets as u can with as many reps as you can. I start at 250 and work my way down to just the 45 lb bar. It's funny to watch as I barely get the bar up at the end.

Sunday-Tues-Thurs
45 min elliptical

I don't work my legs other than elliptical. I have enough issues finding jeans my legs will fit in as it is.


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Miz Piggy
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La Petite Roche
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
quote:

Online/phone app to keep track of calories, work outs, etc.


My Fitness Pal?


DC RaiseHerBack
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You can't see me
Member since Nov 2006
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
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My Fitness Pal?


Yep...sorry, edited.


Hawgeye
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tFlagship Brothel
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
I use Lose It app. Calculates calories and figures in excercise as well. Can take pics of bar odes and what not and it inputs info for you.


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Miz Piggy
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La Petite Roche
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
Ah, was on my phone and didn't even click on the link!

I use MFP on and off. Usually when I start cheating a bit and need to get back on track. Like right after the holidays...


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hoginthesw
Arkansas Fan
DFW
Member since Sep 2009
4318 posts

re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
I'm not putting my stats on here b/c it feels too much like a dating auction? whatever that is.

I work out with a trainer 3 days a week. We do high intensity training focusing on my mid section, ass, and calves. I have had an elbow injury for 3 months and haven't been able to lift, but see a specialist today in fact. On the weekends I ride my Trek hybrid anywhere from 6-15ish miles. fricking hate running and only do as much as my trainer makes me.

Diet...I'm kind of hard core. I'm one of those annoying asses. Tofu, chicken (from an organic local farm) and salmon on occasion are the staples . I prepare almost all of my food and rarely eat out (only when I travel) b/c I avoid HFCS, casein, nitrates, nitrites, msg, (so nothing that says "natural flavorings lol. but this one is hard), obviously nothing processed or in a box, nothing bleached, and I could go on... lol. Breakfast is usually a bowl of steel cut oats with wheat germ followed with an almond milk, spinach, mixed berry, whey protein smoothie. I allow myself almonds and similar to snack on during the day.

I bet you guys think I'm a TON of fun, huh?


Hog on the Hill
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New York, NY
Member since Jun 2009
8641 posts

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Image: http://www.blendtec.com/img/product_images/thumbnails/TB-621-20.1.jpg

fap


As for me, I'm 6'0" 155 lbs, 27 years old. I want to gain weight. I was even thinner in high school, but worked up to 180 lbs while in college. I continued to work out for about a year after I graduated, but when I went back to get my degree in physics, I got out of my routine and turned into Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory.

Now I'm finally out of school, working full-time with a regular schedule, and can get back into a routine. Unfortunately, I now live in NYC and all the gyms around me are really shitty, and I have limited space in my apartment.

I just got an adjustable bench and some adjustable dumbbells (5 to 45 lbs in 5 lbs increments). I also have one of those iron gym pull-up bars that goes into a doorframe. That's about the best I can do with the space I have. Fortunately, because I'm so weak right now, the dumbbells should last me for at least six months before I need more weight.

I plan on doing a really basic three-day split, probably doing back/biceps one day, chest/triceps another day, and legs/shoulders the third day. I walk about two miles a day so I'm not too worried about cardio, but I will probably start running and/or biking when the weather gets warmer.

I would like to get to a lean 170 lbs by the middle of June. That's about 3 lbs/month which ma be a little optimistic, but I'm hoping for muscle memory to help me out. If I'm a lean 175 lbs by this time next year, I'll be really happy.

My primary motivation is that I'm going bald and I would like to avoid looking like someone who's gone through a couple rounds of chemo.


hoginthesw
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Marty McFrat
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. I have had an elbow injury for 3 months




hoginthesw
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
If only



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Hog on the Hill
Arkansas Fan
New York, NY
Member since Jun 2009
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re: Arkansas health and fitness thread
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Diet...I'm kind of hard core. I'm one of those annoying asses. Tofu, chicken (from an organic local farm) and salmon on occasion are the staples . I prepare almost all of my food and rarely eat out (only when I travel) b/c I avoid HFCS, casein, nitrates, nitrites, msg, (so nothing that says "natural flavorings lol. but this one is hard), obviously nothing processed or in a box, nothing bleached, and I could go on... lol. Breakfast is usually a bowl of steel cut oats with wheat germ followed with an almond milk, spinach, mixed berry, whey protein smoothie. I allow myself almonds and similar to snack on during the day.

I bet you guys think I'm a TON of fun, huh?
Actually that's how I was back when I was most successful with my weight/strength gain several years ago. I lived on my own and it was easy to stick with a good diet.

I've lived with my girlfriend-now-fiancee for three years now and it's much harder to stick with that kind of diet. I still eat healthily--fortunately she is a great cook and likes to eat well, too, but it's a little different. It's a lot harder to keep count of calories and she's the kind of magical cook that can grab random items off the shelves at the grocery store and create something really incredible. It's awesome, but it makes keeping track of things virtually impossible.

This was a long way to say that I don't judge you


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