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The Weightloss/ Getting Fit Thread!

Discussion in 'TalkCeltic Pub' started by Joe T, Dec 29, 2011.

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  1. Wee Baldy

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  2. Dannybhoy81

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    Nah I've never seen anyone get pulled up by the polis for that, personally I think the roads are for the most part safe but will depend on where you are cycling though, my journey is straight along the Glasgow road/PRW to the city centre. I've been cycling to work for about 5 year now 16 mile round journey, takes care of the cardio before I hit the gym in the morning
     
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  3. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

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    Not really been at the gym much lately.

    Stupidly done my first leg session in * knows how long and done 4x20 calf raises with loaded bar.

    Been walking around the house like a mutant velociraptor for days now.

    FML
     
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  4. Jacob knows Gold Member Gold Member

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    That'll pretty much be my route mate. Paisley to Helen street in govan. Not that far. Couple of guys telling me it's no worth it. You end up getting really bad rashes etc. Now I'm in two minds
     
  5. honda Gold Member Gold Member

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    Day 1 of the 2022 diet/abbs mission.

    After 2021 I started 19.7 ended 16 stone. I'll probably be high 16s after the last 2 weeks tbh :56: but I'm starting from a better place this time.

    Picking up a squat rack from gumtree this week to finally do legs properly. My legs have consisted of plyometric training. Since my upper body now has a nice "oh he might have a hint of touching some weights once in his life" look about it, I better get my legs built aswel and not be twigs :56: plus it'll help my jump.

    Last year I started 60kg bench, ended 110kg at 6-8 reps. I'll struggle squating 50... but off to argos tonight to pick up more 20kgs while they're on offer. Next year I'll be moaning how my jeans are tight across my manly thighs. Take a look ladies, rugby legs incoming.
     
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    Never had any rashes mate, first I've heard of it. Just googled it though and it does seem to happen, I wouldn't imagine a short journey it wouldn't happen but I've cycled to Greenock, Loch Lomond and never had any issues. I definitely recommend cycling to work, it's agood way to get some cardio without even thinking about it once it becomes your routine and along the prw is as safe a cycle as you can get on a road. Good luck if you go for it
     
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    First run since covid..

    7.5k and was dying on a hill. Stopped for 5 then ran the other 2.5. Was gonna run in to the park and use the apparatus but lodged that off...was burst..
     
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  8. neilly1987 Do I look happy? Do I look settled? Gold Member

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    I'm fat as * these days but been going to the gym 3/4 times a week since November ish. Got one of the trainers there to do me a programme and I'm excited to see where that takes me. She's set me 3 a rep max of 120kg for deadlift,70kg bench and 75kg squats by 24th Jan which I think should be well doable.
     
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    17k two runs within about 4 day's this week. 10 and 7, the second my back was killing for about the first 4 :90::giggle1:

    Got two other bods on it so giving me more motivation again..

    Back on the workouts indoors as well. Instantly see a difference..
     
  10. Bernie Bhoy Gold Member Gold Member

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    Over the last couple of years have ballooned, being over 60 and having a PD beer machine and a love for malt whisky, doesn't help.

    So started my dry Jan on the 3rd, cut out the usual bread, pasta, rice and take aways. Been on the exercise bike nearly every morning for 60/90mins.

    Weighed in this morning, lost 7.5lbs........gives me the wee lift to keep going and stepping it up next week to 5ml walks too and then hopefully start a wee bit jogging again. Knees dependant :84::84:
     
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    Was on the pints last night at the football and still dragged myself out of bed at 5.15am to get up for a leg session in the gym this morning. Changed days.
     
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    I've to loose some weight before I get my knee surgery so I have been watching my diet and re-joined the gym however, I am not sure about lifting weights as muscle weighs heavier than fat. So, anybody any ideas on what's the best type of exercise for someone (bearing in mind I can't really do serious cardio due to my knee) to help loose weight and I'd like to hear people's opinions on fat burners and if they are worth the money?