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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 02-09-09, 08:40 PM   #1
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Oooh, ouch. An alternate form of exercise!

Jumping on the trampoline with the kids two nights in a row is contra-indicated, according to my knees and hips.

All things in moderation, especially when you're just starting out again.

On the other hand, I can still do a forward flip! Can't (quite) land on my feet though. Whee!
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Old 02-09-09, 08:52 PM   #2
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Bouncing on the trampoline has to be excellent for cardio. Nothing will get you winded like playing on a trampoline.
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Old 02-09-09, 10:07 PM   #3
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trampolines are fun... i miss mine from when I was a kid ... never could do a clean flip or anything (landing on my neck once stopped me from trying more haha)
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Old 02-10-09, 07:04 AM   #4
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I once landed off a bit and my left knee smashed the metal tube that that holds the springs, then I fell to the ground in a ball and stayed like that sorta rolling on one side to the other for several minutes... Knee's never quite been the same since either, it would start hurting if I ran for a while. Ugh.

So, I hereby suggest sticking to bicycles.
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