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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-11-15, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By akohekohe
Thanks for actually answering my post and...

Thanks for actually answering my post and recommending a machine. They list 3 models on their website, the XLS, the FIT, and the Total Gym Home elite model costing $800, $1407, and $3,795. Do you...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-08-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By akohekohe
Home Strength Training Machine

I'm looking at getting a machine I can use at home for strength training. I like the machines better than freeweights. Any suggestions on a machine? I could go up to $5,000 but would consider going...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-23-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 28,280
Posted By akohekohe
Well, I couldn't have possibly lost 60lbs. of...

Well, I couldn't have possibly lost 60lbs. of water weight ... I'm sure a little at the beginning was perhaps water so maybe it wasn't all water, I just know the DXA scan showed 60lbs. of fat lost.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-11-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 28,280
Posted By akohekohe
Ok, I tried the low Carb thing for six months....

Ok, I tried the low Carb thing for six months. I've stayed in ketosis (I know, I've done the blood test every single morning for six months, today it was 3.1 mmo/L). I was 200 lbs. I'm now 140 lbs. I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-04-14, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By akohekohe
Thanks for the feedback everyone. I don't know if...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I don't know if you saw my other post about the Osteoporosis. I got that bad news after I started this thread. If my femur neck really is in danger of fracturing...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-31-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By akohekohe
Osteoporosis and Fosamax

I just got my results back from a bone density scan and they were not good. I've got a t-score of -0.9 for my spine and -3.0 for my femur neck. The -3.0 gets me a diagnosis of osteoporosis. My doctor...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-30-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By akohekohe
Tricycle for Wife

My wife, never learned to bicycle as a kid (grew up on an island without roads). Although I taught her to ride she was terrified every time and hasn't been on a bicycle for 25 years. Today she saw...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-23-14, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By akohekohe
I do strength training three times a week on a...

I do strength training three times a week on a home machine. I'm actually 5'10.5" - so I really thought 162 was pretty good. But the iDXA doesn't make things up ... I don't feel any lack of muscle,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-18-14, 02:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,009
Posted By akohekohe
Speak for yourself ... I ride over the Pali at...

Speak for yourself ... I ride over the Pali at night and in the early morning and it can be in the 50's some times ... I've put on the leg warmers in those conditions ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-16-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By akohekohe
My iDXA Report

See below. This was not covered by my insurance but it was only $51.00. This is the first time I've had this and the medical center just got the machine a few months ago. I thought those of you who...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-13-14, 01:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By akohekohe
Just curious about your LDL. You said LDL group...

Just curious about your LDL. You said LDL group numbers. Are you getting the regular LDL test or are you getting the VAP test that breaks the LDL down into the component sizes (groups)?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-13-14, 01:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,870
Posted By akohekohe
I was going to post a similar chart to...

I was going to post a similar chart to FlatSix911. I might add that it is my experience that inflating a tire close to the maximum rated pressure will lead to significantly more flat tires. Of course...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-12-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By akohekohe
I once had a pickup truck pass me and some guys...

I once had a pickup truck pass me and some guys in the back of the truck started throwing rotten apples at me. They got arrested. Turns out a police officer had seen them do it. Reckless...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-12-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,057
Posted By akohekohe
Pictures

Here are two pictures of me wearing the Hövding (and the 50 Plus jersey).
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-10-14, 03:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,057
Posted By akohekohe
No. The helmet would interfere with the...

No. The helmet would interfere with the deployment of the airbag.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-10-14, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,314
Posted By akohekohe
379433 Alex Moulton GT on tour.

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Alex Moulton GT on tour.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-08-14, 11:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,057
Posted By akohekohe
I got a replacement Hövding. I'm not sure why the...

I got a replacement Hövding. I'm not sure why the one I had failed. I talked to Hövding on the phone and they claimed they were having trouble with a wire that was too short and pulls out on a few...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-02-14, 04:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,802
Posted By akohekohe
Well, if you want to spend a lot of money you...

Well, if you want to spend a lot of money you could get one of these (http://www.hovding.com/). Mine recently stopped working (wouldn't turn on) and I'm waiting for the replacement. People were...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-14-14, 02:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,397
Posted By akohekohe
https://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&...

https://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&pc_id=50&product_id=1455257&outlet=&color_code=021
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-05-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,057
Posted By akohekohe
Well, I've still been using the Hövding on all my...

Well, I've still been using the Hövding on all my rides but yesterday it simply wouldn't turn on and when I tried plugging it in to the charger nothing happened. I tried several different cords and...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-03-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 28,280
Posted By akohekohe
Multi-vitamins and Omega-3 Suppliments

Hi, as I mentioned before I am looking to try a LCHF diet and am leaning towards the Atkins since they have been around a long time and I like their web site with lots of support options. One thing...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-25-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,806
Posted By akohekohe
I actually see wild pigs on my commute fairly...

I actually see wild pigs on my commute fairly often and did have to swerve to miss one once. As far as the Swedish goes I figured most people who don't speak Swedish would just use Google Translate....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-25-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,806
Posted By akohekohe
Wild Pig Kills 70 year old cyclist

Article (http://www.mitti.se/?p=68654)
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-22-14, 04:08 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 28,280
Posted By akohekohe
Ketogenic Diet Cures Bipolar Disorder!

Thought you people might find this article (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13554794.2012.690421?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed#preview)...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-05-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 28,280
Posted By akohekohe
I've been thinking of going to a low-carb diet....

I've been thinking of going to a low-carb diet. Any advice on the best was to get started? For example, is it better to ease into it by slowly reducing carbs and adding fat or to dive right in and...
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