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    Low heart rate can also be caused by an...

    Low heart rate can also be caused by an electrical conditions within the heart. A heart block is one. Without ruling out a neurological cause low heart rate is at best just a number. All this...
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    Really has very little applicability to each of...

    Really has very little applicability to each of us an individuals. These statistics are of a very small population of people who have specific genetic characteristics, mental attitudes and training...
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    Agreed. Basically, in today's world producers...

    Agreed.
    Basically, in today's world producers will go to considerable length to disguise the source of their salmon. It pays to do some research and some checking on the sellers veracity.
    ...
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    Yes it is expensive to eat. But there is no...

    Yes it is expensive to eat. But there is no choice. The old Eat to Live thing.

    I'm guessing you know your how much it costs to feed a family comment is a general rant. Feeding people for less...
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    The general rule is that healthy, athletic elders...

    The general rule is that healthy, athletic elders are about as rare as hen's teeth. So statistical studies are almosr meaningless.

    But there is some applicable biology that gives an insight to...
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    Eat Well, Eat Healthy, Eat Cheap

    Us older folks have to pay extra attention to Us, ourselves, if we are to continue our addiction. At the same time many of us are on fixed incomes. So how about eating better and cheaper?

    Dinner...
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    Fat Feet and Ankles? Ride A Bike

    Just came off six weeks of an enforced sedentary life. I got in some weights and elliptical trainer and all that. But the feet and ankles started swelling. Weight would vary several pounds from...
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    Many of us are in the camp where we realize there...

    Many of us are in the camp where we realize there are much worse things than death. We realize that everything including our planet has a life span, some long and some short. Our challenge is to...
  9. The more I think about it the more I am impressed...

    The more I think about it the more I am impressed by the achievement. You have had lots of stress and challenges. To rise over them to take off weight and improve performance at the same time is...
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    No doubt mental and physical fitness are linked. ...

    No doubt mental and physical fitness are linked. But, as illustrated by some very physically strong on one side and severely physically challenged people on the other the link is more like a rubber...
  11. Nice, very nice. Could say it a different way:...

    Nice, very nice.

    Could say it a different way: Getting around better because you are less a round.:D
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    One more reason not to ride in a group where...

    One more reason not to ride in a group where there are stones.

    Nothing like that Just Missed Me Feeling.
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    How Do You Keep Mind Active?

    More and more we elders are hearing about how important it is to keep the mind active as we age. There is even an industry focused on "brain games" and such. I was wondering what others are doing?...
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    Come on friend! You know the answer! You have...

    Come on friend! You know the answer! You have said it in other threads.
  15. From experience I can only advise to Forget About...

    From experience I can only advise to Forget About It; at least as far as emotions go.

    I routinely ride on the highway. Most of the time my experience on the bike is no different than that when...
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    Something I have discovered and may be...

    Something I have discovered and may be appropriate after Bill's last post is the stairs analogy.

    Those of us who are parents or have seen children grow know they do it in surges. Surges a lot...
  17. You can evaluate for yourself. Just determine if...

    You can evaluate for yourself. Just determine if the motions comply with accepted good Occupational Safety Practices.

    So, much of what is recommended under the latest exercise fad is damaging to...
  18. Two choices come immediately to mind: -Become an...

    Two choices come immediately to mind:
    -Become an Amateur Radio Operator. Then you can have small handhelds with headsets and keep in touch with each other as well as local folks. Plus, there is a...
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    Thank you! Thank You! Thank You!! This...

    Thank you! Thank You! Thank You!!

    This thread has taken a tired old subject that has used countless terabytes of disk space and given it a level of silliness and humor that gave me a much needed...
  20. Ahhhhh....blessed Fall. A short prelude to the...

    Ahhhhh....blessed Fall. A short prelude to the best season of the year, winter. Winter when off road travel is easy. Winter when, finally, I can get comfortable by putting on another layer when,...
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    Reading this Forum is like taking a peek through...

    Reading this Forum is like taking a peek through windows of neighbor's house as you walk by on a dark night. Inside some are dark with only a faint light. Others have the flicker of a TV showing...
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    This appalling lack of empathy for those who have...

    This appalling lack of empathy for those who have physical problems is altogether too common. She may have been, as you assume, a perfectly healthy but lazy person. She could also have been...
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    Seems a perfectly reasonable accommodation for...

    Seems a perfectly reasonable accommodation for people who have difficulty climbing stairs but still want, and probably need, to work out. That others may take advantage of this excellent...
  24. From this post it looks like the first police...

    From this post it looks like the first police officer was offering advice, not ordering you to do something. There is a big, very big, difference.
    Advice is something that you use in your own...
  25. Some stress I do my absolute best to avoid. ...

    Some stress I do my absolute best to avoid. Other stress I seek and often find joy in it's midst. Shorthand: No matter how difficult the situation if there is purpose and control, or at least...
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