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Addiction LXXVII

Old 01-01-20, 11:13 AM
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If this is 2020, is this the year of hindsight?
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
How much return on one push-up a day? Asking for a friend.
Infinitely more than doing none if you divide and virtually no effect if you subtract.

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If this is 2020, is this the year of hindsight?
We can only hope.
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Old 01-01-20, 11:29 AM
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How much return on one push-up a day? Asking for a friend.


Yeah, of course.
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Old 01-01-20, 11:31 AM
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So, my wife is putting away Christmas decorations this morning and finds a sack of Ghiradelli chocolate squares. I ate 5 and now feel anxious and sick. It will pass in a couple hours. I told my wife to either hide the rest or throw them away, but preferably send them to BillyD.
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Old 01-01-20, 11:32 AM
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Somebody must have been suffering from holiday cheer when starting this thread.
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I was out on a ride and missed the first page of the new Edition.

Sad!
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How much return on one push-up a day? Asking for a friend.
You're probably joking but last week I did two sets of five push-ups. And it's the first ones I had done in months.
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If this is 2020, is this the year of hindsight?
No doubt
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What's a good exercise for pull up training?
Pull ups.
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I have a chocolate tolerance problem. I was allergic pre-puberty but can handle it now unless I eat too much... like around the holidays. A half dozen chocolate squares gives me chest buzzing followed by an upset stomach. As a child, I got hives that looked like ringworm and vomited from a single Hershey bar.

So, my wife is putting away Christmas decorations this morning and finds a sack of Ghiradelli chocolate squares. I ate 5 and now feel anxious and sick. It will pass in a couple hours. I told my wife to either hide the rest or throw them away.
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I was out on a ride and missed the first page of the new Edition.

Sad!
80's music FTW
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No doubt
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Pull ups.
outdoor pull ups or fake ones?
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What's a good exercise for pull up training?
Riding up grades?
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We have safely arrived in Long Branch, NJ for New Year’s Day festivities.
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I've been doing 3 sets of girls push ups after my trainer rides for a couple weeks now. I can now do a set of regular push ups for my first set of 10.
V.V. military press and pull downs on a curling bar machi e would help with your pull up regimen. Also do chin ups, easier.
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20.71 miles to surge ahead of @WhyFi on the podium.
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20.71 miles to surge ahead of @WhyFi on the podium.
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Fixed recommendations.
My wife refused to throw them out so fate will be tempted sometime in the future.
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20.71 miles to surge ahead of @WhyFi on the podium.
Pfffft. Where were you last week?
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
I have a chocolate tolerance problem. I was allergic pre-puberty but can handle it now unless I eat too much... like around the holidays. A half dozen chocolate squares gives me chest buzzing followed by an upset stomach. As a child, I got hives that looked like ringworm and vomited from a single Hershey bar.

So, my wife is putting away Christmas decorations this morning and finds a sack of Ghiradelli chocolate squares. I ate 5 and now feel anxious and sick. It will pass in a couple hours. I told my wife to either hide the rest or throw them away.
ate chocolate cake last night and could not sleep.
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You're probably joking but last week I did two sets of five push-ups. And it's the first ones I had done in months.
Not joking. Just tried and I managed one. I'll try again tomorrow.

Don't forget, I'm old and overweight and have my own litany of bodily defects. I did manage a max power of 813 watts on my ride today, 3 second power was 677 watts, so it depends which muscle group we're checking, I guess. Leave my puny arms out of it.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
ate chocolate cake last night and could not sleep.
I'll probably have diarrhea just from the 5 squares that I ate.
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I'll probably have diarrhea just from the 5 squares that I ate.
chitpole has the same affect on me.
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