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01-31-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By gobicycling

Glaucoma anyone?

I have about 50% vision in my left eye due to glaucoma. I have a little glaucoma in my right eye also, treated with laser therapy, and treat the left eye with three different medication drops. Being...
01-26-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,245
Posted By gobicycling

yes, pdf to dnvrfox@aol.com. How long do you hold...

yes, pdf to dnvrfox@aol.com. How long do you hold your plank? I do between 90 and 150 seconds, and about 20 push-ups that are not in perfect form, but I do lots of other stuff. Thanks for the PDF,...
01-21-23, 05:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,718
Posted By gobicycling

[QUOTE=PeteHski;22776163]This is also my biggest...

[QUOTE=PeteHski;22776163]This is also my biggest concern by far. I find a Garmin Varia helps to some degree as it provides warning for both distance and speed of approaching vehicles. Its range is...
01-21-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By gobicycling

One of my better docs told me "I don't treat...

One of my better docs told me "I don't treat xrays. I treat symptoms.".
And you need good strong back muscles to hold the spine together.
01-18-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By gobicycling

Well I stopped the HMB for several days and my...

Well I stopped the HMB for several days and my prostate has much improved. Chance? Coincidence? Who knows. The benefit I possibly received is not worth the chance I might be taking. I lived for 83...
01-17-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By gobicycling

http://www.intjmorphol.com/wp-content/uploads/2018...

http://www.intjmorphol.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/art_13_361.pdf

Efecto del Entrenamiento Concomitante y Suplementación con β-Hidroxi-β-Metilbutirato (HMB) en la Próstata: Alteraciones en el...
01-16-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By gobicycling

I've been having some most uncommon prostate...

I've been having some most uncommon prostate problems. I just don't have those. A little research shows that hmb is associated with an increase in the prostate. I'm going to stop my trial usage and...
01-16-23, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By gobicycling

Hmb revisited

A few months ago there was discussion on the possible benefits of HMB. I have been using it at about 3 grams per day, and I believe I have noticed some beneficial effects for this 83yo, mostly as...
01-14-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,710
Posted By gobicycling

Little kids will almost always do the exact...

Little kids will almost always do the exact opposite of what you expect; if you say on your left or passing to a little kid they will look over their left shoulder and move to the left, leading to...
01-14-23, 01:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,718
Posted By gobicycling

that's what my sister has always said. But things...

that's what my sister has always said. But things happen in little chunks and little pieces, and it's pretty hard to determine where on that slippery slope you want to make your choice. There are...
01-14-23, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By gobicycling

Have your wife unknowingly call that number....

Have your wife unknowingly call that number. Should be a big surprise! Then standby while she files divorce papers.:)
01-14-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,245
Posted By gobicycling

I bought pipe at home depot, and used it with 90°...

I bought pipe at home depot, and used it with 90° connectors to make my own adjustable dipping bar using the squat rack. It's easy to do and I covered the pipe with foam rubber and use gloves. If you...
01-10-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By gobicycling

Eply Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver to Treat BPPV Vertigo - YouTube
01-10-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By gobicycling

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo
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01-09-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 623
Posted By gobicycling

A few years back, I had an attack of vertigo...

A few years back, I had an attack of vertigo which left me crawling on the floor, and then using a walker to get around. I called my doc and he said to wait for a while. In the meantime I found this...
01-07-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 858
Posted By gobicycling

I always do morning strength and stretch...

I always do morning strength and stretch training. Thanks to your post and article, I now know why!:)
01-07-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,503
Posted By gobicycling

They spend an awful lot of time standing, not...

They spend an awful lot of time standing, not sitting on the seat. And there are intervals of high-speed spins and low speed spins and high resistance and low resistance.
01-06-23, 05:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,503
Posted By gobicycling

It makes no sense to me to turn the music volume...

It makes no sense to me to turn the music volume up to max and then have to yell over the loudspeaker. I hate that. Additionally, our spin bikes are monitored with a display available to the...
01-05-23, 06:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,596
Posted By gobicycling

Diablo - I weigh every morning at same time. That...

Diablo - I weigh every morning at same time. That way I can pick up any upward deviations before they get out of hand. This past year I have slowly lost weight - on purpose for a total loss of 10...
01-03-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,361
Posted By gobicycling

There is a whole Facebook group of bicyclists...

There is a whole Facebook group of bicyclists over 80. They have close to a thousand members, and these guys really ride, much more than I do or can. They're beyond me in skill and endurance.
01-01-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,290
Posted By gobicycling

source or reference please.

source or reference please.
01-01-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,245
Posted By gobicycling

I do 20 dips as low as my shoulders will let me....

I do 20 dips as low as my shoulders will let me. I do my stretches, 20 push-ups and my plank after my swimming. Sorry, I have no one to video me, and don't care to do that anyway.
12-31-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By gobicycling

do a search under strength training for older...

do a search under strength training for older which is a recent post. You will find my workout and activities there. I do multifunction training.
12-31-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By gobicycling

At 83 years old, it varies from 110 to 120 over...

At 83 years old, it varies from 110 to 120 over about 75 to 80. That lower number is important also.
12-29-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,596
Posted By gobicycling

Many, many years ago I was at 247, last year at...

Many, many years ago I was at 247, last year at 174 right now at 163 and I'm happy. I'll probably try to get to 160, but I don't really care. Went from a 38-40 waist to 33-34"
12-29-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,596
Posted By gobicycling

Are you happy with current weight? Gain? Lose?

Gain, lose, happy with weight?
12-20-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,245
Posted By gobicycling

Thanks for the reminder. I used to do TRX and...

Thanks for the reminder. I used to do TRX and have stopped. I need to start it again.
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12-20-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,245
Posted By gobicycling

Yes, at 83 I do a regular series of strength...

Yes, at 83 I do a regular series of strength training using a variety of resistance items. I put together my own set that I do every two to three days. This includes dips on a dip bar, some weights,...
12-16-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By gobicycling

Good for you on the arthritis treatment. I've got...

Good for you on the arthritis treatment. I've got a lot of things wrong with me, but arthritis is not one of them. So I haven't had to go that route but my wife has osteoarthritis which is a...
12-15-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By gobicycling

Old program for old guys and gals! It works for...

Old program for old guys and gals! It works for me.
12-15-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By gobicycling

There is a 60 plus Facebook group, a 65 - 100 +...

There is a 60 plus Facebook group, a 65 - 100 + Facebook group, a 70 and an 80 all on Facebook. There is also a huge 50 plus forum on Facebook, with about 30,000 participants. I moderate the 65 to...
11-28-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By gobicycling

Thank all of you for the good information I...

Thank all of you for the good information I really appreciate it. Denver
11-11-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,534
Posted By gobicycling

News tonight reporting 200 e-bike fires in New...

News tonight reporting 200 e-bike fires in New York City from the batteries, some with people riding them.
11-09-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,361
Posted By gobicycling

I'm very fortunate and that my hips and knees are...

I'm very fortunate and that my hips and knees are all in great shape and natural
11-08-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,361
Posted By gobicycling

Wow, that's a lot to handle and think about. I...

Wow, that's a lot to handle and think about. I will say that for the past 15 years or so, my wife has had a severe, extremely severe, afternoon pain each day as a result of post herpetic neuralgia,...
11-08-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,361
Posted By gobicycling

Wow, that's a lot to handle and think about. I...

Wow, that's a lot to handle and think about. I will say that for the past 15 years or so, my wife has had a severe, extremely severe, afternoon and evening pain each day as a result of post herpetic...
11-07-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,361
Posted By gobicycling

I did. Thanks

I did. Thanks
11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,361
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
11-06-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By gobicycling

On my upstairs bike I have a ladies step through...

On my upstairs bike I have a ladies step through garage sale bike very easy to step over the crossbar which is quite low. No swinging of the legs over anything. On my downstairs trainer, I use a...
10-28-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By gobicycling

Creatine at 83yo, anyone?

Creatine at 83yo, anyone? Why or why not?
10-23-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,984
Posted By gobicycling

If it has anything to do with your rhythm of your...

If it has anything to do with your rhythm of your heart, forget the cardiologist and go directly to electrophysiologist who has much more knowledge in this area.
10-10-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By gobicycling

Hearing aids

Well, I find myself at the point of needing a hearing aid. My Medicare advantage plan through United healthcare offers $500 towards a pair of hearing aids in addition to their own private brand at a...
10-07-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By gobicycling

Yes I'll take the numbness anytime over the pain....

Yes I'll take the numbness anytime over the pain. It gives some strange effects such as not knowing where spaghetti is in your mouth and noodles and things like that and they dribble out and you...
10-07-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By gobicycling

I had a microvascular decompression many years...

I had a microvascular decompression many years ago. It lasted about 3 years, and then the pain returned in full. They told me it had changed to atypical trigeminal neuralgia and they could help me no...
10-06-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By gobicycling

There is an excellent Facebook support group...

There is an excellent Facebook support group sponsored by the facial pain association. Admittedly, most of the folks there are those who have not yet found any solutions, but there is some great...
10-06-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By gobicycling

Yes, it can come and go. Some people get respite...

Yes, it can come and go. Some people get respite periods from this condition.
10-06-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By gobicycling

Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day.

Tomorrow is Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day.
I post this because I am affected by this rare and absolutely debilitating condition, which involves a "short circuit" of the trigeminal nerve near...
09-27-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,984
Posted By gobicycling

Atrial fibrillation about 15 years ago. Couldn't...

Atrial fibrillation about 15 years ago. Couldn't stand the meds, and had an ablation, which cured it until about 2 years ago. Last year had another ablation and I'm in normal sinus rhythm. No meds...
09-26-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By gobicycling

I would suggest you're losing muscle. Also are...

I would suggest you're losing muscle. Also are you keeping hydrated?
09-21-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By gobicycling

Have two shingrix, five covids, one flu, one...

Have two shingrix, five covids, one flu, one pneumovax, and several holes in my arm, so it seems. No reaction to any, but my wife had a serious reaction to her second shingrix shot.
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