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by i-try-2-b-fit
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Shovelglove movements for legs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1302

Lunges are a great exercise for the legs. Safe and no equipment needed. There are lots of variations, just do a web/youtube search. My favorite is walking lunges - simple and very effective. Just make sure you perform them properly, done improperly they bother your knees. Done properly they hit ever...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say
Replies: 3
Views: 6113

Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say

Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walki...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Slow Walking Burns More Calories, Easier on Joints
Replies: 5
Views: 8286

Slow Walking Burns More Calories, Easier on Joints

http://walking.about.com/od/weightloss/a/slowwalk0605.htm Walking slowly not only burns more calories per mile, it may also save wear and tear on the joints of those who are obese. With increasing interest in slow walking with a treadmill desk, walkers want to know whether they are getting any bene...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Default Urbanranging - walking to the station
Replies: 1
Views: 4198

I do the same thing everyday. I could take a quick bus ride to the station or walk the 1 1/2 miles. I started walking it over a year ago - regardless of the weather. I love it!
by i-try-2-b-fit
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Shovelglove Moves
Topic: Shovelglove legs exercises – Quadriceps
Replies: 6
Views: 19600

A nice variation to Exercise # 1 above is the Barbarian Squat


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by i-try-2-b-fit
Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: The dangers of sitting too much
Replies: 4
Views: 7161

The dangers of sitting too much

Here's an excelent article on the dangers of sitting and the importance of activity. http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21583239-real-science-lies-behind-fad-standing-up-work-standing-orders An excellent book on the subject is Sitting Kills, Moving Heals by for NASA scientist, Joan...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Someone who likes to walk a lot
Replies: 0
Views: 4442

Someone who likes to walk a lot

123-year-old Bolivian man, Carmelo Flores Laura, may be oldest living person ever documented - 'I walk a lot, that's all' FRASQUIA, Bolivia — If Bolivia's public records are correct, Carmelo Flores Laura is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. The native A...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Welcome to "Less Is More" Gym...
Replies: 2
Views: 5646

Nice. :D

Keep up the good work!

Simplicity is the key to sustainability and consistency.
by i-try-2-b-fit
Thu May 16, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Walking beats running
Replies: 5
Views: 9154

Not only that, but too much exercise overly stresses the body - which often happens with distance running. Stress is stress - whether it's emotional or physical. When the body is overly stressed it secretes cortisol which in turn causes your body to burn lean muscle mass for fuel. There is a fine li...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Wed May 15, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Can't make it from lunch to dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 5150

Try drinking a few glasses of water when you are hungry. That should knock out the hunger pangs. Works for me. It's also one of the cornerstones of the TURBOCHARGED program.
by i-try-2-b-fit
Wed May 15, 2013 3:41 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Walking beats running
Replies: 5
Views: 9154

Walking beats running

Excellent article about walking. Link: http://turbocharged.us.com/walk-or-run/ Walk or Run? May 14, 2013 By Dian and Tom Griesel A new study concluded that walking equaled running for heart health as long as the same distance was covered. It was not how long you run or walk but how far. The study in...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Anyone really struggle between Breakfast and Lunch?
Replies: 10
Views: 4308

I was recently in a situation where I was very hungry but couldn't eat yet. I had water and was shocked at how much of the hunger disappeared after the first swallow. Try it or have a glass of milk. Yes, the Griesels contend that what we perceive to be hunger is quite often thirst. In their book th...
by i-try-2-b-fit
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Shugging the Abs
Replies: 6
Views: 10204

Borrowing from the clubbell moves, the Hammer Swing, when performed properly hits the abs nicely.

Here's a video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5AkFUStS-8
by i-try-2-b-fit
Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Anyone really struggle between Breakfast and Lunch?
Replies: 10
Views: 4308

Following the advice of the Griesel's from their book Turbocharged, try drinking water. You'd be surprised at the result.
by i-try-2-b-fit
Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: A 95 year old who walks the walk...
Replies: 3
Views: 6740

A 95 year old who walks the walk...

Here's a great, inspiring article on the benefits of walking: http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/lifestyles/woman-95-truly-walks-the-walk/nTgBX/ Sarah Deets, 95, is a retired physical education and elementary school teacher who knows the value of regular exercise and diet. What she does: Deets walk...