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Post by grip junky » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:55 pm

What happened to training becouse it is fun? When it is not fun change it up. With so much to do why peg your self to one thing?

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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:56 pm

Fat Cat wrote:In many cases, there is no harm in a wide variety of activities, so long as there is consistent activity, stress relief and fun.
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Post by Holland Oates » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:59 pm

Because we get obsessed with certain goals.

And we lose sight of all other things.

I only wanted to get stronger so I neglected everything else.

But I had fun doing what I did I just fucked myself up a bit and I want to address these fuck ups before I get to a point that they just can't be fixed.

I don't look at riding my bicycle as a workout, I don't count 20 minutes of yoga as a workout, I don't count going for a short jog as a workout. I simply look at them as ways to have fun, feel better, and to just get up and get around.
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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:59 pm

grip junky wrote:What happened to training becouse it is fun?
God forbid.

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Post by Hagbard » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:14 pm

Fat Cat wrote:In fact, apropos to this discussion, I damaged my neck practicing full power Single Whip--a taijiquan move--and ended up losing feeling in my left hand forever.
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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:14 pm

Yeah it sucks. I can't feel half of my left hand. Haven't in 5 years.
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Post by ___________ » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:17 pm

Fat Cat wrote:Yeah it sucks. I can't feel half of my left hand. Haven't in 5 years.

So does "the stranger" work well with lefty?

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Post by Hagbard » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:25 pm

Have you ever gotten drunk and stabbed yourself at a party to entertain friends?
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Post by Hagbard » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:26 pm

I'm an asshole. That sucks. You must have had some serious torque going to injure your neck flinging that whip out.
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Post by ___________ » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:27 pm

Hagbard wrote:I'm an asshole. That sucks. You must have had some serious torque going to injure your neck flinging that whip out.
Yeah, I'm feeling dirty posting that shit too.

It does royally suck to lose function of your hands. My buddy drilled his left thumb clean off his body & into pieces. Seriously fucked up a lot of things for him.

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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:29 pm

MarcoFP wrote: Yeah, I'm feeling dirty posting that shit too.
It's from doing too much OALCCJ.

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Post by The Real Rant » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:38 pm

Fat Cat wrote:Stosh = Always Certain, Often Wrong
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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:45 pm

Hagbard wrote:Have you ever gotten drunk and stabbed yourself at a party to entertain friends?
Hurtful.
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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:45 pm

MarcoFP wrote:
Fat Cat wrote:Yeah it sucks. I can't feel half of my left hand. Haven't in 5 years.

So does "the stranger" work well with lefty?
Immigrant labor, IMHO.
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Post by cleaner464 » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:46 pm

I wrote about this stuff a while back -

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1164

Yes, I misused its and it's, so don't have a fit Bux.
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Post by ___________ » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:48 pm

Fat Cat wrote:
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Fat Cat wrote:Yeah it sucks. I can't feel half of my left hand. Haven't in 5 years.

So does "the stranger" work well with lefty?
Immigrant labor, IMHO.
Cheap mexicans or do you roll the prettier & more $$$$$ parts of the world?

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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:50 pm

It's like the foreign service down there.
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Post by Hagbard » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:14 pm

Fat Cat wrote:
Hagbard wrote:Have you ever gotten drunk and stabbed yourself at a party to entertain friends?
Hurtful.
I'm sorry.
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Post by buckethead » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:49 pm

cleaner464 wrote:I wrote about this stuff a while back -

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1164

Yes, I misused its and it's, so don't have a fit Bux.
I won't loose sleep.

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Post by cleaner464 » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:55 pm

BucketHead wrote:
cleaner464 wrote:I wrote about this stuff a while back -

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1164

Yes, I misused its and it's, so don't have a fit Bux.
I won't loose sleep.
Your a good guy.
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Post by The Real Rant » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:09 pm

stosh wrote:Aches, pains, injuries....y'all sound like Rif. If you hurt that much at the level anyone here is at (with the exceptions of PL54, Cleaner, Cate and a couple others), then you're doing something wrong.
Stosh,

You're making a big assumption about the levels some of us competed at. I know for a fact that there are many guys on this board that competed at a pretty high level in their sports. Rif competed at a pretty high level in college gymnastics and put up some solid numbers as a PLer. When you compete at a certain level in any sport injury is a reality. I played rough sports for years and when I was PLing my raw bests were 550-405-605 respectively in the 220 class. Nothing earth shattering but it takes a toll. Keep in mind that 20 years ago no one knew shit and there were no internets or fitness celebrities. A lot of guys have imparted some pretty solid advice here. You should listen and learn instead of being such an all knowing asswipe.

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Post by stosh » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:16 pm

Rant wrote:
stosh wrote:You're making a big assumption about the levels some of us competed at. I know for a fact that there are many guys on this board that competed at a pretty high level in their sports. Rif competed at a pretty high level in college gymnastics and put up some solid numbers as a PLer. When you compete at a certain level in any sport injury is a reality. I played rough sports for years and when I was PLing my raw bests were 550-405-605 respectively in the 220 class. Nothing earth shattering but it takes a toll. Keep in mind that 20 years ago no one knew shit and there were no internets or fitness celebrities. A lot of guys have imparted some pretty solid advice here. You should listen and learn instead of being such an all knowing asswipe.
Rif ain't one of us, is he?
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Post by Shaun B. O'Murnecan » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:29 pm

stosh wrote:
Rant wrote:
stosh wrote:You're making a big assumption about the levels some of us competed at. I know for a fact that there are many guys on this board that competed at a pretty high level in their sports. Rif competed at a pretty high level in college gymnastics and put up some solid numbers as a PLer. When you compete at a certain level in any sport injury is a reality. I played rough sports for years and when I was PLing my raw bests were 550-405-605 respectively in the 220 class. Nothing earth shattering but it takes a toll. Keep in mind that 20 years ago no one knew shit and there were no internets or fitness celebrities. A lot of guys have imparted some pretty solid advice here. You should listen and learn instead of being such an all knowing asswipe.
Rif ain't one of us, is he?
Never heard of someone putting words into their mouth.

Stosh, whose the dude posing as your Avatar? Duane Allman's great-great-grand-pappy?
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Post by stosh » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:33 pm

onealjn wrote:Stosh, whose the dude posing as your Avatar? Duane Allman's great-great-grand-pappy?
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier.
A novice is someone who keeps asking himself if he is a novice. An intermediate is someone who is sick of training with weak people and an advanced person doesn't give a shit anymore. - Jim Wendler

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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:33 pm

Stosh is the pea shooter champion of northwest Sequatchie. Please show a little respect, y'all.
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