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Forum: Exercises 09-19-2004, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By Aptdwler
Maybe it's just me, but I've notice a difference,...

Maybe it's just me, but I've notice a difference, but not sure why. One minute all out on the concept 2 leaves me out of breath and HR 80 plus percent. HOwever, one minute of all out box jumps leaves...
Forum: Exercises 09-05-2004, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By Aptdwler
I didn't mean to imply olympic lifts aren't safe,...

I didn't mean to imply olympic lifts aren't safe, just that to the average untrained person they LOOK less safe than machines.

I don't even know the stats. Frankly, most sports safety stats seem...
Forum: Exercises 09-05-2004, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By Aptdwler
Well, it's a lot easier to talk to the hot...

Well, it's a lot easier to talk to the hot looking babes after a set of isolateral isolation chest press es than after clean and jerks!

I do think lack of instruction is a major issue. You could...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,750
Posted By Aptdwler
I have on and like it. A past girlfriend gave it...

I have on and like it. A past girlfriend gave it to me... You can do the same movement by putting you elbow on the edge of a table, just takes a bit longer as you only do one at a time.

They are...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By Aptdwler
a google search for suunto t6. around $450 to...

a google search for suunto t6. around $450 to $500 but out of stock at several places....
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2004, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By Aptdwler
As a gadget person, it looks very interesting....

As a gadget person, it looks very interesting. Unfortunately it is beyond my financial means. I have a HR monitor and love it. I don't really train by it, but its fun to see how high I can get it!...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,033
Posted By Aptdwler
A reader of my site recommended using garden...

A reader of my site recommended using garden hose, filled with sand. Just tried it out, it works great. A 5/8 inch rope will be around 3 pounds, depending on length. I'm also experimenting with...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2004, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,639
Posted By Aptdwler
Real story... I was at an unnamed used...

Real story...

I was at an unnamed used equipment store talking to the boss. We went in back. There was a 55 galon drum stuffed with bars and a dozen home machines (some Nortitracks no concepts),...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2004, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,639
Posted By Aptdwler
Cool.. I love to find stuff. It was move out day...

Cool.. I love to find stuff. It was move out day for a lot of people last of July here. Done some serious diving. No workout stuff (in the past there was, people hate to move heavy stuff), but got a...
Forum: Exercises 08-07-2004, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By Aptdwler
Still no 2X4s, but I'm wondering if it would be...

Still no 2X4s, but I'm wondering if it would be possible to walk on them. Kind of like stilts for the hands. Probably tough or impossible?
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,881
Posted By Aptdwler
Well, believe it or not, it's new from Concept 2....

Well, believe it or not, it's new from Concept 2. No discount. It is the only major (over $100) item that I have that wasn't discounted, used or found...

There were several reasons I went that...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2004, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,881
Posted By Aptdwler
I reciently got a Concept 2. I'm REALLY happy...

I reciently got a Concept 2. I'm REALLY happy with it. Sorry I just don't know about the Schwinn. I will say IMO one of the huge advantages of the concept is the ability to compare youself to others....
Forum: Exercises 08-06-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By Aptdwler
Sounds like fun! I guess I'll have find some...

Sounds like fun! I guess I'll have find some 2X4s. I just have some short pieces now...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2004, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,396
Posted By Aptdwler
I actually have a pair of rubber bumpers that are...

I actually have a pair of rubber bumpers that are a good inch smaller than all others. Ironically, they say Weider International on the side. That should have been a warning sign. I got them at a...
Forum: Testimonials 08-05-2004, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,046
Posted By Aptdwler
WOW! 10K...I can't imagine that far. My farthest...

WOW! 10K...I can't imagine that far. My farthest so far is a mear 2k....

"Fight Gone Bad" Good idea, but one of the problems with my home set up is room. Basically when the rower is set up, there...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,253
Posted By Aptdwler
Sorry, I need to learn to spell LOL... Also,...

Sorry, I need to learn to spell LOL...

Also, if you have a gym, and plan to spend around $250. Check out:

http://www.aerorubber.com/

They have a ton of sizes, even custom available, but you...
Forum: Testimonials 08-02-2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,046
Posted By Aptdwler
I watched video of my 500 this afternoon. I guess...

I watched video of my 500 this afternoon. I guess I actually my have underestimated the amount of suffering involved! My technique looked good. The first 4-5 strokes, arm pull was a little early, but...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,253
Posted By Aptdwler
Very similar bands are available for a fraction...

Very similar bands are available for a fraction of those prices from Mcmaster carr. Search for ballet banding and go to the bottom of the page.

http://www.mcmaster.com/
Forum: Testimonials 07-31-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,046
Posted By Aptdwler
First 100 at a 1:32 pace felt good, 39...

First 100 at a 1:32 pace felt good, 39 strokes/minute, pulse 76% max. Second 100 feeling good, pule 89% max, pace 134. Third 100 pulse 91% max. Still feeling OK, but breathing heavy. Third 100...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,379
Posted By Aptdwler
I'd guess cost wise, telephone/electric poles...

I'd guess cost wise, telephone/electric poles would be the route to go.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2004, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,078
Posted By Aptdwler
definately need wood on the inside. id recommend...

definately need wood on the inside. id recommend a 2X4. I have designs somewhere. I'll see if I can find...

http://www.geocities.com/fightraining
Forum: Exercises 07-29-2004, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,460
Posted By Aptdwler
I curious about damper settings on the concept2....

I curious about damper settings on the concept2. They say 3-5 for aerobic, but what about anerobic? What are some of you using for a hard 500? Yes, I purchased one. Really nice machine. I'm trying a...
Forum: Nutrition 07-27-2004, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aptdwler
To do it on the cheap: Maltodextrin 50lbs around...

To do it on the cheap:
Maltodextrin 50lbs around $50 from Grain processing corporation

Non fat powdered milk

Non fat condinced milk can for on the go...

Might not be the best way, but it's...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,221
Posted By Aptdwler
How to make a $50 bar turn like a $400 bar. Well,...

How to make a $50 bar turn like a $400 bar. Well, maybe not exactly like a $400 dollar bar....but it's amazing what a $4 can of aerosol moly lube will do for a cheapo bar. Every 2 months, take the...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,814
Posted By Aptdwler
I tried them as is for dips. They work fine,...

I tried them as is for dips. They work fine, really solid. Fully adjustable width and angle is nice. I tossed them on a couple of steps, as I don't have any longer pipe at this time. I don't...
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