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No Time For The Gym?

Discussion in 'Survival of the Fittest' started by Yard Dart, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++


  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Monkey

    Take the stairs instead of the elevator, park two blocks from the office and walk the distance, isometrics are good while sitting at your desk, ditto to the push ups and squats. The muscles that function when you do squats are the largest in the body and that type of exercise has a systemic effect.
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  3. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    People should eat grapefruit. Years ago people used to eat a grapefruit for breakfast, now they eat an egg McMuffin or a bowl of cereal. Grapefruit is extremely healthy and good for weight loss and overall health. PS- eat it, do not drink it.
  4. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    grapefruit ewww its only good right off the tree
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  5. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey Site Supporter+

    My Mum used to eat one most every morning when I was growing up. Can't stand them myself.
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  6. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Not to derail YD's thread anymore but citrus, lemons, grapefruit and limes and so good for you- mind,body and spirit. I eat grapefruit just like an orange. I have never had a fresh one since I do not go to tropical areas. @Tully Mars did your Mum also drink lemon and water?
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  7. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey Site Supporter+

    Yes we did actually. Still do:)
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  8. oldawg

    oldawg Monkey+++

    Is it OK if I mix it with an equal amount of gin and a healthy dose of salt? :unsure:
  9. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Why not drink it?
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  10. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

  11. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    OK, that's what I thought. It DOES interfere with some meds. Other than that, there's no good reason why to not drink or eat grapefruit. Personally, I MUCH prefer it to OJ. YMMV, uv cuss.
  12. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Some of MY Meds have Warnings about GreatFruit Juice on the labels...
  13. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I drink Ruby red, just about anytime I have it on hand. (Wife can't stand it, which means it will still be there, when I reach for it).
    As for the gym....I'm up and down ladders all day, carrying heavy weights, winding aprings, and unjamming stuff that is supposed to move. I get all I really need, just not the best type.
  14. mysterymet

    mysterymet Monkey+++

    I jog a lot. It is good for me and also keeps my stress level down by giving me time to think things through.
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  15. AD1

    AD1 Monkey+++

    Come and get em. Just took this pic out the back door image.
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  16. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    @AD1 I think I know where you live. A friend of mine lives near you
  17. AD1

    AD1 Monkey+++

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  19. AD1

    AD1 Monkey+++

    Thats me. Great Christmas lights viewing via pontoon boat under blue cover at the very left.

    Ask if they have seen the geese on the lake or in the yard.

    Merry Christmas.
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  20. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    Both. I've swam in the pool with the geese and the kids and watched fireworks from the pontoon boat that has its own bar :ROFLMAO:
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