Posted On:11/26/2013 10:02am
Recliner chair extensions, chair squats, 12 oz curls, occasionally 24 oz curls. Walking to and from the car. Jump out of bed, jump into bed, jumping to conclusions, open the door, close the door. Clutch, brake, and gas pedal presses. Wow, i'm tired. Time for some deep breathing on the couch.
Posted On:11/26/2013 8:46pm
I had back surgery, lost a fiance, and ate my way to 260 lbs of disgusting mountainhood. Then I was laid off, and training and self respect fell by the wayside.
Last spring I finally snapped out of it. Down to 230 and slowly getting back into grappling around my job, which involved some travel so its hard to make a schedule.
The whole experience has given me a scary look into how weak I can be, and also made me aware about the clock ticking away the time I have to do all the things I want to accomplish.
Posted On:11/29/2013 10:12pm
Style: Itinerant Wanderer
Originally Posted by Holy Moment
Are Ninja Warrior courses actually, you know, cool? I've found the Tough Mudder and related events to be a rather feeble test of athletic ability (Except the ones where I had to run through sand).
Here's me after crawling through a river of **** and coming out clean the other side:
Well, it depends. I have only done the Warrior Dash for this sort of thing, so it's all I can base my experience off of. I can say that the Tough Mudder would be a tough one for me, as I hate running. Always have, even in my infantry days. Now my knee and toe are so jacked that 10 to 12 miles would whip my ass halfway through.
I can say, though, that the Warrior Dash out here has some pretty unathletic people muddle through it. That, obviously, it the idea. Put something out there that the very fit can enjoy cruising through, and the rather unfit can struggle through and enjoy overcoming. It makes a lot of money.
Do it my way, though, and even a short 3 mile Warrior Dash will wring you out. The armor and the push-ups after every obstacle tend to add to the overall hellishness of it.
Posted On:11/30/2013 4:46pm
Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT
I can add "won my MMA debut" to my list for this year. Will be adding "got my blue belt" in a fortnight. Fucking bumper year for battlefields.
Originally Posted by Mr. Machette
Ups to Battlefields for dropping the sage wisdom.
You are like a Pimp Yoda.
Originally Posted by Tranquil Suit
Battlefields... You're more of a man than I am.
GET A RED BELT OR DIE TRYIN'.
Posted On:12/01/2013 3:10am
Originally Posted by battlefields
I can add "won my MMA debut" to my list for this year.
Posted On:12/01/2013 5:51am
I trainy, I eaty, I sleepy, I worky. Sometimes, I posty.
Posted On:12/01/2013 8:51am
Originally Posted by doofaloofa
It's coming. I have tomorrow off so I'll see if I can put something together then.
Posted On:12/01/2013 11:38pm
Originally Posted by doofaloofa
It was a pretty entertaining fight, and battlefields had his heart showing for his first fight and win!
(His face shows the rest ;))
Posted On:12/02/2013 7:37pm
Am still lurking on Bullshido.
Got made redundant. Walked straight into my now current job.
Earnt my Karate brown belt. Got an injury. Came back to training.
Started Judo since the summer and am still enjoying it.
Want to look into competing next year and setting myself some more goals!!
Posted On:12/03/2013 2:37am
Style: Muay Thai
Started taking Muay Thai, as well as taking my own physical fitness seriously.
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