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Forum: Living Strength 06-06-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,383
Posted By Bookman
DVR's seem to keep me strong even when I can't do...

DVR's seem to keep me strong even when I can't do pushups or any other restistance exercises. I do iso's and they seem to work. Can't explain it. I look strong, and feel strong and people at work...
Forum: Living Strength 06-06-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,811
Posted By Bookman
Good athletic men in their day. Don't think they...

Good athletic men in their day. Don't think they can pull it off today without steroids, etc.
Forum: Living Strength 05-30-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,051
Posted By Bookman
Hi guys! I jog every other day, usually between 2...

Hi guys! I jog every other day, usually between 2 or 3 miles. I'm 44 and find it hard to sustain that activity for up to 30 minutes. (Knees aren't what they used to be.) The fact that Atlas was...
Forum: Living Strength 10-02-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By Bookman
How cool! I'd love to pop in some time to meet...

How cool! I'd love to pop in some time to meet John and talk shop. :-)
Forum: Living Strength 10-02-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,438
Posted By Bookman
Awesome! Sounds like a quickie workout for me in...

Awesome! Sounds like a quickie workout for me in the AM before work everyday. I look forward to this plus the pushup book when it's published. :-)
Forum: Transformetrics Video Blogs 09-06-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,593
Posted By Bookman
Joe, that was an excellent video. I hope you...

Joe, that was an excellent video. I hope you will make more. Found it to be very informative.
Forum: Living Strength 07-17-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,792
Posted By Bookman
Isn't it true that the military uses bodyweight...

Isn't it true that the military uses bodyweight exercises for the new recruits to build them up during basic training? I've never been in the military, but those that I know who've served told me...
Forum: Living Strength 07-17-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By Bookman
Is this supplement available at GNC, Wal-Greens,...

Is this supplement available at GNC, Wal-Greens, etc? I'd love to see if it diminishes my whisps of gray hair.
Forum: Living Strength 07-17-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,230
Posted By Bookman
Greg, just for kicks I took your suggestion of...

Greg, just for kicks I took your suggestion of doing the Atlas situps in bed this morning and found that my legs don't rise up while performing them on a mattress. Still, it was every bit as...
Forum: Living Strength 07-17-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,628
Posted By Bookman
That is terrific! What a fabulous role model for...

That is terrific! What a fabulous role model for all of us at any age. I hope I can be that healthy and active in my later years like him. It takes dedication and self-discipline to do that...
Forum: Living Strength 07-15-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,230
Posted By Bookman
I've really enjoyed reading this thread over the...

I've really enjoyed reading this thread over the past several days. I admit that I'm pretty lazy doing ab workouts. Yesterday I took a serious crack at doing 100 Atlas situps. I tried 20 reps per...
Forum: Living Strength 07-11-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,378
Posted By Bookman
Okay, I did it once 20 years ago. (It worked!!) ...

Okay, I did it once 20 years ago. (It worked!!) At the time, a few months before this Herculean demonstration of strength, I had seen Jane Fonda on the Today Show demonstrating how to rip a phone...
Forum: Living Strength 06-19-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,056
Posted By Bookman
Kula, Thanks for your insights. Deep...

Kula,

Thanks for your insights. Deep breathing is something I really need to look into. I know John discusses it at length in PYTP and others here swear by it. I've already reviewed it from PYTP...
Forum: Living Strength 06-19-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,056
Posted By Bookman
Blackbelt and John, Thanks for both of your...

Blackbelt and John,

Thanks for both of your replies and the tips. Blackbelt, I do get short of breath easily and I feel my muscles give out sooner than I expect. I start to struggle around the...
Forum: Living Strength 06-19-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,056
Posted By Bookman
Will running help me do more pushups?

I'm struggling with doing pushup more reps. My endurance is lousy. I tire out easily after doing 25 reps and can't seem to build reps beyond that point. I've started a running program to help...
Forum: Living Strength 06-19-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,088
Posted By Bookman
I've been a Popeye fan since I was at least...

I've been a Popeye fan since I was at least 10-years old. Growing up in Southern California, there was a fellow named Tom Hatten who had a sunday morning show called "Popeye and Friends" on KTLA...
Forum: Living Strength 06-05-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,907
Posted By Bookman
John, I totally agree wth you that David...

John, I totally agree wth you that David Carradine was indeed a truly gifted actor and a qenuine human being. I watched "Kung FU" back in the '70's as a young boy and credit him for helping me learn...
Forum: Living Strength 01-18-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By Bookman
How about Daniel Craig as the new James Bond? ...

How about Daniel Craig as the new James Bond? Now that's a manly man!!
Forum: Living Strength 01-17-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,593
Posted By Bookman
Smile I have mild Asthma. It usually flares up as a...

I have mild Asthma. It usually flares up as a allergy reaction to dust, pollen, and when I get around cats. (I like cats, and my wife is a cat lover. She gave up her cats for me because I could'nt...
Forum: Living Strength 01-17-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,720
Posted By Bookman
I do about 3 sets of 25 every day right now,...

I do about 3 sets of 25 every day right now, using various hand positions. I usually start out wide and bring my hands in closer to my torso to eventually work the triceps a bit. I do Atlas I ...
Forum: Living Strength 01-17-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,010
Posted By Bookman
Hi John! I've seen that episode and he did have...

Hi John! I've seen that episode and he did have a Charles Atlas like physique. He also was an avid swimmer, since he did make a few movies with Esther Williams. I seem to remember seeing him on...
Forum: Living Strength 01-17-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,649
Posted By Bookman
Remember to 'Train and not strain.'

Remember to 'Train and not strain.'
Forum: Living Strength 01-17-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,010
Posted By Bookman
Yep, from "Space Seed." And he looked great in...

Yep, from "Space Seed." And he looked great in it! That was 1967 I believe. He didn't have a weight lifters build, but a natural one....swimming, etc. Helluvana actor. He kept working out well...
Forum: Living Strength 01-16-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,010
Posted By Bookman
It's true that Montalban did pushups to build...

It's true that Montalban did pushups to build that impressive chest for Star Trek II. I read a few interviews at the time and even saw one TV interview where he said he did pushups everyday for 2...
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