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Forum: Living Strength 02-25-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By GKC
I may not have agreed 10 years ago but in many...

I may not have agreed 10 years ago but in many ways I do now. Simplicity is the key in so many things in life from exercise to how we approach certain issues. In fact simplicity is often the result...
Forum: Living Strength 02-19-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By GKC
Thank you for the comments. I actually squat on...

Thank you for the comments. I actually squat on Mondays and Fridays but my 722 was really a case of hitting the zone!
Forum: Living Strength 02-18-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By GKC
I am strong in the legs due to my years of...

I am strong in the legs due to my years of running 400m however John is correct about getting a PR as all I was aiming to do was get a workout in.I just hit a rhythm and kept going! I had a brief...
Forum: Living Strength 02-18-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By GKC
722 hindu squats.

In 20 minutes. I could not get out for my run and so I aimed for 500 squats but felt good and went for 20 minutes and the result was 722 squats.I stretched afterwards and have a little soreness but...
Forum: Living Strength 02-16-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By GKC
Humans did and still do cover long distances but...

Humans did and still do cover long distances but it does not make it productive in terms of hunting as energy expended would rarely be equaled by energy input from what they actually caught.


We...
Forum: Living Strength 02-16-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By GKC
Although I agree on the point about conditioning...

Although I agree on the point about conditioning yourself before sprinting I disagree that hunter/gatherers would trek their prey for a long time.That would be counter productive because the energy...
Forum: Living Strength 02-10-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,709
Posted By GKC
Coe was great and his rival Steve Ovett was as...

Coe was great and his rival Steve Ovett was as well. Add in John Walker,Steve Scott and so on and you have some great runners who were physically strong as well . I met Ovett once and he was 6 feet...
Forum: Living Strength 02-10-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,709
Posted By GKC
Very interesting although some of those were...

Very interesting although some of those were short on real detail. My favourite,even though I did not do it, was one I read that was performed by Sebastian Coe who in the early 80s ran a 1.41 800m...
Forum: Living Strength 02-09-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,620
Posted By GKC
This morning before I went to work I performed a...

This morning before I went to work I performed a workout that John had suggested to me.It involved a ladder of 6,8,10,8,6 reps of Hindu push ups x 8 . I rested about ten seconds between ladder reps...
Forum: Living Strength 02-06-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By GKC
Antibiotics and the mind.

This is a somewhat strange post but it may help some people I hope. I was prescribed a course of antibiotics for tonsillitis and it was quite a large dose for 7 days. It made my throat better but I...
Forum: Living Strength 01-14-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,563
Posted By GKC
I must echo that note of caution as you can get...

I must echo that note of caution as you can get overuse injuries that will hamper your progress.I speak from experience with pull ups. However with push ups I have been more intelligent and I hit on...
Forum: Living Strength 12-22-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,013
Posted By GKC
Due to elbow tendinitus I am still on push ups...

Due to elbow tendinitus I am still on push ups etc but if I am patient then soon I will be back to pull ups which I do miss!
Forum: Living Strength 12-22-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,648
Posted By GKC
As a teacher of over 20 years I have encountered...

As a teacher of over 20 years I have encountered many autistic children. I taught in a school that had several children who were diagnosed as having Aspergers syndrome.I do not like applying labels...
Forum: Living Strength 12-21-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,148
Posted By GKC
This is true because so many people are "exercise...

This is true because so many people are "exercise vagrants" .They move around constantly from each new programme to the next.However it is not their fault because all of us are bombarded with quick...
Forum: Living Strength 12-16-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,923
Posted By GKC
A very sensitive,almost taboo subject. There are...

A very sensitive,almost taboo subject. There are far worse sins but I agree with John for the simple reason that it is also a form of idolatry in the sense that an object of desire consumes the...
Forum: Living Strength 12-15-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 29,515
Posted By GKC
Well I will let you all know in a month as I am...

Well I will let you all know in a month as I am just working on Hindu push ups at the moment. I did the following today


6 , 8, 10 , 8. , 6 Hindu push ups x 6 sets making a total of 228.

I...
Forum: Living Strength 12-13-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By GKC
Hindu/Tigerbend push ups for a month.

Sometimes I like to change my workouts,especially in the holidays as it gives a physical and mental boost to my fitness.
For the next month I am going to perform 200-300 Tiger bend push ups every...
Forum: Living Strength 12-12-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By GKC
Magazines often exist to sell supplements and...

Magazines often exist to sell supplements and they do seem to have a hidden agenda. In fact they often rely on a certain amount of soft porn to sell them .

However you can see their attraction to...
Forum: Living Strength 12-12-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By GKC
I have taught Physical Education for 20 years and...

I have taught Physical Education for 20 years and this is a question that has become more prevalent but my answer is always the same; eat naturally and use your intelligence.There is a great variety...
Forum: Living Strength 11-30-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By GKC
I hope John does not mind.....

I asked John about a routine for using tiger bend push ups as I cannot do pull ups or GUTs push ups at the moment due to elbow pain.Funnily enough I can do the tiger bend ones!
Anyway John said try...
Forum: Culture and Entertainment 11-26-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By GKC
What about The fastest gun alive with Glenn Ford?...

What about The fastest gun alive with Glenn Ford? I loved that film.So full of sub plots In fact I may look to buy it as I have not seen it for a long time.
Forum: Culture and Entertainment 11-26-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By GKC
Interesting post.The book by Jack Schaffer is...

Interesting post.The book by Jack Schaffer is actually very well written. In the film the violence is actualy quite severe for it's time .When Jack Palance guns down a homesteader the director had...
Forum: Living Strength 11-22-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,938
Posted By GKC
Allan Wells ...you are right! In fact I saw a...

Allan Wells ...you are right! In fact I saw a film of him preparing for the Olympics and it was called No easy way.It was phenomenal.....one session was reported as the following

2push ups,...
Forum: Living Strength 11-22-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,938
Posted By GKC
A tale of two athletes and Tarzan.

David Campese ,one of the great Rugby players from the 80s and 90s " At the peak of my game I would do 500 push ups and sit ups every night"

David Hemery,winner of the gold medal in the 400m...
Forum: Living Strength 11-19-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,013
Posted By GKC
Very annoying as I love pull ups but am prevented...

Very annoying as I love pull ups but am prevented from doing them at the moment due to elbow pain.I can still do plenty of GUTS workouts but no pull ups for several weeks.However I will do the...
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