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Forum: Living Strength 08-20-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By Michael Fisher
Pushups on an angle

High, John and all, it's been a while since I was here. I just passed my third anniversary of the stroke that left me paralyzed for two days. I can walk again and work, but my right side is still...
Forum: Gordon Anderson on Current Events 12-21-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,801
Posted By Michael Fisher
10 Days after a total knee replacement

Hello, All.
On December 11, 2017 I had a total knee replacement of my right knee. I am currently in a skilled nursing facility doing in-house rehab 3 times a day. Any suggestions for toning...
Forum: Living Strength 05-07-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By Michael Fisher
Transformetrics after a stroke

Dear John and all,

It's been a while since I was here last. I need some advice. I survived a stoke last August that left me paralyzed on my right side for a short while. By God's grace I...
Forum: Living Strength 04-16-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,749
Posted By Michael Fisher
Deep breathing quote

John,

I have often heard you quote "Farmer" Burns, "Deep breathing alone has cured many a weak man strong and many a sick man well." My question is how do I do that deep breathing?
Forum: Living Strength 01-17-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,053
Posted By Michael Fisher
I am another who first heard of John through Matt...

I am another who first heard of John through Matt Furey. I think there was a reference to Matt helping heal his shoulder in one of his newsletters or audio CDs he would send out. Since I was having...
Forum: Living Strength 01-16-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,649
Posted By Michael Fisher
I went to Walmart and bought two gray step stools...

I went to Walmart and bought two gray step stools for abut $5 each. I use them for the Atlas pushups and then push them together for a step, one for each foot. They are about 7 inches high, perfect...
Forum: Living Strength 01-03-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,684
Posted By Michael Fisher
Joe, you are right. The step ups seem to be the...

Joe, you are right. The step ups seem to be the answer.

Jason, I took a jump rope and cut it to leave about a foot of rope hanging from each handle. I added a little weight to the end of the...
Forum: Living Strength 01-03-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,684
Posted By Michael Fisher
What I am hearing is that Jumping Rope does other...

What I am hearing is that Jumping Rope does other things for you. It helps with hand-eye coordination, concentration, and more. My question is from a strictly conditioning point, which is superior...
Forum: Living Strength 12-29-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,684
Posted By Michael Fisher
Rope Skipping vs. Jumping Jacks

Good morning John, and everyone!

I bring this question before the assembled wisdom of this forum. Why is rope skipping considered better than jumping jacks? I would think that the same number of...
Forum: Living Strength 06-11-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,263
Posted By Michael Fisher
Hey Greg, how bad are your knees. My knees are...

Hey Greg, how bad are your knees. My knees are bone on bone and the orthopedic doc says it's only a matter of time before I need to have them replaced. I have pain, but I can handle it. They have...
Forum: Living Strength 01-30-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,282
Posted By Michael Fisher
Although I voted for Doc, I wonder where John...

Although I voted for Doc, I wonder where John Carter of Mars is? His concern for others before himself and his physical prowess (albiet in the reduced gravity of Mars), his virtue and loyalty have...
Forum: Living Strength 01-26-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,228
Posted By Michael Fisher
Grunt, I saw something where a guy suggested...

Grunt,
I saw something where a guy suggested jumping rope then some kind of power cal, then more rope, the another power cal, and repeat until gassed. Is that kinda what you are talking about? I...
Forum: Living Strength 01-26-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,228
Posted By Michael Fisher
Ok, I was thinking about this because I am sick...

Ok, I was thinking about this because I am sick and tired of being 60-80 pounds overweight. I was listening to an audio tape and the guy said the only way to really lose weight is eat less and...
Forum: Living Strength 01-26-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,228
Posted By Michael Fisher
Calories Burned in performing DVRs/DSRs

I am curious about this. Does anyone know if DVRs/DSRs burn caloires like Power Cals? If I spend 10 minutes doing Tiger Moves, is it equivalent to 10 minutes of Power Cals in terms of calories...
Forum: Living Strength 01-26-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,278
Posted By Michael Fisher
Hey ShrinkigGuy, what are high step plyometrics?...

Hey ShrinkigGuy, what are high step plyometrics? I have to be careful about impact on my knees. Can I do these safely?
Forum: Living Strength 01-23-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,197
Posted By Michael Fisher
Thanks, guys. I wasn't looking to replace the...

Thanks, guys. I wasn't looking to replace the Miracle 7, just curious if Tai Chi used visualized resistance like the Tiger moves. Thanks, again!
Forum: Living Strength 01-23-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,197
Posted By Michael Fisher
Thanks, guys. Just curious about it. It seemed...

Thanks, guys. Just curious about it. It seemed as I watched myself in the mirror that some of what I was doing looked a little (ok , not a lot) like what the couple was doing. I still see the lady...
Forum: Living Strength 01-23-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,197
Posted By Michael Fisher
Miracle Seven v Tai Chi

As I was going through the Miracle Seven this morning, I got to thinking about an elderly Asian couple who used to live nearby. I would see them early in the morning on their lawn going through a...
Forum: Living Strength 01-19-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,602
Posted By Michael Fisher
Talking I saw one program where you did 50 skips with the...

I saw one program where you did 50 skips with the jump rope, then did Hindu/Furey/Tiger Stretch pushups. Then another 50 skips, then some Hindu Squats. Then 50 more skips and on to something else. ...
Forum: Living Strength 01-18-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,602
Posted By Michael Fisher
Thanks, Gary. I saw a post in which Royce...

Thanks, Gary. I saw a post in which Royce mentioned High-Stepping. I tried that and it got me breathing heavily. I am trying to find something to work on melting the fat. But with my knees, I...
Forum: Living Strength 01-18-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,602
Posted By Michael Fisher
Jumping Jacks vs Skipping Rope

On other sites I have seen people touting skipping robe as a great cardio workout. I don't have the overhead space to jump rope. Could I get similar results with Jumping Jacks? Thoughts? ...
Forum: Living Strength 11-12-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,154
Posted By Michael Fisher
What is the projected release date for the book...

What is the projected release date for the book and then the DVD?
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