Set that headline to the Neil Sedaka tune, which seems appropriate. After trying to get back into working out the last couple of days, I feel about as macho as Neil Sedaka. Not to cast any aspersions, but I haven't exactly been coming on like Ah-nold. I look in the mirror in the locker room, and I see a flabalanche.
How bad is it? It had been so long since I had worked out — maybe once or twice the middle of last year, I guess — that it took me at least 10 minutes to remember my locker combination. That has never happened to me before since I first learned to work a combination lock in the seventh grade. I've had this lock for years, and there I was sweating over the fact that I knew there was a 35 in there somewhere, and I had a general idea (within two or three numbers) of what another number was, but I had no idea in what order. And as it turned out, I was somewhat wrong about the 35, as I learned on about my 30th guess.
Anyway, on Monday I did 25 minutes on the elliptical trainer, and one circuit of light weights, then some stretches to close, and was worn out. Then Tuesday, I did 35 minutes on the elliptical, followed by five or six minutes on the rowing machine. And I experienced new vistas of being out of shape. That first day, the last five minutes on the elliptical — the cool-down, during which I reverse the action just to work different muscles — was ridiculously hard.
The only good news is that when you're 55, if you go by the charts, it's REALLY easy to reach your target heart rate.
Why do I mention this to you? Because I figure if I mention it to somebody, you'll help hold me accountable. I AM going to work out again today. Y'all hold me to it, please. To paraphrase John Winger in "Stripes," if I don't get into shape, I'll be dead before I'm 30. Or however old I am.
Y’all aren’t going to believe this. So I went down to the basement and worked out a little while ago. And I’m on the elliptical trainer, in the middle of my time, and CNN is on with Wolf Blitzer, and he shows a clip from the interview with James Carville on Monday, the one that I managed to grab the remote in time to avoid two days ago!
There’s only one lesson to learn from this. You remember how the character Chef, after having the daylights scared out of him by a tiger in the jungle, says over and over, “Never get outta the boat!” — a creed by which he has obviously sworn to live henceforth?
Well, here’s mine: Never turn on the TV “news.” Not even for a few minutes. Not even so you can get some idea, for professional purposes, of how the “spin cycle” works. Never turn on the TV news…
Come on you tub of lard.I’m queer and old as you,and I’m runnin’ 8 minute miles! WUSS!!!
Don’t forget your exercise today, Brad.
It may yet bring you to your senses.
If you need more motivation, consider how fast the twins are getting. We’ve all got to get in better shape just to keep up and catch them before they reach trouble.
A Body Massage to Gain Height
Having a full body massage helps relieve stress and remove the hard and tough muscles in your body that seemed to have stiffened due to too much pressure. While being massaged, the body undergoes a certain relaxed state, helping a person loosen up his muscles and bones.
A full body massage helps increase height, whatever your age may be. Not only are tight muscles relieved during a session of massage, it also exercises the bones and stretches them. Have you ever noticed that whenever you are being massaged, some of your bones seem to pop and you are relieved and relaxed?
Some gaps between bones are not being filled up with the right amount of fluid that is should contain to work properly. This is caused by stress and an unhealthy diet. A small person that starts practicing a balanced diet, the right amount of sleep, exercise and regular massage therapies, he should expect to grow taller in a matter of weeks. For more information, go to http://www.growth-flex.com/ .
Massaging also helps improve posture, which is enough to increase an inch or two on top of your actual height. Many people have become used to standing in a humped style that they do not recognize the adverse effects of such. Height is not the only one directly affected by mal-posture. Several spinal column problems have aroused from employing the wrong posture. Such instances include scoliosis and lumbago.
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