Grumpy old men
deeplfo at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 05:38:42 CET 2016
I can totally vouch for the benefits of water exercise. I had a nagging football injury in my left knee that wasn't going away despite my own attempts at PT-ing it.
But this last trip to Hawaii, every time I was in the water, I deliberately worked those areas, trying to get as much of the water resistance to work against. And man, that totally did it.
Next I am afflicted with some sports-related injury, am going to hit the H2O right away :-)
- m o H s e n
From: tom adam <tom.adam at thebigear.be>
To: Music-bar <music-bar at lists.music-bar.org>
Sent: Friday, December 9, 2016 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: Grumpy old men
once you started doing exercises, you get addicted to it.
After a couple of very unhealthy years, I've decided to change things,
to take control over my health.
So I quit smoking, reduced my alcohol usage to practically zero and
started exercising. Now I run 30 to 50km a week (at a rate of 12km/h)
and swim 2 days, every time 2,5km (at a rate of 1km in 15min) and guess
what; I'm feeling great!
Now, I'm not suggesting you start running with a bad back, but swimming
would be a nice place to start and is great for you condition. Take
lessons as swimming is a technical sport. Buy good googles!
Just hang in there, once you turned it into a habit you'll want more:-)
Toad (contemplating on buying a bike and start training for a triathlon,
as my sister is doing... it doesn't seem unachievable any more)
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