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    Thanks, Ed. Unfortunately, it has been quite a...

    Thanks, Ed. Unfortunately, it has been quite a few years since I was under 18.
    When it comes to lifting, the doctor approves least of deadlifts and squats. I don't do much of either with free...
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    No one said the system here in Canada wasn't a...

    No one said the system here in Canada wasn't a bit Byzantine. Moves like a typical bureaucracy. Slowly.
    According to the surgeon, his issue is really about getting operation room time. Were he...
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    Thanks for the tips, Ed. I will definitely move...

    Thanks for the tips, Ed.
    I will definitely move on that mattress topper. Sounds very wise.
    My wife is a bit of a project manager, so she was chasing me down for a list with which to be prepared....
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    Thank you very much!

    Thank you very much!
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    It's About Time

    Hi Folks.
    I haven't posted for quite a while, but I visit very regularly to see what is going on.
    Though obviously Covid-dependant, I have finally been given a tentative time frame for surgery of...
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    Hi Bekah: LindaRacine is quite correct. If it...

    Hi Bekah:
    LindaRacine is quite correct. If it hurts beyond the expected Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS in gym vernacular), don`t do it.
    Your spine is likely far less delicate than you...
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    To all who have said I have inspired them some...

    To all who have said I have inspired them some how, I thank you for the kind words. It was never my intent, but a pleasant side effect.
    My pain is about the same as it ever was. Certainly no...
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    I am glad to hear you have found an exercise that...

    I am glad to hear you have found an exercise that suits you.
    Perhaps you might be interested in seeing my thread "My Way of Coping".
    I am a believer in exercise for health without suggesting it...
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    Update

    I get back to this forum every couple of months when I need some inspiration.
    It is surprising (but a bit gratifying) to see this thread get bumped back up every so often.
    As an update, I have...
  10. Still here. Still supporting the project. Just...

    Still here. Still supporting the project. Just ridiculously busy at work.
    Getting my exercise in. I did make my run last Saturday. Found $5 while doing so.
    Promise better posts in the near...
  11. I wanted to let you know I have not abandon the...

    I wanted to let you know I have not abandon the project!
    I have just been travelling for work and very busy otherwise.
    Still hitting the gym, though.
    Right now I am talking myself into going for...
  12. So, Foofer, if I run a k for you, can you live...

    So, Foofer, if I run a k for you, can you live with one of the five I am already running or do I have to run an extra k just for you?
    And I do like the photos. Been a couple years since I was in...
  13. Wow, Foofer, Love the photo! You should have...

    Wow, Foofer, Love the photo! You should have quite an album by the end of the month.
    Glad to read we are all off to a good start.
    I got up at 5 this morning and hit the gym by 6 and had a good...
  14. For my part, I ran 5k yesterday. Some walk...

    For my part, I ran 5k yesterday. Some walk breaks along the way, but my goal is to be able to complete the 5k as a continuous run. My legs do fine and I don't suffer from DOMS after, but my lung...
  15. I am ready along with the rest of you. I have...

    I am ready along with the rest of you.
    I have been maintaining my weights regimen of four days a week around an hour per.
    I am attempting to add some running. I have run 5K twice since Canadian...
  16. I am finding new things to do for the challenge,...

    I am finding new things to do for the challenge, too.
    I am maintaining the workout schedule I have been doing for some time. Weights four days a week.
    I have not gotten back to my pre-contest...
  17. http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html This is...

    http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html
    This is a website that has a very extensive guide to exersizes and the muscles each works.
    You can also see little gifs that clearly demonstrate the proper...
  18. Can I play, too?:)

    Can I play, too?:)
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    q_fruit I go to the gym quite regularly. I have...

    q_fruit
    I go to the gym quite regularly. I have a 70 degree thoracic curve and there are very few things I cannot do.
    I refer you to the Dr. Orr interview thread as well as a thread I began, My...
  20. littleone: Your concern about weight lifting is,...

    littleone:
    Your concern about weight lifting is, in my nonprofessional opinion, a common misconception. I refer you first to the Dr. Orr interview thread and to his remarks on exercise and weight...
  21. Thank you for the post and the link to the full...

    Thank you for the post and the link to the full interview.
    Dr. Orr was actually the first specialist I saw for complete diagnosis, way back when he still practised in Hamilton, Ontario.
    Whether or...
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    Karen: I have every confidence, based on your...

    Karen:
    I have every confidence, based on your tone and the determination therein, that you will golf again.
    Remember everything takes time. You will be entitled to recovery time.
    But I can't...
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    How very philosophical, Back Out! I actually...

    How very philosophical, Back Out!
    I actually agree. The results had not been posted until tonight and some were curious as to the actual standings.
    But placing had never been the point. As I said...
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    To answer everyone's question, I finished 8th of...

    To answer everyone's question, I finished 8th of 9. I guess I beat the fat guy.
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    Thank you, Back Out. Very flattering. It took...

    Thank you, Back Out. Very flattering.
    It took me about 18 months of hard training, four days a week about an hour to an hour and a half per session. During the diet period, off days from lifting...
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