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Alternatives to running and cycling

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May 2012
7:31pm, 17 May 2012
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♣BelleVueRacer♣ of Beartown
Can't run.
Can't cycle.
Can't do owt other than become obese.
Anyone know any upper body / core stuff? anaerobic as opposed to aerobic.
Calf goosed so must not include leg work.
Dieting is not an option. :-)
Muchas thankyouos.
May 2012
7:39pm, 17 May 2012
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fleecy
Swimming?
There is a chap in a wheelchair at my gym. I'm thinking he doesn't do a lot of leg work :)
May 2012
7:55pm, 17 May 2012
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JohnnyO
Lift heavy thing up, put down, repeat.

And yoga.
May 2012
10:48pm, 17 May 2012
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♣BelleVueRacer♣ of Beartown
Thanks. The problem with swimming is it's expensive, I forgot to mention that I'm a cheapskates! ;-)

Weights - not there's a thing - just need to iprovise !
May 2012
10:49pm, 17 May 2012
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Velociraptor
Climbing.
May 2012
10:58pm, 17 May 2012
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Bru-Bru
Canoeing! Not as expensive as you might think. Most clubs its about £2 an evening for boat hire and, er, that's it. Very relaxing, out on the water, good for your core and upper body, meet lots of v nice people
May 2012
10:59pm, 17 May 2012
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Kieren
Are legs out completely or just calfs?

If your calfs can take it, heavy lifts 3x a week

eg

Mon - squat, chin-up, benchpress,

Wed - deadlift, military (shoulder) press, bent over row

Fri - as Monday

that's a typical begninner program as it gets heavier, more rest between similar exercise will be needed. You can build the powerhouse engine ready to be tuned when you get back to running
May 2012
11:01pm, 17 May 2012
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Kieren
PS, squat is quite possibly the single best core exercise you can do. Every muscle in your trunk is used holding that weight on your shoulders

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Anyone know any upper body / cor...
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