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Old June 15, 2018, 09:55   #51
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Kelly, I have a side by side I can trailer up to the match if needed. Just let me know.

Since participation in these things is now top priority on my bucket list, I restarted my previous fitness regimen. I had to stop due to employment schedule changes. However recently told my employer that I WAS going to be late 3 days a week in order to attend my 90 minute workouts. Progress is coming along faster than expected, so this weekend I am going to try and do a walk for 2 miles in the heat to see if I have any issues. If none come up, I WILL be signing up for the 3K.

I won't be doing a lot of running, but hopefully I will be able to maintain a brisk walking pace by the time the match is on us.








And for those that are wondering - three 90 minute sessions per week of Bikram Yoga:

Bikram yoga is like no other. Yes, it’s challenging — you will perform physical postures in a heated room. But with great challenges come great, lasting and dramatic benefits.

You’ll get in better shape and become more flexible. You’ll develop the ability to keep your mind quiet and focused for 90 minutes. You’ll discover an exercise plan for life; one that keeps your spine, joints and soft tissues strong and moving without pain as you age.

And you’ll develop a mind awareness of the body which helps you recognize your physical and mental responses to stress. You’ll be able to alter these habitual reaction patterns with healing breath and movement.
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Old June 15, 2018, 11:43   #52
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Old June 15, 2018, 12:29   #53
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Way to go, Tac - yoga rocks!
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Old June 15, 2018, 12:47   #54
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That's AWESOME Tac, good for you. I've done bikram once and it was hot. At least you'll be well acclimated to the summer weather I would love to see you compete in the 3k.
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Old June 15, 2018, 16:59   #55
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Thanks all. It is funny how my family doc was all heck yeah and go ahead when I discussed me starting the Bikram style. Which is kind of odd since I was diagnosed with COPD. Heat and humidity are key factors to avoid with COPD. That said, I did experience a little pulmonary distress on my very first session but learned to control and cope with the heat and humidity. And according to my doc, the severity of my COPD lessened while I was a practitioner of yoga. Since starting again I can feel the improvement after each session.

Once this rain stops, I'll be heading out to the track to try for 2 miles (3K=1.86 mi) at a decent pace (anything under 40-45 minutes).

And if things work out, I will be carrying FN products all the way. No FAL, but a SCAR 17H and FNX9.
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Old June 15, 2018, 19:02   #56
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Was the pulmonary distress from the heat and the yoga, or being surrounded by a ton of hot flexible sweaty chicks?
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Old June 15, 2018, 19:33   #57
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If you don't reset the targets then I'll probably add another penalty like 'unsportsmanlike conduct' or something, 30 seconds or something like that. We'll be reminding you though as you're getting off anyway.
So RO keeps the card until they have reset the targets?

Yes, Yes...South Carolina. You people...chopping up your states.
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Old June 16, 2018, 07:28   #58
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You people...chopping up your states.
We had a conversation about this with several PhD's the other day, and nobody could come up with the answer. Mebbe someone here knows:

West Virginia split off from Virginia over the Civil War. Why did North and Souh Carolina split?
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Old June 16, 2018, 08:07   #59
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Read this: http://www.ushistory.org/us/5c.asp

And this: https://www.landofthebrave.info/lords-proprietors.htm

Happened very early in the formations of the colonies.

And somewhere in there my predecessors were given a Land Grant of 2000 acres in the Piedmont of the Carolinas. Not sure what happened after that, but convinced we picked the wrong side, as usual.
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Just got back from the track. 2 miles <40 minutes. Not a world record, but pretty good for a guy that got winded walking up a flight of stairs. 89°, 64% humidity, no wind, blue jeans, t shirt, and hiking boots. Not bad for an old fat guy. Oh, almost forgot the blue tooth playing some golden oldies from the 60's.

No issues during the exercise, just had to concentrate on maintaining the pace. Halfway through it was too easy to slip into a stroll.



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