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by cheapo
Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:45 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

D2L4

Based on my sub-5 minute time on last weeks D2L3, I went up to L4 last night and eked out a 4'58" I would have been faster, but the dowel I have been using as a pull-up bar has started cracking so I had to apply very controlled, smooth motion. That said, using a smooth, controlled motion is a good t...
by cheapo
Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: fitness community
Topic: Looking for a watch for my wife
Replies: 1
Views: 5419

Looking for a watch for my wife

It must be sleek and have the following features: dual countdown timers for interval training (hard/easy) chronograph replaceable strap these look about right (but do not meet the spec above): http://cheapo.cc/yayhooray/imara_strive.jpg (has no countdown/interval timers) http://www.hdosport.com/prod...
by cheapo
Wed Apr 02, 2008 4:17 am
Forum: workouts
Topic: mklamb logs
Replies: 70
Views: 36481

Welcome!

I'll leave the advice to more senior members, but allow me to extend a warm welcome!
by cheapo
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:38 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

My 2nd D1. Things are making a bit more sense...but I am still not quite in the groove. My prevsious D1 was at L1, but I have been doing the other days at L2 or L3, so I did last night at L2. No assistance this time. I tried to keep going steadily until I had to rest a bit between sets, then I reste...
by cheapo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's goals
Replies: 4
Views: 5766

Couple of crummy phone cam pictures from a while back, around the middle of last summer:


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I'll take some current ones soon. But they'll be "before" pics too since I am only 4 workouts into SimpleFit.
by cheapo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:57 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

Thanks fellas.
Darrel wrote:It sounds to me like you might be going a little too hard out of the gate with this one.
I thought the idea was go steadily for 20 minutes. I don't know where I got that idea, but I just tried to work at the fastest pace I could manage while keeping good form.
by cheapo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

I have only done D1 once, so everything I say comes out of having tried D1 one way, one time. Given that D1 is the endurance day, I thought keeping moving (with assistance) was better than resting between unassisted sets. Do it as prescribed and work to increase your score each week. Once you can ac...
by cheapo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

Thanks for the reply. You are starting to answer another question I had, but didn't ask. D1 says go for 20 minutes. That's why I had assistance. Without assistance, I would have been done in 10 sets or about 6 or 7 minutes. Is that what I should be doing? If I can't do anymore pullups, do I keep doi...
by cheapo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

Guidance needed.

Last night was D2. I did it at L3. I am quite certain I could not do D1 at L3, but I was fairly confident I could manage D2 at that level. Time was 4:19. As that is less than five minutes, I should go to L4 next time around, right? I have my doubts about being able to manage that. I am only into my ...
by cheapo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:23 am
Forum: fitness community
Topic: TheChange08 before pic
Replies: 3
Views: 7385

Would love an update!

How is it going?
by cheapo
Tue Mar 25, 2008 3:46 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's progress
Replies: 140
Views: 142412

cheapo's progress

http://cheapo.cc/photos/fitness_progress/200706/06-06-07_1721.jpg Current Stats: male 38 years old waist: 35" approx. 210 lbs. My goal: male 27 years old waist: 32-33" 175-180 lbs (my weight at 27) increased strength, health, speed, power I asked my wife to join me and we started last Wednesday, on...
by cheapo
Wed Mar 19, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's goals
Replies: 4
Views: 5766

Alright - I finally started!

A very late start on this new year's resolution!

My wife and I did Level 1, Day 2 tonight. We started on Day 2 because it's a Wednesday and we plan to do M-W-F.

My wife had a considerably harder time than me, I think I'll do level 2 next time.
by cheapo
Thu Jan 10, 2008 5:48 am
Forum: Fitness Goals
Topic: cheapo's goals
Replies: 4
Views: 5766

cheapo's goals

Hello. I am a nearly 38 year old husband and father of 2. I work as an architect, which keeps me planted in front of a computer most days. (I do stand, rather than sit, at my workstation, however.) I have not really figured out how I am going to fit this into my schedule...but it seems doable. Curre...