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by ara
Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Why do we so readily accept lack of funds as an excuse
Replies: 17
Views: 4906

Re: Why do we so readily accept lack of funds as an excuse

not having the money to spend on a gym membership is not an excuse. its a reality for some. "go work more" isnt always an option. this applies to people who work, not just the unemployed. in work, you might not be able to do more hours or find extra work. out of work, it can be very hard/near imposs...
by ara
Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Psychology
Topic: mindset
Replies: 9
Views: 15086

Re: mindset

i think my lack of articulating skills and lack of knowledge on weight training might have compromised what i meant! a fat bloke will almost certainly be at a disadvantage. i was thinking vertically if im honest, not horizontally! :lol: i think id be better able to get my point across if someone cou...
by ara
Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: body weight training at home
Replies: 16
Views: 4350

Re: body weight training at home

im going to drop the bench dips for now, robertscott. ive seen so many other exercises i want to try im happy to leave the dips out ive done a bunch of inverted rows today, on the underside of my table, and it works brilliantly! thanks for the advice there. it seems i have been eating on the answer ...
by ara
Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: body weight training at home
Replies: 16
Views: 4350

Re: body weight training at home

haha dub! im hoping the table will take my weight! i do my body weights to keep myself in good shape. i see the stairs as seperate and there for cardio work. im not trying to become a body builder with body weight training, just trying to look after what ive got! :smile: oscar - do you mean i should...
by ara
Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Psychology
Topic: mindset
Replies: 9
Views: 15086

Re: mindset

ill clarify. with regards to the mental processes involved with weight lifting, its my mistake, i didnt mean there is no mental involvement. more that, from my knowledge of, in this example soccer, all the movements must be learnt and processed, the same as in weight training. however, and this is w...
by ara
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Psychology
Topic: mindset
Replies: 9
Views: 15086

mindset

new to the forum but i thought id try to instigate some conversation, so im not just taking info, but hopefully contributing something! i am interested in sports psychology. i have done lots of reading and research in to the mindsets of various sports, predominantely soccer, but not weight training ...
by ara
Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: body weight training at home
Replies: 16
Views: 4350

Re: body weight training at home

thanks for all the [speedy] advice and kind words! i will buy some resistance bands, they are a great idea. would -- http:// http://www.you" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; tube. com/watch?v=8r0HZ8_u-7U -- and -- http:// http://www.you" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; tub...
by ara
Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: body weight training at home
Replies: 16
Views: 4350

body weight training at home

hello! im looking for some advise/opinions on my [body] weight training at home (funds are an issue, but im making the most of things). i do these exercises almost every day, and usually a few times a day, from 2 to 5 times, roughly push ups pike press situps/twisted situps bench dips chin ups for m...