Finally Going To Be Able To Get Back On My Nordic Track Ski Machine :cheer:

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by TripTo My Taint, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    I've been rehabbing a bad toe, but it's finally getting healed enough to use the Nordic Track.

    Not my pic or machine.
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    If you've never used them, or never c-c skied before IRL, it may take you a while to get the rhythms and form down, but by the time you put in 30-45 minutes total, you should be getting good at it. Start for a goal of 5 minute, then 6,7, etc. pretty soon you're doing 45 minutes, having a great cardio workout whild building lean muscle...low stress on the knees as well.

    The best part about these things are that you can get them used for dirt cheap, especially here in the South...check Craigslist. The Pro is the lowest model I'd go, but actually the Achiever is well worth waiting to find. it adjusts tension on the skis on the fly with the spin of a knob.
     
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    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    This fuckin' machine, if used 20 minutes 3 times a week, could save thousands upon thousands of lives in the US.



    The amount of weekly exercise that substantially reduces death by stroke, MI, or cancer is shocking low...like 1 hour a week.
     
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    Hopefully it won't save yours.
     
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    Take a walk, faggot.
     
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    How old is that contraption?
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    Does jerkin it count as cardio?
     
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    how funny.

    i thought i was the last person to have one of those. i bought mine way back in the 80s when i messed up my knee.

    i haven't been on mine in over a decade but i still keep it. i'm a pack rat.

    i get on the treadmill a few times a week, i may just try the old ski mac hine again.
     
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    I don't believe they make those anymore :dontknow:
     
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    I have one,but the god damn roller cam kept seizing up on me and just one of those fuckers costs over a hundred. I am giving mine away during the next yard sale. That being said it does give a good workout. I used it alot when it was functioning.
     
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    (goddammit steve)
     
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    They're dirt cheap, and hardly used in Craigslist. I wouldn't fix shit on it, unless it's a strap or something.