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  1. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    I'm tired of running. Anyone have any good workouts using a backyard pool? I want to do 30 - 60 minutes at most in the morning.
     
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    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    ^ Desperate attempt to brag about having a pool.
     
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    swimming with hands behind your back is a great workout
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    :snicker:


    Depending how big it is, I would go with weighted runs. Works the body to now end.
     
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    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    It's about 30 feet long. 6 feet deep at the deepest spot.

    Is a "weighted run" a swimming term or should I just put some ankle weights on and run back and forth in the low end?
     
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    I get sick of the running slog too, however I don't go no pool. Plyometric workouts can be intense if your knees are solid.
     
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    get one of those floating lounge chairs and lift 12 oz weights
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Yeah the water obviously already adds good resistance for a way better workout and the ankle weights will add more if it gets too easy as you go on. It's a solid workout.


    Just be safe. Get too tired...get right out.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Have you tried swimming? WTF?!? :jj:
     
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    Try diving in with a couple of cinder blocks strapped to your legs.
    Really works the gluts!
     
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    Haha. Obviously, but for how long? How often? Are there other aquatic exercises to mix things up?

    Someone wouldn't walk into a gym for the first time and be told simply "lift".
     
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    Maybe my favorite scene ever.

     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I gotta deal with these fuckers trying to drown me. After 1/2 hour I'm shot. [​IMG]
     
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    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    I tried to get my pup in the pool and he scratched the crap out of me.
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter. VIP

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    I believe Rodney King had a good pool workout.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I have 5. :facepalm:

    I can't get two out and three have zero interest.
     
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    Chain cinder blocks to your legs and jump in the deep end,great upper body workout
     
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    Jump in the water and swim back and forth.