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Does alcohol make you happy?

Discussion in 'Alcohol' started by Dominica, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    I will definitely give that a go i guess it makes sense,i don't think it should hurt my joints as much.One issue i'm having for sure is accepting i'm getting old lol i think that's where alot of my frustration comes from.Instead of using my youth i abused my youth and now i have to learn to accept that and do what i can but i am hoping to get thing's fixed fast even though it's unrealistic because i want to enlist in the military and i'm pushing the age limit.
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  2. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    Yes, @Dominica! I ride my bike a lot, too. And I have bad knees. Biking is waaaaaay easier on my old joints! Definitely give it a try, @True concern!
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  3. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    I found the work out routine I was telling you about

    Position of Flexion:

    Yoga works best for me as a warm up. Youtube has plenty of videos about yoga

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Take Sunday off or ride a bike for 2 miles or jog for 1 mile)

    Quads
    Squats: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch quads for 10 seconds)
    Sissy Squats: 1 set, 8-12 reps (Stretch quads for 10 seconds)
    Leg extensions: 2 set, 8-12 reps (Stretch quads for 10 seconds)

    Hamstrings
    Stiff legged dead: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch hamstrings for 10 seconds)
    Leg curls: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch hamstrings for 10 seconds)

    Calves
    Standing calf raise: 2 sets, 12-20 reps (Stretch calves for 10 seconds)
    Seated calf raise: 2 sets, 12-20 reps (Stretch calves for 10 seconds)

    Chest
    Dumbbell press: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch chest for 10 seconds)
    Incline dumbbell press: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch chest for 10 seconds)
    Flyes (that's how they spell it): 1 set, 8-12 reps (Stretch chest for 10 seconds)
    Dips: 1 set, 8-12 reps (Stretch chest for 10 seconds)

    Biceps

    Dumbbell curls: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch biceps for 10 seconds)
    Incline Dumbbell curls: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch biceps for 10 seconds)
    Concentration curls: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch biceps for 10 seconds)

    Then...
    (Jog for 10 minutes straight and every week, add 5 minutes more until you reach 30 minutes) I usually jog in place

    Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

    Back
    Chin Pull down: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch back for 10 seconds)
    Pull over: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch back for 10 seconds)
    Cable row (or dumbbells): 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch back for 10 seconds)

    Delts
    Standing dumbbell press: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch delts for 10 seconds)
    Dumbbell lateral raise: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch delts for 10 seconds)
    Seated dumbbell lateral 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch delts for 10 seconds)

    Traps
    Dumbbell shrugs: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch traps for 10 seconds)

    Triceps
    Close grip dumbbell press: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch triceps for 10 seconds)
    Overhead extensions: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch triceps for 10 seconds)
    Dumbbell kickbacks: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (Stretch triceps for 10 seconds)

    Abs
    Knee Ups: 2 sets, 8-12 reps (You can stretch your abdomen if you want)
    Full range crunches: 2 sets, 8-12 reps
    Sit ups: 2 sets, 8-12 reps

    Then...
    (Jog for 10 minutes straight and every week, add 5 minutes more until you reach 30 minutes)

    Yoga again to cool down

    Now what I did to ensure that I wouldn't forget how to do a certain workout is draw the position I'm supposed to do. Another idea is to record yourself doing the workouts and watch them every time. If you want to build muscle, use the heaviest amount of weight you can hold and do the least amount of reps. Also, eat as many calories as you can (no empty calories). Peanut butter, whole milk, brown pasta or rice; baked, broiled or grilled meat (no pork), steamed or raw vegetables (tomatoes are better to eat raw to get the most nutrients), muscle mass powder, (gnc has it and anything close to 1000 calories is best). Drink the powder in between weight training and cardio. Always do muscle training first.
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2018
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  4. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

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