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by Parky
February 21st, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Age related decline
Replies: 122
Views: 6729

Re: Age related decline

I've stopped trying to catch up or keep up with all the youngsters coming into the 70 - 79 age group.

I'm rowing to help extend my life, not end it. No more falling off the seat at the end of a workout. :wink: :wink:
by Parky
February 4th, 2020, 5:46 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Statins

ll I can say to that lot, 8sWwr2, is Bloody Hell! I'll stick them out to the end of the course and see how I feel. :shock:
by Parky
February 3rd, 2020, 8:55 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Statins

On the 3rd week of the statins now and I'm suffering from a dry, racking cough, not getting the sleep I need, and aching like hell. I've had no Chinese food, so no likelihood of Corona Virus, so I guess it's back on the old inhaler for now. I'll persist with the statins for the first month's course ...
by Parky
January 19th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New member/senior rower
Replies: 28
Views: 2590

Re: New member/senior rower

Just to resurrect this thread, as a fellow old giffer, I used the following Interval session as a "Try Me and see what's left in the tank". 500m 30 sec rest, then add 500 metres and 30 secs until you get to 2000 and 2 mins rest, then back down to the 500metres taking off 30 secs each interval, the s...
by Parky
January 18th, 2020, 7:01 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Statins

Now, please tell me what med I need to take to match your 3 5k workouts in one day! :D Where? I usually manage one, plus a short ski-erg for a warm up, unless I've slipped up on back-dating entry dates. (Tell me what dates and I'll check) The statins seem OK - for now, but I've only taken 2. Doc sa...
by Parky
January 16th, 2020, 11:14 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Statins

I'm now on a low dosage of Rosuvastatin. Only the first day today, butstill feeling good. Managed a 5k today, plus a short session on the ski erg and 5k on the bike. No ill effects as yet, but I didn't expect any.

As for them not affecting mood, all I can say to that is BOL***#S. :wink: :wink:
by Parky
January 10th, 2020, 12:57 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Statins

Eric 308

Don't get me going on CBD...that was a total failure as well. Best with your health!
Heyyy!!!! Who cares? :wink: :wink:

I'll see how it goes. Actimel contains 2 or 3 pro-biotics, one of them having been invented by Actimel.

I'm not a yoghurt lover, but it's only a mouthful.
by Parky
January 10th, 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Statins

I received a call from the surgery last night and the doc has asked if I would try another statin. I said there was no problem with that, but I have started with the Actimel in the meantime. O just hope they're not going to be a placebo to see what reaction I have. :roll: A steady session in the gym...
by Parky
January 7th, 2020, 3:34 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Statins
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Statins

After being told I had to take statins for high cholesterol tried them for 2 weeks and my times for the 2K dropped by over a minute. My limbs were aching, joints creasing me and I developed a dry cough. I stopped taking them, and almost immediately times were back on my old target time. I'm no athle...
by Parky
November 21st, 2019, 6:03 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: 70 year old newbie progress
Replies: 7
Views: 580

Re: 70 year old newbie progress

When I first started out I could not use an exercise bike because I could not bend my knee enough (this was from an old football injury when I was attempting to score the winning try) That'd be a novelty - an Aussie scoring a try! Good luck with the rowing, just try and get some longer slow state r...
by Parky
September 23rd, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Skillrow vs Concept II
Replies: 21
Views: 15061

Re: Skillrow vs Concept II

The Skillrow and Technogym apps won't install on my mobile
I'll amend that. The Technogym app has been successfully installed.
by Parky
September 22nd, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Skillrow vs Concept II
Replies: 21
Views: 15061

Re: Skillrow vs Concept II

I'm with DW Fitness and they've just switched over to the Skillrow and have 3 of them facing a large screen where you can race your mates on water. (A bloody long , straight river with cgi buildings on the bank). You can't save your workouts to memory, change the view on the monitor, set intervals, ...
by Parky
September 18th, 2019, 10:54 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Plantar fascitis
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Plantar fascitis

A fellow sufferer here dammit. Pain in the mornings is usually like stepping on a boil. Get the missis to slap you before you put your foot down. It doesn't cure it, you just have something else to think about. Anti- inflammatories work for me, but the quack won't prescribe diclofenac which work bet...
by Parky
July 23rd, 2019, 11:26 am
Forum: Training
Topic: When is it time to take a day off?
Replies: 26
Views: 1780

Re: When is it time to take a day off?

David Pomerantz wrote:
July 21st, 2019, 3:07 pm
It got me thinking; how do others decide its time for a rest day?

Dave
When you reach the same age as myself or jamesg.
by Parky
July 14th, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Stopped Smoking Want to Lose Weight
Replies: 8
Views: 1702

Re: Stopped Smoking Want to Lose Weight

If you want a quick way to lose weight, try "The Potato Hack". It's worked for me.