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(Mother Nature Network)   Want to live longer? Just outrun the Grim Reaper   (mnn.com) divider line 95
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2014-07-29 01:50:21 AM  
Runners don't fear the reaper
 
2014-07-29 07:13:41 AM  

Notabunny: Runners don't fear the reaper


Neither do the seasons
 
2014-07-29 07:21:36 AM  
binaryapi.ap.org

LOL WUT?
 
2014-07-29 07:22:02 AM  
Buck Dharma approves this thread.
 
2014-07-29 07:25:15 AM  
You run and you run to catch up to the sun but its sinking
racing around to come up behind you again
the sun is the same in a relative way but you're older
short of breath and one day closer to death.
 
2014-07-29 07:25:35 AM  
Why would anyone want to live LONGER? That's crazy. The sooner we can go be with our Father, the better.
 
2014-07-29 07:26:17 AM  
I don't have to outrun the Grim Reaper. I just have to outrun you.
 
2014-07-29 07:28:02 AM  
Yeah but everyone knows a story they heard from someone about a guy dying while running, thus invalidating all exercise.
 
2014-07-29 07:28:56 AM  
As a veteran of five foot surgeries that causes terrible pain when I run....ill just die early.
 
2014-07-29 07:34:10 AM  

5 star chef of tv dinners: Notabunny: Runners don't fear the reaper

Neither do the seasons


or the wind, the sun or the rain
 
2014-07-29 07:36:02 AM  
Exercise is good for your heart. Film at 11.
 
2014-07-29 07:37:45 AM  
Or you could just man up, take his scythe, and kick his mothafarking ass.
static.guim.co.uk
 
2014-07-29 07:37:46 AM  

SDRR: 5 star chef of tv dinners: Notabunny: Runners don't fear the reaper

Neither do the seasons

or the wind, the sun or the rain


We can be like they are.
 
2014-07-29 07:41:00 AM  
You think you've got it rough, what about your darling doggy?
In ten short years he's getting old and groggy
I don't think it's very fair cold shot low
It's all that it is my friends no one lives forever
 
2014-07-29 07:41:28 AM  
i244.photobucket.com
 
2014-07-29 07:42:47 AM  

abhorrent1: [binaryapi.ap.org image 335x512]

LOL WUT?


Leaving satisfied
 
2014-07-29 07:44:06 AM  

Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.


Get a decent pair if walking shoes. Get a treadmill. Set it up in front of your tv. Walk when you watch tv. You're welcome.
 
2014-07-29 07:44:42 AM  

Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.


So don't run.  Just walk for 30-45 minutes straight every day.  It will make a world of difference after a few months.
 
2014-07-29 07:44:55 AM  

Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.


Or get a time machine and go back in time and start running then?
 
2014-07-29 07:47:03 AM  

SDRR: 5 star chef of tv dinners: Notabunny: Runners don't fear the reaper

Neither do the seasons

or the wind, the sun or the rain


The article says we can be like they are?
 
2014-07-29 07:47:54 AM  

Bowen: Exercise is good for your heart. Film at 11.


i.ytimg.com
 
2014-07-29 07:53:57 AM  
i.chzbgr.com
 
2014-07-29 07:54:43 AM  

Wolf892: RumsfeldsReplacement: Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.

So don't run.  Just walk for 30-45 minutes straight every day.  It will make a world of difference after a few months.

I think if I work really, really hard I can reach my ideal weight after about 6 months of being dead.


Maybe your attitude is part of the reason you're 335 pounds? Just a thought.
 
2014-07-29 07:57:43 AM  
cdn-media.downpour.com

"If you run, you'll add, on average 7 years to your life. Guess what you will have spent that additional 7 years doing? Choose wisely."
 
2014-07-29 08:11:41 AM  

abhorrent1: [binaryapi.ap.org image 335x512]

LOL WUT?


Just need Denis Leary to complete the thread...
 
2014-07-29 08:12:56 AM  

abhorrent1: LOL WUT?


Came for this, leaving satisfied
 
2014-07-29 08:21:27 AM  

Slaxl: Yeah but everyone knows a story they heard from someone about a guy dying while running, thus invalidating all exercise.


Having actually known someone who died while running, it doesn't invalidate all exercise.  I had to deal with an NCIS investigation afterwords as well. It wasn't exactly fun.

FTA - including a 29 percent lower risk of death in general and a 50 percent lower risk of death from heart disease or stroke

No they didn't. They still have a 100% chance of death. They had a lower chance of dying early when factoring out all other causes.
 
2014-07-29 08:24:18 AM  
Funny, I thought we all had a 100 percent chance of dying.
 
2014-07-29 08:35:05 AM  
You can't outrun me.
 
2014-07-29 08:39:37 AM  

Wolf892: abhorrent1: Wolf892: RumsfeldsReplacement: Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.

So don't run.  Just walk for 30-45 minutes straight every day.  It will make a world of difference after a few months.

I think if I work really, really hard I can reach my ideal weight after about 6 months of being dead.

Maybe your attitude is part of the reason you're 335 pounds? Just a thought.

I don't think it's the attitude, it's the medium pizza, 2 liter bottle of Dr. Pepper and the large bowl of ice cream that I consume at least 4 nights a week while working nights. ;)


stationary bike.  much easier on your legs plus you can watch TV, play video games, etc while riding and the time will pass without you knowing it.  I have a bad knee from football as a teen and I bike because running just makes it balloon and painful, but biking is smooth and keeps it strong.  Plus I too am a fatty, but I like to say I'm a 'fit fat guy' because my heart rate is in the 40s and my blood pressure is 118-70 at 46 and 80 lbs overweight.  Biking is just fun.
 
2014-07-29 08:41:54 AM  

Katolu: abhorrent1: [binaryapi.ap.org image 335x512]

LOL WUT?

Leaving satisfied


X2
 
2014-07-29 08:44:26 AM  

phrawgh: Why would anyone want to live LONGER? That's crazy. The sooner we can go be with our Father, the better.


His real name is Oblivion.

/don't tell anyone I told you.
 
2014-07-29 08:46:52 AM  
Want to live longer?

No.
 
2014-07-29 08:48:36 AM  
5:30 get up run run run
Then you work eight hours slaving underneath the gun
Your little world's based on lies lies lies
Always rushing but you're never ever satisfied
 
2014-07-29 08:49:01 AM  
"G o o d  l u c k"
 
2014-07-29 08:49:48 AM  

ajgeek: phrawgh: Why would anyone want to live LONGER? That's crazy. The sooner we can go be with our Father, the better.

His real name is Oblivion.

/don't tell anyone I told you.


Oooh.... I love oblivion. It's why I love sleep, it's the closest I can get to oblivion without killing myself. The only downside with sleep is that pesky waking up business.
 
2014-07-29 08:53:00 AM  
It seems to work for Rincewind.
 
2014-07-29 08:53:17 AM  
I'd prefer to beat him in chess.

www.irishtimes.com
 
2014-07-29 09:01:32 AM  
You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.
 
2014-07-29 09:07:05 AM  

Wolf892: I've tried the biking thing... I lost 30 pounds then the weight stopped coming off. I've read several articles claiming that one can pretty much only lose 10% of their body weight and that's it. Anything else eventually comes back


That is the most idiotic thing I have ever read in my life.


Weight comes back if you keep up unhealthy habits.
 
2014-07-29 09:12:07 AM  

Wolf892: You Are All Sheep: Wolf892: abhorrent1: Wolf892: RumsfeldsReplacement: Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.

So don't run.  Just walk for 30-45 minutes straight every day.  It will make a world of difference after a few months.

I think if I work really, really hard I can reach my ideal weight after about 6 months of being dead.

Maybe your attitude is part of the reason you're 335 pounds? Just a thought.

I don't think it's the attitude, it's the medium pizza, 2 liter bottle of Dr. Pepper and the large bowl of ice cream that I consume at least 4 nights a week while working nights. ;)

stationary bike.  much easier on your legs plus you can watch TV, play video games, etc while riding and the time will pass without you knowing it.  I have a bad knee from football as a teen and I bike because running just makes it balloon and painful, but biking is smooth and keeps it strong.  Plus I too am a fatty, but I like to say I'm a 'fit fat guy' because my heart rate is in the 40s and my blood pressure is 118-70 at 46 and 80 lbs overweight.  Biking is just fun.

I've tried the biking thing... I lost 30 pounds then the weight stopped coming off. I've read several articles claiming that one can pretty much only lose 10% of their body weight and that's it. Anything else eventually comes back.


I've kept a bit more than 33% of my weight off for about 5 years now.  It may come back, but for the most part I've changed my habits and lifestyle.  And I think there's a good chance it never will come back.

During that 5 years I've lost another 10 lbs (6-7% of my weight) past the 33%.  So I'm not creeping back up so far.
 
2014-07-29 09:15:26 AM  
Cycling. Not running.

All of the cardio & fitness benefits, none of the pounding your feet / shins / knees into oblivion.

I know a lot of middle-aged runners; all of them have a long history of foot/knee/leg problems. "Born to run"? Bullshiat. Born to walk, yes, born to run some distance when needed, yes, NOT born to run 10km 5-7 days a week. Not without hurting yourself eventually.

Cycling is chock full of 40/50-somethings whose feet and/or knees got blown out from years of running. They realize they can push just as hard and have just as much fun without having to expect injury as part of the exercise.
 
2014-07-29 09:23:03 AM  
www.metal-archives.com

Wouldn't be difficult to out run the singer anyway.
 
2014-07-29 09:23:07 AM  

Wolf892: You Are All Sheep: Wolf892: abhorrent1: Wolf892: RumsfeldsReplacement: Wolf892: As a 6'3 man at 335 pounds running is so very, very painful on the feet, knees, ankles, and hips.

I'm thinking just getting the stomach stapling surgery and being done with it.

So don't run.  Just walk for 30-45 minutes straight every day.  It will make a world of difference after a few months.

I think if I work really, really hard I can reach my ideal weight after about 6 months of being dead.

Maybe your attitude is part of the reason you're 335 pounds? Just a thought.

I don't think it's the attitude, it's the medium pizza, 2 liter bottle of Dr. Pepper and the large bowl of ice cream that I consume at least 4 nights a week while working nights. ;)

stationary bike.  much easier on your legs plus you can watch TV, play video games, etc while riding and the time will pass without you knowing it.  I have a bad knee from football as a teen and I bike because running just makes it balloon and painful, but biking is smooth and keeps it strong.  Plus I too am a fatty, but I like to say I'm a 'fit fat guy' because my heart rate is in the 40s and my blood pressure is 118-70 at 46 and 80 lbs overweight.  Biking is just fun.

I've tried the biking thing... I lost 30 pounds then the weight stopped coming off. I've read several articles claiming that one can pretty much only lose 10% of their body weight and that's it. Anything else eventually comes back.


Citations please.

I'm down from 320 to 235 (as of this morning) - that's 26%. If I stop swimming/biking/running then yes I'll probably balloon back up. It's lifestyle change that keeps it off. So, back to  abhorrent1's point, perhaps it's your attitude. And your diet.
 
2014-07-29 09:28:01 AM  

GregInIndy: Cycling. Not running.

All of the cardio & fitness benefits, none of the pounding your feet / shins / knees into oblivion.

I know a lot of middle-aged runners; all of them have a long history of foot/knee/leg problems. "Born to run"? Bullshiat. Born to walk, yes, born to run some distance when needed, yes, NOT born to run 10km 5-7 days a week. Not without hurting yourself eventually.

Cycling is chock full of 40/50-somethings whose feet and/or knees got blown out from years of running. They realize they can push just as hard and have just as much fun without having to expect injury as part of the exercise.


Yeah but who wants a few extra years if you are wearing spandex, shaving your legs, and dropping thousands on bikes...
 
2014-07-29 09:35:02 AM  
Beats this I guess.
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I've got a faster way to outrun the Grim Reaper.
img.fark.net
 
2014-07-29 09:35:38 AM  

GregInIndy: Cycling is chock full of 40/50-somethings whose feet and/or knees got blown out from years of running.



Yeah I'm headed that way.  Mid 40s, I've been a runner since high school.  Also did lots of mountain biking in my 20s and 30s.  These days I've had recurring injuries (left calf issues, neck/pinched nerve issues) that have kept me from doing much more than a stairmaster workout.  While that's still pretty effective (I sweat buckets), I hate exercising indoors.   Biking is risky though, I see all sorts of idiots on the local streets who basically act like the road is theirs, they ride three wide in areas with traffic.   They dont move over and then people drive around them, seen a few close calls.   I'm hoping to heal up and get back out running, but it's just not as easy as it used to be.
 
2014-07-29 09:40:22 AM  
www.tvequals.com

You can't outrun a reaper you idjit
 
2014-07-29 09:43:41 AM  

Fano: [cdn-media.downpour.com image 400x400]

"If you run, you'll add, on average 7 years to your life. Guess what you will have spent that additional 7 years doing? Choose wisely."


Playing canasta?
 
2014-07-29 09:45:55 AM  
If it's not a legitimate reap, I hear that your body has a way of shutting that down.
 
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