"Those are in fact ECCO golf shoes. After some scouring, I found the model on Amazon:
...although I would think that the mock cleats on the bottom would be uncomfortable for everyday wear on pavement."
"I've worn New Balance, Adidas, and Rebok in the past and they have several (non-neon) colors that can be worn for every-day wear. For this go-round I wanted a pair of cross-trainers that had something similar to running spikes on the sole and I…"
"I guess you could say I was calling myself an old man since I was the one seeking those type of shoes. My boys just got some new shoes and they chose blue ones; it was a bright royal blue color but it is difficult to make blue a neon color unless…"
"Kindly allow me to withdraw my "dorky" comment. To rephrase, I am looking for a non-bulky, non-running shoe, non-cross trainer casual "sneaker" to wear with jeans and a sweatshirt. Something that is comfortable but not as…"
"Hey, who are you calling an old man?
Actually I quite agree with your assessment of the state of the shoes. The only shoes I found for the gym are brilliant blue (neon if you would) but they fit and support where I need them to. I do wear them with…"
"What could be more casual than sneakers and jeans? Really what are you going for here?
There are no "sneakers", there are tennis shoes, trainers, running shoes, basketball shoes, and probably others but "sneakers" is a generic…"
"I think tennis shoes can go with jeans but they are hard to find.
No neon white shoes.
No neon orange, green, yellow
No black shoes
You want something basic and toned down. Think gray with a bit of blue or black.
The problem is they don't…"
"Okay so it is not too dressy it is an issue of not dressed for the occasion, now I understand.
For support you may just need to change your insole. That should cover going for a walk.
As to out door activities you may need lace up sport shoes…"
"Will give you an example of both form and function. I wear a pair of casual Sperry Penny Loafers but I think they are a bit too dressy when I'm wearing jeans and a sweatshirt and although they have a great rubber sole, they are not adequate for…"
"That's a very tough situation.
It sounds as though he may have something physically wrong with him like a undetected infection, this could be causing the fatigue and aches.
As for the rest of his problems..... everyone has those problems…"
"This is not a decision you are qualified to make (if he is serious or not). He needs a professional to take a look at him.
You really, really don't want his suicide on your consciousness.
Let a professional decide."
"Right. So a basic progression would be:
One handed swings
For the grinder lifts go 2 sets of 5 every day until it's easy. For the ballistic lifts go for 10 minutes. Start low, add weight when it's easy. When…"
"Are you planning on competing in a bodybuilding contest were perfect symmetry is all important? If not then there is no real concern for "dysbalance" as long as you are balancing your workouts (work back exercise in your routine, not all…"
"Okay Shane I suppose I can start with light weights and go for endurance in the first weeks for gettin accustomed and building basic condition. I will just take my chance of
dysbalance and injury. There is not much i can do wrong with that approach."
You have gotten some fantastic advice so far. Almost to the point that I feel like I don't have too much to add (almost!).
WEIGHT LOSS GOAL
If you are really serious about losing weight, I recommend putting together a…"