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Schwinn Airdyne

Started this discussion. Last reply by Specs Sep 15, 2015. 2 Replies

I have had a Schwinn Airdyne for the last 13 years. It was an impulse buy to be honest. I use it on and off.  I have been perusing the net and see that the Airdyne is a favorite among Crossfit…Continue

I think I am going to start Ving Tsun Kung Fu

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Z Sep 11, 2015. 23 Replies

I was perusing the net today (at work) and googled Kung Fu, and discovered that right here in rural America, only 30 miles away was a Ving Tsun Kung Fu school. I think I am going to start attending…Continue

 

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">>>You may be clinically depressed. Talk to your doctor as soon as you can.<<< The above is probably your best option. I have gone through stages where all I could do was get up, go to work, come home, go to bed. I did/do try to…"
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Jon Z replied to Jon Z's discussion I think I am going to start Ving Tsun Kung Fu
"I am still at it. This was a good choice for me. "
Sep 11, 2015
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Schwinn Airdyne

I have had a Schwinn Airdyne for the last 13 years. It was an impulse buy to be honest. I use it on and off.  I have been perusing the net and see that the Airdyne is a favorite among Crossfit aficionados. I prefer a three day a week approach and accumulate Cooper Points (some my recognize that blast from the past...). I have to confess that the Airdyne improves my wind and leg conditioning better than any  other piece of gym/home exercise equipment I have used. I live at 5000 ft so Airdyning…See More
Sep 11, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Jon Z's discussion I think I am going to start Ving Tsun Kung Fu
"There are examples of decent oldschool wing chun and others forms of kung-fu on youtube. (Like underground / rural lei tai fights from the 80s.) But the reality is that traditional kung-fu got destroyed time and time again in all of the early UFCs,…"
Jul 16, 2015
Joshua replied to Jon Z's discussion I think I am going to start Ving Tsun Kung Fu
"You telling me I'm not going to be able to dodge bullets in slow motion? "
Jul 15, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Jon Z's discussion I think I am going to start Ving Tsun Kung Fu
"I hear that. I started Kung-Fu after watching Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and I still can't fly."
Jul 15, 2015

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