I've decided to create a home gym and I'd like to start with a treadmill for me and my wife. I'm looking for recommendations in the $1200 - $2000 range.My wife and I are heavy (250+) and feel like…Continue
"I quit @5 or 6 years ago. I took two sick days around the weekend so I could be in the comfort of my own home for the first few days. I essentially treated the first two days as if I had severe flu. After cleaning the house and…"
"Chuck nailed it. Buy used.
1- Being realistic, there is a 50/50 chance (at best) that you'll stop using the tradmill within 12 months. Why buy new?
2- Buy a good, used model. If you stick with it (and I hope you do) THEN fork out the thick…"
"OR, you could let someone else take the depreciation!
This time of year is when everyone makes their resolutions. And 99.9% give up.
Over the next month, CraigsList will be flooded with new, or almost new, exercise equipment,…"
Have you considered joining a gym? My experience is that many people who buy home exercise equipment don’t follow through and expensive machines end up gathering dust in the attic. I like exercise clubs because they have a…"
"Unless I knew that my son was protecting someone for an atrocity that my wife did or was planning to do, then in that situation, yes. My rationale is that I'd not only be saving my wife, but probably others who eventually would cross my…"
I've decided to create a home gym and I'd like to start with a treadmill for me and my wife. I'm looking for recommendations in the $1200 - $2000 range.My wife and I are heavy (250+) and feel like heavy-duty motor, durability, and warranty are most important to us for sustaining two workouts a day. Also, a wide deck would make our workouts comfortable. Other things nice to have would be:Water bottle holdersBook/magazine holder (or something to set our kindles on)Mp3 Input capabilityiFit…See More
"It's perfectly legitimate to sit down with an employee and tell him that his potential with the company is only being limited by his negativity. If you can state specific examples like de-railing a particular meeting, wasting time…"
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"The Good Luck Charlie series ends in 3 weeks. For good. I doubt anyone is going to change their mind in that time.
Disney is a business, they can do whatever they want. If they screw up and chase their customers away, that's…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"I believe that the diet and fitness industry is fueling the obesity epidemic just about as much as the food industry. Its creating unreasonable expectations and fueling poor body image just to make money.
Just as we're bombarded…"
"I'm like you. I want to learn more about DIY home improvement projects. And gradually, I'm getting a little more astute and confident each time I try something new.
Start small - find a project that's challenging but not…"
"In this I agree with you. This is a problem with many who are exceptional in a field or sport. Family money, athletic ability, intelligence, or other abilities seem to garner such deference much to the detriment of the individual's…"
"RS. Missed my point. It's the twin senses of infallibility and personal exceptionalism that are often reinforced by a privileged education. The education itself. (Although, many years ago, it was pointed out that, particularly among…"
"I agree with this suggestion. It seems as though the OP is trying to capture the attention of his group rather than enhance the conversation, an action which could be perceived as a lack of maturity on his part. By talking less, but more…"
It's not just the privileged education. Most who have had people forgive indiscretions in their past bring forward to the present a feeling (or at least it seems so) of infallibility or at least that they can do anything and get,…"