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
"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…"
"I don't think so. There's something appealing and titillating about having a woman cut my hair once in a while. As long as you're confident, charming, and pleasant, that's the manly way to approach it.
However, I was…"
"Though I'd like to incorporate more reading into my life, I don't read for pleasure, so I'm not sure I qualify to answer, but, for what it's worth....
I'd make it a hobby to write book reviews for Amazon. Obviously,…"
Good afternoon folks. Well, the title is a huge clue about this post. As it currently stands, I am a stay at home father of one, being unable to work due to immigration restrictions. I want to become a Freemason, but I do fear it may be cost prohibitive. Could someone advise me on this, as to whether i am wrong, or as to how one could get around this issue?See More
"No - you are creating an false dichotomy. I also disagree with her assertion that we are in full control of our conceptual faculty - that too flies in the face of both neuroscience and psychology.
I appreciate the clarification regarding her…"
"Well Jack, Joe:
Imply wuss on me all you want. I never implied any kind of "trauma" because of the incident-anger yeah-and lots of my friends, including straight men, have the same take on it as me. It's called get out of…"
"There's a spectrum. Driscoll's at one end, stating his interpretation of the Bible regarding specifics. You can also have pastors address specifics, but not definitively. "Whether that sex act is permitted to married…"
"I was in a very similar situation 5-6 years ago. I quit a job as industrial electrician when i was 22, went back to school to qualify for a degree, moved out a few months after quitting the job (with way to little money) and iam about to finish my…"
"I do not rub it in the face of Europeans that we contributed to the German victory but.... I will not stand for any bullshit anti or american attitude when it is thrown in my face. Over 1500 Americans lost their lives on Normandy beach. There are…"