Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. TM79

    TM79 Senior member

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    P90X is okay. Its best feature is keeping an undisciplined person, disciplined.

    That whole industry is a glorified scam, though. Maybe not even a glorified one ...
     


  2. Rudals

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    One last thing about working out.
    I sprint. I do NOT and can NOT run/jog for long distance.
    So there's a very nice park around a lake near my neighborhood that is 4.5 miles in a circle. Instead of running or jogging like most folks do, I sprint as fast as I can and then slow down and walk for like 30 seconds and then sprint like hell for 2 to 3 minutes and walk for 30 seconds. I do this for the entire 4.5 miles. Is this pretty stupid?
     


  3. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Did you read what JRD617 posted after seeing my horrific jacket pix? Check them out and should help.
    I hate it when the shoulders fit but the lapels bow. Then when I go size up, the shoulders divot. ($#)@(#*$)@(*
     


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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Doodals, respect to you dear friend, dangerous in the long-run but respect to you :slayer:
     


  5. kulata

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    P90X is far from a scam of course not everybody will get the same results but when you look at all the workouts in the program, it is worth every penny.

    @Noodles I was also a 38-40R when I got married, now I am pushing 42-44R. Kept my wedding suit for giggles...Hehehe
     
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  6. DeSense

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    Lol - tell me. All this talk about weight, exercise, marriage, food, [email protected], and back full circle gets everyone going.

    For those who need a little break from all the excitement, check in here, why don't you. [​IMG]
    http://www.styleforum.net/t/99388/great-back-doors-nsfw/9600#post_7075908
    (whether to start with page 1 or from the rear is up to the individual. and nope, it's not about home improvement, ..., or maybe in a way it actually might be...)
     
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  7. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

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    You can sprint for 2-3 min? [​IMG] I burn out after like 1, lol. I sprinted in high school and prefer it, I suggest if you prefer sprinting you run hills or do some shuttle runs or something.
     


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    You are unknowingly performing HIIT (high intensity interval training). It is one of he more proven ways to increase fat loss (albeit minimally). The fact you sprint all out for 2-3 minutes and then walk for 30 seconds until you regain composure means you sure are conditioned, it's a hyperbole, or you indeed are not pushing yourself 100% during the sprints. Read up on HIIT if that interests you.
     


  9. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    I love the feeling when I sprint. It's like going into Star Wars warp...whatever they call it in the movies.
     


  10. DeSense

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    38-40R?! Aren't you like 6'7?! Or am I mistaking you for someone else?
     


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    I'll let someone with more sports science knowledge chip in, but my more bog-standard physiology knowledge suggests that your pattern of exercise will likely encourage fast-twitch muscle rather than slow-twitch. In other words, my guess is that you're just cementing your anaerobic sprinting pattern. I also wonder whether your aerobic fitness generally is fairly poor. If you want to be able to run long distance, you need to start running at a slow pace (but above walking speed) rather than sprinting and stopping. If a slow run is too much, then fast walk longer distances until you can build up endurance. Again, I defer to those with true sports science training; general medical knowledge doesn't delve into the details of the pros & cons of exercise techniques much at all.

    However a blend of running and walking is a way of covering large distances quickly without getting exhausted. IIRC, in the day of armies marching around the countryside, some skirmishing troops used an alternating pattern of 3 paces running and 3 paces walking to increase their maneouverability on the battlefield.
     
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    It's called interval training and is actually better for you than jogging.
     


  13. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    STOP IT~
    I want to stay at 38R/40R.
    Am I really doomed?!
    Oh boy.

    The thing that drives me nuts is that she's 170cm and is super skinny. Like she wears 0 dress sizes and wears like size 26 for jeans.

    [​IMG]
     


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    Rudals Senior member

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    you sure are. I am just 6 ft.
     


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    meant Kulata, Noddels. ;)
     


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