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I have an exercise bike that I used regularly when I was playing tennis but since COVID shut down ALL the courts by me last year, I stopped using it. Maybe this year. Or I'll finally buy a real bike.
 
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What shoes/attachments are you guys using?
We went to their store at Oakbrook to try on their shoes, then ordered, was easy and after a quick look online was fine about just using the peloton brand
 
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Hamster wheel with a TV screen.

My job doesn't have chairs. I get my 10,000 steps 5 days a week at least.

Maybe this appeals to someone locked in a highrise box 23 stories up in a city that kills 1000 of its own every year. I couldn't do it.
Don't start bitch.

Pathetic fuckers on their hamster wheel? Oh so sad. Get the fuck up and do something better.
Actually when we lived in a high rise my wife ran the stairs all the time, unexpected benefit/use. My knees are on their way out and the low impact of the bike is night and day from running 5+ miles on a treadmill which already is better than outside.

PS- go look in the mirror for a long while before you call people trying to be healthier and live a healthier lifestyle a bitch and/or knock their exercise choices. At least they are making an effort. I don’t shit on your lifestyle or randos regardless of what they are doing, that’s some grade A middle school bully shit dude, you can go fuck right the hell off.
 

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Actually when we lived in a high rise my wife ran the stairs all the time, unexpected benefit/use. My knees are on their way out and the low impact of the bike is night and day from running 5+ miles on a treadmill which already is better than outside.

PS- go look in the mirror for a long while before you call people trying to be healthier and live a healthier lifestyle a bitch and/or knock their exercise choices. At least they are making an effort. I don’t shit on your lifestyle or randos regardless of what they are doing, that’s some grade A middle school bully shit dude, you can go fuck right the hell off.
Wife uses hers everyday. Not only helps her physical health but mental as well. Don’t pay no mind to that cranky hippy.
 

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I have an exercise bike that I used regularly when I was playing tennis but since COVID shut down ALL the courts by me last year, I stopped using it. Maybe this year. Or I'll finally buy a real bike.
if you have a cadence sensor and occulus quest 2, a company i invested in has vr fitness games using the bike, as well as an exploration riding mode where you can ride anywhere on google maps. a buddy initially made fun of the idea, then lost 50 lbs which he credited much to it. facebook initially shunned the idea of fitness vr but has changed their mind recently and the area has a ton of traction.

i dunno if any gyms are open by you, i started doing some hiit classes though initially, which after i got past trying not to faint or puke, esp in front of chicks, got to be fairly fun. i also had a bouldering gym in my building in downtown chicago, took way too long to try it as it ended up being a lot of fun too. and the muay thai i've done just as part of a visa has ended up being really fun. i regret trying some stuff so late. since options are limited to do things for covid (hopefully not all these though) it's actually a pretty good time to get into some kind of routine and habit. really at 41, this is the first time i've ever really had one.
 

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I’m going to start up a workout program .... my new concept is, start up a gym/ work out program, have people sign up for it, work with construction companies where I sublet my gym / workout class to the construction companies and have the classes perform push- pull- lift program at construction sites, as in breaking up concrete via sledgehammer, lifting and putting into wheelbarrows, so many workouts to do etc....

I see a winning program here, the amount of exercise, cardio, hiit, etc... would be more beneficial then flipping tires or battle ropes.

I give a lot of respect to those that do peloton / spin classes, total work out, and have heard good thing about the peloton program.
 

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if you have a cadence sensor and occulus quest 2, a company i invested in has vr fitness games using the bike, as well as an exploration riding mode where you can ride anywhere on google maps. a buddy initially made fun of the idea, then lost 50 lbs which he credited much to it. facebook initially shunned the idea of fitness vr but has changed their mind recently and the area has a ton of traction.

i dunno if any gyms are open by you, i started doing some hiit classes though initially, which after i got past trying not to faint or puke, esp in front of chicks, got to be fairly fun. i also had a bouldering gym in my building in downtown chicago, took way too long to try it as it ended up being a lot of fun too. and the muay thai i've done just as part of a visa has ended up being really fun. i regret trying some stuff so late. since options are limited to do things for covid (hopefully not all these though) it's actually a pretty good time to get into some kind of routine and habit. really at 41, this is the first time i've ever really had one.
Let's pump the brakes here.
 

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As mentioned, I ordered my Peloton on December 15th, originally scheduled for a Jan 19th delivery date, then pushed back to a Feb 18th delivery date because they claimed none are available.

Now today, my neighbor gets his delivered....and he ordered December 28th. So they have some kind of fucked up allocation system. I'm on the phone with customer service now telling them they are flat out lying about the deliveries being delayed in this area, and my neighbor gave me his order number so I can call their BS.
 

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Supposed to get my hamster wheel tomorrow. Not totally confident, but we'll see.
 

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I narrowed it down between an exercise bike and Bowflex Max Trainer M3.

Since I already have a road bike, I went with the Max Trainer as it offers the climbing stairs movement.

Major kudos to anyone who exercises, no matter your choice of workout. Add in strength and core training, and you should be in good shape.
 

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i hope all of ya are keeping the matrix well energized cause i just downed a pint of culvers oreo cheesecake while playing with my new milling machine.

i need ya'll to keep providing me with virtual 3 phase power
 

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I’ve enjoyed it too. Didn’t think I’d be into the classes but I like how prescribed they are on speed and resistance. I’ve literally sat on my ass for the past year so even a 20-min beginner class feels like a workout.
 

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Kendall Toole has become my favorite instructor. I love her metal playlists and I love staring at her ass!!!



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