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Contributors to this thread:
Ucsdryder 21-Mar-20
Grey Ghost 21-Mar-20
SBH 21-Mar-20
Bloodtrail 21-Mar-20
Ucsdryder 21-Mar-20
SBH 21-Mar-20
Scoot 21-Mar-20
Scrappy 21-Mar-20
JohnMC 21-Mar-20
JohnMC 21-Mar-20
Ucsdryder 21-Mar-20
BC 21-Mar-20
midwest 21-Mar-20
JohnMC 21-Mar-20
cnelk 21-Mar-20
nvgoat 21-Mar-20
Jaquomo 21-Mar-20
JohnMC 21-Mar-20
Bowbender 21-Mar-20
Bowboy 21-Mar-20
Hawkeye 21-Mar-20
Jaquomo 21-Mar-20
MtnHunter 21-Mar-20
Southern draw 21-Mar-20
12yards 21-Mar-20
LKH 21-Mar-20
midwest 21-Mar-20
cnelk 21-Mar-20
midwest 21-Mar-20
woodguy65 21-Mar-20
woodguy65 21-Mar-20
Deertick 21-Mar-20
BULELK1 22-Mar-20
Lawdog 22-Mar-20
ground hunter 22-Mar-20
Hank_S 22-Mar-20
Bob H in NH 22-Mar-20
Scoot 22-Mar-20
Z Barebow 22-Mar-20
midwest 22-Mar-20
Ucsdryder 22-Mar-20
Lawdog 22-Mar-20
Scrappy 22-Mar-20
Lawdog 22-Mar-20
cnelk 22-Mar-20
JohnMC 22-Mar-20
Mule Power 22-Mar-20
RTJ1980 22-Mar-20
Pig Doc 22-Mar-20
midwest 22-Mar-20
midwest 22-Mar-20
cnelk 22-Mar-20
midwest 22-Mar-20
ElkNut1 22-Mar-20
woodguy65 22-Mar-20
Woods Walker 22-Mar-20
Bowboy 22-Mar-20
joehunter 22-Mar-20
YZF-88 22-Mar-20
Dale06 22-Mar-20
BULELK1 23-Mar-20
PECO 23-Mar-20
Treeline 23-Mar-20
JohnMC 23-Mar-20
Supernaut 23-Mar-20
808bowhunter 23-Mar-20
PECO 23-Mar-20
Trophyhill 23-Mar-20
JohnMC 23-Mar-20
Supernaut 23-Mar-20
cnelk 23-Mar-20
yooper89 23-Mar-20
BULELK1 24-Mar-20
cnelk 24-Mar-20
Ucsdryder 25-Mar-20
JohnMC 25-Mar-20
MT Livin' 02-Apr-20
From: Ucsdryder
21-Mar-20
Am I the only one that HATES working out at home?! I love the gym, look forward to it daily. I can barely muster the energy to go into the basement to workout now! Pretty soon I’ll be looking for lighter limbs! Haha

From: Grey Ghost
21-Mar-20
I’m the exact opposite. I hate gyms. Something about using equipment that hundreds of sweaty strangers have used before me never sat well with me.

Matt

From: SBH
21-Mar-20
Same here UC. I love going to the gym. Mine finally closed last week. Now I'm running and doing pushups/pullups, air squats at home. Hope to be in the hills looking for horns soon for my cardio....although I think it will be busy this year:)

Lets stick with it and work with what we have! Mountain Tough just released a 30 day at home no equipment workout. To anyone struggling financially the owner said to email him and he would send it to them for free. Let's work together and support each other through this.

From: Bloodtrail
21-Mar-20
Had to switch it all up for the last week. And ya know what, it’s different, harder and better in ways.

I’m going to the local playscape for kids and doing all my back workouts there....chins, pulls, close grips. Found some logs that I am using for T-Bar rows and semi-dead lifts. I’m getting farm strong now.

Got ahold of dumbells from 35-90lbs and a flat bench. Although it’s lighter than usual, I’m making due for chest, legs and arms. Gotta be creative and do things outside your comfort zone, whether it be reps, weight, different angles. I even loaded up my pack with weight and am using it for pushups and lunges.

I’m sore in spots I haven’t ever been. And breathing harder between sets. Looking forward to packing on more muscle and getting beach ready. :)

From: Ucsdryder
21-Mar-20

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I picked this up. I’d love a flat bench and some heavy dumbbells but I think dumbbells must be filled with gold. They don’t give those things away!!!

From: SBH
21-Mar-20
Way to go guys! Good stuff.

From: Scoot
21-Mar-20
Yep changing things up is a good thing (even if for crappy reasons). I've been running outside on nicer days (NW MN, so not many yet), elliptical and lifting in my basement, and lots of kid activities (trampoline, football, basketball, whatever I can do with them outside of the house).

From: Scrappy
21-Mar-20
I'm in the hate the gym category. I use insanity and p90x-3. As well as treadmill when I can't run outside.

From: JohnMC
21-Mar-20
I am in same boat. I order some Resistance Bands with handles from Amazon that should be here soon. I've got a exercise bike at the office I have been using. Order a extra box of quarters from loomis I am using for a 25 pound dumbbell. But I was going to gym three days a week and work out for about hour and 15 minutes working out nonstop. It is hard to have the same motivation out of gym for me.

From: JohnMC
21-Mar-20
I think scoot needs to post of video of the trampoline work out. I am sure if I tried that I would soon be taking up one of the much need hospital beds.

From: Ucsdryder
21-Mar-20
I did p90x. Good for you for keeping with it. I made it about 3 weeks and the increase in energy and strength was awesome but I just couldn’t do it. Maybe it’s the girls in yoga pants and sports bras that keep me going. Hmmmm....

From: BC
21-Mar-20
I'd rather workout at the gym also. Too many distractions at home. When I go to the gym it is with a purpose. At home I get easily sidetracked. Better than nothing though and you can always get outside and walk.

From: midwest
21-Mar-20

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Annette is a frickin' beast!
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Thanks for a kick ass workout, Netty!
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Thanks for a kick ass workout, Netty!
My gym has a lap pool, spin classes, etc. I miss it dearly for my triathlon training. One of my friends who is a trainer at a gym I used to do my kickboxing class at started a facebook group where she gives daily home gym workouts..."Fitness Without a Witness". It's a great combination of cardio and strength training that will kick your ass for around an hour.

You have to post a picture showing you did at least 3 workouts per week or you're kicked out of the group. You don't have to follow her workouts everyday but show you did something. Since I do a lot of running and biking along with strength training, some days I'll follow her workout, some days I'll get my runs or biking in and just do the strength portions. Glad I ended up keeping my home gym equipment!

From: JohnMC
21-Mar-20

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Home made dumbbell. Box of quarter, a wrench, and some tape!

From: cnelk
21-Mar-20
HASfit on YouTube has lots of good home workouts to follow.

From: nvgoat
21-Mar-20
http://mtntactical.com Great website with research backed training plans.

On their site go to general fitness plans, then bodyweight/limited equipment, then gym closure plan. 7 weeks of training plan for $9.

From: Jaquomo
21-Mar-20
I'm in the "hate gyms" group.

At our mountain place and town place we have full workout/yogs setups. Kettlebells, free weights, bands, step up-jump up blocks, etc. On the off days we either do long hilly bike rides or hikes (or snowshoeing) with packs. We push each each other, and with her being REALLY fit and younger, right now I'm in the best early spring shape in probably 15 years.

From: JohnMC
21-Mar-20
So what we have learned is the Lou moved the yoga chick in with him! ;)-

From: Bowbender
21-Mar-20
Wonder is she's seen the hip x-ray pic.....

I hate the gym. Hate exercising indoors period. Rather put on the sneakers or boots and head out for a run or a hike.

From: Bowboy
21-Mar-20

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I have a Proform HIIT Trainer machine. It's easy on your joints and will kick your butt. Best workout machine I've ever own.

From: Hawkeye
21-Mar-20
I miss the gym but push up bars and a #53 kettlebell is getting the job done!

From: Jaquomo
21-Mar-20
Geez, Eyad, a 53# kettlebell? You're an animal!

From: MtnHunter
21-Mar-20
I've got a concept 2 rower, dumbells and kettlebells. Row 5k meters every morning and some light weights. Good to go for a while anyway

21-Mar-20
There is always a bright side to the situation I do a walk/run at our local high school and they will be out at least until the 4th of May so less traffic with parent pick up and students driving around but I’m sure some parents don’t see the shinny side as a whole lot of logistics for their situation.

From: 12yards
21-Mar-20
I like working out in my 30 x 50 shed. It's free and I'm surrounded by my hunting stuff. Turn the tunes on, shoot a few arrows, and start working out. In the winter I turn the Hot Dawg heater on and in 10 minutes I'm warm enough to get it done. My strength routine takes about 50 minutes. I also have an elliptical and treadmill in there. In the warm months I run.

From: LKH
21-Mar-20
I like the gym but because I spend a lot of time where it's not reasonable, (ain't retirement great!) I have about 10 bands which allow me to do all the shoulder therapy exercises, curls, pulls and presses. Just need a tree to strap too.

Also, the cardio rehab place I use shut all non-patients off on Sunday.

From: midwest
21-Mar-20
I run trails pretty much every weekend, year round, regardless of conditions. My running Buddy gives me a great excuse to get outside and get after it. It was a little wet today!

From: cnelk
21-Mar-20
I didn’t hear Buddy say anything about how cold the water was. Lol!

From: midwest
21-Mar-20
Brad, if there isn't ice on it, he's goin in!

From: woodguy65
21-Mar-20

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Put me in the I hate gyms category. I’ve been working out at home since I left college 30 plus years. Lift and run quite a bit - I like the P-90x too.

From: woodguy65
21-Mar-20
You don’t need fancy machines - just the basics. I do have a commercial High Lat/ Low Row machine though.

From: Deertick
21-Mar-20
Well, been in the CrossFit congregation for a couple years ... been better for me than running and P90x and the like. But ... closed. Wife and I have been slowly drifting to powerlifting, so ... “Hello, Rogue ...”

From: BULELK1
22-Mar-20
I've just been doing my dumbell lifting, some pushups, sit-ups, squats, pull-ups (not 50 at a time like bowboy!!)

Weather permitting~~ out hiking with my water jug filled training backpack, I do carry an umbrella as it has been so unsettled weather wise.

I ride my eAssit bike doing errands ect. instead of driving, with very little of the eAssist.

Do the best ya can fella's and ladies, it all adds up.

Stay safe and healthy all,

Robb

From: Lawdog
22-Mar-20
I've been going to a gym for the last 40 years. My gym closed Friday. Now I'm at home. Lots of cardio-biking and running. I went to a used equipment place and bought some dumb bells. Walmart still had resistance bands and an ab roller. I've got a rack coming so I can do pull ups, lats, abs etc. Don't know what it's called, but it looks like the picture Ucs posted above. I have a lat bar that I'm going to hang from a rafter for lats etc. I already had those strap on weights and heavy therabands from a recent rehap. I also have a pool. I live in Florida so it's still a go. I can duplicate most exercises, just not the intensity or the weight. With a little thought and ingenuity, you can duplicate most exercises. Add some pushups, planks, burpees, and mountain climbers. Better than nothing at all. I refuse to sit idle and intend to continue my daily workout. This could last a while. Now, if I could only find TP!

Stay safe and healthy. Good luck all.

22-Mar-20
I am a waterman, have been since the military 50 years ago. In my older years I can do a world of hard intensity work outs IF, I have a pool. I miss the Y.... I do P90X in the water.... So now I'm hit the woods for extreme hikes, the air dyn and weights at home.

From: Hank_S
22-Mar-20
I dislike gyms: have been doing a combination of P90X and Insanity videos in the basement for awhile. As the weather warms, I'll incorporate road and mtn biking into the workouts...riding to the archery range gets 36 miles and 4,000 vertical feet of climbing!

From: Bob H in NH
22-Mar-20
I hate workouts at home. I'm a fitness class fan. HIIT and spinning classes 4x week. Now its hiking do some stuff at home and pullups

From: Scoot
22-Mar-20
"I think scoot needs to post of video of the trampoline work out."

I'm sure plenty of people would like to see some video of someone jumping around on a trampoline, but I don't think I'd be in it! Haha! John, it's not a trampoline workout, just bouncing around on the trampoline with the kids. We play a few different games on there and usually end up with a volleyball in there too. I also am the official thrower of the football for them to jump around in the trampoline and do the tip drill or have one be the receiver and the other the defender. It amazes me how tired I get jumping around on that stinking trampoline! I must be getting weak...

From: Z Barebow
22-Mar-20
I started working at home on Friday.

I decided to do 10 burpees an hour. (Finally motivated myself in PM) Luckily only did 30. I am sore. But will do again starting tomorrow.

From: midwest
22-Mar-20
Way to stay with it, guys. Make yourself bulletproof! Be a part of the solution not a part of the problem.

The diet is at least as important as the physical exercise. Awfully easy to eat garbage all day when you're stuck at home!

From: Ucsdryder
22-Mar-20
You’re right Midwest. I have 2 fridges and 4 freezers full in case colorado goes into shutdown. It’s supposed to last me a month or more. At the rate I’m going it will last 2 weeks!

I’m in day 2 of the home gym. Took a pre workout for the first time. What a difference!

From: Lawdog
22-Mar-20
What is P90X??

From: Scrappy
22-Mar-20

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Lawdog, You follow a set workout plan via video. P90x is geared more towards building muscle and insanity is geared towards cardio. Both can kick your butt. Really for people who just want to just hit play and follow along while you get whipped into shape.

From: Lawdog
22-Mar-20
Thank you. Everything helps.

From: cnelk
22-Mar-20

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I went for a hike in the foothills this morning

From: JohnMC
22-Mar-20

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What opinions on this workout?

From: Mule Power
22-Mar-20
2 hours of pedaling on the fat bike today. Sure dud appreciate the air and the sky above.

From: RTJ1980
22-Mar-20
I have a Peloton and keep it in my bedroom and have been riding just about everyday. The reason it is in the bedroom is so I see it every morning and every night and it "makes" me ride it. Usually do two a days except for weekends I will do an hour class both Sat and Sunday. I used to race cross country MTB and this is the closest thing I have found to racing indoors. Also have a bowflex and try to hit that 3-times a week for back and arms. Was contemplating getting back into racing this year, but who knows if that will happen with the what's going on.

From: Pig Doc
22-Mar-20
High end elliptical and rower in my home gym along with bench and free weights. Still prefer biking and hiking outside when the weather allows. Can't stand going to a health club.

From: midwest
22-Mar-20
JohnMC, looks like a great strength routine. Just add cardio same day or alternate.

From: midwest
22-Mar-20

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Some back, bi's, and tri's along with 4 min. intervals on the bike.

From: cnelk
22-Mar-20
Damn it Nick. You’re making us young guys look bad - again! :)

From: midwest
22-Mar-20
If I had mountains in my backyard, I'd rather be doing what you got to do today!

From: ElkNut1
22-Mar-20
I've never been a gym rat but do a home workout. I've been dedicated to it for 45+ years, it works for me I'm fortunate that I am a self motivator.

ElkNut/Paul

From: woodguy65
22-Mar-20
Johnmc hard to go wrong with any Athleanx workout Jeff is one of the best. I’ve done several of his W/O’s before. He is a Physical Therapist as well as Trainer (was trainer for Mets).

From: Woods Walker
22-Mar-20
I have horses so my gym is in the barn. Shovel poop, stack and feed hay, fill/carry water buckets, sweep, rake, wheelbarrow. Every day, TWICE a day. Rain, snow, wind, cold, heat.

The best part is that you can't get Covid19 from a horse!

From: Bowboy
22-Mar-20
Nick you can always move!

From: joehunter
22-Mar-20
Solo working 3 hours on a husky cutting wood, hand splitting it all, and then stacking it all working on uneven ground is killer work out that gets every inch of your body involved. With this shut down I will be in my woods 3 days a week. Try it - you will find out where all your out of shape muscles really are!

From: YZF-88
22-Mar-20

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Like others I don't like a gym. Maybe it's my introverted nature. I like the privacy of a solid workout. I keep it pretty simple right now.

1. Shoot a little each day 2. A good kettle bell workout every other day integrated with jumping rope 3. A solid day of motocross at least twice a week.

I'll integrate weighted hikes soon.

From: Dale06
22-Mar-20
The last time I was in a gym for a workout was 1969. I don’t like them. But I’ve worked out 4-6 days a week in my basement for 35 plus years. Did so this morn and will again tomorrow.

From: BULELK1
23-Mar-20

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I too miss my lap swimming!

Added some burpee's yesterday, I too am sore.....

True that, hiking trails are pretty gooey.

Heck Yeah ~~ keeping the diet going strong is very important too.

Keep the faith,

Robb

From: PECO
23-Mar-20
I put my road bike on the trainer. I live far out and hike with the dog. it is drying up enough to get the old school 26" wheel nonmotorized real mountain bike out. I've also got to fire up the saw and do some wood gathering.

From: Treeline
23-Mar-20
Saving this to my favorites for a list to call for moose packing next fall;-)

From: JohnMC
23-Mar-20
What all is in that dish?

From: Supernaut
23-Mar-20
Sit ups, push ups, pull ups, Total Gym and a tread mill in the basement have been my "go to's" for years. I work out as soon as I get home from work because if I sit down, it's over. I used to enjoy going to the gym when I was younger before marriage and my son. The scenery was pretty nice too most days although I do wish yoga pants had been more popular back then.

From: 808bowhunter
23-Mar-20
Onnit kettle bell workout is a pretty well rounded core wore out you can do with one kettle bell at home.

From: PECO
23-Mar-20

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Let's try it this way.

From: Trophyhill
23-Mar-20

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Someone say Yoga?

From: JohnMC
23-Mar-20
These thread always get off track. Gone from home workout to camel hunting ;)

From: Supernaut
23-Mar-20
An older fella I used to work with when I was younger used to say all the time, "You can't say no to the toe!".

From: cnelk
23-Mar-20

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Social distancing and working out at 10,000’. Trouble was, the fish are also social distancing! Only caught one small one.

Still 5’ of ice. Couldn’t get thru in some spots, even with my extension. That’s a workout!

From: yooper89
23-Mar-20
Thing’ll swallow you whole!

From: BULELK1
24-Mar-20
John, all Vegan other than the Elk Tenderloins, even some pineapple chunks.....

No need for any magazines/phone in the Sit Down Office!!!! haha

Good luck, Robb

From: cnelk
24-Mar-20

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Yesterday ice fishing. Today tilling the gardens.

From: Ucsdryder
25-Mar-20
In the home gym. Getting easier. Not sure the workout is the same. 30lb dumbbells make it tough, even with slower reps and more of them. Keep it up guys!

From: JohnMC
25-Mar-20
Brad let me know if you need to do more of those tilling workouts. You can bring it over to Greeley and I'll let you work out in my garden. I won't even charge you!

From: MT Livin'
02-Apr-20
I do both, but always liked working out at home. body weight movements at home are killer if a guy does them right, don't even need the weights.

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