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January 21, 2019 03:46PM
If you can go for an hour a session on a stairstepper. . . the treadmill should be no problem at all. The only difference is compression on your knees. You might want to be careful about that. No heavy thumping.

Now back to the subject at hand. You're correct, most people buy them. . . and they collect dust. I see the same thing at the gym Especially after the new year when a long list of resolutions goes untouched. Newbies are there for maybe a month. . . and then they do a disappearing act.

I don't have to tell you this, but I'm going to anyway. It's all in the head. And anything you do is better than nothing at all. . . so go for it.

I wish I knew you were thinking about doing this. Because I would have also suggested you look at a rowing machine. I use one daily, although primarily for muscle warmup before I lift. But they are amazing and work 86 per cent of the muscles in your body. And there's no stress on your knees. (I just read what Todd said about that. . . he is correct.)

You did the right thing. But if you ever falter and feel a need for an intervention. . . call me.



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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/21/2019 03:54PM by RAMbeau.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Ever spend $2,000 on something you're almost sure won't be used?

JamesJM114January 21, 2019 02:34PM

  my fiance bought a treadmill

ferragamo7948January 21, 2019 03:40PM

  Thanks for the motivation...

JamesJM56January 21, 2019 03:45PM

  Well. . .

RAMbeau37January 21, 2019 03:46PM

  Actually I AM considering a rowing machine as well...

JamesJM49January 21, 2019 05:38PM

  Another Rowing Machine Advantage. . .

RAMbeau57January 22, 2019 06:51AM

  Re: Ever spend $2,000 on something you're almost sure won't be used?

Aries33January 22, 2019 09:19AM

  New Year's resolution in January

IowaRam46January 22, 2019 09:28AM

  was it the Chuck Norris one?

Atlantic Ram53January 23, 2019 01:28PM

  Chuck Norris does not lift weights.....

Ramgator49January 23, 2019 04:38PM

  Re: was it the Chuck Norris one?

IowaRam38January 25, 2019 01:20PM

  I was good until 40

Atlantic Ram28January 30, 2019 04:42PM

  Hey, I got one of those a few years ago

Arkansas Ram64January 26, 2019 05:43AM

  yes go slow....forgot to say

ferragamo7956January 26, 2019 04:31PM

  It's coming in tomorrow....

JamesJM46January 30, 2019 06:42PM

  Like new NordicTrack for sale...

JamesJM36January 31, 2019 02:50PM