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    • Exerbusi2
    • By Exerbusi2 12th Apr 17, 9:28 PM
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    I'm a Personal Trainer - What do you guys do to stay fit?
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    • 12th Apr 17, 9:28 PM
    I'm a Personal Trainer - What do you guys do to stay fit? 12th Apr 17 at 9:28 PM
    Hi everyone!

    Seeing as this is the fitness corner of the forum, I'm interested to know what do you guys do to stay fit and healthy?

    I'm a personal trainer and fitness blogger, so am always interested in hearing about what people do to stay fit and healthy!

    I'll start. My training consists of the following...
    • Olympic Weightlifting
    • General Strength Training
    • Road Cycling
    • HIIT
    • Yoga (a little)
    • 5 a side football (occassionally)

    My main training is the Olympic Weight Lifting and the HIIT, but in the summer I'm out on the bike a lot and quite like a weekly HIIT session.

    I'm in the gym around 5 times per week, 45-60 minutes per session.

    How about you guys?
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    • prosaver
    • By prosaver 19th Apr 17, 11:24 PM
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    In my late fifties now, and used to compete at cycling, badminton, running, cricket, tennis and football in my younger years. I now go five times a week to the gym, spending an hour there, mixing cardio, resistance and weights, starting off with a warm up (dynamic stretches), doing the main work then stretching out at the end.
    I used to be a 3 hour marathoner, and could do 2500 metres on a Cyclops rower in 8 minutes 35 seconds, but those days are long gone.
    I qualified as a level 2 fitness instructor last year - something I am very proud of.
    Originally posted by andygb
    I used to love badminton not too stressful maybe go to over 50s thing and show off.
    I might do it, getting bored with the same old gym stuff
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    • jack_pott
    • By jack_pott 21st Apr 17, 2:19 PM
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    My cycling FTP (Functional Threshold Power) is 295 watts
    Originally posted by brat
    Is that measured on a dynamometer? Do you know what your time is for a Bruce test?
    • brat
    • By brat 21st Apr 17, 5:42 PM
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    Is that measured on a dynamometer? Do you know what your time is for a Bruce test?
    Originally posted by jack_pott
    The FTP is measured at 95% of average power over 20 minutes of top power. I did it on my Wahoo Kickr using the Trainerroad app.

    I've never done a Bruce test, although I do a 15m beep test each year. We are required to reach level 9.4. My last beep test was 13.1.
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    • UKTigerlily
    • By UKTigerlily 21st Apr 17, 11:29 PM
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    I have a PT 3x a week, and so bench press, deadlift, back squats and really fun stuff like 120kg tyre flips, battleropes etc. Best thing I ever did and I never thought i'd get to 25 on toes/1 leg press ups, let alone at my size!

    Sometimes swim a couple of times a week but depends on health x
    2015 weight loss: 86/100Ibs
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