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Re: Fitness

by radson » Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:57 am

I agree with bird. You said most useful.

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Re: Fitness

by bird » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:52 am

brichardsson wrote:
bird wrote:I agree with you that it is a supplementary exercise, no argument there. But you have to admit, that in training, I think one would base their plan on their most useful exercise.
Saying in effect, the base of my training is my second or third most useful exercise is nonsensical. So either you were mistaken in your first post and swimming is not your most useful exercise, or your base training is nonsensical and focused on a less useful exercise. Your choice.


i would suggest that you look up "useful" in a dictionary. then i would suggest that you close the dictionary, turn off your computer, and go find something more meaningful to fill your life than arguing minutiae when it appears that reading comprehension might not be your strongest subject.


I can read and comprehend just fine. It's your writing that's the problem.
But I took your advice and checked a dictionary, here's your quote with the definitions from Websters...
"Hands down (without any doubt) the most (greatest in quantity or degree) useful (helping to do or achieve something) is swimming."
What part of that statement did I not comprehend?

It's not minutiae when you made a clear statement and I disagreed to the make a point that will benefit the OP. Perhaps you should turn off your computer if you are not going to take the time to contribute well thought out and clearly written advice that you can support.

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Re: Fitness

by bscott » Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:35 pm

radson wrote:I agree with bird. You said most useful.


the house is based on the foundation. but the most useful part of the house is the front door that lets you get inside once it's built.

that's the last i'm saying on this ridonkulous topic.
Don't try to argue with idiots. You aren't the dumbass whisperer.

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Re: Fitness

by bird » Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:11 pm

brichardsson wrote:
radson wrote:I agree with bird. You said most useful.


the house is based on the foundation. but the most useful part of the house is the front door that lets you get inside once it's built.


Now that's nonsensical. The OP was not asking how best to "use his house" to continue your weak analogy. He was asking "how to build his house". In building a house (of fitness so to speak) the most useful piece is the foundation.

Anyway, I am going to take your advice as you have so wisely given in your signature. Clearly I am not.

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Re: Fitness

by BellaHamilton » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:04 pm

Hi guys,

Thank you for sharing your training plans, I got to know much new for me.

As I`m a beginner in climbing, it`s very useful for me to know what exercises and activities will be the most useful for mounting.
Generally, I have 3 training with weight on all body engaging different groups of muscles. I also run or biking or jumping rope as aerobic activities mostly 3 times a week.
Hope, that will be enough to be well prepared for longer climbing.

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Re: Fitness

by fredsfo » Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:03 pm

I would highly recommend getting the book, "Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete" by Steve House and Scott Johnston. It's basically like a college textbook for how to train for alpine mountaineering. It's way too much info to go into on a thread like this, but it's a great reference to have and keep if climbing is gonna be a part of your life. For me the biggest take away was to keep the majority of my training in Zone 1 with a little Zone 3. (Zone 1 being long sessions, closely resembling your planned activity, but at intensities that allow you to hold a normal conversation). This means going out and doing a ton of hiking as much as you possibly can. This is an endurance sport, and while strength, agility and your ability to push are important, it is almost more important to be able to maintain long periods of easy to moderate work.

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