Another health and fitness thread anyone?

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  1. virginiashadow

    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    I'm having a little trouble getting the swelling to come out as I age. Days of workouts and work stress just build it up. Right now it's like I need to stop working out for 5 days and just focus on getting the crap out of my body. I stay hydrated and eat enough to recover.

    Any of you all have any tips to reduce swelling?
     
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    MnHunterr Grizzled Veteran

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    After the holiday weekend I took this week off. Ready to get back at it on Monday. Can't tell you how many beers and Vodka my body has taken on in the last 7 days.
     
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    I use a supplement from Wilderness Athlete called Midnight Build. Take about 30 minutes before bed, definitely helps improve sleep quality and recovery from a tough workout.

    I buy their multivitamin on a monthly subscription and this product every three months or so. I think I can get you a promo code for a discount off your first order through the refer-a-friend program.

    https://wildernessathlete.com/products/midnight-build
     
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    Maybe you should do an elimination diet to see whatscontributing to your inflammation. That or go carnivore then add things back one thing at a time. Like any thing that has soybean oils, or plants like tomato or spinach research what causes inflammation and figure out how much of that is in your diet...just a thought
     
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    ^this

    Dairy, sugar, gluten are also inflammatory in some...

    or look into Tom Brady's diet which focuses on anti inflammatory foods...
     
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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Thank you to all three or you, I really appreciate those suggestions and will do my best. Every time I reduce overall swelling my mood and energy improves.
     
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    This is why many go keto but then full on carnivore. I admit though I'm a fruitaholic ,as it were. I just can't give up mixed green salads yet as well as fruit.
     
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    Westfinger Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Hey Jim, I hope not, time will tell. I’m going to be somewhat conservative for now. I’m going to try some Dry Needling and possibly PRP injection first.
    Gentle Art my a$$…. For sure I’ve been constantly injured somewhere in varying degrees since I started. For some reason I love it and miss being able to train. Time will tell how that plays out.
     
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    what do you mean by swelling? Swelling in the feet and ankles?
     
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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Just general build up. Like I can feel general tightness in my body like I'm clearing out the junk in my body more slowly.
     
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    20 minutes of step up with a 30lb pack followed by 25 pull ups, 25 push ups
     
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    Yesterday: 3x4 power cleans with 30 sec wrist stretch in between, 6x5 box squats on 1 min rest cycle, 3x10 wide grip pull-ups super set wit 2x db steps 8reps, 3x:30 sec iso back extension superset with 3x15 cable pull a parts. Finish with core and and 20 minutes on the stair stepper.

    Today: 3x:20 sec neutral grip chin up hold supersets with 3x:20 sec push-up iso hold, 5x5 low incline football bar bench press w/ thoracic rotations between each set, 3x10 heavy DB row superset 3x10 trap bar rdl into shrug, 3x15 bbell curl superset with 3xmax band tricep extension, 4x30yds sled row superset with 4x30yds sled push with 1 min rest after each superset, finish with core and a couple miles jog


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    Mine was fill 4 5 gal jugs. Walking them to the Gator and lifting them up into the back....lifting them to fill the back pack sprayer then walking back and forth with the 5 gallons on my back spraying. Filled twice. Mowing a couple of acres,takes more work than you'd think. Weeded the garden and picked lettuce. Took A.J. for a walk. Did the basement and second story stair 12 times yesterday. Just started counting that because I was curious. Oh before 7a.m. I had 8 pairs of jeans and 10 shirts starched and iron. I refer to this as my steaming, it gets dang hot ironing for a couple of hours..
     
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    I continue to have some good workouts and keep trying to add volume. Sat I ran 20 mins and did bodyweight leg stuff. Sunday I walked for an hr with just a 25lb pack and did 150 pushups along the way. Today it is smoking hot and humid. Ran a mile and did pullups on the soccer goal along the way.
     
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    Barbell Met-Con today for five rounds with 100lbs on the bar:

    Clean and Press x 1
    Push Press x 2
    Lunge x 3 per leg
    Row x 4
    Stiff-legged Deadlift x 5
    Plank x 30 seconds
    Rope Slams x 25

    Followed by 3 rounds of:

    DB Chest Press x 8 @ 50lbs
    High Cable Row x 12/side @ 80lbs
    Rope Face Pulls x 12 @ 40lbs

    Ended with a brisk 30 minute walk
     
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    Finally got under a 7 minute mile today.

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    12:00 As many reps as possible of

    10 dumbell goblet squat 50 lbs
    10 pull-ups
    10 dumbell goblet squat 50 lbs
    10 sit-ups

    I got 3 rounds + 10 squats + 3 pull-ups
     
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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Great work. Bet you are feeling like you are in good shape. Nice job.
     
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    You ain’t lying. I actually do feel great and am actually starting to “like” running.


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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    You start running 7min miles or below and your cardiovascular system is way better than most. Good work!
     
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