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The All-Purpose Getting-To-Know-BBers Questions Thread
4 November 2019
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Same here, nothing beats a nice walk while listening to Beatles music. For me, i prefer to walk in cooler temperatures in shorts and a t shirt, around 45-65F, because your body naturally creates heat when you walk.

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Exercise in general is rather awful, but I rather like going for walks (although I don’t really think of it as exercise). The dog loves it so much, and it’s nice to take a break and breathe fresh air and look at the trees.

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I am also in the pro-walking/anti-every other form of exercise camp.

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4 November 2019
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I love that exercise you do with your arms when you place and then later lift up the needle on your records.

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Another tick mark by the "walker" category.

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William Shears Campbell said
I love that exercise you do with your arms when you place and then later lift up the needle on your records.

Ooh, that’s a good one too!

I exercise my thumbs a lot as well.

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Walking, going up stairs, and lifting weights are my favourite exercises. I hate yoga. a-hard-days-night-paul-3 I also like any exercise that masquerades as something else useful/fun/more interesting than just plain exercising, like gardening or martial arts.

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Beatlebug said
Walking, going up stairs, and lifting weights are my favourite exercises. I hate yoga. a-hard-days-night-paul-3 I also like any exercise that masquerades as something else useful/fun/more interesting than just plain exercising, like gardening or martial arts.

Ooh, yes to this! I spend many beatific hours doing yardwork (headphones on, usually playing jazz or Beatles podcasts); I guess it counts as exercise too.

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4 November 2019
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If there's physical exertion involved, then yes. Certainly counts more than sitting on yer bum. a-hard-days-night-john-6

We've been cleaning out our attic so I've got my exercise these past couple days. a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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GOING UP STAIRS?!? Ever since an experience with a four-story Airbnb with my room at the very top of the house (combined with my forgetful nature which caused me to leave pencils and things upstairs and then have to go back up all three flights of stairs to get it and then going all the way down again and then realizing I forgot paper, etc) I have hated stairs with a passion.

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It's great exercise a-hard-days-night-george-9

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Tell me about it... in both my house at home and my uni house, which are both quite tall, I'm right on the top floor. Mind, it's probably good exercise for me as Bebu points out

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50yearslate said

William Shears Campbell said

I love that exercise you do with your arms when you place and then later lift up the needle on your records.

Ooh, that’s a good one too!

I exercise my thumbs a lot as well.

Ahh yes.  I try to make sure I take my daily walk through the forum... With my thumb.

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Tell me about it... in both my house at home and my uni house, which are both quite tall, I'm right on the top floor. Mind, it's probably good exercise for me as Bebu points out

My house hasn't any stairs, but I've started going up and down the stairs on campus and I'm getting quadriceps of steel a-hard-days-night-george-10

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I don’t even know what a quadricep IS!

(i’m assuming it’s some kind of leg muscle)

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You are correct Fiddy, it's in your thigh.

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Love to all the walkers (and the thumbers, @William Shears Campbell ), it's certainly something that gets you warm especially in the really odd cold wet weather we seem to be having in the wrong hemisphere at the moment! So I will take the opportunity to ask yet another question: pullover hoodie, or zip-up? I generally prefer a pullover so I can chuck my phone and wallet in the pocket as well as keep my hands warm; but zip-ups are good when it gets a bit warmer.

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Hoodies with zips.

Anything without pockets is a waste of money.

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I'm not the biggest fan of hoodies anyways, but definitely pullovers.

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