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How active are YOU???

Post by {Nathan} » Sun Jun 12, 2005 7:50 pm

You think of programmers: lazy, slouching slobs with a bag og potato chips.

How active are you? Today, I rode my bike 12.46 miles. You?



Post by mennonite » Sun Jun 12, 2005 8:35 pm

in the past couple days i walked 25 to 35 miles... but that's not common for me (and it started with a bag of potato chips, actually)

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Post by Z!re » Sun Jun 12, 2005 8:49 pm

1-3 hour kickboxing pratice each day, except weekends :D
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Post by Steve » Sun Jun 12, 2005 9:53 pm

A bike ride with my dad every week or two weeks (my last one was two weeks ago:)) and walk to school with a thirteen pound back pack full of binder's i don't need for that day. But no potato chips ;)


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Post by Levi » Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:39 am

Well let's see. I stay up almost all night until 5 in the morning. SLeep until noon or two in the afternoon. Get up, eat pizza. Drink vast amounts of soda. Play video games. Program. Write stories. Every monday I travel with my youth group to watch them play softball.

I work 6-7 hours every three days at the Freshway Deli in town where I sweep, mop, stack, and cook.

And then I start the process all over again. And I hate potato chips. And the couch is too far away from my computer. There's also only four channels on my TV way out here so no use in watching any TV.

However I use to walk about four to five miles a day for fun. Or around Midnight in order to simply get some air.
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Post by Nodtveidt » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:04 am

I work. :D That's about all the exercise I can get; my spine doesn't let me do actual exercise...just lifting boxes, pushing product carts, and standing around putting blisterpacks on hooks. :D Of course, the mental drain of designing new displays might be considered exercise...right? Right? :)

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Post by Pete » Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:49 am

I'm working 50 hours a week editing documentaries... 9AM to 6PM Monday through Friday, plus I usually have to go in on either Saturday or Sunday for four or five hours.

Honestly, it's amazing I even bother with QB Express and this site.. I really don't have the time for it...

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Post by lurah- » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:45 am

40 hours/week at work. 2 or 3 times/week 1.5hour soccer practises + game. We also have 2 big and very active dogs with what i make a few kilometer long walks on forrest i dont consider myself as lazy at all :lol:

If i could make days few hour longer, i would start on judo again what was my favorite hobby on younger age.

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Post by {Nathan} » Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:57 am

speaking of martial arts, I also do taekwondoe. I tested for my 3rd blackbelt on friday and that 2 days a week... not much, but eh... and boy scouts + campouts... its good for me.

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Post by matt2jones » Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:22 pm

I used to train intensivly 6 days a week for rowing, for the past 5 years, but I stopped this year cause I was over age, so I think I've built up some fitness credit... though I did start smoking, which kinda fork it up. I'm thinking of starting weightlifting next year, cause thats fun and you can do it alone.

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Post by Rattrapmax6 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:25 pm

I get out and ride my bike (If its not broke(as it is now)), also a BMX bike (Thats really a work out, I mastered the Pogo last summer!! wounder if I still can 8) ),

My lil bro gets me to choreograph a light saber battle... Mow the lawn when it needs its... latly practice Sport like shooting w/ a Plactic BB Air Solf gun.. I have a R/C Hummer w/ a electric motor like the ones you find in electric drills (540 can| 16,000 rpm's max| Top clocked speed: 10mph)....

There is also my Jeep,. :D ,. that can beat the crap out of ya, & feedback on the arms in a drift is also something..
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Post by j.b. » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:18 pm

I work 20 hours as a medical lab assistant, and have around 12-20 contact hours a week at university. This basically gives me heaps of time for exercise. Everyday at about 6am I go for a five km run. I'm also member of the Gym at my uni. Four days a week, I do an hours worth of cardio and light weights.

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Post by ComDriver » Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:49 am

Rugby two times a week for an hour and a half, geberal sport once a week for an hour and a game on Saturday 30 minutes each way.

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Post by MystikShadows » Wed Jun 15, 2005 5:19 am

I got a 3 year old daughter and a 1 year old son....nuff said ;-)....LOL
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Post by Zeerus » Thu Jun 16, 2005 1:12 pm

I'm 14, so I get out a lot and am pretty active.

I ride my bike about 10 miles every day. And I play 2 hours of Tennis and Basketball every other day. I also skateboard and play football with friends when I'm not doing web design stuff and programming :D


Post by Anonymous » Fri Jun 17, 2005 6:41 am

I beat all of you(well maybe not), I have a crappy spine and am not allowed to play contact sports, so I go play rugby union for my school, but I got lucky I was able to play 3 games and not get badly hurt. Thats very good exercise, also I do dunbells(I know thats the wrong spelling). I think I'm doing pretty good considering its winter down here in Australia.

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Post by Dr_D » Fri Jun 17, 2005 4:49 pm

I weld humungous water tanks together every single day. I'm pooped. :lol:
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Post by hezoe » Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:39 pm

I'm surprised at how many Aussies I find on this forum and others alike. I kind of live in the 'bush' so I get a reasonable amount of exercise. I do have a pushbike but I'm usually riding my motorbike. I also cut wood almost every weekend. I play sport a lot at school as well.

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Post by Exodus » Fri Jun 17, 2005 11:11 pm

I work 40 hours a week delivery for Jimmy Johns. I take 16-20 credit hours of schooling (although not this summer, I need a break). Because I'm not schooling this summer I play around 5-8 hours of Disc Golf a day.

Some of the students in my classes fit the programmers description percisely...I think it's disgraceful.


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