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3/22/14 4:29 P

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Welcome from Minnesota. Good luck on your journey!

Blessed be.
Becky

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And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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3/2/14 1:46 P

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Welcome to the team!

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"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
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"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." ?


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2/28/14 9:36 P

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Hi and Welcome to the team!

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2/27/14 2:42 A

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Thanks for the warm welcome guys emoticon

Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK

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2/26/14 11:37 P

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Welcome to the team. Glad you've joined us. I too have problems with using weights because of arthritis in my hands. I use the bands for certain exercises.

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2/26/14 8:00 P

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2/26/14 7:50 P

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2/26/14 4:19 P

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Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
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"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"

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2/26/14 2:55 P

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An injury should be allowed to heal and then gentle exercise can be beneficial. Feel better!

My name is Nadine and I live in Henderson, NV


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2/26/14 11:12 A

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emoticon TWEEKY............I'm sure we've met before on another team, sometime back...perhaps we lost touch, I just recognise your unique Sparkname emoticon

Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quote
"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"

Kettlebells ROCK


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2/26/14 10:56 A

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Hey there, welcome! This is a nasty disease that can hit hard and can be even more difficult to handle, but you can do it. I have arthritis all over and I have found power bands to be helpful. They are great for strength training. You can adjust tension with them, use them in many places and if you are using them and suddenly drop them, you won't run the risk of heavy weights falling like the hand weights. They also travel well.

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2/26/14 10:51 A

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Hi team mates
Well, just got back from the doc who said I have Arthritis in my left hand and shoulder.
The pain, which has since subsided a lot, started after DH and I were moving a panel of weights for my multi gym while decorating my soon to be gym in our new home. He raised his end of the supporting poles without warning and the entire weight hit my hand.
The air turned a lovely shade of blue I can tell you.
So my question is........do I carry on as normal but take heed when it gets too painful, or are there specific exercises I should be considering?
I walk a lot and use dumb bells, bands, Swiss ball and do Pilates and once my gym room is complete I hope to return to using the multi gym weights too.
I workout every day in one form or another and adore being active gardening and outside!
Any advice would be most welcome emoticon

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Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quote
"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"

Kettlebells ROCK


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