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Though it's a very general question, here's a few guidelines I follow for a healthy life: Go active. The Western culture have become way too inactive, a way of life our body is not accustomed to. Especially if you spend hours in a deskjob, make sure you exercise or perform some jogging on daily basis. Saying that, you shouldn't go hard & heavy ...


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Correlation - two events happening together (like observing if carrying lots of muscle and living long go often together) shouldn't be confused with causation (hyphotesizing the more muscle you have, the longer you live). High protein, higher calorie diets, typical to people that carry lots of muscle, add strain to your liver and kidneys. Lifting heavy and ...


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Being a tree surgeon myself and climbing daily, I think you need a good balance of strength and endurance, because yes you need to be strong but you also need to last all day. I'd say body weight exercises are the best because having too much muscle mass will make it hard to move around the tree (ALTHOUGH IT DOES BENEFIT WHEN MOVING LOGS.) I suggest pull ...


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Just how much you want out of any workout is going to be determined primarily by your mental attitude (goals, persuasion, "want-to") towards your workout. There are plenty of workouts people do not do because they're "hard"--e.g. difficult. There are plenty of workouts people do not do because they're "boring"--no gear/equipment is involved, it's not social ...


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I noticed that you mentioned that you do crossfit regularly in your question. A quick google of crossfit travelling WODs will give you lot of options. This list, which happens to be at the top of the google search, has a lot of good examples. http://reebokcrossfitone.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Travel-WODs.pdf I also like this website, which is designed ...


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Obviously you will be limited to bodyweight exercises. I would try to get in some basics bodyweight resistance training and some plyometric style cardio as it will help with the explosive power of your muscles. There are plenty of portable equipment options too for relatively cheap should you choose to invest such as bands which generally come with a door ...


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There's an old saying you may be familiar with: "Where there is a will, there is a way". The first thing to realize is that whatever you decide to do, it will not be the same as CrossFit. That does not, however, mean you can't get in a good workout. In addition to some of the recommendations in the links you posted, I would look to purchase some ...


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Running backwards. Have you seen people running marathons and they need to run it backwards halfway because of too much pain in knees? This is because of overdoing forward motion. Ortopedists and physiotherapists often find such customers and interestingly this is related to strength exercises for skiing: when people overdo going forward, they forget the ...


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I'm not a doctor but I'm theorizing a little here. Your hands don't need much blood when you're running - thus you're body is taking blood from them and sending them where it's needed (i.e. your breathing muscles and your legs). That could explain the cold hands. I'd probably just wear some gloves for a while until your body adapts. The sugar-craving and ...


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It's irrelevant what you used to do. You may have some head start with weight lifting but if you haven't lifted in a while , you probably lost a nice amount of strength. Either way pick a beginner weight lifting program like starting strength or 5x5 stronglifts and it will help you progress properly and safely. It will help you choose your starting weight ...


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When it comes to choosing a plan after such a long break, a good approach will be treating yourself as of a beginner. That means starting with a full body workout about 3 times a week. The reason for doing that is to let your body accommodate to the "new" stress it's going through. Don't avoid compound & heavy exercises such as deadlift and squat, but ...



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