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wildnm

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Looking to connect with folks who use fitness to deal with anxiety.
 

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I used to before my feet went bad. It works pretty well. I cross trained with weights running and bike riding. About 5 hours per week with weights, 200 miles per week on the bike and at least 1 mile of running 5 days a week.
 

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I used to before my feet went bad. It works pretty well. I cross trained with weights running and bike riding. About 5 hours per week with weights, 200 miles per week on the bike and at least 1 mile of running 5 days a week.
Ever try yoga? Not so hard on the feet but good for the body never the less
 

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@bin_tenn is our latest fitness fanatic. Puts on his workout videos every morning. It is the whole image of him in the Lycra that frightens me. But at least he is given it a go.

At most I walk a lot. Probably be out on the bike tomorrow. Not used it in a long time. And I garden. To me it is all fitness and exercise.
 

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I go out for walks and runs around my neighborhood for physical health reasons. If I don't exercise, my physical health won't be as good as it should be. And that could cause me some anxiety.
 

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You can still do it, there is a lot of cheaper healthy options available eat oatmeal, legumes I normally get dried but now people are hoarding them so I've been getting low sodium canned legumes, fruits, veggies buy seeds and start a garden if possible, canned fish, rice, nuts or nut butters.
 

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You can still do it, there is a lot of cheaper healthy options available eat oatmeal, legumes I normally get dried but now people are hoarding them so I've been getting low sodium canned legumes, fruits, veggies buy seeds and start a garden if possible, canned fish, rice, nuts or nut butters.
I have a green house, can most of it. I do dry some of the veggies. Fruit is the stuff that's hard to get. Baked, broiled or boiled. Very little fried. Folks need to stop hoarding
 

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Fitness dude here.
Jujitsu and weightlifting
Helps out wonderfully
 

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I have been a runner for 47 years....it is my lifeline in dealing with my anxiety ....I have been fortunate that I can still go out every day and run 3 miles or so in my mid-60's. As I have gotten older my mind loves the outdoor run the best as opposed to a treadmill or other indoor space but over the years I have burned through 3 treadmills....
 

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I have been a runner for 47 years....it is my lifeline in dealing with my anxiety ....I have been fortunate that I can still go out every day and run 3 miles or so in my mid-60's. As I have gotten older my mind loves the outdoor run the best as opposed to a treadmill or other indoor space but over the years I have burned through 3 treadmills....
Wow, that's really awesome! Yeah, when you are outdoors running breathing the fresh air feeling the wind it feels amazing.
 
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I have been a runner for 47 years....it is my lifeline in dealing with my anxiety ....I have been fortunate that I can still go out every day and run 3 miles or so in my mid-60's. As I have gotten older my mind loves the outdoor run the best as opposed to a treadmill or other indoor space but over the years I have burned through 3 treadmills....
At the rate I'm going I won't even be able to walk by the time I'm 60.
 

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Exercise is a big part of how I handle my anxiety. It's also something I've always enjoyed (well, since high school anyway). My big things are Crossfit and coaching boys lacrosse, but I also go on lots of walks with my dog, and on Geocaching hikes with my kids. Since California shut down over Covid, my kids have been doing 3 workouts a week with me and one of the Crossfit coaches who is leading Zoom sessions, and we all look forward to that time together.
For me, exercise alone isn't enough, and medication alone isn't enough. It takes both, and it takes me working at meditation, journaling, and eating properly. I also have been seeing a therapist every couple months to keep me accountable on what I'm doing.
 

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I have been a runner for 47 years....it is my lifeline in dealing with my anxiety ....I have been fortunate that I can still go out every day and run 3 miles or so in my mid-60's. As I have gotten older my mind loves the outdoor run the best as opposed to a treadmill or other indoor space but over the years I have burned through 3 treadmills....


I think I get anxiety in weird ways. Had an anxiety attack while walking
I go out for walks and runs around my neighborhood for physical health reasons. If I don't exercise, my physical health won't be as good as it should be. And that could cause me some anxiety.
I love walking the mountains. But lately I get massive panic attacks out in the woods and I don't know what is triggering them.
 
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