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Forum: General 01-18-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bigrushfan
Thanks for posting this. I did not see this...

Thanks for posting this. I did not see this article and must get this issue of the Econimist.

Teva, the world's biggest generic drug maker. This seems somewhat ironic if you look at Copaxone. When...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-09-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,362
Posted By Bigrushfan
I once asked a wealthy man in his late 60s why he...

I once asked a wealthy man in his late 60s why he doesn't retire, and he replied: "If you rest, you rust." And that just about sums it up.

Thanks for the article Stella about the oldest marathon...
Forum: Gear 08-31-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,880
Posted By Bigrushfan
Initially, I didn't get how your knees would...

Initially, I didn't get how your knees would lock, but I just came from the gym and conducted a few experiments on the elliptical machine. It's true. Your knees do lock on every rotation. I hadn't...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-30-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,362
Posted By Bigrushfan
Talk about motivation. Perhaps many of you...

Talk about motivation. Perhaps many of you caught this article already. Some great people doing great things and staying active,...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-18-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,362
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Larry, I have been feeling great and doing a...

Hi Larry,

I have been feeling great and doing a lot of running these past weeks. My last event was a half marathon back in early May in Skopje. Right now I am training to run my second full...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-13-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,362
Posted By Bigrushfan
Larry, Thanks; it was well worth it indeed. I...

Larry,

Thanks; it was well worth it indeed. I opened several abstacts and found a number of studies interesting and relevant to my running and trying to stay fit with MS. Another postive vote for...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-10-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,362
Posted By Bigrushfan
Stella, Larry, Good, clear and concise summary...

Stella, Larry,

Good, clear and concise summary of motivational tips here. The one that rings true for me always is setting reasonable workout goals. In doing so, you set yourself up for...
Forum: Gear 08-04-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,201
Posted By Bigrushfan
I must admit that when I first saw the toning...

I must admit that when I first saw the toning shoes appear on the market I thought to myself, here's yet another weight loss scam. Wear these magic shoes and in a few weeks you'll look just like the...
Forum: General 07-01-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,253
Posted By Bigrushfan
I wonder where I fit in weather wise? I left the...

I wonder where I fit in weather wise? I left the cold of northern Minnesota when I was 16 and have lived in either South Florida and/or the Balkans Mediterranean climate since then where it is...
Forum: Gear 06-22-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,880
Posted By Bigrushfan
I personally like using the elliptical trainer...

I personally like using the elliptical trainer from time to time as a good cross training activity. I have MS and run about 40 miles a week on average. Whenever I feel my knees getting sore, I...
Forum: General 06-16-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,774
Posted By Bigrushfan
Dave, Puzzles are good mental exercises for...

Dave, Puzzles are good mental exercises for those of us with MS. Your's has multiple ways to solve it and reminds me of good story I heard many moons ago when I was training to be an English...
Forum: General 06-14-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,774
Posted By Bigrushfan
Dave, Yes, I wasn't clear, but of course I meant...

Dave,

Yes, I wasn't clear, but of course I meant that you would not go back into the room with the switches. You would complete everything first, and then go to the room with the light bulbs to...
Forum: General 06-13-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,774
Posted By Bigrushfan
Thanks for the hint Dave. I racked my brain on...

Thanks for the hint Dave. I racked my brain on Friday before heading off for some mountain hiking over the weekend in Northern Albania. Now that I am back, I think I have an answer. First, you...
Forum: MS Fitness 05-27-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,163
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Stella, You forgot this...

Hi Stella,

You forgot this one:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1354219/Man-runs-365-marathons-year-Belgian-Stefaan-Engels-breaks-record.html

I was not only fortunate last November to have...
Forum: General 05-27-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,380
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Dave, The truth and nothing but the truth;...

Hi Dave,

The truth and nothing but the truth; wouldn’t it be nice for change?

Sure enough, Merck KGaA is not the only company making meds for MSers to be taken to court for foul play. Teva, the...
Forum: General 05-12-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,161
Posted By Bigrushfan
Moderation is certainly the key. I can't recall...

Moderation is certainly the key. I can't recall reading anything overly damning about caffeine and MS since I was diagnosed and started paying attention to what I eat. In fact, it is quite the...
Forum: West North Central Region 05-10-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,688
Posted By Bigrushfan
Sorry Shakes, I was born and raised in Minnesota...

Sorry Shakes, I was born and raised in Minnesota but moved away when I was a teenager. I initially lived in the twin cities and then up on the iron range in a small town. I still have relatives in...
Forum: MS Fitness 05-10-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,162
Posted By Bigrushfan
I am fortunate enough to be able to run with only...

I am fortunate enough to be able to run with only the slightest of MS symptoms. I do not get drop leg, but once every 3 or 4 months I experience a small flare up while running, and I begin to lose...
Forum: Gear 05-05-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,859
Posted By Bigrushfan
Thanks Stella, I like the sound of the carnival...

Thanks Stella,

I like the sound of the carnival game. I always liked the rollercoaster tycoon game for the PC. I imagine Dave will also find these games interesting for the Kinect. My son tends to...
Forum: General 05-03-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,005
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Dave, Many thanks for posting this article. ...

Hi Dave,

Many thanks for posting this article. I travel a lot and live outside of the US most of the year and find this information both interesting and useful. Please do post more of the same as...
Forum: Gear 05-03-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,859
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Dave, My son has the Kinect, but...

Hi Dave,

My son has the Kinect, but unfortunately he mainly plays games with the controllers and doesn't get any exercise from the Kinect games I bought for him. Kids these days...I think it's time...
Forum: Gear 05-03-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,433
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hey Stella, Thanks for flagging this and for...

Hey Stella,

Thanks for flagging this and for adding the link. I am not familair with the Power Plate and wonder if I can find something like that in Kosovo or close by. I am sure my tired legs and...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-28-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,930
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Stella, Again, Runnersworld.com will give you...

Hi Stella,

Again, Runnersworld.com will give you the whole spiel on how to determine whether or not you over or underpronate or don't at all. You can start by checking the bottom of a pair of...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-27-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,930
Posted By Bigrushfan
Hi Stella, I have MS and also love running. I am...

Hi Stella,

I have MS and also love running. I am putting in nearly 40 miles per week on average. It looks like you found yourself a running shoe. Everyone's foot and running gait is different, so...
Forum: MS Fitness 12-23-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,023
Posted By Bigrushfan
Teresa26.2, There is no such thing as a slow...

Teresa26.2,

There is no such thing as a slow marathon in my book. Congratulations on your time and keep on pushing for your goals. I know you'll grab that 4:xx:xx marathon soon enough.

Many...
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