Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 43
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    uTardedland
    Posts
    11,055

    What sports donít hurt all the things that hurt?

    I thought golf was the key to all happiness as itís been clicking bigtime in the last 2 years.
    Elbow and knee apparently had an in depth convo and both decided itís time to go meet the damn deductible.

    I loved darts beer league but holy cow things have changed.

    What ya got

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Posts
    2,519
    Chess. Debating.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    In a pineapple and wants to ski
    Posts
    1,671
    bird watching
    In search of diversion, many crew Members defy the quarantine restrictions and pick up pets from the various habitable worlds they explore (Sure Thing, Isaac Asimov). Skiing in denim states beautifully, radically, and unequivocally, ďI donít give a shit.Ē (Leslie Anthony)

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    The Trees
    Posts
    764

    What sports donít hurt all the things that hurt?

    Mtn Biking - seriously

    Unless you are crashing that is.
    Last edited by Cabinfever; 01-12-2021 at 07:50 AM.
    That Don't Make No Sense

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    livin the dream
    Posts
    4,176
    Swimming
    Gravel grinding
    Pickleball


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Best Skier on the Mountain
    Self-Certified
    1992 - 2012
    Squaw Valley, USA

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    A LSD Steakhouse somewhere in the Wasatch
    Posts
    12,215
    sup dog

    keep er safe
    "When the child was a child it waited patiently for the first snow and it still does"- Van "The Man" Morrison
    "I find I have already had my reward, in the doing of the thing" - Buzz Holmstrom
    "THIS IS WHAT WE DO"-AML -ski on in eternal peace
    "I have posted in here but haven't read it carefully with my trusty PoliAsshat antenna on."-DipshitDanno

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    northern BC
    Posts
    22,645
    scuba diving is low intensity
    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    truckee
    Posts
    16,113
    Ice hockey is surprisingly easy on the knees. The barrier to entry is high, and it's not particularly easy on the face.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Truckee & Sonoma
    Posts
    12,461
    Golf can be surprisingly hard on your body... if you have a half decent swing and rotate properly. A full suspension, properly fit mountain bike is actually easier on your limbs, etc.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Posts
    637
    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinfever View Post
    Mtn Biking - seriously

    Unless you are crashing that is.

    as someone that tore my PCL, and then separately broke 8 bones and collapsed a lung, I strongly disagree. Maybe if you're riding gravel or XC.

  11. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2020
    Posts
    1
    I canít advocate SUP enough especially if you have easy access to waterways. Badfish makes amazing inflatable SUPs. A little pricey but high quality.

  12. #12
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    slc
    Posts
    13,411
    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeJ View Post
    Golf can be surprisingly hard on your body... if you have a half decent swing and rotate properly.
    There's way more torque involved in a golf swing than most people realize. Add in only rotating one direction and it's a physiological disaster waiting to happen. Injury rates in golf are super high: https://golfsupport.com/blog/sports-...us-than-rugby/

    I have a hard time recommending mountain biking. You *will* crash at some point and something will get hurt in the process. Maybe if you limit your riding to BST, Round Valley, etc. This also isn't a great time to be buying a mountain bike.

    In the summer, Snowbird lets you download the tram for free. Hike up the Ridge Trail and then enjoy a pleasant cruise back down. Liz was able to do this even with Stage 4 osteoarthritis in her knee. In winter, XC skiing?

    Yoga? Billiards? Wim Hof method? Buy a sauna? Latter two certainly aren't sports or even exercise in the classical sense, but create similar hormonal responses and confer many of the same health benefits.

  13. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Location
    Boston
    Posts
    3,726

    What sports donít hurt all the things that hurt?

    Fishing

    Golf really fucks with my back, it was the first activity that set off my sciatica.
    Last edited by Self Jupiter; 01-12-2021 at 07:00 PM.

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Location
    Ottawa
    Posts
    424
    Hammocking. Let's make that a sport.
    Quote Originally Posted by jlboyell View Post
    Climate change deniers should be in the same boat as the flat earthers, ridiculed for stupidity.

  15. #15
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Location
    Imaginationland
    Posts
    3,922
    Furious maturbation

  16. #16
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    inw
    Posts
    700
    sex. but for solo I'd say flatwater kayaking.

  17. #17
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    1,804
    ^^^ Nope. Definitely not. You can really pull something participating in that activity.

  18. #18
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Dystopia
    Posts
    12,308
    Quote Originally Posted by crossface View Post
    I can’t advocate SUP enough especially if you have easy access to waterways. Badfish makes amazing inflatable SUPs. A little pricey but high quality.
    Sup is great upper body, core and ankle workout. Or just lazy man river paddler. Either way, good to get out.

    Biking for the legs.

    Not sure how your knee is hating golf.
    My lower back hates it, but a few ibuprofen makes it tolerable.

    I get the elbow thing. But can’t you adjust your swing effort or stroke to ease that?
    ďLife has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.Ē
    Hunter S. Thompson

    ďI got the degree of Stamp-licker from the Bezuzus Mail-order UniversityĒ
    Babbitt, by Sinclair Lewis

  19. #19
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Location
    Missoula DMV
    Posts
    1,084
    Quote Originally Posted by NW_SKIER View Post
    Furious maturbation

  20. #20
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    uTardedland
    Posts
    11,055
    Started hitting the little white ball far and straight off the tee and been really enjoying myself on the fairway for a change.
    Started to get a hard pull in my left elbow tendon maybe and after 18 I canít fully straighten it. Other times Iíll pick up a jar of sauce and it feels like itís 50lbs in the tendon. Pretty odd behavior and feeling.
    Adjusted swing a bit but no change.

    Left knee is on its last legs. 3 surgeries and itís just not happy anymore. Dad and a few friends rave about their replacement and I have a feeling thatís coming.

    Have an inflatable SUP but I need to get it out here locally. Iíve traveled with it a few times. Always fun in Mexico.
    Come warmer weather Iím down to get out more. SFB, been a while. Safety meeting?

    The bike used to be more fun. Was never the good mtn biker here in Utah. Might need to giver another go. Miss the trails in West Virginia.

  21. #21
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Wasatch Back: 7000'
    Posts
    10,720
    Walking and yoga
    ďA society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.Ē
    ― Milton Friedman

  22. #22
    Join Date
    Feb 2020
    Location
    Sun Valley
    Posts
    73
    Gave up bass fishing to take up golf at 47 w a bad back. If you want to play you must be in shape so working out 3-4x/week is in order. It will add to your longevity and make life more enjoyable all around. Golfers and tennis elbow is common, but self treatment works very well. If you can walk instead of riding a cart lots of back issues diminish.

    Since golf has tee times there is never too many people trying to use the same space at once. Hiking, biking, hunting, boating, camping, fishing, and skiing is all crowed af now during the pandemic (and I don't think these people are going back either.)

  23. #23
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    On Vacation for the Duration
    Posts
    13,269
    Golfer's Tennis Elbow. RICE. For a month.

    or

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Bocce-court.jpg 
Views:	49 
Size:	444.7 KB 
ID:	357607
    A few people feel the rain. Most people just get wet.

  24. #24
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    truckee
    Posts
    16,113
    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeJ View Post
    Golf can be surprisingly hard on your body... if you have a half decent swing and rotate properly. A full suspension, properly fit mountain bike is actually easier on your limbs, etc.
    I signed up for a gym--big discount if I took a couple of free classes. The stretching class gave us a sheet of no-nos--pretty much every part of a golf swing was on it. I can ski, hike, kayak, ride a bike, but I can't play golf. Switched from carry bag to pull cart. Nope. Tried riding a cart. Still nope, and what's the point of golf if you don't walk?
    Once we get this climate thing fixed in a year or two maybe Donner Lake will freeze solid every winter--it would be a blast skating around it, like I did back in Michigan when I was young.

  25. #25
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    On Vacation for the Duration
    Posts
    13,269
    I've played 100's of rounds and hit 10,000's of practice shots over 60 years. I see a lot of bad swings. Golf is like sex in that if it's painful, your doing it wrong.
    A few people feel the rain. Most people just get wet.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •