"A friend and I have been training three times a week along the Minuteman Bikeway in Lexington and Arlington, MA. We're doing a mix of running, intervals, and bodyweight conditioning. If anyone lives near by and wants to join in, message me.…"
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"I was thinking originally of high tech work gloves meant for applications like masonry: they have built in elastic panels to keep them taught and tough palms and finger panels. But I will look at lifting gloves as you say."
"I mean the high tech work gloves that are becoming popular: the ones that are a composite of different materials, some of them elastic to keep them taught. Something like these: a or b.
I will bear in mind that buffet leather especially, and sued…"
"The Zulu warriors trained without sandals to make their feet so hard that they could go over any terrain without the need of shoes, thus simplifying their logistics. So why aren't you running barefoot on sharp pointy rocks and harsh gravel like…"
"I will look into those; all that I have seen in person so far are high tech work gloves that have either a rubber like material or leather for palms and finger tips.
I will have to compare to those at a sports store: the sports store may have more…"
"I was thinking of going with full work gloves because my finger tips are particularly sensitive. But fingerless gloves seem very popular with people who use gloves. What is your opinions of their pro/cons?"
"Each side has their points: but there are many elitists as you claim.
Elitism is very dangerous cause it closes off peoples minds from learning and progressing: potential keeping dangerous errors in practice and compounding them by adding new…"
"I used to carry heavy loads long distances and light construction. But I do art, some arts and crafts, and some repair work on delicate items.
From personal experience I can attest the callouses reduce your sense of touch: but it is not noticeable…"
"I see: they look good for many applications.
The cheaper high-performance work gloves look to be a better deal. It is hitting Spring, and it will be a long time before I can really get into it hard enough that I can see how they will fair.
Can you support the group with transportation? # of seats?
Not at the moment.
I am seeking to to train in Parkour and become a Traceur.
Other Physical Disciplines:
Less then a year of study in American Kenpo, Tea Kwon Do, Jujitsu, and fencing.
Other then my lack of physical skills, I practice calligraphy (Italic hand) and cartooning where I have gained mediocre status; though others disagree. I can and have made flyers, handouts, icons, mascots, and other materials for various groups and the like.
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