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Old 11-18-2006, 08:46 AM   #1
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I try to get to the gym 3 or 4 times a week and spend about 40 minutes on the exercise equipment.

The other 3 or 4 days I walk/run outside.

I prefer a steam bath after my club workout and about 15 minutes does it.

I know many prefer a sauna but it is a second choice for me.

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Old 11-18-2006, 10:16 AM   #2
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Sauna culture here. I would like to put one in our basement, but I think it would tough.


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Sauna culture here. I would like to put one in our basement, but I think it would tough.
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Why are they wearing a watch? A Fashion statement?

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I really like steam better. I sweat much more in steam and I feel cleaner afterward. Another benefit , and because it is steam my vision is limited - see photo in this thread for reasons why this is a benefit!
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Sauna. Must be the Finnish blood.
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Am I the only one wondering what the photographer was wearing?
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I said it once, and I 'll say it again- I like that tall gal in front.

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Maybe I'm getting old, but all them buns look just fine to me.

=astro, who never found real skinny folks that attractive even when I was one (it was my fervent wish to have plumper buns...be careful what you wish for, ladies )
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Maybe I'm getting old, but all them buns look just fine to me.

=astro, who never found real skinny folks that attractive even when I was one (it was my fervent wish to have plumper buns...be careful what you wish for, ladies )
Actually. to me all these folks appear to be rather modestly endowed in the buns department. The guys are typical no-ass white guys; the women fine but more rump would be welcome as well.

Mikey never saw the bottom that was too big for him!

PS Martha- how about some more Norhoovian middle aged porn stars?

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Big Bottom (Spinal Tap)

The bigger the cushion, the sweeter the pushin'
That's what I said
The looser the waistband, the deeper the quicksand
Or so I have read

My baby fits me like a flesh tuxedo
I'd like to sink her with my pink torpedo

Big bottom, big bottom
Talk about bum cakes, my girl's got 'em
Big bottom drive me out of my mind
How could I leave this behind?

I met her on Monday, twas my lucky bun day
You know what I mean
I love her each weekday, each velvety cheek day
You know what I mean

My love gun's loaded and she's in my sights
Big game is waiting there inside her tights, yeah

Big bottom, big bottom
Talk about mud flaps, my girl's got 'em
Big bottom drive me out of my mind
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YIKES!!! I could just imagine the front side...the wing/wangs flapping about that is
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OK - getting past the picture

Some cancer treatments that look promising these days involve heating the body for a period of time. Apparently cancer cells are super-sensitive to warmer body temps. I've been thinking I might have to religiously use a sauna as I get older....

I wonder if there has been a study of sauna culture and cancer incidence.....

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I wonder if there has been a study of sauna culture and cancer incidence.....
I think you're supposed to sit on a towel when you use the sauna, and in between uses it probably wouldn't hurt to wash down all exposed wood surfaces with a strong bleach.

What type of culture were you thinking about?!?
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The scandinavian countries!

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I just came from my sauna - nudity and just out of shape males in mine -

Used to take a whirlpool until someone convinced me that the chemicals and other things floating in it can't be good for you....
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All I know is, I've had more "fun" in a whirlpool than any sauna, but I feel better when I do the sauna deal............
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