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Targeted ads: How many HEAVY smokers are here?(10 posts)

Targeted ads: How many HEAVY smokers are here?filtersweep
May 4, 2003 6:34 AM
Show of hands please?

These pop-up ads against smoking on a website devoted to the second-most cardio intensive sport is rather ironic... talk about preaching to the choir!

"Yeah... I'm thinking if I cut down to only a pack a day, I'll shave maybe 30 seconds off on my upcoming time trial"

Hey- I know this site needs its ad revenue, and I'm CERTAIN this anti-smoking campaign is spilling over from the MTN biking website... ;)

...but it is a bit funny...
0? nmJuanmoretime
May 4, 2003 9:17 AM
re: Targeted ads: How many HEAVY smokers are here?collinsc
May 4, 2003 12:18 PM
whats the most cardio intensive?
My guess.Jon Billheimer
May 4, 2003 1:07 PM
Cross-country skiing. It's my understanding that the highest VO2 max ever recorded was by Bjorn Dahle.
Exactly- nmfiltersweep
May 4, 2003 1:39 PM
Yup: elite x-country skiers just edge out elite marathoners...serbski
May 5, 2003 7:33 AM
... in terms of VO2 max. Did anyone ever see the Kenyan cross-country skier in the Winter Olympics a while back? He was a very, very good marathoner who just wasn't as world-class as his Olympics-bound countrymen so he got shunted into cross-country skiing somehow. I believe that a Swiss or Italian skier took him under his wing and mentored him and there was a very moving scene where the Swiss/Italian embraced the Kenyan who was just hammered by the finish (I don't recall the Kenyan did that well but his effort was really incredible). Sorry to ramble.
rowing and cross-country skiing....Bruno S
May 4, 2003 2:46 PM
are the most cardio intensive. Both require the whole body to be used. Rowers say their sport is the most cardio intensive, skiers say theirs.
I would have guessed swimming.Matno
May 4, 2003 3:46 PM
At least in my experience it's the most cardio intensive. However, both rowing and XC skiing are right up there. It's just that swimming combines a whole body workout with holding your breath, which seems like it would put more of a strain on your cardiovascular system...
AGREE!the bull
May 4, 2003 5:06 PM
Try swimming for a half day.
Also basketball with no bench warmers!
Try frisbee football!

Buy the way only smoked 1 pack today cause I rode 100 miles!
I think the camel lights are good they leave less tar on lungs so you way less!Plus that flip top box comes in handy with all the stuff flopping around in the back of that jersey pocket!
your weight is partially supported by the water though (nm)ColnagoFE
May 5, 2003 7:28 AM