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Quote: Originally Posted by MetroStyles How can we be sure your last sentence was a question? I Loled. I never Lol. Now I have to explain to my wife why I loled.
Quote: Originally Posted by bobdobalina Hmm. narrow grip and obsess about the elbows. Got it. Will report back on Wednesday if I remember. Nope. Not enough. I must be terribly inflexible. Either that or I just suck at everything. Will try the dislocations for starters, I guess.
Hmm. narrow grip and obsess about the elbows. Got it. Will report back on Wednesday if I remember.
Quote: Originally Posted by Pennglock You're saying the bar is actually sliding off? I dont think Ive ever seen such a thing, and cant see how it's possible unless you're somehow able to hyper-extend/rotate your shoulders. Precisely. It falls because there's nothing to hold it up. My grip is weak in that position, my thumb isn't supporting the bar, and it slips down to about wrist level. Then I freak out; I bet it's pretty scary with...
Quote: Originally Posted by union1411 have you even read the book (Starting Strength)?? apparently not, which makes me wonder why i'm even responding to your post rather than just recommending the book and staying quiet. to attempt to low bar squat without understanding what's correct form and setup is a futile journey. squats - according to just about anyone that lifts seriously and has a clue - are probably the single best weightlifting exercise that...
I'm missing something, right? I've read Rippetoe and all that but for the life of me I can't figure out how these low-bar squats are supposed to work. Either: 1. I have the flexibility of a 75-year-old man, 2. I'm built very funny, or 3. these squats are best performed with chest parallel to the floor. Seriously-- no matter how I contort my shoulders and chest, there's no little shelf back there for the bar. And the recommended thumbless grip? Seriously? If I put...
The various colonial regimes were by no means perfect. But to assert that their average quality of government service was anything but far better than either their predecessors, or their successors, is a political distortion of history which I have no trouble at all in comparing to Holocaust denial. Far more people were murdered in decolonization and postcolonial violence than in the Holocaust. Moreover, only a few fringe nutcases deny the Holocaust - whereas...
You threw that remote pretty fucking hard, man.
Quote: Originally Posted by Big Punisher What's your exercise routine? Stronglifts 5x5. 3x/week. And much walking.
So, I quit smoking and I gained 15 lbs in 5 weeks.* My suits don't fit anymore. My underwear is too tight in the waist. I can't stop eating. I'll eat lunch at 1, and I'm famished by 3:30. I'll eat 500 calories (chicken, turkey, tuna, cottage cheese) at a sitting and I'll be unsated. Questions: 1. Are there really people in the world who can't gain weight? 2. I should start smoking again, right? 3. Am I really eating 1500 surplus calories a day?
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