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Anyone else here lift?

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by AdamG, May 5, 2006.

  1. AdamG

    AdamG Senior member

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    Hey guys, first post and whatnot.

    Name is Adam, 18 year old from New Zealand.

    I've been lifting weights for the last two years, currently my stats are around 250 bench, 410 deadlift, 350 squat weighing 187.

    Was wondering is anyone else here hits the weights?

    I'm in the middle of P/RR/S at the moment, seeing stunning gains on it, anyone else tried it?

    Cheers,

    Adam.
     
  2. Kid609

    Kid609 Senior member

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    I lift.

    My muscles are bigger than yours
     
  3. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Senior member

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    A lot of times I'll be watching action movies with The Rock of Jason Statham or what have you, and think to myself, hey, it'd be neat to be a bit more jacked... I'm gonna start lifting. But then I just say "fuck it" and do something else.

    And that attitude is why I need to start wrestling again this year unless I want to be a limp piece of shit.
     
  4. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    I lift, my belly is bigger than yours
     
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    I lift, and Globe's is bigger than mine, too.
     
  6. keal

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    Adam, great lifts for your age and weight! You'll probably be weighing in at 200lbs before you know it [​IMG]

    I lift, but in the last year, my good shirts have gotten tighter at the chest. So I've cut down on my lifting and do more cardio instead.

    Bench 225/Stifflegged Stiffback Deadlift 225/Squat 225
     
  7. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Um, I lift, though its really not my main thing. Weigh in at 151-153 lbs, depending on the time of day, 225 lbs bench. Don't do that other stuff much. I am mainly lifting because I would like to be able to get Toyko's big ass carcass off if he falls on me after I annihilate him in the Kumite.
     
  8. vincent

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    I've been lifting for a couple of years on and off.

    I have finally been consistent with my weight training(5 times a week) for the past 3 months. I have also been using creatine and have seen significant progress.

    Anyone else using creatine?
     
  9. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    I used it with great success in the past. now I am not so serious about lifting.
     
  10. BigSur

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    I've been lifting for a couple of years on and off.

    I have finally been consistent with my weight training(5 times a week) for the past 3 months. I have also been using creatine and have seen significant progress.

    Anyone else using creatine?


    inconsistently, I can never get into the habit of supplements. When I do use it, I do see results especially when used with whey protein.
     
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    I've been lifting for a couple of years on and off.
    Same here. I have seen results, although they could be better if I were more consistent. Still, I am happy with where I am. My main aim was to gain weight (and not too much fat) and after several years of very hard effort, I have finally got about the weight I want (I am 1m93 - 6"4, my weight went from 68 kgs to about 87 on the course of 6 years - 151 and 193 pounds).
     
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    Etienne Senior member

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    Pat Robertson's tears cure cancer. But Pat Robertson never cries.
    That's nothing! Kim Il-Sung was said to manipulate space, and his son Kim Jong-Il manipulates time. He also has broken countless sport records.
     
  14. Soph

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    I lift, I look like a cut, greek God. Women feed me grapes. That is all.[​IMG]
     
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    Anyone else using creatine?

    I used to use creatine - the newer kre-alkalyn type. It works great.

    My girlfriend doesn't want me big and bulky, plus some of my clothes are getting tighter, so I've cut out all my supplements. I'm still lifting 5 days a week, but just casual workouts - nothing too heavy.

    I have some jeans coming in the mail and I'm praying they fit! One's a slim type and my legs are pretty thick right now. Gotta cross my fingers [​IMG]
     
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    I lift (though, I'm currently at the tail end of a 3 week rest period). My stats aren't that impressive (though I weigh in at 200 lbs). As for supplements, I take whey, a multivitam, flaxseed oil and fish oil. I think creatine wreaks havoc on the kidneys and I avoid the stuff like the plague (I speak from personal experience - I got a kidney stone once that doctors attributed to taking creatine - it was not very pleasant).
     
  17. AdamG

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    Creatine doesn't even work for around 20% of the population, and I am in that 20%. I hardly need it though.

    odoreater you are taking the right supplements, I find flaxseed oil brilliant for general health, along with muscle gains.
     
  18. MilanoStyle

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    Hey guys, first post and whatnot.

    Name is Adam, 18 year old from New Zealand.

    I've been lifting weights for the last two years, currently my stats are around 250 bench, 410 deadlift, 350 squat weighing 187.

    Was wondering is anyone else here hits the weights?

    I'm in the middle of P/RR/S at the moment, seeing stunning gains on it, anyone else tried it?

    Cheers,

    Adam.


    That's good numbers. But let me ask you this. Why do need to hit these big numbers? For who's benefit. If you are doing it to impress others, that's a lot of work to impress other people.

    Remember, you do excercise to stay healthy, those big numbers WILL hurt you in the long run. I am only saying this to save you from injuries and internal organ damages that you will be taking (if not started already). I have never met anyone who over 40 yrs old and lift big numbers in his hay days and stays healthy. They all develop chronic back pain (including myself), elbow joint pain, and some develop stomache alcers due to taking high amount of protien.

    Find your comfort zone and just stay there.
     
  19. marc237

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    That's good numbers. But let me ask you this. Why do need to hit these big numbers? For who's benefit. If you are doing it to impress others, that's a lot of work to impress other people.

    Remember, you do excercise to stay healthy, those big numbers WILL hurt you in the long run. I am only saying this to save you from injuries and internal organ damages that you will be taking (if not started already). I have never met anyone who over 40 yrs old and lift big numbers in his hay days and stays healthy. They all develop chronic back pain (including myself), elbow joint pain, and some develop stomache alcers due to taking high amount of protien.

    Find your comfort zone and just stay there.


    Let me differ a bit. I am 50, lifted much of my adult life, have lifted heavy from time to time - have been reasonably injury free. (Have not done much in last month due to a non-lifting shoulder injury.) No problems with protein (I think adequate hydration helps).
     
  20. LA Guy

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    Let me differ a bit. I am 50, lifted much of my adult life, have lifted heavy from time to time - have been reasonably injury free. (Have not done much in last month due to a non-lifting shoulder injury.) No problems with protein (I think adequate hydration helps).

    I'm only 31, and I lift, but only to supplement other types of exercise. I've found that if you do it enough, that you can get pretty strong without putting on much mass at all, or even risk injury (I am pretty slim at 5'11" and 151-153 lbs soaking wet, and never took/take supplements, but have been up to 235 lbs bench failrly easily). However, if you really want to build strength without putting on too much mass but getting more definition, I would advise exercises like pullups, burpees, and sprint drills rather than just lifting. You get a lot more power. I find that a lot of guys who mainly lift seem to lack fast twitch muscles and corrdination. Just imhe though.
     

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