Random health and exercise thoughts

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  1. jarude

    jarude Senior member

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    IF/WD provides more of a psychological benefit than anything for me. i couldn't give any less of a shit about the fat burning or whatnot - what i do like is fasted training and not having to pack a ton of food with me
     


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    Some things. Now that I accepted a M-F 9-5 job I hae moved back to carb backloading. Just because It's super nice to have an option about eating breakfast or not and also not having to bring so much food to work, i usually eat 700-850 cals before training then the rest post. Another thing is my hip/hamstring/calves tightness from sitting at work. I plan to bike to work on my off days at the gym which should keep me a bit more mobile and moving.. but any tips for around the office? I can't really stand up and do intense stretches because A) I work in a small room if a lot of people and B) it's hard to stretch in work clothes and heavy Alden boots. I got my stretching routine after work and pre workout on lock, just maybe something to help around the office. Like get up and walk around every hour?

    Also I want to go from 175lbs-185lbs, sorta stoked.
     
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    Appreciate the obligatory SW&D reference :slayer:
     
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    haahaa tis true though, no stretching ankles in aldens
     


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    get up and take a few laps every once in awhile. i actually worked up a sweat playing pingpong at the office today :slayer: dont play against the koreans. its one thing if they roll you in starcraft, but in pingpong you get to see them laugh in your face :(
     


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    what is this....


    what is the point of a continental clean and jerk
     
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    it's a throwback to an older era. cleaning an axle like that can't probably be done in the usual fashion due to the bar being so goddamn thick.

    also Ilya Ilin 180+230 at kazach nationals, Ivanov & co have their work cut out for them if they're going to outlift this dude a couple of months down the line.

    salimi is fucking injured, shw gold now looks up for grabs.

    sry bout the london hype, just can't help it.
     
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    Intradesting. My gym has 2 kinds of bars. Narrow ones with gnurling in the middle and ones, which are slightly wider with no gnurling. Both weigh 45. I use the narrower ones for everything. Is it normal for barbells to vary in width? So deadlift bars have no gnurling at all? I thought you'd need a bit to grip.
     


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    By narrower/wider, are you talking about the thickness of the bars? I was under the impression that there was a standard thickness for men's olympic bars, although thicker bars do exist for the purposes of training grip.
     


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    Yeah thickness of the bar. It's weird, they're all 45lb olympic bars. Just half of them are a different width then the other ones. My gym is poverty as fuck and has no women, don't think the owner bought half womens bars, half mens.
     
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    A little bit wider. Not like an axle compared to a normal bar, but I can feel the difference when im squatting. Wider ones always slip out of my back because of the lack of gnurling in the middle. Hope its not like a 35lb bar and im squatting less then I think I am. Got 1 bar with really sharp gnurling in the middle too, cuts my back up and its rusty too, probably not too safe. Its a cambered one the gym owner made from 2 bars.
     
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    Haha yeah make sure. The only time I've seen thinner bars is the 15kg women's bars...
     


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    mens IWF barbell 28mm 20kg, womens barbell 25mm 15 kg
     


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    womens are a bit shorter too though right? All same length at my gym.
     
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