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Random health and exercise thoughts

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by Eason, Dec 20, 2009.

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  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant Senior member

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    I believe 3 hours of snow shovelling counts as HIIT... [​IMG]
     
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    I had to spot a women bench pressing 200lb yesterday and it was one of the most intimidating and off putting things I've ever seen.
     
  3. jarude

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    I had to spot a women bench pressing 200lb yesterday and it was one of the most intimidating and off putting things I've ever seen.

    Was she like "ughhh bodybuilder chick?" or one of those sarah bertram types that looks like your regular dame then kicks your ass all over the gym?
     
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    Was she like "ughhh bodybuilder chick?" or one of those sarah bertram types that looks like your regular dame then kicks your ass all over the gym?

    She was quite nice looking until she took her coat off and she had huge veiny biceps. Also she had a very strong scottish accent.
     
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    Penetrative clits. No thx
     
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    Trying to explain to the average person why the recommended 50g of protein a day is horseshit is just a completely [​IMG] experience.
     
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    Trying to explain to the average person why the recommended 50g of protein a day is horseshit is just a completely [​IMG] experience.

    Doing 300g a day for the last week and my body has gotten much harder and defined. Lost a lot of water weight and my abs are showing much more clearly. My weights not changed that much and I only feel a bit stronger, but I just feel more solid. I don't know how people only do 50g, thats like 1 steak.
     
  8. hendrix

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    i do 50g some days, it's fine.


    hardly ever more than about 140. I don't even bother counting protein.
     
  9. APK

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    Most of the people I know who think 50g/day is fine or that any more is excessive are generally skinny fat at best or overweight most of the time.
     
  10. hendrix

    hendrix Senior member

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    not skinny fat at all. i'm 5'9", 150lbs and deadlift 400.
     
  11. APK

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    I didn't say you were. "Most people."
     
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    hmmm yeah, but then most people who advocate 300g protein a day for people less than 200lbs are telling people to waste their money.
     
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    I honestly can't fathom consuming 300+ grams a day. I fluctuate between 170 and 175 and struggle to get 1.5x LBM.

    Ultimately, it comes down to what your goals are.
     
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    The average person can usually get enough protein just by eating relatively normal, maybe with reminders to include something protein based each meal. If you're eating
    B: 2 eggs
    L: 150g of lunch meat
    D: 8 oz steak
    then you'll be getting about 120 g of protein. If you're lifting, you can get to 1g/lb+ (I get about 1.5 g/lb without really thinking about it) just via food.
     
  15. CunningSmeagol

    CunningSmeagol Senior member

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    imho you are not sitting back/getting low enough with your butt, which is causing you to round your lower back. Your upper leg should be closer to parallel to the ground at the lowest point of your lift. Although it could be because of the angle of the camera. [​IMG] Also, for the actual lifting motion, you are straightening your legs first before your torso, this puts more strain your lower back instead of the hams/glutes. It should be more of a simultaneous fluid motion (i.e. your legs are fully straight at the same time your torso is vertical). Activate your hips/glutes more, focus on the motion of forcing your hips forward.
     
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    DL form check:

    you just need to move the bar back so that its touching your shins and riding up them from the start position.

    imho you are not sitting back/getting low enough with your butt, which is causing you to round your lower back. Your upper leg should be closer to parallel to the ground at the lowest point of your lift. Although it could be because of the angle of the camera.


    Also, for the actual lifting motion, you are straightening your legs first before your torso, this puts more strain your lower back instead of the hams/glutes. It should be more of a simultaneous fluid motion (i.e. your legs are fully straight at the same time your torso is vertical). Activate your hips/glutes more, focus on the motion of forcing your hips forward.



    Sorry, but wrong on both points.
     
  18. speedy4500

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    nope, not a keto diet. a simple 40/25/35 macro breakdown.

    cheat days get me lean [​IMG]


    New here, but wanted to endorse the high-calorie "cheat" days.

    I'm always pigging out during November and December. Holiday parties, family events, etc. I still work out as intense as I can, but pretty much the weeks surrounding holidays the majority of days are "cheat" days: 6000+ calories daily of cheese, cookies, steak, pie, etc.

    Then in January when the thought of baked goods makes me ill, when I go back to a normal diet and stop eating so much junk, I get lean so quickly it's crazy. Almost as if my body gets used to churning through 6k cals and keeps searching for that amount even though it's only getting 4k from food. I usually end up leaner at the end of January than I was in October, without changing my workout schedule.

    Fun stuff.
     
  19. jarude

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    New here, but wanted to endorse the high-calorie "cheat" days.

    I'm always pigging out during November and December. Holiday parties, family events, etc. I still work out as intense as I can, but pretty much the weeks surrounding holidays the majority of days are "cheat" days: 6000+ calories daily of cheese, cookies, steak, pie, etc.

    Then in January when the thought of baked goods makes me ill, when I go back to a normal diet and stop eating so much junk, I get lean so quickly it's crazy. Almost as if my body gets used to churning through 6k cals and keeps searching for that amount even though it's only getting 4k from food. I usually end up leaner at the end of January than I was in October, without changing my workout schedule.

    Fun stuff.


    no such thing as a cheat meal, only a "metabolic reset meal"
     
  20. Tooch4321

    Tooch4321 Senior member

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    man, i finally figured out why my BF% has gone up, it's because i quit smoking four months ago. i really need to rethink my diet now, i do something to help my health and it totally backfires on me.
     

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