Random health and exercise thoughts

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

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  1. GraphicNovelty

    GraphicNovelty Senior member

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    I know that feel and it's glorious. All of my clothes that I care about fit way better, which is awesome.

    That includes:
    +J Blzer
    ToJ Moto
    Brooks Bros MTM Shirts
    APC's
    Alt A. T-Shirts
    A&F Flannels (don't h8 they fit awesome).

    I only regret giving away the chinos i bought for work that got too small on me. Who cares though--I'll be moving to a new office in october and won't have to wear fucking khakis ever again.

    I also used moving as en excuse to get rid of all of the shit I don't wear And once I move to a new office, I'll be able to get rid of the shitty dress-shirts I had to buy because i was outgrowing my old ones.

    My wardrobe is pretty much perfect (for me) now :D
     
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  2. stinger70

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    With the strength standards, does the level you are at suggest potential for gainz? What i mean is, even though i've been training a year or so, i am still at novice level on most lifts, and untrained on bench press. Does this mean i am still at the level where i can get a shitload of noob gains? Or does it mean i started at a big disadvantage and have still used up my 25lb LBM noob gains or whatever the amount is.
     


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    Coldsnap Senior member

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    Nice Graphic. I gotta admit clothes look better on me since I have slimmed down.
     


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    Lowering back feeling really tight after bench press. Over arching maybe or is it just because I'm not really used to the form?

    Need to start doing my negatives faster, I think I control the weight too much. It's great on low rep stuff, but I probably spend more time on the eccentrics then the concentrics on stuff like pull ups.
     
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  5. GraphicNovelty

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    ^ Cool thanks. My girlfriend just started working out with me last week at a community rec center, i go to a powerlifting gym on her off days. It was super cute though, first day I had her squat and she loved it, she was like jumping all up and down asking how much a normal girl could squat.. getting super competitive.
     


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    Finally got back to the gym today . . . man it's so hard to go back after a long absence. Did a ton of foam rolling, stretching, mobility type work (which all really hurt - damn your body gets screwed up when you dont use it) then hit up some compound lifts 3x5 squat, dead, bench, bent over rows, military press. feelsbadbutkindagoodman.

    Side note - since i've hurt myself multiple times doing traditional deadlift, I switched to Sumo style and boy does that feel a lot better. First time ive ever deadlifted and not felt like injury was just a moment away.:slayer:
     


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    How did you hurt yourself via conventional?
     


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    Just cant get into a position where I have correct back angle. I have a really long torso and short arms. Also less than optimal hip and ankle mobility. Working on the mobility but my left ankle will likely never have full mobility as a result of an old football injury.
     


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    Mechanical limitations or nerve/muscle issues? I have some bone growth in my right ankle from skateboarding as a kid so I can't stretch my right calf like people can normally, though I think it's gotten better over the years. Muscle/nerve issues are a toss-up, but a lot of doctors will give you a conservative outlook so never resign yourself to not trying.
     


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    ankle mobility is relatively easy compared to hip
     


  12. I<3Bacon

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    inb4 page 1338

    My APC NS 30's look like a standard NS fit in the legs, but are approaching uncomfortably tight from the hips down to the upper thighs. Waist is a lil loose. Considering buying 31's. Can't believe I used to fit in 28's a couple years ago.

    GN, fuji, etc. I'll be staying in the village wed-sun
     
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    I'm not 100% sure, but it feels mechanical. I still work on it, cause I want it to be the best it can be, but in the past I havent seen much, if any improvement, even when working on it dilligently.
     


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    Crazy right. my first pair of APCs were new cures size 27 and now I fill a apc ns 32 after stretch haha.
     


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    Gonna buy some new jeans in the states. Probably get naked and famous weird guys because I have fairly big quads and no calves. Somehow size 31 uniqlo T-000 still fit.
     


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