Random health and exercise thoughts

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

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  1. mrchariybrown

    mrchariybrown Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Dips with +135 isn't nuts.

    I was doing that back in the day when I was lighter for sets of ten with 145.

    Probably can still do +135 for a several.
     
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  2. fuji

    fuji Senior member

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    I wish I could do dips. Didn't do them for about a year because they made it feel like my pecs were tearing, tried to do one a few days ago, just could not perform the movement.
     
  3. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    I can do +135 on dips 2 or 3 times and I don't consider myself particularly strong.

    Though I am gonna brag about my new PR today...weighted planks +135 pounds for 1m30s today. :)
     
  4. joshuadowen

    joshuadowen Senior member

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    Nice work on the plank. Ever try hollow holds?
     
  5. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    Had to google that....they look tough!!

    My current gymnastics goal is to be able to do human flags...not even close yet, lol. Will probably be easier one I drop 25+ pounds.
     
  6. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    Calves progress...these things are stubborn to grow:

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  7. Coldsnap

    Coldsnap Senior member

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    Here's my CBL non backload day
    7:30 Wake
    9:00-11:00 Coffee
    11:13 1 Cup Cottage Cheese + 1 1/2 scoop of peanut butter + Glass of water + 3 fish oil tablets
    1:30 1/2 lb of Cod + a handfull of sunflower seeds
    3:45 bowl of green beans and green peas
    6:00 1/2 chicken + mixed greens + mushrooms + cuccumber + balsamlic vinnagerette
    6:20 Stuff large mushrooms with shrimp, bacon, sauce, and cheese
    7:30 Whey Isolate
    10:00 1/2 cup cottage cheese + peanut butter
     
  8. joshuadowen

    joshuadowen Senior member

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    Hollow holds (and eventually hollow rocks) are GREAT progressions after you've got a strong plank. I've gotten to where I can do a 30 second hollow hold while holding a 10kg plate above my head. I tend not to do a lot of accessory core work, but every once in a while I throw these in to great effect.
     
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    Ah man seeing a serious lifters daily eating regimen brings back fond memories. What are your stats brother if you dont mind me asking :)
     
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    It seems like guys who actually lift/ train for strength are way more friendly than the other 80% of people lifting weights. Every time i ask the big strong guys how many sets they have left they are very friendly and almost always ask if i want to work in. When i go up to ask the average "amateur bodybuilder" or whatever most of the time i get ignored, maybe a dirty look and its always "I dont know man, a while?" Why is it so hard to be polite to people at the gym?
     
  11. Eason

    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    He can only do 1 pull-up.
     
  12. db_ggmm

    db_ggmm Senior member

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    There are a hundred thousand exceptions, of course, but it really is an entirely different group of people. The dumbbell curlbros are in the gym with a completely different goal than anybody using a barbell for strength. There's also so many of them competing for the same tbar faceyank machines and crooked crullbars they are probably a bit more uptight. I walk into an empty squat rack at least 66% of the time or better.
     
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    I'm continuing to be sick. Wonderful. At least it's my deload week so no big deal.
     
  14. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    Agreed...most people who lift for aesthetics are pretty douchey about it. There's a particular curlbro at my gym who walks around with a ridiculous swag gait, grunts, throws his weights, and mean mugs the fuck out of everyone. Sometimes he'll go up to other lifters and start doing the exact exercise they are but with more weight(with shittier technique, of course)...even if it's something obscure like reverse curls.

    Of course duu has like 15 inch quads.
     
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    Woke up with visible abs this morning, what was that like 5 days of CBLing? Granted I was already lean, just had a bad bloat going on constantly. And holy shit is junk food expensive, I went grocery shopping to get some proper backload food (fruity pebbles, ice cream, oreos, bananas, etc) and spent $53!!


    5'7 182lbs 14%bf. And I can do more than one pullup!!!
     
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