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Random health and exercise thoughts

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

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  1. gort

    gort Senior member

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    Have you given a try squatting without the neck pad yet?
     
  2. Cool The Kid

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    Yea... it wasnt exactly the revelation I was expecting, but I did figure out where and how to place the bar.
     
  3. TeeKay

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    Amazing how quickly you can firm back up after a few intense workout sessions and epic eating for a few days.

    Feeling pretty good and scale is back to normal(192). Back on track! Thinking I'll be able to get to 215 this bulk with a tolerable body fat %.
     
  4. thekunk07

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    old gym donated their cybex xover to me. got a smith, squat rack, dbells from 15-150 and 5 hammer strength machines. may not need to go to a gym much longer.
     
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  5. gort

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    You must have a nice sized place to be able to store all that, especially considering where you live.
     
  6. Cool The Kid

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    Dude wipes his ass with RO, he probably has a waterfront compound in Great Neck (yes jelly)
     
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  7. TehBunny

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    Great to hear Mark; hopefully that squat will balance out your freakish bench to squat ratio!
     
  8. thekunk07

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    not great neck, i am catholic
     
  9. Cool The Kid

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    Since I've started this LP I've been sleeping 12 hours every night. Feel amazing but really cutting down on the time I have during the day.
     
  11. VLSI

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    How can you sleep so much? I feel like shit when I oversleep significantly.
     
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  13. VLSI

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    What is it? What for?
     
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    Nice. Where'd you get that buffalo bar from? VLSI, it lets you squat and takes a lot of stress off your shoulders. Great if you want to squat while rehabbing an injury.
     
  15. Coldsnap

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    I would have killed for a buffalo bar when I was rehabbing my shoulder. Although my gym got a cambered bar and a safety squat bar during like the last month of my rehab program which was cool.


    I dunno, I'm the type of person where I need 7+ or I feel like complete hell the next day. I just like to sleep, feel amazing after 12 hours, also feel like i recover from little injuries instantly after sleeping that much.
     
  16. VLSI

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    Interesting. I've only seen the clambered and safety squat bars. Currently have bruises on both shoulders from all my squatting... it's the most painful part of the squat now :(

    Kind of want to get a fatter Texas squat bar. My gym had one, it was nice for squats of course, but also really working my grip on deadlifts.

    You have any recs for a dip belt? The haulin hooks one looks nice since I can use it with my ironmaster DBs, but it's a bit pricey for a belt.
     
  17. Tigerprawn

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    I've been using this http://www.amazon.com/Harbinger-289...=UTF8&qid=1377107522&sr=8-1&keywords=dip+belt

    Cheap, does it's job well. Been doing ~100lbs without any signs of wear or breakage of the hardware.
     
  18. VLSI

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    I'm just wondering if I can justify double the price for the other. It sounds like a lot more, but on an absolute scale $30 isnt that much money if it performs better. It has a buckle in front instead of open design and hook for db, which sounds nicerl/easier to load. However, the hook seems like something I could easily buy at any home depot and just place on the chain myself.
     
  19. Cool The Kid

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    Theres no shame in a comfort pad

    I have an Elite FTS dip belt. It's been doing its job for 4 years, def a keeper. I don't think it cost too much either.

    Speaking of Elite FTS I got their super heavy knee and elbow sleeves yesterday. Squatted with the knee sleeves today and will do bench/dips with the elbow sleeves tomorrow. They seem OK... maybe a little loose. We will see how they break in.
     
  20. Coldsnap

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    There's lots of shame in the comfort pad!!
     
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