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Random health and exercise thoughts

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

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  1. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    Khay - don't buy the cotton Grizzly straps. They're terrible. You need the leather ones and yes, it's a pair in a pack.
     
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    I'm super jelly.
     
  3. jarude

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    yeah it was pretty awesome. it again goes to show how nice the community is; he was easily the biggest and strongest dude in there last night but immediately offered to let me train with him whenever. he had some good advice for meet prep and for the lifts, too - i was stunned at how shallow parallel is compared to what i'm used to. pretty excited :)
     
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    How da fuck do you guys keep your headphones from popping out at the gym? I'm always tripping over the cord and shit. Also my fuckin belt popped off at the bottom of my squat on my first rep of 12. Got so pissed.


    It is really awesome how welcoming the powerlifting community is.
     
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  6. VLSI

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    Fuckin lol :lol:
     
  7. Khayembii Communique

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    This article's spreading like wildfire. This troll got so many page hits for this turd.
     
  8. Khayembii Communique

    Khayembii Communique Senior member

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    lol it's just full of fake gems
     
  9. VLSI

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    Not to mention where he says picture on left was doing 70lb db bench press and is only 10lb of muscle different from picture on right

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    I will kill any human who comes between me and my creatine.
     
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    thanks. i'll give this a shot.
     
  12. Khayembii Communique

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    srsly. I'm surprised creatine is legal, it's so damn effective. :inlove:
     
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    What kind of creatine or creatine delivery are you guys using? I've never felt like it has given me significant strength gains, but it has been a few years since I've used it and my training is much more strength focused now.
     
  14. jarude

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    what do you guys creatine for
     
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    Khayembii Communique Senior member

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    Recovery
     
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    Any kind of creatine monohydrate. Powdered form, put in my coffee as it only dissolves in hot liquids. 5g/day, I never preload when starting, never "cycle off" it; 5g daily, every day, forever.

    I don't know if it helps with strength gains but it provides me a vast improvement on recovery time.
     
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    This does happen to be fair. I remember watching my mate inject his quad once and he kept hitting veins, there was a fair bit of blood coming out.
     
  18. VLSI

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    Bad advice bro.

    http://examine.com/supplements/Creatine/#summary16-1
    http://examine.com/faq/does-caffeine-counteract-creatine.html

    Basically, you can have both but don't take them together.
     
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    Haven't done heavy power cleans in a while until yesterday, worked up to a fairly easy 130kg. Pulls felt so strong, if only I could get my front squat up, I feel like I'd be within spitting distance of 150kg C&J.
     
  20. Khayembii Communique

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    These are based on a single study from 1996. The study was updated in 2005, unfortunately I can't find it. Here's info on it:

    http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/R/?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=192895&local_base=GEN01

    Here's a synopsis someone posted on bb.com:

    Here's an updated study from 2002 that claims the same thing:

    You're probably right, but at the same time I don't care, because I'm taking it for recovery and not increased strength.

    I'll probably switch to decaf without telling you, just so I don't have to concede defeat, though.
     

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