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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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    Looking good TKJTG. Your comp is the same day as mine, right?



    Week 2 of my progressive overload winding down.

    Bench and squats were stupid easy.

    Deadlifts were felt easy-ish.

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  2. fuji

    fuji Senior member

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    Makes me sad because the same days as your competitions I have my exams.


    Getting below my chest on pull ups now, could probs do a muscle up if I knew how to kip and my pull up bar wasn't against a wall.
     


  3. virus646

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    good job Charly, everything looked easy. When are you gonna start trying :happy: ?
     


  4. mrchariybrown

    mrchariybrown Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Thanks lol will be next week where my progressive overload starts getting ramped up to weights where I might have to start "trying" :D
     


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    Holy F. You make the deadlifts look so easy
     


  6. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    IIRC yours is on Saturday and mine is on Sunday.
     


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    Axelman 17 Senior member

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    Much better DLs this morning, focused on keeping back/core tight, really pushing hips forward and heels down. Much less back soreness. Hit 3 x 295, getting close to my goal of three plate DL. Insane how easy Charley makes it look.
     


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    Duh guys, I thought we established charlys success was purely genetic

    Ctk: broken foot = get broing out already and start on dem curllzzz

    For real that sucks though :(
     


  9. Coldsnap

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    charly does have some REALLY short femurs...
     


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    Pretty hard to get high carbs with really low fat on a refeed day. Macros for the day:

    Totals 2,848 384 51 203

    Had to eat loads of sugary stuff, 2 energy drinks, bag of skittles, bread and pasta. Most carbs come equipped with fat. Not sure i need refeed days at 14-15% BF but i feel that my metabolism has slowed a lot in response to the lowered calories so they should help fire it up again.
     


  11. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    best refeed foods are candy and cranberry juice.

    Gummy bears and Sweettarts brah
     


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    High carb with low fat ain't hard. My go to carb sources for reefed days are potatoes, rice, natural cereals and fruit. Sugary carb sources isn't necessarily bad on a carb refeed. The carb back loading diet actually claims it's better on a refeed than fibrous, whole grain, or whatever slow digesting "healthy" source.

    I usually get some low fat ice cream in my post workout refeed and I know that lots of Leangains clients eat a ton of cakes and sugar down sub 10% bf.
     
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  13. Khayembii Communique

    Khayembii Communique Senior member

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    How the hell is it tough to get carbs? If it's really that tough then why not just drink a ton of juice?
     
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  14. I<3Bacon

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    Just noticed Charly has different footwear for each of the 3 lifts.
     


  15. mrchariybrown

    mrchariybrown Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Oly shoes for squatting, deadlift slippers for deadlifting, anything for benching.
     


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