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Random health and exercise thoughts

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

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  1. jarude

    jarude Senior member

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    just trained with the provincial referee chairperson and his training partner. 2 hours of box squats, reverse band squats, and pulls. Their philosophy: shut up and lift.

    Got some good pointers on depth and form. It was awesome training with like-minded dudes; definitely a different atmosphere. Instead of doing that Jan 4 meet I'm going to volunteer to get a feel for things.
     
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  2. Coldsnap

    Coldsnap Senior member

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    Good idea volunteering. Don't break yourself leading up to the meet next time :p
     
  3. jarude

    jarude Senior member

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    Yeah. I took a few days off and tried some flossing and it feels better. The squats probably weren't the best for the elbow but I used straps for the deads... No loaded elbow extension for me for awhile. I'll take the next week off and meet up with those dudes next Friday again.
     
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    So my friend was shaking his shaker bottle and forgot that the lid was unscrewed. All of his Wal-Mart whey mix spilled onto my TOJ MA-1.

    In other news I just finished my swim season this Wednesday and I lost about 4-5 pounds. Tested my 1RM for my 10th cycle of 5/3/1 and could not even hit 90% of the estimated 1RM. :(
     
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    Got 10 reps today pulling 345, 5-10 seconds between reps

    Can I do 3450 for one rep then?
     
  6. tesseract

    tesseract Senior member

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    You aren't thinking of the curve right, you could pull at least 4500 with those numbers.
     
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  8. MarkI

    MarkI Senior member

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    If I feel deadlifts more in my lower back than anywhere else, am I doing something wrong, or is my lower back weak comparitively?
     
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    yeah that's a recipe for a slipped disk. Your lower back shouldn't be a puller but a stabilizer for the lift. Tighten your abs, squeeze your butt and push through your heels.

    Practice by putting a 25 lb plate to your chest and focus on those cues. You should feel your upper body almost "pop" up as you straighten out.
     
  10. MarkI

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    I should have said that differently, the day after I do deadlifts my lower back is more sore than anything, then comes hamstrings, then glutes. During the movement everything is fine.
     
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    GraphicNovelty Senior member

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    Oh then that's fine. Soreness (not pain) isn't an indication of anything really
     
  12. tesseract

    tesseract Senior member

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    Yup always sore lower back the next day.
     
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    and the day after that.
     
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    I'm contemplating competing for the first time some time next year, just for the fun of it. Some random low key local thing probably.
    At 82kg bw, what kind of total should I be looking at if I'd not want to come across as a total joke? Currently (145/120/210) 475kg. I'm guessing 500+ minimum?
    SQ needs a lot of improvement :embar:
     
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  15. speedy4500

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    Man, the seams on these Eastbay compression shorts are crap, or else I'm just too big and powerful. Seams had popped on my other 2 pair, and today with the third pair the crotch seam ripped and my right nut was hanging out the entire workout. Not cool. The material on these things is nice and thick but I'm afraid the cut and construction leaves something to be desired.
     
  16. mrchariybrown

    mrchariybrown Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Really?

    You have these right? http://www.eastbay.com/product/model:156313/sku:8088495/#sku=8088091

    Man, mine have held up extremely well. I wear them every squat and deadlift session.
     
  17. El Argentino

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    Repped 245lb bench today in ragemode. Feelin swole.
     
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    what did I miss the last 2-3 months?

    got lazy, stopped lifting and felt like I didn't deserve to read the thread. lol.
     
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    Nice job, I repped 225 for 3 without a spot today.

    Dat feel when your squat is dangerously close to your bench.
     
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