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Random health and exercise thoughts

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

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  1. GraphicNovelty

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    Dammit, finally some shoes in EXACTLY my size show up on the eBay. I was hoping to steal them for under half MSRP, but apparently there are a lot of size 12.5 people looking for them as well. Not sure how high I'm willing to go....
     
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    I put a scoop of chocolate protein powder in. It's pretty tasteless but fine
     
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    Nice, I just ordered a bodybugg a couple nights ago -- same basic principle. Excited to try it out.
     
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    5kg PR in my 8rm back squat today. Hoping for an 160kg squat soon. I love my inzer belt, it's so nicely broken in now and I've gotten used to the feel of it. Took like 5 months though, first few months were horrible.

    Don't eat oats anymore, just have barley or a yam if I want complex carbs.
     
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    Overnight oats. Try dem.
     
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    Congrats on the new PR. Is the 160kg squat for 1RM or the 8RM you mentioned?
     
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    easy lifting sessions this week overall - the movements that i do know, lol.

    sat in the bottom of my squats for 2 seconds yesterday,.
     
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    hahahaha for a 1rm, 160kgx8 might take a while.



    Knucks when you pause your squats do you stay tight or go loose? I usually just sit down to the box stay tight for like a 3 count then squat, but my gym bro sits down releases everything loosens up his back and sits back then tightens up again and squats it.
     
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    Always better to stay tight throughout. You can't really get everything tight while under load once you've lost the tension.
     
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    Hmm, I wouldn't go loose under anything remotely "heavy" for the individual...
     
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    Not loose as in letting his back slump, way he does it is he sits down on the box, but then straightens his back so he's completely vertical instead of bent forward like in a low bar squat, pauses and loses all the tension in his hips then leans back forward and squats.

    inb4 does he even lift/ know what he's doing. 2.5xbw unbelted squat after like 9 months of training.
     
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    I've never seen/heard of anything like that before. What purpose could that serve?
     
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    really intense hip stretch.

    who needs yoga. I hang out with 2 plates on my back
     
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    I guess. Still seems like an injury waiting to happen if done with any significant weight.
     
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    these were not box squats and i dont box squat, so i cannot tell you. go look at efs vids.
     
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    I'm still dealing with my right hip adductor/external rotator bullshit. Yesterday was my 5/3/1 should have done 230 on the squat for max reps. My work set, I got fucking 3, and I barely got the last one. I was so pissed off that I did my work set again and got in another 5. Just goes to show how mental it is. Still, depressing as fuck watching my squat and DL go lower and lower. Bench was 240 x 4 last week though, and military was 140 x 5, that feels good.
     
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    How much sodium do/should you eat a day?
     
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    disregard sodium, hit macros.

    I generally try and avoid it, but unless you cook yourself, it's fairly hard to do
     
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    Just tried on a medium RL custom fit polo that used to drown me.....bordering on too tight now, which would be fine by me, except because i fill up the chest and back it's become too short. FFS need clothes that fit. If i buy a large in anything the arm holes are huge and it doesnt give any sort of V taper. In fact, all cotton t-shirts suck because the arms are fitted at first and then after half an hour they stretch out and arms look tiny again.
     

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