Random health and exercise thoughts

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  1. GraphicNovelty

    GraphicNovelty Senior member

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    Coworkers are doing a biggest loser style contest. Spent a good part of the morning compiling resources on fitness/diet/how to lose weight. I also had some friends ask about it.

    I'm curious to see if any of the advice gets any traction. You know how non-fitnessers are.
     


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    seriously, if you can abuse linear progression, do it.
     


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    you're like the weirdest dude ever. Normally ppl injure their backs while squatting, you break a rib and now you have some sort of brain tumor from bench pressing.

    :lol:

    joke


    A biggest gainer contest would be cool.
     
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    People are telling me I probably burst a few blood vessels in my head, strange how its been happening every week. You can also add pulling my lower back on OHP and bruising my head doing a push press on the pressing part.

    Probably just gonna stop benching for stupid reps and on repetition day just do like 5x10 with no sets to failure. I think the headaches start when I go to failure and do too many reps.
     
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    Kajak Senior member

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    Might be straining your neck. I was sleeping funny and getting stupid headaches from it, fixed neck position, all better. Plus I know people who strain their necks BPing when they let form get sloppy.
     


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    it doesn't hurt on like a heavy tripple. Maybe powerlifting form isn't good for high reps? It still hurts pretty bad, head ache shouldn't be going for 9 hours.
     


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    Or join the biggest loser contest but bulk and see how much weight you gain, yet still be in better shape than the office fatties trying to lose weight at the final weigh in.
     


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    everything in the biggest loser except for anna kournikova in lululemon makes me furious. what a retarded show
     


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    The gym I train at is having a contest atm for body composition. 1st 2nd and 3rd prizes for lowering body fat the most, 1 prize for most dramatic before and after picture, 1 prize for most lean mass gained. Guess which one I'm going for. LOL at crossfitters who think they can put on muscle faster than a weightlifter.
     


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    Yes, I'm very skinny (5'11"/145pounds) and yes, those numbers are 3*5. The problem is that even if I get my bench up, my ass is not going to stop popping out of my jackets since my lower back can only have so much muscle mass. I'm thinking maybe a routine where I squat once a week and do upper body 2-3 times a week would be more beneficial. I would definitely have continued with SS had this not been an issue.
     


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    Dude. You do realize girls like a muscular ass right?
     


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    what exactly makes your upper back and arms so swole from low-bar squatting? is it the fact that they're stabilizing the bar? maybe i should rack up like 500lbs and stand in a low bar stance and watch myself swole up in the mirror.
     


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    My arms have not swoled from the squats personally.
     


  14. mrchariybrown

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    Pretty much. My arms and upper back have grown the most from heavy squats, rows, and pulldowns. Fuck a curl.

    My upper back is equally sore from doing squats and a high rowing motion.
     
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    NOT FUNCTIONAL

    Been doing paused dumbbell rows now where you squeeze at the top. Feel it in dem bis. Also if you go quite heavy on facepulls.
     
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