Random health and exercise thoughts

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  1. Lagrangian

    Lagrangian Senior member

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    badassfully, squats and oats
     


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    Have explained he's not gonna be fast if he can't squat BW and that his squat is too pussy to justify anything other then squatting, but apparently he needs the speed that these 30kg squats are gonna give him for lacrosse.....
     


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    Could use some advice fellas...

    I've gotten obsessed with body weight exercises with additional weights. Weighted pullups and weighted dips have become my two favorite lifts. I hear a lot of folks do weighted pushups, but I'm not really sure how to do these when lifting alone. Any suggestions? And how many reps should I be shooting for in each set?
     


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    buy convict conditioning if you like bodyweight exercises
     


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    gonna start using the prowler 3 times a week. Everyone should use one, it's great.
     


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    nice trolling

    if you're serious, google elitefts prowler
     


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    I think i've come up with a very simple, decent routine for myself. Its basically a mix of SS and lyle mcdonalds generic bulking routine. If i run it for like 10 weeks, with a good bulking diet, I should be able to add 25kg to my 5RM squat, 20kg to deadlift, and maybe 10kg to bench. More importantly it allows me to start at near enough my current 3x5 max rather than having to start with low weight again like SS does, as the progression isn't quite as severe and should be easier to maintain. Might just do incline bench both days as i find it safer with no spotter and easier to use good form. Could possibly use another exercise on squat days, but i cant think of anything useful.

    squat 3 x 5
    bench 3 x 5
    close grip 3 x 6-10

    deadlift 5RM
    db rows 3 x 6-10
    pulldown 3 x 6-10
    curls 2 x 6-10

    squat 3 x 5
    incline bench 3 x 5
    close grip 3 x 6-10


    -Squats add 5lb on the next workout when all 3 sets of 5 are completed with acceptable form
    -bench add 5lb or 2lb every time 3 sets of 5 are completed with acceptable form
    -deadlift add 5-10lb every time. Warm up, Perform 5RM and then 2 progressivley lighter sets of 5 reps.
    - all other exercises when 10 reps are reached with good form, add weight. Stay with the new weight until 10 rep sets are reached
     


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    That was my first thought...but I was hoping there was an easier way to do it with equipment commonly found at the gym.
     


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    lucky your gym has one. my gym we have a wooden box that has carpet on the bottom, we load it with weights and get down low and push it around.
     


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    honestly. buy convict conditioning. it details a 10-step pushup progression from conventional to a full one-handed pushup, no weights needed.
     


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    does your exercise facility by any chance happen to have weight plates?
    you know, those circular, metallic (sometimes even rubber-coated) things the muscled folks sometimes apply to the ends of a metallic rod.

    if it has these nigh-mythical contraptions, you might be well advised to actually place one on your back and then proceed to do a push-up.

    jesus wtfo

    e. Lu demonstrates this extremely technical exercise

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    Ask a PT to put it on your back, or just do them when you're not lifting alone (if you ever go with a partner). What do you use for weight pullups?
     


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    Wrapped up my knees for the first time this past Friday. Not super tight. Hit 385 for two sets of 5 fairly easily. Looking forward to repping 405 in two weeks. First set. [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
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    I guess I could just ask a rand-o to do it. I don't ever lift with a partner. For weighted pullups I use a belt with a chain.
     


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