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    I've read the first 7 pages and this last page of...

    I've read the first 7 pages and this last page of this post and here are my thoughts....

    As a rule, a biological organism is most healthy in the environment in which its genes were selected... ...
  2. Yes, this is easily my favorite workout routine...

    Yes, this is easily my favorite workout routine (I've done plenty dif baseball/football workouts and others since i was 13 or so, now 22). It's so low volume it's not even fair the gains you make. ...
  3. This isn't surprising! Generally, women have a...

    This isn't surprising! Generally, women have a higher ratio of fat to muscle in there upper bodies (for good reason) than men and are thus weaker pound for pound in terms of upper body strength. The...
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    3 sets of Deadlifts at 340lbs x 4reps, 315x6,...

    3 sets of Deadlifts at 340lbs x 4reps, 315x6, 275x9.
    3 sets of Chinups at BW+50x7, BW+25x8, BWx8.
    10 minutes walking
    6 ~ 60 yard sprints
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    I follow a leangains workout approach and today...

    I follow a leangains workout approach and today was a rest day, so I did 4 intervals of ultra slow jogging a half mile then walking a quarter mile - 2 miles jogged and 1 mile walked total - took 36...
  6. Whey Protein Post-Workout in Fasting Window?

    Hello all,

    I am currently following a leangains-esque intermittent fasting and workout routine (while only eating wonderfully delicious primal food, of course). Specifically, my workout is nearly...
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    I proved by mathematical induction that I could.

    I proved by mathematical induction that I could.
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    General rule: bar + (n)45's on each side = 45(1 +...

    General rule: bar + (n)45's on each side = 45(1 + 2n) lbs.
    Proof: Let bar=45lbs. The first case is n=0, for which bar + (0)45's on each side=45(1+2(0))=45lbs.
    I claim, that if bar + (n)45's on each...
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    I've only read the OP but my thoughts: Jogging...

    I've only read the OP but my thoughts:

    Jogging "mostly slow" 30 minutes, 4 times a week is not "chronic cardio". Adding those intervals that you do makes it an incredibly effective workout. Your...
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    Suggestions/personal preferences: 1)...

    Suggestions/personal preferences:

    1) Sprinting/high intensity- keep it simple. Something like: Once a week, go sprint 60 yards 6 times with sufficient rest in between sprints. Be sure to warm-up...
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    Lifting weights- building muscle- can help you...

    Lifting weights- building muscle- can help you lose weight, but other techniques are more effective. The effects of muscle on metabolism are often way exaggerated. A pound of muscle contributes...
  12. Purple, Thanks for the compliment, I'm glad...

    Purple,
    Thanks for the compliment, I'm glad you're gonna try this out! There's no question about its convenience, and the results will speak for themselves.
    To answer your questions:
    1.)...
  13. Lu, The difference in our workouts, is that mine...

    Lu,
    The difference in our workouts, is that mine (my 3 day split RPT routine) calls upon nearly a 100% carb 0% fat burn to fuel my lifts for a short period of time, maybe 10 minutes total (30 minute...
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    Homemade mushroom chicken, beef mixed veggie...

    Homemade mushroom chicken, beef mixed veggie lunch. 12 pm
    Play a round of golf. Drink some blue moon.
    Pork ribs with some sort of spicy primal friendly sauce... mmm, steamed broccoli. strawberries,...
  15. Besides what I said earlier concerning dead...

    Besides what I said earlier concerning dead lifting at your best, there is nothing wrong with doing that.
  16. 2. a) is closest to the correct answer. Although...

    2. a) is closest to the correct answer. Although squats the day before can be a problem too. Deadlifts are such a powerful movement incorporating so many muscles, you really would prefer to be at...
  17. Congrats on your success. You really canít beat...

    Congrats on your success. You really canít beat how convenient a routine like this. And a neat thing about it is that working out much harder can be counterproductive- a truth I only recently...
  18. I appreciate the approval. If TFC approves you...

    I appreciate the approval. If TFC approves you know itís solid.
    Iíve considered the possibility of incorporating some Olympic lifts sometime in the future. Iíve done them before, but not performed...
  19. Lu, I’ve thought before about how fortunate I...

    Lu,
    I’ve thought before about how fortunate I am that I just happen to have been born at a time so that all of this science and information would be available during my early adulthood. I’ve also...
  20. True that. Perhaps add dumbells and a dip...

    True that. Perhaps add dumbells and a dip attachment for your power rack- my future set up.


    Don't think anyone's mentioned burpees (start in push-up position, push yourself off the ground into...
  21. My post should have read "if the bottom of one's*...

    My post should have read "if the bottom of one's* squats are at the same level...". I beileve I got you mixed up with another poster, Gorbag. I have no way of knowing how low you go on your squats,...
  22. How to Deadlift: The Definitive Guide to Proper...

    How to Deadlift: The Definitive Guide to Proper Deadlift Form StrongLifts

    This video, with the same website from your comment clearly shows the difference in depth. This guy starts especially...
  23. lol. No, yeah he's wrong.

    lol.
    No, yeah he's wrong.
  24. Our stories (besides the gymnastics) and outlook...

    Our stories (besides the gymnastics) and outlook on workout day/rest day nutrition are identical. I think a main factor limiting my lifting potential in the past has been my tendency to overwork my...
  25. I do sometimes squat up and down (potentially...

    I do sometimes squat up and down (potentially below parallel) while gripping the bar before my lift as a means to brace myself (if you can picture that). Perhaps the bottom of this motion is what he...
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