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    One of the worst things that they did in boxing...

    One of the worst things that they did in boxing over the last 25 years was when they started the day before the fight weigh-ins. This was one of those things that on paper sounded like a good idea...
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    Here's two brand new ones that just came out that...

    Here's two brand new ones that just came out that I came across on Amazon today. I don't have them so I can't comment on the contents but the descriptions sound interesting.

    Men's Health Your Body...
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    Here's the list of bodyweight training books that...

    Here's the list of bodyweight training books that have come out over the past few years that I'm aware of:

    Mark Lauren (You Are Your Own Gym and Body By You), Overcoming Gravity by Steven Low,...
  4. The people that I often see in my neighborhood...

    The people that I often see in my neighborhood running, if you passed them in the supermarket, you would be hard pressed to tell that they even work out. The more that they run it seems the worse...
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    One thing that you can try would be to pull from...

    One thing that you can try would be to pull from something higher, about sternum height. If you are trying to eventually reach the 3 sets of 30 reps from the CC book pulling from a waist height bar...
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    I own pretty much all of the major bodyweight...

    I own pretty much all of the major bodyweight training books that have come out over the last few years such as You are your own gym, Body by You, Overcoming Gravity, Pushing the Limits, Raising the...
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    I have the DDP Yoga dvd's and did them for about...

    I have the DDP Yoga dvd's and did them for about six weeks, my wife still does them a few times per week rotating them with her other workouts.

    I liked the workouts and would recommend them, my...
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    Didn't mean to single out the women only as the...

    Didn't mean to single out the women only as the men are also equally well over a healthy weight. In 1980 the average american man weighed 175 lbs., since then the average height has increased little...
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    I have to agree with this. The typical American...

    I have to agree with this. The typical American is so overweight now that people think that fat/over weight is the new normal and that people who are at a healthy weight are under weight. My wife is...
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    This reminds me of a story that my wife told me...

    This reminds me of a story that my wife told me about when she was in Hong kong several years ago on business. She said that she was in a cab with several people from the office and they drove past a...
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    I have the same problem when it come to buying...

    I have the same problem when it come to buying jeans. If I try on a pair with the correct waist size I can mostly forget about trying to get it over my butt. If I try a pair that is large enough in...
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    Sorry but no amount of spin is going to change...

    Sorry but no amount of spin is going to change the fact that guys going around waxed and with make up and nail polish wouldn't look about any less ridiculous than if they went around with full on...
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    I think that a better way of phrasing that would...

    I think that a better way of phrasing that would have been "why won't some men do any strength training?" Lifting weights, despite what some may think, isn't the be all end all.

    I lifted weights...
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    https://www.store.ddpyoga.com I just recently...

    https://www.store.ddpyoga.com

    I just recently bought the DDP Yoga dvd's and can't say enough good things about them. I'm sure that many of the traditional yoga purists may not consider it to be...
  15. Here would be my suggestions: You Are Your Own...

    Here would be my suggestions:

    You Are Your Own Gym by Mark Lauren (books/DVD's/iphone app)

    Raising the Bar and Pushing the Limits by Al Kavadlo

    Fitness 666

    Overcoming Gravity by Steven Low
  16. Thread: 666 fitness

    by Goldust
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    I've done both Fitness 666 and Convict...

    I've done both Fitness 666 and Convict Conditioning and would also have to say that I preferred the 666 workout/results much more. After doing them both I can't say that I'm all that crazy about the...
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    Thats only true if all you are doing are things...

    Thats only true if all you are doing are things like the standard push up. Initially you'll make strength gains but eventually they will level off and if all you do is the same exercise but just add...
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    Before you shell out the $100+ on a TRX, I picked...

    Before you shell out the $100+ on a TRX, I picked up one of these off amazon for a heck of a lot less:

    In a Bag - Trainer In a Bag - WOSS Enterprises, LLC
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    I'm not sure about the hanging leg raises, but...

    I'm not sure about the hanging leg raises, but the following progressions/tips might offer some help as far as the squats go.

    Fitness 666: Squat progression

    One Legged Squat (The Pistol) ...
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    I'm currently doing a routine combining...

    I'm currently doing a routine combining fitness666 and Overcoming Gravity and I've been making very good progress/strength gains from it.

    Here would be my suggestions:


    Fitness 666

    ...
  21. I purchased Insanity for my wife some time ago as...

    I purchased Insanity for my wife some time ago as she likes these types of workouts. She finished Insanity and while she liked it she said that she would almost certainly never do the whole routine...
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    I f you are interested in Convict Conditioning I...

    I f you are interested in Convict Conditioning I would recommend that you take a look at:

    Fitness 666

    It has a similar approach to CC but I like the progressions quite a bit more than the CC...
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    As with any Dragondoor product (any product...

    As with any Dragondoor product (any product really) you have to take some of the claims with a grain of salt. That being said you can put on weight/muscle with bodyweight exercises like CC. A friend...
  24. I've done both for YAYOG and CC a fair amount of...

    I've done both for YAYOG and CC a fair amount of time, (YAYOG 9 months, CC 9 months, YAYOG 5 months, currently back on CC).

    They're both great programs and I've gotten excellent results from them....
  25. Thread: YAYOG or CC

    by Goldust
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    The closest thing to sprinting activity in YAYOG...

    The closest thing to sprinting activity in YAYOG would be the Tabatas and the Stappers which are introduced in weeks 7-10 of the ten week cycle. The Stappers have you doing a set amount of reps of...
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