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  1. I used to take 2 weeks off ever 8 weeks. It...

    I used to take 2 weeks off ever 8 weeks. It didn't have to be like this but I liked the layout. I gained 30lbs in 14 months (at 210 8%bf), had a BW clean and jerk, a 1.5 BW squat for 2 reps and a 2x...
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    I would read Marks suggestions on the subject. If...

    I would read Marks suggestions on the subject. If the workout is short in duration, a high protein meal afterwards is great. At his age and size it isn't going to make a huge difference if this is a...
  3. Great to see you getting set up and putting the...

    Great to see you getting set up and putting the work in. I set up a home gym after calculating how much it was going to cost for petrol to get to the gym. After a couple of years using it I am having...
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    Been working on Gironda 8x8 for a few weeks. ...

    Been working on Gironda 8x8 for a few weeks.

    Just getting over a wee back tweak (nothing to do with gym though). New phase started today:

    Shoulders, Back, Chest
    Shoulders:
    Overhead press...
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    Do you go to Sushi for meals out with the post...

    Do you go to Sushi for meals out with the post training one?

    Rich
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    Haha I agree it isn't easy, but it works.

    Haha I agree it isn't easy, but it works.
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    Congrats on trying to get your dad to improve his...

    Congrats on trying to get your dad to improve his lifestyle. Any exercise is going to be beneficial. I would recommend grease the groove during the week as it takes v little time. I would get him a...
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    I miss deadlifts. I hit 405 for 5 before blowing...

    I miss deadlifts. I hit 405 for 5 before blowing out my back playing rugby. Not an impressive PR but it wasn't far off twice body weight for reps (I was 210).

    Rich
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    Mobility warm up Focused core work Short...

    Mobility warm up
    Focused core work

    Short interval spin bike session - today was tabata. Good reminder why I don't do this very often.

    Calf work 30reps, 30 seconds in stretch position, 40 reps,...
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    For what its worth I would tone down on gym...

    For what its worth I would tone down on gym strength work for a while and enjoy the ride and variations of a workout that you can have along the way.

    I had a client who had a 10 mile ride about 4x...
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    If I can piggy back on this advice. Look for...

    If I can piggy back on this advice. Look for sports drinks with a good glucose sucrose ratio. A lot of them are made with fructose from corn syrup and aid in replacing liver glycogen stores but very...
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    The longer the workout the mote it eats into...

    The longer the workout the mote it eats into muscle glycogen stores. Shorter workouts need some carbs after Session but there won't be the depletion of glycogen stores.

    Rich
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    For a short while. Felt v depleted in muscle day...

    For a short while. Felt v depleted in muscle day after the session. Was working around an injury at the time so wasn't going 100%.

    Rich
  14. Hey I used it for 14 months solidly. You work...

    Hey

    I used it for 14 months solidly. You work to a system called 'blasts' and 'cruises' these are supposed to be done by feel. I decided to stick to 8 week blasts and 2 week cruises.

    I ate a...
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    Not being oldshool I am not sure my answer is...

    Not being oldshool I am not sure my answer is wanted, but here goes:

    I would need to know, what you were doing (reps, sets, exercises etc). What level of intensity (positive failure, negative...
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    Didn't watch it all. But looked like it was...

    Didn't watch it all. But looked like it was heading for 10-12 sets for back. All to positive and negative failure.

    Ouchie

    Rich
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    Looks intense OS. Gone are the days of 1 set...

    Looks intense OS.

    Gone are the days of 1 set each of two different exercises then go home. Looks like he performed a moderate amount of sets.

    All dependent on 'supplementation' ??

    Rich
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    How often are you training just now OS? Rich

    How often are you training just now OS?

    Rich
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    Simple fit Rich

    Simple fit

    Rich
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    Heading to gym now. Will be having poached eggs...

    Heading to gym now. Will be having poached eggs and some bacon when I return. With plenty of water.

    My workout is fairly intense and less than 40 minutes so I don't have a huge need for a great...
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    From personal experience, I always wanted to get...

    From personal experience, I always wanted to get into HIT (have spoken with Oldschool about it a few times). Gave it some time and a lot of effort and never really got anywhere. Saying that, I have...
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    I agree Rich .... I like grey skull over SS...

    I agree Rich .... I like grey skull over SS purely because there are a couple of nice plug ins and the AMRAP sets are a great test.

    Regarding the decision of programming with regards size, tone,...
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    Grey skull linear progression. Rich

    Grey skull linear progression.

    Rich
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    I was following a 9 move routine that only took...

    I was following a 9 move routine that only took 10 minus each day. Felt amazing, but my bad back at the time was causing me discomfort.

    I'm back on weights just now to work through program with a...
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    My two cents (this is easier to carry out with...

    My two cents (this is easier to carry out with fee weights and body weight but can be done with machines - for the most part)

    Work on the basic human physical competencies:
    Squat
    Push
    Pull...
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