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    If you're looking for a "reason" to kick the...

    If you're looking for a "reason" to kick the sauce, try the experiment these folks did. I read about this on January 2nd and haven't had any alcohol since. Will be interesting to see just what...
  2. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    Just read one of the Yahoo! Health articles about...

    Just read one of the Yahoo! Health articles about good carbs/bad carbs, and here's the last paragraph:

    Q: Should I ever carbo-load?
    A: Consider it when you’re training competitively for a...
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    One word: oil.

    One word: oil.
  4. Thread: Forks Vs. Knives

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    Don't bring a fork to a knife fight.

    Don't bring a fork to a knife fight.
  5. Thread: (Re)Introduction

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    (Re)Introduction

    Hey all, I'm Jim. Originally started PB back in October 2011 at 305lbs give or take a pound or two. Dumped 20lbs+ in October and November, and was generally doing well. Then, I started lifting...
  6. Thread: Women and results

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    Sounds like you need some muscle mass. Squats,...

    Sounds like you need some muscle mass. Squats, deadlifts, pullups, pushups/bench press, etc.
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    I think general consensus would be that carbs...

    I think general consensus would be that carbs very shortly after the workout would be ideal. The idea is to spike the blood sugar a bit and get going on muscle repair and glycogen replenishment...
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    Mine has enough for 13. That's how old that...

    Mine has enough for 13. That's how old that thing is.
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    Went a little overboard and signed up for three -...

    Went a little overboard and signed up for three - Twin Cities in May(actually in Wisconsin!), Indiana in June, and Wisconsin in September. Not really a fast mover just yet, so just looking to...
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    Andy, which one are you looking at doing?

    Andy, which one are you looking at doing?
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    I used to be able to get away with shaving every...

    I used to be able to get away with shaving every other day. Not anymore. It's either growing faster, or just not having to struggle through as much face fat anymore.
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    Sticky: Ah, to be young again.

    Ah, to be young again.
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    Thanks for the vids and the inspiration!

    Thanks for the vids and the inspiration!
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    Federkeil - just out of curiosity, what do you...

    Federkeil - just out of curiosity, what do you weigh? I'm guessing your strength:weight is pretty good seeing how you're a football player. Did you breeze through a lot of the obstacles?

    I'll be...
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    Katt - how tall are you? Also, to quote a...

    Katt - how tall are you?

    Also, to quote a famous dead guy: "Never, never, never give up."
  16. If you don't make it by the time you're 21, keep...

    If you don't make it by the time you're 21, keep trying. Physical improvement can continue well into your 20s, 30s, and 40s, as many on here are finding out. Personally, a lot of goals have...
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    In Flames - My Sweet Shadow Soilwork - Fate in...

    In Flames - My Sweet Shadow
    Soilwork - Fate in Motion
    The Offspring - Half Truism
    Seether - Out of My Way
    Seven Mary Three - My My
  18. Thread: Share a triumph!

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    Really enjoying reading everyone's triumphs! A...

    Really enjoying reading everyone's triumphs! A few from the last month or so for me:

    1) I no longer care what I weigh. Been "stuck" at 280-285 for several months now, but my clothes slowly get...
  19. Thread: For a laugh

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    You can't spell "Slaughter" without "laughter".

    You can't spell "Slaughter" without "laughter".
  20. Thread: Blood donations

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    It's every 58 days in the US I believe. And as...

    It's every 58 days in the US I believe. And as far as the vein thing - as long as the person doing the sticking has a bit of skill and you take decent care of yourself afterward, everything should...
  21. Thread: Blood donations

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    My advice? Do it. Help a complete stranger. ...

    My advice? Do it. Help a complete stranger. You'll feel good about it afterward.

    And this could be complete BS, but it probably can't hurt too bad to put a little extra load on your body's...
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    Echo the above. Things I've learned: 1) How...

    Echo the above.

    Things I've learned:
    1) How awesome sardines are
    2) How awesome it is to have lots of energy so often
    3) It's OK to miss a meal
    4) Visit your local butcher
    5) In terms of...
  23. Thread: First 24-hr IF!

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    First 24-hr IF!

    Getting close to finishing up my first 24-hour fast, and am feeling kinda funky. Could be insufficient sleep though. Was emergency relief for chores this morning back home, then had to go to work. ...
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    Sticky: Benson - just keep at it! When your body fat is...

    Benson - just keep at it! When your body fat is that high to begin with, it can take a while to really get going. You may only see subtle differences for the first few months, but they keep adding...
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    Good lord, 50 lbs in 3 months??? ...

    Good lord, 50 lbs in 3 months??? Congratulations, and keep it up!
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