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  1. Basically, yup. A few tips for getting back...

    Basically, yup.

    A few tips for getting back in the groove, as someone who's struggled with depression, niggling injuries, derailing and getting back in the groove:

    1) Don't feel it's "All or...
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    And you don't even have a time one excuse. I'm...

    And you don't even have a time one excuse. I'm basically posting from the 18th century.
  3. Exactly. I scored under 20 too and I'm pretty...

    Exactly. I scored under 20 too and I'm pretty skeptical of it. Sleeping in an odd position was enough to put my shoulder in a bad place and have me rolling everything around, trying to shift...
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    Dumbo's Magic Feather will only get you so far. ...

    Dumbo's Magic Feather will only get you so far.

    Sometimes, you just gotta lift dat sumbitch.
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    That quote should be graven in stone and...

    That quote should be graven in stone and adamantium.

    Sweet work, Mr A. 445 is serious poundage and given it's over 2.5x your bodyweight even more so.
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    Yeah. The other one I hear a lot is "Metcon!" But...

    Yeah. The other one I hear a lot is "Metcon!" But seriously, eff that.

    With 40 yards, a prowler, some heavy ropes and some weights of any description and you can literally devise thousands of...
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    You're right. My bad. I was wondering "That is...

    You're right. My bad. I was wondering "That is right, isn't it?" After I posted and started mimicking deadlift grips in front of my mirror while I was getting dressed for work.

    Low sleep not...
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    Nope. Wider grip = shorter distance for the bar...

    Nope. Wider grip = shorter distance for the bar to travel = smaller range of motion.
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    Plus shorten the ROM and increase activation in...

    Plus shorten the ROM and increase activation in the traps, lats and rhomboids.

    Sumo is going to really bring the adductors into play though, which for women especially tends to be where they...
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    Damn. I actually thought you were a good bit...

    Damn. I actually thought you were a good bit younger than that. My training buddy's 47, so he still has a decent amount of years on you, but yeah, any age to have injuries is not good.

    265 is...
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    Metabolic reserve has got to be the biggest...

    Metabolic reserve has got to be the biggest benefit. I've seen a few friends and relatives go through sugeries recently, both significant and small, and the way their lean mass dropped off during...
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    Would you consider doing a cycle or two of juice...

    Would you consider doing a cycle or two of juice as time goes on, OS? That questions is something the better part of 20, 25 years down the road for me, but given some of the reports on dudes who've...
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    If you mean you've been in the gym for 2 weeks...

    If you mean you've been in the gym for 2 weeks straight without a rest day, then dammit, yes, frickin rest. I work a 3 or a 4 day split, max, and I have a pretty decent recovery rate for an amateur.
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    Same goes for me. Old Rugby injuries occasionally...

    Same goes for me. Old Rugby injuries occasionally flare up in the gym. The lifting didn't cause the damage, but sometimes it aggravates it.

    Generally speaking, if you deadlift with good form,...
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    I really want to see your moustache grown into...

    I really want to see your moustache grown into the sideburns like Lemmy from Motörhead. That shit would look so awesome, it wouldn't matter how your physique complimented it.
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    What is your workout today?

    You need to change your idiom, bro.

    "I command your tiny little ass to rise, muthaf**ka!!!"
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    SB's point is very true. Most times I'm sore,...

    SB's point is very true. Most times I'm sore, working a muscle under load and getting some blood into it is the easiest way to make it feel better. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is a weird,...
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    Once you're over your own bodyweight, it's all...

    Once you're over your own bodyweight, it's all effing heavy. I just keep trying to think "Well, it's only 5lb more than last time."
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    Dude, you're so far ahead of me in the chin up...

    Dude, you're so far ahead of me in the chin up and dip stakes it's not even funny.

    Let my chunky legs have their moment of glory :p
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    Yeah, stuff like your DB presses for chest. 40 kg...

    Yeah, stuff like your DB presses for chest. 40 kg DB presses are hard as hell.

    I've just seen massive benefit to my own training to basing it on the barbell. My own program used to revolve...
  21. Thread: Foam roller?

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    I find doing that with a rolled towel directly...

    I find doing that with a rolled towel directly under the spine (running parallel to the spine, no accords it) to be great, then "pulling" the head up once your hands are in position almost always...
  22. Warm-up for squats -- important to get hesrt rate up?

    Heh. It does make you feel like a complete toolbox every time you jump on. But the lack of joint impact and upper body involvement is just priceless.
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    And Fred will have more gainz to the relevant...

    And Fred will have more gainz to the relevant muscles in the lift. Not disputed. Anyone who trains for strength knows that hitching reps or ballsing up your technique isn't just a way of risking...
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    What is your workout today?

    Been too damn gassed after my last few workouts to post them. Today was almost the same.

    Squats

    172.5 kg (380 lb) x 5 x 3


    Bench

    92.5 kg (203 lb) x 5 x 3
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    Sorry. And you still get to break out the...

    Sorry.

    And you still get to break out the tube socks, bro.
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