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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Ov35 Bench Press Thread!

May as well throw this one out there so we have all 3 major lifts represented. :) Open to ideas as to how things should run but here's how I see it..... - must be Flat BB Bench only (using an OLY bar). No Incline Bench, Decline Bench or DBs. - Raw lifts only. No shirted benching. (wrist...

nvrstopworking‎, 07-12-2011 06:57 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: O35 Official Deadlift Competition Thread

Since we lost the last deadlift competition thread, it's time for a new one. Ideally we can get this stickied, and get some mod reps for the weight class winners. I'll be checking the contest regularly to update standings. Since the thread may last longer than a year, we can declare winners at...

drudixon‎, 04-15-2013 09:42 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: O35 Best Links

As my holiday present to everyone I am posting my collected links to articles and posts that I have been collecting. I keep these as an Ourtook note so that I can refer to them without searching. Feel free to add some of your collection. Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs ...for Strong and...

jtroster‎, 12-25-2007 06:45 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Stickies Consolidation

For the NEWBIES - hope this helps Are you new here? Men of the Over Age 35 Section (Pic thread, not journal thread) First and SECOND articles in a series for the over 40 crowd Gyms to consider if you live in or are visiting --- Women of the Over Age 35 Section (Pic thread, not journal thread)...

TheLBM‎, 03-10-2011 04:04 PM
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42, Newbie, Girl

Hello Everyone I am sure there have been posts like this before, so please point me in the right direction if this has been discussed. In a nutshell, I am 42 and last year decided to get my act together. I need to lose weight but more importantly I want to look amazing. Last year I joined a...

Nikward73‎, Today 12:21 AM
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Goals for 2015?

What are you going to do next year in the gym? I'm going to try and spend 9 months in surplus, and get to 4 plates on my DL and a 2 plate front squat, train steady. That's all I got.

EjnarKolinkar‎, 11-23-2014 07:20 PM
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So I took 1 week off...

And scaled back my weight by 10% (from 230 on squat to 215) and for the last 2 days my legs have felt like I hadn't used them in over a year. Is this normal? The muscles are just super tight/sore, walking up and down stairs, stretching, getting up from a chair even. This was the first break...

Greginto‎, 11-26-2014 02:34 PM
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Arrow Waist Trimmer- Please advice...

Hello, I am currently following Kris Gethin's program. It's very strict and it includes split cardio, lifting routines and clean eating. I have recently purchased a waist trimmer ( Gold's Gym Neoprene ) which I wear during my cardio sessions. I have only used it twice and I do see that it does...

SugarDoll‎, 09-20-2011 07:30 PM
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Going out to clubs & handling agression

How do you older chaps handle going out to places that are primarily under 30s & you get the inevitable pissing competitions where they are all trying to assert their dominance? You might be on the dance floor & not have moved and all of a sudden some muppet consistently bumps into you just to...

adamrandall2‎, 11-23-2014 12:57 AM
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What better way to spend a Sunday morning?!

Legs! Just got back from the gym and getting ready to go out a hurting on the nearest IHOP! Here's a fun one for anyone looking to shake things up a bit in their leg routine....nothing crazy weight wise, but stupid effective and intense. Couple sets of warmups of leg press and dumbell...

Mr. Someday‎, 11-23-2014 08:57 AM
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body fat % and what should i do to get lean

Hello, Someone have an idea how can i get rid off this body fat and should i do to get more leaner? See the picture attached pls

Fatos80‎, Yesterday 03:35 AM
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Wake up few hours early to stay ahead of possible Calorie deficit, will it work?

Say I calculated my BMR over a 24Hr period and it is 1600 But I did not include the thermic effect of 10% in this figure which would be 160Cal (all other Calories needed for other activity left aside in this example) So I guess after a 24HR period my body will have had a Calorie deficit of 166...

DanielVDMolen‎, Yesterday 03:31 PM
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This Week in the O35 (pics/vids)

Hey guys & gals, Can we start a revolving pic thread? I think it'd be fun if we had a "current" pic thread. Sort of a "What did you do this week?" thread. Rules: 1. Pic/Video must be of you 2. Pic/Video must be LESS than 7 days old 3. Poster must be OVER 35 YEARS OLD.

cmoore‎, 07-01-2012 02:09 PM
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Iron master quick change dumbbell coupon codes

I had a set of the Iron Master quick change dumbbells with the add on kit, their bench etc. They were the best quick change DBs I've ever used, their bench is really nice too, but it's pretty high off the floor. I sold my home gym stuff when my son was born and we needed the room. Anyway I ordered...

Plateauplower‎, Yesterday 02:48 AM
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Newbie at 37 years old... advice please

Hi everyone. Im 37 years old and a new starter to Bulking naturally (dont want to touch gear either). Never done it before. I have been weight training on and off for years. I have been kettlebell training for some months and decided to strip down. I got to 16.5% bodyfat and realised ( due to the...

matt1b‎, Yesterday 02:02 PM
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52 yr old ... diet help needed... Suggestions or comments apprieciated

Need some help guys.. I have been lifting for a long time... the past 6 years I have been eating pretty clean.. However I need some help... looking to put on some mass between now and the 1st of march without a lot of fat... Looking for a bodybuilding nutritionist to help me along .. I think I...

dddlgtm‎, 11-25-2014 09:51 AM
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Can Creatine raise blood Pressure

I would like to start taking it but I can't find anythig definitive that says it will not raise blood pressure. The only thing that makes me think that it won't is this paragraph I found. """Does Creatine make you retain water? No. Creatine draws water from the body to do its work. There is a...

josh jr‎, 02-14-2005 04:34 AM
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Leg Day Help...

Need some advice please on my leg day routine. Background info - upper/lower split where I go upper - lower - off day, repeat. Lower has been 5 x 5 back squats, 2 x 10-12 leg press w/emphasis on quads, 5 x 5 Romanian dead lift, 2 x 10-12 leg curl, then calves. Progress has been satisfactory to...

jktx‎, 11-26-2014 10:39 AM
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Joe over 45

Started my body transformation last January. I'm 5'6" was 155 .changed my diet and got to 125lbs. Started yoga because of bad back and it's been life more back problems. So started lifting and supplements. I'm at 128lbs and 13% bf. Abs are showing but when I tighten abs low belly skin...

jabbajoe‎, Yesterday 09:44 AM
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What is the point of doing side bends?

Every time I go to the gym I see 10 people doing side bends. Last time I went to do some back extensions I could not get one of the devices due to 2 guys doing side bends on them. There are always multiple people doing standing side bends with 45 pound plates. I though deadlifting and squatting...

EjnarKolinkar‎, 11-23-2014 07:46 PM
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Stronglifts 5x5. Just started this today

With my current routine getting more and more complicated I decided to take a few steps back and rethink just what it is I am doing. Got some good advice from other forum members when I was asking about improving my squats and I decided to go back to some basics and do the Stronglifts 5x5 program...

PiperBill‎, 11-24-2014 10:47 AM
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Grip Help

Never posted here but kind of depressed that there is a over 35 year and over section....I'm 34, 6' 1", 218. I have been struggling with my forearm size and grip since I started lifting 12 years ago and figured i'd see what advise was out there. I believe most of my problems are genetic. I have 18"...

Stootz97‎, Yesterday 03:41 AM
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ask a guy that gained 4 lbs in one week, then lost 7 lbs in one day anything

not sure how i lost close to 7 lbs from one morning to the next, but today i weighed 211.8 with gyms clothes on including sneakers.

silverlightning‎, 11-25-2014 09:53 AM
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Colonscopy Prep: No Protein for 40 hours

Hello all, I have a colonscopy coming up on Wednesday. On Tuesday I can only have clear liquids which means zero protein from nighttime Monday through post colonoscopy around noon on Wednesday (about 40 hours). Obviously I have to follow doctor's orders, but was wondering how you guys have handled...

tkdnj‎, 11-23-2014 02:42 PM
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Polar Watch. Anyone use these?

Hey peoples! I was thinking about purchasing a Polar watch to keep a more accurate log on my work outs and cardio. Anyone have any experience with these? ANy recommendation on what one to buy. Im currently looking at this model. Are they a complete waste of money? Thanks - Gene ...

Geneius365‎, 01-23-2014 09:57 AM
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New here and looking to lose pounds!!

!st let me say I am new here and I am motivated. I am 6'1 280 pounds. 3 weeks ago I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer and will be going into surgery December 2nd to have it all removed. I should be able to start some light lifting 1st week or 2 of January. Once all this happened I took a look at...

WillisD5‎, 11-26-2014 10:40 AM
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Smile Need to knowHow to properly measure body parts

Hi everyone, can someone please tell me how to measure Shoulders, calves, chest. I'm new at all this and and need some good info. Thanks and Have a great Thanksgiving.

MAC0357‎, 11-26-2014 01:21 PM
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Need advice for improving squats

I worked out at home for a year or so with little focus on squats. Only did DB sqauts coz that's all I had. Now after a few months gym I am making solid gains in all excersises except squats. I am 180 lbs. Not overly overweight. I can only squat 65kg (143 lbs) for 3 x 6 and failing on the last rep...

PiperBill‎, 11-22-2014 01:12 PM
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Need an advice (suggestions and/or comments welcome)

Hi friends. I will try to keep this relatively brief -- approximately a year and a half ago I looked at one of my shirtless photos and decided enough was enough. At 5 foot 6 1/2 (around 170 cm) tall, my weight was 130 lbs and I looked really small and weak, but with some lower belly fat (AKA...

Opaq‎, 11-25-2014 01:14 PM
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