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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 08:42 AM
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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 05:57 PM
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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 08:12 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 03:04 PM
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Arrow at this point which path should I go - Bulk or Cut ?

I've been working out for many years on and off, I am now 37.5 my genetics (my father is the same) is skinny arms and legs but a fat belly/love handles, some calls this "skinny fat". my fat percentage is high (over 20%) and my muscle mass is low. I can gain 45 lbs on a bulk without any fat...

bugbass‎, Yesterday 04:20 PM
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Refeed. Which day?

Just rounded 22 lbs weight loss since January and have about 10 - 15 lbs to go. My refeed day has been more like a binge day (without going right overboard) but it’s time to tighten the reigns a bit now. I was wondering what day is best to have the refeed day on? It’s been on a weekend day so...

PiperBill‎, 04-24-2015 10:50 AM
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What are you old timer bulkers eating ?

Heres what my INCREDIBLE BULK meal plan looks like... I am certainly having some fun ... 4 am- 2 large cups of coffee, non dairy creamer (though I miss my heavy cream) 4:30- 6 hard boiled or scrambled eggs. 1 cup of oatmeal with cinnamon or two slices of gluten free bread with 3 slices...

coachcalande‎, 04-24-2015 09:20 AM
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Inner back?

So I tried spider curls for the first time in my life on Friday. Went to failure on all sets. Strange thing is that my inner back has quite the nice soreness going on right now. None of my lat moves trigger it, only when I squeeze the inner back do I feel it - kind of like shrugs, but inner back...

GasHed‎, Yesterday 06:54 PM
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Maximum frequency to work out biceps?

I have heard/read mixed things about how often you should work a muscle group. From what I can tell, the majority of advice is to allow 48 hours minimum before working out the same muscles. Some even say once a week should be the max if you are lifting really heavy. Bottom line, I want to...

snorkelman‎, 01-28-2008 10:04 AM
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accuracy of inbody compositon analysis

Ok so I go to complete nutrition today and stand on the machine where you take your shoes off and hold the electrodes for body comp analysis. results are total body water 134.9 dry lean mass 48.7 body fat mass 18.3 lean body mass 183.6 weight 202 skeletal muscle mass 104.2 bmi 29.0 pbf 9.1. My...

berkleymax‎, 04-24-2015 04:30 PM
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Front or Back squats

Which do you prefer and why?

Chilliez‎, Yesterday 09:25 AM
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need advise from experts

Dear experts, --- I am completely new to everything - from fitness, using forums for info etc. Please bear with me. I am middle aged/ old man 45 years; tried to lose weight - lost 35 lbs over 16 months, so looking for new targets now ---- Please take a look at my profile pics, my body...

David22South‎, 01-19-2015 04:56 PM
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Creatinine levels

I've had numerous blood test recently (originally because I have depression and my GP wanted to check stuff). Each one shows slightly elevated creatinine - which is to be expected as I lift regularly and supplement with 5g of Creatine three times a week. Now my life assurance company, for whom I...

ultramagnus‎, 03-10-2015 05:09 AM
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check my squat form please!

Apologies for arse view 1CgNsn9J5-8 Do I need to get lower?

HYMENATOR‎, 04-24-2015 06:28 AM
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What do you want from a running / outdoors watch?

For those of us who do running, trails, hiking etc for fitness, what do you want out of a training watch? For example, is GPS accuracy really important or do you carry a smartphone and use Strava or something? Do you want navigation info or just heart rate, pace etc? Are you bothered...

Caractacus‎, 04-24-2015 12:08 PM
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Hi everyone. New forum member after some honest advice.

Hi, I'm a 35 year old guy from England who is in the military and I have let myself go a bit the last few years because of high workload and operational tempo and if I'm honest a lot of laziness too. Work has been so hectic for the last few years I just have never had the motivation at the end...

toby843‎, 04-23-2015 12:12 PM
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married family guys- how much time are you spending in the gym?

when I was in my 20s, Id go to the gym for 2 hours six days a my 30s, I found my every other day routine that I am now....originally I found it as a way to have more "cardio days" on my "off days" from weights... ok, after that made me found out that this every other...

coachcalande‎, 04-15-2015 02:01 PM
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IIFYM Dirty Cutting

I'm not sure how others feel about this and I know it's definitely not the best way to go about things, but it works for me and it helps me keep my sanity when I'm dieting. I've tried the whole grilled chicken breast, rice and veggies everyday, but I feel like I'm losing my mind and always end up...

Jbizzlechizzle‎, 04-20-2015 10:14 AM
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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 01:09 PM
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New to weight training

Hi All, I am new to weight training and have only been at it a little over 4 months. I started Body Pump in Jan and do it 3xs a week along with cardio 2xs a week ( I hike 4 miles on tue, 2 miles thursday then a yoga class + I lift a little in home gym) 2 years ago i quit smoking, and seems my whole...

JennerMon‎, 04-14-2015 10:05 PM
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Prostatitis and overtraining

Hi, I was wondering if there is anybody in the forum suffering of prostatitis or CPPS. I have the sensation that I burn out very easily since I have it. Before having prostatitis I used to train martial arts 3 x Week, plus 3 x Week bodybuilding and 2 x Week bike or jogging. I always felt that...

Trigun86‎, 03-30-2015 07:40 AM
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42yo and want to get bigger and stronger

Ok, here is the skinny. I am 5'9", 192lbs (I think this weight is ideal if it is muscle but it is not all muscle), and eat healthy as a nut. The only thing is I am not losing weight anymore. I have decided that cardio only is no longer the answer. I used to run 15 miles a week but that is getting...

twbranch‎, 04-23-2015 01:08 AM
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Wendler 5/3/1 bodybuilding template

I've been using the 5/3/1 calculator on blackironbeast for a long time now. I was checking out the various accessory options and decided to move from the boring but big template to the bodybuilder template. I also do the 8/6/3 variation for extra volume. ...

michail71‎, 04-23-2015 09:30 AM
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Near 60 years old, can I maintain or get stronger? Any success stories?

Hey guys. Looking at 60 yo. This is my first post here. I've always been fairly fit and active but I notice that my bench presses and pull ups are not what they used to be. Now I must admit to not being consistent with going to the gym, and I've never been a powerhouse, more a slim runner and...

forcexdistance‎, 04-22-2015 11:38 AM
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Kinda Frustrated With Weight Loss. Any Insights Appreciated

5'10" 37 years old Mid sized build. Need to lose another 10-15lbs Not losing strength but put my linear increases on hold this month. I feel like as I started to analyze every calorie I ate, my weight didn't change much but my body comp improved drastically. I'm 3 months into "cutting...

PA762‎, 04-22-2015 07:03 AM
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Trap Bar Dealifts

What do you think about trap bar deadlifts? Any positives to these from your experience? ETA: I shouldn't try to spell things this late....

EjnarKolinkar‎, 04-17-2015 08:40 PM
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Cool Low sleep on some days unavoidable - question re. recovery/wkouts

Hello. This is my first post so wanted to say hello and greet all folks contributing to the forum! Been following various topics over here but didn't find similar problem I'm currently having. As I'm temporarily separeted from my family I decided to have another job to boost the pocket...

chalger‎, 04-24-2015 02:20 AM
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American Ninja Warrior

Got cleared for "social media" by American Ninja Warrior. I'm competing in the (once secret) Military Episode in June (in California). I'm going to kick arse and try to win the 1 million dollar prize money for Shriners Hospital. I'm also raising money for them (not for me) so no matter...

cmoore‎, 04-22-2015 04:45 PM
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How much protein powder per day is too much????

Hi, Been told by some, and have been doing so for the better part of two years to take 1 and 1/2 scoops of protein powder per day. I'm taking a plain vanilla natural whey isolate that has 24 grams of protein. Mix that with some flaxseed, spoonful of yogurt, and some berries and drink it 3x per...

stileggio‎, 04-23-2015 03:28 PM
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