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Sticky Thread Sticky: 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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Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: This week in the O35 II

On this day BLK00TJ is competing at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic State Championships and Military Nationals. I've competed alongside this lifter and his squat is nothing short of elite. Yesterday I had a few surprise PR's in the gym (sorry no pics or vids) Barbell Bench 265 x 6, Dumbells 110's x 9,...

Bando‎, 05-02-2015 07:16 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 Bodybuilding.com 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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Voodoo floss

I picked up a couple rolls this week. For the old pros in here that have been using this do you have any tips for use. I am wrapping knees, elbow, etc. I have watched tutorials on it on YouTube, and rogue. I know how to wrap. I guess the thing I am confused on is how long do you leave...

shaneinga‎, Today 09:42 AM
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Powerblocks...YES!

Craigslist is my friend! (warning: pointless exuberance ahead) I've been using Olympic adjustable dumbbells since I built my home gym. I don't use dumbbells for a lot of work, but still, changing the weights was a bit annoying, and the length of the bars made exercises awkward on many...

grubman‎, Today 07:00 AM
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something to strengthen muscles/tendons around knees?

As I've started lifting the last 4 weeks I've been noticing my right knee getting more and more sore. I've had problems with it off and on over the years just from various "accidents" with it since my teens, so I think this is just old injuries/scar tissue coming back to bite me. I've been...

flyinion‎, Yesterday 09:51 PM
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Healing a consistent injury

I keep tearing a muscle in left lower back/glute area when doing deadlifts heavy or lighter in high reps. My Dr and Good Friend who is a Physical Therapist say im getting a little too old to be deadlifting 375 4 or 5 times. It is one of my favorite exericises but I gotta admit its a terrible 4 or 5...

diesel4874‎, Today 08:06 AM
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Realistic expectations.

ive been thinking lately... Being 35, and admittedly my body just isn't what it used to be at 20, I just wonder what a realistic long term expectation would be. I really don't have any set goals, I'm just lifting to get stronger, I have no ceiling, don't think about it, and I never really...

tackett‎, Yesterday 07:31 PM
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working out at 40

throughout my 20s, i used to work out 3 - 4 times a week at rather high intensities. id go for 2 x 45 min cardio classes, usually two of either body jam or body combat or power jump or 30 lap swim, and after that id still have enough energy left over for a regular 45 min+ strength training then...

vespr‎, Yesterday 01:38 AM
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Tips for forearms stronger for deadlifts

Any advice on what works best for you to strengthening forearms to help with deadlifts. I'm on stronglifts 5x5 program. Forearms give out when I get up to 250 lbs. It prevents me from going higher than 250 without very long pauses when setting the weight back on the floor. I can't use...

Rt8961‎, Yesterday 07:10 AM
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How Much Sleep Do You Get?

Lifting weights makes me TIRED. I usually fall asleep when I put my kids to bed (they're 4 and 8) I'm usually lifting 3-4 times a week, at 90% of my 1RM and just fall asleep around 8:30 or 9pm. I try to get 8 hours a night, but when I don't fall asleep with the shorties, I'll usually go to...

rimam1‎, 06-29-2015 09:16 AM
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Not a thread you would expect from me (training lulls)

It has been over 5 years since my return to the gym. In that time, I may have missed 2 workouts (unplanned). (one when I had double pneumonia and just guessing there was probably at least one other). A lot of you know me and at times....well.... I have been told I may be a little overzealous. ...

induced_drag‎, 07-01-2015 08:53 AM
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Rear Delts

When I hit Shoulders, I work them as hard as possible - at least for me. I also work on my form, because hitting each head demands it or you are wasting your time. For the past several months, I really pounded my rear delts. Face Pulls or ok, but I really do not get that much out of them. In...

Mark1T‎, 06-18-2015 02:53 PM
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Lose lingering belly/chest fat

Hi guys and gals, I've been working out regularly for the last 3 months. I work out an average of 4 days a week about 45 - 60 minutes per workout session. So far I have seen noticeable results in my overall physique, my arms, legs and chest have toned. The first 6 weeks I lost about 3 inches...

mrdaro‎, 07-02-2015 01:07 PM
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Protein powder suggestions

Can someone suggest a good protein powder that's high in protein without being crazy-high in calories? Also something that's not too terribly expensive, and preferably tastes good, too.

Tricon7‎, 07-02-2015 09:46 AM
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Video 50 year old warming up with 405 lbs for squat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eDNwUBve10

CurtisKaine‎, 07-01-2015 01:03 PM
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Thumbs up Over training thread.....How do YOU know when you are over trained??

...I am hoping everyone will share there experiences with over training? I am sure something like this could help all of us...Younger and older. Also,when over the age of thirty five,is it much easier to over train? or is it more difficult? At over thirty five most of us have learned a...

CanadianMoose‎, 04-09-2008 01:23 PM
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Unintended experiment

So I typically work out 5 days a week and have 3 days rest between body parts. I've been making slow but steady progress with this amount of rest time. In May, for this reason and that, I couldn't hit the gym more than 4 days a week (one week 3) and I plateaued. In June, I got back to 5 days a...

GasHed‎, 07-02-2015 07:27 PM
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Wink OHP for bench press gains?

I've found that training my shoulders using the standing OHP really helped me spring my bench press forward. Obviously, benching and proper programming/nutrition will help you bench more, but don't underestimate what the OHP can do to help you bust through a plateau. I think it's smart to hit your...

Jbizzlechizzle‎, 06-29-2015 07:18 PM
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almost 40

To everyone: I am almost 40 and been lifting for about a year. I have seen some changes but I need to become more trim/shredded/jacked! I limit my carb intake and mainly eat meat and protein. I do eat about 4 chicken breast a day and always put in a one hour workout a day. I want to loose my...

Tommy41909‎, 05-25-2015 06:38 PM
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Can someone please critique my workout/diet?

I started working out about 2 weeks ago, but I wish someone would critique my entire setup. I am 38 y/o Male, 6'-2", 306lbs. I've lost about 20lbs in the last 3 weeks doing a keto/paleo combo and jogging. (I can run a 5k in about 38 minutes at my current level of fitness) I have no physical...

someguyinga‎, 07-02-2015 08:50 AM
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Weight Gain

Hi everyone, This is my 1st post so bear with me ! A am 41 years old, 6'1" and weigh 177lbs, I have gained approx 30 lbs over the last few years which I am quite happy about but I seemed to have stuck lately. I am currently using Creature creatine and gold standard whey protein as...

Pigsnhuds‎, 07-02-2015 01:30 AM
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Been a good year ...so far!

Been hard at it and for the first time decided to prep for the first half of the year comps as the INBA World Titles were held in Dubai - and we all gotta get to Dubai at one time or the other, hey??? Started off in the Sydney Nationals in my age class to qualify and managed to get a win there....

yakabebe‎, 06-29-2015 05:32 AM
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Yoga

My wife wants to take a Yoga class for the winter. Any benefits besides an addition to sexual positions...... :D

little lats‎, 10-22-2002 09:32 AM
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New to bodybuilding At 40

Hey all, Just joined the forums. Been browsing for info for a while, finally decided to join. Anyways, A little about me. I Got my gall bladder removed in Dec of 2014 and after coming back to work weighed in at 233 lbs. I'm 5'10". After repeated attempts years ago at getting in shape something...

GeneralGreybush‎, 06-29-2015 06:50 PM
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Mobility Programs?

Hi everybody, I am looking to get some input on mobility programs, and if there are any widely popular (because they are scientifically sound, not fads) mobility programs. Like the mobility equivalent to Starting Strength, and Strong lifts for strength. I feel like my strength program is...

Mahrexen‎, 06-28-2015 06:36 PM
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MARK WAHLBERG gaining 40lbs of muscle in 7 weeks

How is it possible he gained 40 pounds of muscle in only 7 weeks?? ffs search this to see what he says: "mark wahlberg gained pounds of muscle"

instapaul‎, 06-25-2015 08:35 AM
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Degenerative Arthritis

I was diagnosed Tuesday with multi-level degenerative spinal arthritis. My first PT session is next Tuesday. I'm trying to learn about this condition and how it relates to weight lifting. My doctor doesn't have a clue about lifting, but maybe I can find someone (a doctor) who does...maybe the PT...

Marius_Ursus‎, 06-18-2015 11:40 AM
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