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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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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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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 05:45 AM
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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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friilance‎, Today 11:10 PM
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Pecs or fat

Pecs don't hang like moobs but if I reach up with the hand on the same side I can pinch up quite a bit. Is this a lot of fat or a normal occurrence? Already around 18-20% BF but this bulk WILL put mass on by winter's end lol.

meloncap78‎, 09-26-2014 01:40 PM
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Thumbs up NorwichGrad‎ - Thanks and big ups

Just wanted to give you your props and say thanks for helping me with your advice on squats. I very rarely implement what anyone tells me about training as I have been doing this for so long and know my body, but your suggestion about going down fast on squats was/is spot on. Although I have...

bodyhard‎, 09-27-2014 06:45 AM
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Failed Squat Video, all mental I am not happy!

As many in the past have found that the mental part of Lifting is just as important as the Physical part of lifting. Squating is my nemesis, its not like the deadlift where either you pull the weight off the ground or not, its that simple. The Squat is much more mental and form is so important....

21infantry‎, Yesterday 10:17 PM
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Getting flack for not Getting Low

Having an issue that has cropped up a couple of times lately. Due to birth defects, resulting in tarsal coalitions in both feet, even after a subtalar fusion in one foot,I have less than 20% normal flexion, and even less dorsiflexion, in my feet. As a result, my squat depth is limited. On a...

Polarhound‎, Today 05:27 PM
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Fat Free Mass Index

http://www.naturalphysiques.com/28/fat-free-mass-index-ffmi Trying to figure out what the difference is between FFMI and the Adjusted FFMI? Wonder what it is adjusting for? Anybody use this thing much? I think Cmoore did, but he is on walkabout. I rated a 23 or (24 adjusted).

EjnarKolinkar‎, Today 08:43 PM
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Should my 64 year old dad take up deadlifting?

My dad has been having some back pain issues, was recently laid up in bed for a few days because of them, though today he felt good enough to cut the grass. I told him (via e-mail) how deadlifting helped me eliminate my back pain, and suggested he consider it, (if cleared to do so by a doctor.)...

CKBB‎, 08-21-2014 12:56 AM
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Jsbird1‎, Today 07:27 PM
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ever hear of a rib injury doing leg presses?

About a week ago I was doing leg presses and on a set I could easily get 20 reps, on about the 16th rep. I must have come down too fast or too far (or both ) and seemingly "popped " my rib on my lower left side It did not break, but it surely hurts. I ice and compress, when needed. Anyone ever...

tgutz‎, 06-01-2010 07:06 AM
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Do all your gyms have people doing the dumbest stuff ever as well?

I used to think its funny, but now its frustrating. Here are my two biggest irritations 1) we have one free weight incline press and one free weight shoulder stations in my gym. They are back to back. What happens is there is a bunch of m******ers in my gym that stand on the back of the...

jasonjm2005‎, 09-27-2014 09:14 PM
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Intro: 51 yrs - want some mass

Hi all, found this website & forum whilst searching info for working out past age 50. Looks doable and I intend to. I joined in order to utilize the info and encouragement that is available here. I have a couple of benches and an odd assortment of free weights, no gyms where I live. ...

mikemodjeski7‎, 09-27-2014 11:56 AM
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Lower Back Pain...How To Fix ?

So Monday of last week my lower back right above my tailbone started hurting. I didn't feel any pulls or pops while lifting, just woke up with a sore back out of the blue. Lifted on Mon, skipped legs on Tue hoping to let it heal up some. Lifted on Wed which was back day but cut all my lifts...

ImpiousOne‎, 09-17-2014 03:15 PM
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THE......Definitive Runner's Thread!

That's right, it's time to share some respect for what some of us do to; burn fat, improve cardio health, or just want to get a runner's high :). The previous thread went sideways, with a guy like me trying to keep it alive these past months :). Not the right way to do it!. Here's what we'd...

dbx‎, 04-20-2009 01:42 PM
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Thumbs up Dedication = Pratherian

This O35'er has not been in the game that long, but his tenacity and determination have been inspirational for us that know him. 1 week out from his 1st show (doing as a tribute for a family member with a medical condition) he's dialing chit in and getting work done. Proud to call you friend Prath...

Bando‎, 09-19-2014 05:51 PM
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Alcohol and lifting

Hey,do you guys find some beers at the weekend affects your Monday workouts?? i'm pushing the big '35' and i don't drink often,but Saturday i went out for a few,had Sunday as a day off, and my workout today was awful.I started a new program last week,and as the first few weeks are an...

zzfh‎, Today 05:03 AM
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Gym Etiquette-Racking Weights in front of mirrors

Curious on what is the correct way to do this. I've been working out for years in a military gym without mirrors...command to budget strap to buy mirrors I guess. Regardless, recently joined a commercial gym. The weight rack is in front of the mirrors. So if I want to grab a set or re-rack,...

TiberiusClaudis‎, Today 09:31 AM
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Back to the gym...

Hi guys, I'm 36 next month, 5ft 11, 108kgs, and today is my first day at the gym, in a very long time due to an illness... My aim is to lose the excess fat and gain muscle. The plan I found for myself and looks good is the 5x5 program. Any words of advice? Or am I too old to build muscle?...

ashr1uk78‎, Today 09:11 AM
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Cardio or strength training

Ok a lot of people talk about this.what should i be doing if i want to build or keep muscle is cardio gonna hurt my gains,should i just stick to strength training am i still gonna strip fat that away,I've lost a bit of weight so i just wanna to tighten up now but there still a lil fat on the belli...

mtzn8n‎, 09-27-2014 12:30 AM
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Muscle memories and calories deficit question?

Let's say I haven't trained for like 3 months then i lose a significant amount of muscle mass. Say i come back to the gym and start workout again but i'm on a low carbs 500 calories deficit. Will i be able to gain back all my muscles that i had before i stopped working out even on a calories...

Wheysted123‎, Today 01:55 PM
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Heart Rate Question

I'm still recovering from hernia surgery so not going all out with any activities yet. Walking briskly on the treadmill about 4.5 mph I am able to get my HR up to about 102-105. Target HR for someone my age is 119-145. My question is if I have a normal resting HR of 45 should I be shooting for more...

Browns7213‎, Yesterday 10:36 AM
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Squats PR brag !!!!!! Beginners Take note.

95# for 8 reps = 108 1RM ok, it's the first time I ever did BB squats in my life. But for the record... that is my starting point. no vid, so I hope that you all will just take my word on the stat.

JediRN‎, Today 01:04 AM
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Cant loose fat!!!

I have been eating a clean diet and training 5 times a week for a couple of months now. I train with weights Monday, Wednesday and Friday and cardio Tuesday and Thursday and I also do a very physically active job. I eat 5 meals a day, hitting my macros all of the time and drink plenty of water. ...

ricey100‎, 09-17-2014 11:33 AM
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430 deadlift pr at meet

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Simpske‎, Yesterday 05:47 AM
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The Week Leading Up to Max Attempt in Deadlift and Bench?

Hey guys and gals, I've been lifting heavy (for me) and consistent now for over 16 weeks and I think I'm ready to go for big max in the deadlift and bench. I'm going on a family reunion vacation in one week (gone from October 5-12) and was wondering what you all would do in this situation. 1....

heatwave13‎, Today 05:01 AM
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advice needed

so ive puchased BLUE STAR NUTRACEUTICALS CARNITINE LCLT because ive heard so many good things about it . Most reviews are saying it gives them a great lift for workouts . I'm currently using PRE JYM , is it safe to use both together ??

James1207‎, Today 07:25 AM
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