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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 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 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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Accomplishments page updated

The “My Powerlifting Accomplishments” page on my personal Web site has been updated, including adding my placements on various All-time Rankings Lists. If anyone is interested, it is located at: http://www.fitnessforoneandall.com/zeolla/info/pl_acc.htm

GZeolla‎, Today 08:56 AM
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Will I ever be able to bench 225 for 10 reps naturally?

I've be training for about 14 years. I recently recovered from a shoulder injury so I'm starting back slowly. I don't train with spotters as I had bad experiences with a few of them and therefore I stop about 1 or 2 reps before failure on bench press. Before my shoulder injury I was benching 165...

MuscleGainer‎, Yesterday 10:30 PM
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Goals for 2014

Hey folks, so have you thought about your goals for this year then? I'm still undecided if I will cut this year or just continue my bulk, but slow it down a bit. Will see how I feel about my body at the end of Feb which is when I would prob want to start cutting (for summer). Lifting-wise, here...

Vegmaster‎, 01-02-2014 06:21 AM
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Question for men of all ages, regarding women.

I wasn't sure where to post this ha but just wanted to sidetrack a bit from bodybuilding and ask about something. A lot of men say that women lose attractiveness with age and that men generally prefere younger women. I read several sources of info online, including a thread from ages ago on this...

Purple5‎, Yesterday 03:25 PM
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Getting Started

Hey guys. A little about me: I'm a 43 year old male who's never before really gotten into the fitness scene. I've been pretty active throughout my life, but nothing spectacular. That being said, I'm at the point in my life where I realize that I need to do something to keep my body in good...

Stacker71‎, Today 10:21 AM
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Finally ... 405 d/l

After ~4 years of lifting, ~2 years of deadlifting, I hit my goal of 405x1. Not be a big number to most, but a significant pull for a guy who never set foot in a gym until he was 46 y/o. Just had to tell somebody. Thanks for listening... ;)

dpe94‎, 12-15-2014 06:47 AM
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Getting any cool equipment for Christmas?

I just got confirmation that the lat attachment and corresponding weight stack for my power rack have shipped and should arrive before Christmas :) Is anyone else getting any cool weight training (or related) equipment for Christmas?

Flipperman2a2w‎, Yesterday 04:15 PM
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DOFS after 40

So this is the first time I've been 40 and I'm experiencing a ton of DOF. Granted I had a pretty bad motorcycle accident a few years back where I broke my wrist and had some back issues including a hemoraged disk and impingement in my neck and shoulders. But I have been lifting my entire life and...

Lacerator‎, Yesterday 06:23 AM
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Can't get over that plateau

Hey all. Ok, going to sound lame, but I've plateaued for the past 10 years. I basically know what I should be doing to gain mass. Problems: genetics: I have a tiny frame and also have a hard time adding good weight. Currently I'm at 135, 5'11", age 42. Diet: I'm a pescatarian, so no heaping...

rogueofdoom‎, Today 07:36 AM
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Why is nearly everyone [I know] over 35 so freaking out of shape?

Once I hit 30 I began noticing my friends were complaining that they are "Getting old". Hmm, the day after we were born we were a day older than before...... Many of these same people have a row of medications they take daily because they "Need" them. I wonder how much of that perceived need is...

Recumpence‎, 11-15-2014 06:09 PM
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Talking Slow cardio burns more fat? Really? Woo-woo!

In the previous thread "Losing Weight & Gaining Muscle Simultaneously," Nomasgordo said "...another thing is doing your cardio after your weight workout, not before. and another thing i just learned, is that slow cardio burns more fat than higher intensity cardio. which i wish i woulda...

jcote‎, 08-11-2006 09:23 AM
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Importance of measuring body fat

In the month since I started measuring my body fat again, my bodyweight has gone from 120.2 to 120.6 pounds. Little change. But my fat % has dropped from 12.3% to 10.9%. That means my body fat has dropped from 14.8 to 13.1 pounds, and my LBM has increased from 105.5 to 107.5 pounds. I’ve long said...

GZeolla‎, Yesterday 08:22 AM
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Feeling sick from bulking

Eating is the hard part for me but I've made considerable effort the past 6 weeks to pack down 3300 to 3700 calories per day. As far as lifts go I finally feel like I'm not moving slow and just going through slow recomps. The problem is I just feel sick, weighted down, bloated, etc. I'm not...

michail71‎, 11-07-2013 10:07 AM
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50 lbs lost in 3 months, now what?

AS the title says, I'm down 50# after 3 months of working out. My goal weight is to be between 195-200# and I suppose at this point, I have concerns - not about motivation, I like working out and do so nearly 4 times a week, sometimes 5 if I'm not exhausted. I've noticed a lot of good things,...

JungleBoots‎, Yesterday 08:32 AM
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Well Just turned 35

Hey Guys, just turned 35 and glad to be part of the group :)

XtremeBody510‎, Today 06:05 AM
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Ditched my bulking & strength training for a lean, high rep scheme

Every year for the past 4.5 years I've bulked during the winter and always gained strength as a result of increased calories. However, cutting the fat each spring has always really been a drag; cutting 20-25 lbs. each year sucks, has gotten old and ultimately results in a loss of strength....

highiso‎, 12-14-2014 01:06 PM
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One armed power lifter

k17-9kfYmWY I guess no one has any excuses

67fastback‎, Today 07:34 AM
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Could you effectively grow muscle without being in a caloric surplus?

I always hit my protein macro, but I do not count my carb or fat macros. I am confident that I am not in a caloric surplus. With that being said, can you still grow muscle effectively without a caloric surplus?

Google26‎, Yesterday 07:47 PM
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Question About Amino Acids And Nitrogen Support

I was in supplement store today at my local mall, and they currently have a buy one get one for a penny deal, and some of the items on sale are amino acid pills and drink mixes. But I was looking at the containers, and they said "Nitrogen Support" and I don't have a clue what that means. I haven't...

Ace Corona‎, Yesterday 04:54 PM
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does anyone take antacid? which ones works best?

I decided to post here, figured i'd get more answers from a bunch of old geezers :P. but i'm 19 and i feel like an old man have acid reflux problems along with stomach inflammations and all of that lame stuff. It ruins my progress because days i'd wake up and vomit up mucus and loose my...

CoolYam‎, 08-01-2011 10:15 PM
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Talking deadlift with or without belt?

Hey I just started lifting and have a novice question. I've heard different opinions on whether or not to use a belt with deadlifts. I've never used a belt or straps as I am following Mike O'hearn's school of thought that the body will adapt and grow stronger without a belt or straps. My...

familyguy1975‎, 12-14-2014 07:10 AM
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Am I doing HIIT properly?

Hi all, I'm 36 and recently (a few days ago) I embarked on a simple HIIT program. Some people have mentioned that the best way to measure intensity is its effect on heart rate, so I have a heart rate monitor chest strap to help me. Apparently, due to my age, my max heart rate is around 184bpm...

icebergx‎, Yesterday 03:12 AM
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Question Why so many people want to find older woman younger man relationship ?

is this a multiple choice question and answers can be selected from the following 1) because it is their right to choose 2) because it makes life more interesting/ fun 3) I don't care put me down for option 3) please

SteveWright1‎, 11-13-2014 06:03 AM
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Please help me with my macros

I have seen the sticky from: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=156380183&page=1 and have been working on this. However, it calculates protein, fat, etc in grams/kg....but you're trying to calculate calories. How can you convert it? Here's what I have so far:

star wars geek‎, Yesterday 11:19 PM
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Unhappy I feel like I need a complete change. Anyone going through this?

I've been lifting heavy for the majority of my life. Cut to here I'm at now. I'm 35, 285 and I have two bulging disc's in my back, and one is herniated. My back was very messed up before I went to a chiropractor. The chiropractor helped my back very much with aligning it right, but once my back...

RedMesomorph‎, Yesterday 08:03 AM
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