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Hypertrophy Drivers - Volume, metabolic stress, and Occlusion Training

Volume is supposedly one of the best, if not the best, driver for hypertrophy. If this is true, then why does BFR (blood-flow restricted) training produce as much hypertrophy as heavy-load training? xbodyconcepts (DOT) com/blood-flow-restriction-training by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD(c) T-Nation ...

Mistersmiles1‎, 12-01-2018 03:18 PM
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after almost 2 years I'm back!

I've completed 3 months back in the gym after almost 2 years of nursing a back injury. Too many doctor, PT and Chiropractor visits...but that's all behind me now. I hope for good. What a trial something like that can be on you. Oh and the weight I put on, yikes! Those first few weeks back in...

AthensMatt‎, 11-07-2018 12:07 PM
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Little confused here would value any input from you guys

Guys i have been training my ass off since Jan till now . Managed to drop my weight from 112kg down to 93kg at the moment , the goal i originally set myself was to drop down to 90kg and figured by then i should have lost about all of my stomach fat . Well now i have 3kg's to go and looking at...

Time-Man‎, 11-28-2018 02:10 PM
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Inversion saved me... (lower back)

Hey all... It's been a while since I posted or commented here, but I wanted to share this experience... About a month or so ago, I had (what I call) a lower back "episode"... I was out of work and life for about 3 weeks. Had to take meds, anti-inflammatorys and muscle relaxants... It was...

blopid‎, 04-20-2009 05:19 AM
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Girls.....Can you bench your bodyweight or better?

I was wondering how many ladies here can bench their bodyweight or better? It seems that most men can do it but few women for some reason. Looking at the bench press standards chart................ It seems that men can bench...

NotTooLate‎, 08-06-2008 04:09 PM
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Angry Lagging Back

10 weeks ago I switched from fat loss to bulking. I do whey pre and post, creatine pre and post, bcaa during, L-Glutamine after, and hit my macros everyday. I start a weight doing 6 reps per set (4 sets per exercise/1 min rest period between sets/3 min between exercises) and bump up the weight...

ItalianDomenic‎, 11-20-2018 05:10 AM
11-29-2018, 11:23 AM Go to last post
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Poll Poll: Need advice moving forward.

Hi! I've been hitting the gym for about 6 years time, during the same time I have also been on SSRI anti-depressive meds. Since of may I have been on a calorie deficit, but in July i got my dosage of the meds doubled and while I continued to drop weight I also started to increase in BF, annoying as...

jobo83‎, 11-27-2018 09:07 AM
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The Dad Bod Defence Project

Dear Community, so here we go: This is the current Me: http s:// I am 38 years old and did never to any consistent sports programme or fitness regimen. I think I look pretty decent, I look a bit muscular and got...

GermanShredder‎, 11-24-2018 02:55 PM
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My arms flare out when relaxed.

As title says my arms flare out when im standing relaxed is this normal or any way to fix this? Pictures on profile page

parre25‎, 11-23-2018 08:40 AM
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The last bit of fat

I'm 38, as a teenager i was skinny and ripped af, i did Tkd and kickboxing and i went to the gym 6 times a week until my mid 20s eventually got fat (210 lbs 5 10), after a big struggle i got it down to 175 in 3 stages with sliight slip ups inbetween, i need to lose another 15 lbs but this last...

Popcornboy‎, 11-25-2018 07:36 PM
11-25-2018, 09:22 PM Go to last post
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Finally in the 1000lbs Club

I'm finally in the 1000lbs Club. About 6 years ago I get an invite message in my inbox here to a group called the O35 1000lbs Club, or something like that. A group of O35 guys on a quest to reach a 1000 pound total from squat, bench, and deadlift 1RM. My first thought was do these guys know I'm...

PhantomMaxx‎, 11-21-2018 07:20 PM
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Exertion Headaches...anyone gone through this?

I got one in a big way about 3 leg workouts ago. I felt them a little on upper body days, but the two subsequent leg days I felt them in a big way. This morning I was lying on my gym floor holding my temples waiting for the pain to go away. After that, I had to look it up to see what I had,...

grubman‎, 06-16-2015 07:34 PM
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Exclamation Leg day form vids.... advice welcome!

Just back squat and SLDL this time. I'd like to post one of front squat next time. Links in the attachment. Thanks all for your feedback.

chrisseals‎, 11-02-2018 08:50 PM
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Talking Back Again!! NEW Bulking Cycle and help questions please!! :) :)

Hey everyone! Not sure if you guys have checked my other posts and my journey but I used to be morbidly obese, close to 300lbs and with extremely hard work in just over a year I got down to 175lbs at 13% bf! Literally one of the biggest changes you will see if you find my other posts in the over...

darkmachine‎, 11-19-2018 09:18 PM
11-21-2018, 07:28 PM Go to last post
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Need Honest Opinions/Help - Physique Competition

All, Brand new to this forum and I'm putting myself out there asking for some help. Over the last 16 months I've lost about 50 lbs (Diet & Exercise, Imagine that!) Anyway, I'm thinking about entering a Masters Physique competition in May of '19 and would like some honest feedback on if I'm...

JLMohawk‎, 11-08-2018 02:11 PM
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Cool Right nutrition / workouts for man 42yrs old

Man 42yrs old, height 167 cm / weight 65 kg. Training at the GYM usually 3~4 times a week, however do not see too much outcomes ). Normally having a 2.5~3 meals: omelette sandwich at 9AM, chicken breast at 1PM and tuna/boiled eggs salad at 6PM. Please your advice with the right workout plan /...

JohnniWalker‎, 11-19-2018 05:43 AM
11-21-2018, 08:04 AM Go to last post
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Form check - Pendlay Rows

I started a new training block 8 weeks ago and am doing Pendlay rows for the first time ever (have done normal bent over rows, t-bar rows, cable rows etc...). I started with 135 for 3 sets of 6 reps and have been adding 5 lbs each week. Tonight I did 170 for 3 sets of 6 reps and now that the...

tblodg15‎, 11-13-2018 05:28 PM
11-20-2018, 08:58 AM Go to last post
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Newbie gains when cutting

I have been training for about 3 years now. However, due to chronic back pain I have not been able to squat or deadlift so just neglected Legs. After some physio my back is feeling pretty good and I am now able to train legs. I was just wondering, is it possible to get newbie gains on your legs...

LeeDrury1978‎, 11-17-2018 06:32 PM
11-20-2018, 08:41 AM Go to last post
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Question On Arm day, any opinions on alternating Bi's and Tri's exercises?

My arm workout day typically looks like this. BB Curls 3 x 8 Tricep Dips 4 x 7 Preach DB curls 3 x 10 Tricep V-Bar Pulldown 3 x 8 Standing DB curls 3 x 12 Dropset NG Smith press 10,5,5,10 What are your thoughts? I see some guys hit their Bi's first in one go, then their Tri's. I prefer...

rejones1976‎, 03-24-2010 04:37 AM
11-19-2018, 05:58 PM Go to last post
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Senior Life long Lifters; Tell us about the old days

Tell me about Hoffman's Gain Weight and wtf was dessicated liver for. Were squats, pullovers and milk really giving people chests like Grimek? Did the Keys to Progress help you throw on slabs of muscle? Regale us of tales from when you were younger and weaker.

Esrex‎, 10-26-2018 02:04 PM
11-19-2018, 01:11 PM Go to last post
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Putting on muscle

I’ve got a friend who asked me a question and I’m not sure what the answer is. He’s 38. He’s been lifting weights for a few years but always been in a deficit as he started way overweight. He’s does amazing and lost a shed load. Now he wants to try building muscle. He’s gained a little...

canadiancoops‎, 11-18-2018 03:06 AM
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Prescribed HGH

I need to read the rules.

hewster‎, 11-17-2018 12:16 AM
11-17-2018, 12:31 AM Go to last post
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Thumbs up Re-bounding after a stroke, need a specific plan

Had a stroke a few years ago...not outwardly noticeable like many are. Affected my sight, anxiety toleration, dizziness and short term memory. Most has gotten better, but have a really hard time holding a job. Disability is out of the question. I don't have endurance to "make it through an eight...

Windhand‎, 11-13-2018 02:23 AM
11-16-2018, 08:39 AM Go to last post
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Fixing matabolism....Or any other ideas that may help?

Been dieting for 11 months now, and not losing anymore weight calories are at 1600 and I feel like I'm eating like my teenage daughters. Ive been counting my calories and weighing all my food hitting 148g Protein and 45g fat. Ive only started weight training the last two weeks but have been running...

TBoneSteak82‎, 11-12-2018 02:43 PM
11-15-2018, 03:01 PM Go to last post
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Unhappy Limited by heart rate, breath

I am getting to a point where I can't overload anymore not because of the weight itself, but my heart rate instead. Allow me to clarify: on any giving exercise, I feel I could increase the load by a good 10% or more. I feel my muscle can stand another 4 or more reps, but my heart is racing and...

resle‎, 11-14-2018 10:35 AM
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