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Progress Update, diet break, 50 yr-old legs, etc…

Like always this will probably be way longer than it needs to be but I had several things on my mind that I wanted to share so will just do it in one post. Since some of you have seen my story but some may not have a quick summary - I was overweight for years and started exercising 20 months ago...

tblodg15‎, 09-11-2018 01:19 PM
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busy guy using kettlebells and fasting to lose weight

hi, I'm trying to lose weight. I am doing a combination of primarily kettlebell HIIT workouts, some kettlebell strength workouts, and a bit of long distance running. I am in an area where gyms are super expensive, so while I used to do compound weightlifting at the gym, I no longer do so, and...

earthwalker8‎, 09-15-2018 08:48 PM
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drop sets on deadlifts crazy or no?

Saw some guys doing drop sets on dead lifts yesterday. Looks like a great way to fark up your back or am i paranoid. Anybody here do them?

gunny7258‎, 12-05-2012 06:31 AM
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Do You Lower Volume and/or Frequency on a Cut (as an over 50 natty)?

Lots of articles out there on the topic, but not specific to the 50 something natural bodybuilder. What do you guys think? I currently hit each muscle group twice a week (actually twice over 8 days) utilizing a Push - Legs - Pull - Off - Repeat cycle. Typically I do about 12 sets for large muscle...

tkdnj‎, 09-13-2018 04:49 PM
09-16-2018, 03:04 PM Go to last post
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Rear delt wont grow.

Im hitting my rear delts with all kind of exersises but they wont grow pictures on my profile.

parre25‎, 09-03-2018 05:06 AM
09-16-2018, 11:49 AM Go to last post
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Bulking macros

Hi all Need some help Want to do a clean bulk I am male Age 46 Weight 176 lbs

Iron6161‎, 09-16-2018 01:57 AM
09-16-2018, 07:42 AM Go to last post
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help getting estrogen dominance under control food related

I had this problem for a while and tried everything but can't pin point it. After I eat a meal I get estrogenic symptoms puffy face bloated stomach hips and burning puffy nipples. I've gone gluten and dairy free but something is still irritating it... Today I was fine snacking on fruit...

fendertele‎, 09-10-2018 05:11 PM
09-14-2018, 01:03 AM Go to last post
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Distal bicep tendon surgery

I did a forum search and didnt come up with any hits in the OV35. Was wondering if anyone else in their 40's has ruptured their distal bicep tendon? Ive injured my bicep a few times over the years lifting heavy with poor form. Wrecked mountain biking and thought handlebars had hit my bicep. Got...

ichBinBerliner‎, 09-07-2018 06:38 AM
09-13-2018, 05:37 PM Go to last post
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livestream mr olympia 2018

what site will livestream the mr olympia? the press conference also

MandF‎, 09-13-2018 11:11 AM
09-13-2018, 02:59 PM Go to last post
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Unsure which direction to go with diet

Hi there. I mentioned in another thread that 8-9 years ago I used to work out, I bulked for a couple of years, grew to a pretty reasonable size but due to various other commitments I gave up before I ever got round to cutting. 9 years of eating pizza and chocolate eventually caught up with me...

MrCarrot‎, 08-28-2018 08:02 AM
09-13-2018, 08:06 AM Go to last post
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First Month of Insanity

Hello all, I am 35 years old from Pakistan and I started Insanity program around four weeks ago. Its my fourth week in process and I had to do one month pre-insanity workouts to get into shape so that I could start insanity. When I took the fit test around 2 months ago, I was not able to do half of...

Adeel499‎, 09-13-2018 05:11 AM
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Unhappy 46 yr old Hard Gainer losing faith and at the point of giving up.

Hi Experts! I am asian, 46 years, Male, 173cm, 68Kg. I was 88Kg but with proper nutrition and some body building exercises, I dropped by weight and reduced my Bodyfat from 30+% to 16% now. I want to carry on getting more ripped but more importantly, I want to bulk up to be able to burn more body...

StrongAt45‎, 03-05-2017 12:08 AM
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Question Why do so many older BBers need joint replacement?

Enlighten me.

maxbbb‎, 09-05-2018 01:40 PM
09-12-2018, 06:45 PM Go to last post
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Hip Belt Squats

The full squat and front squat are my primary exercises for the quadriceps. I had to add an exercise to replace the hack squat given I work out at home. Much to my delight I have found the hip belt squat more effective than the hack squat. I can do high rep full squats fatiguing the quadriceps...

JerryB‎, 12-28-2010 06:44 PM
09-12-2018, 05:50 PM Go to last post
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Fixing the setback

In an earlier post I told the story of competing in my first full powerlifting meet on August 11 and that I missed qualifying for Provincials and Nationals due to a failed third lift in the squat. I was short 2.5 kilos. I reflected checked around and found another local meet to get it done and...

strongpath‎, 09-10-2018 07:09 AM
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Personal trainer tried to kill me. exertion headache...

I never really lifted weights. I dropped out of school in 9th grade before I was exposed to any high school weight training, then I just never went in to one. I was a fulltime snowboarder and mountain bike rider till I was 22, so I was in very good shape. I really let myself go over the years and...

NeverLifted710‎, 09-10-2018 12:34 PM
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Question for u guys

Hi quick question for you pro's! Is a push off off pull off off push off off pull etc..repeat...viable? Is there too much rest in between the pull and push workouts? I used to do push off pull off push off pull off..etc.. But i feel i wasnt getting enough rest... Any input would be...

jasonmk‎, 09-10-2018 03:48 PM
09-11-2018, 09:58 AM Go to last post
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Where to Watch the Olympia?

Last year I watched on Amazon, where can I this year? Thanks

Thomasearl65‎, 09-11-2018 03:22 AM
09-11-2018, 05:40 AM Go to last post
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Is age 50 too late to start body building?

I know I can lift weights and do cardio to lose fat, but is it too late in life to gain significant muscle mass?

Eric117‎, 03-08-2013 06:37 AM
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Newbie from Norway

Hello I am an 40 year old norwegian who want to start training for health reason and to become more strong. I have physical work so Strength is a advantage. The last weeks a I have read a bit about Strength training special the 5x5 stronglifts Do you folks think this is a good idea? IT seems...

superduper78‎, 09-09-2018 05:11 AM
09-09-2018, 11:10 PM Go to last post
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Bodyfat % guess

Hello everyone. Looking to get an idea of my bodyfat %. I'm not looking for and exact number, I realize that's impossible from a quick video. I am looking for estimates :-) Thanks youtube.com/watch?v=dxGt0QoRMH8

66rogue66‎, 09-02-2018 04:36 PM
09-09-2018, 08:33 AM Go to last post
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42 and feeling it.

Came to the hard realization I'm not in my 20s anymore, lol. I've had a long layoff from lifting, about 7 years. I kept fit other ways. Started back the first week of June and I was 173lbs (6'1" and was sporting the thin runners frame). Thank God for muscle memory as I've already gained almost...

Jellotree‎, 08-03-2018 07:56 PM
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Lumbar strain

I sustained a lumbar strain while doing a weighted squat. It was the first doing weight squats in years, and the first time getting a lumbar strain in over a decade. I got these strains multiple times as a teenager working in supply/receiving of a big store (should've tried for worker's comp,...

meiyou‎, 09-02-2018 05:12 PM
09-05-2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
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Diet advice

Hi everyone. I have just joined the forum and wanted to get some advice from people who have more experience than me. I've not trained for a number of years for lifestyle reasons, though now at 46 it feels more important than ever. I've lost about 24 lbs this year by dieting and...

Dogman71‎, 09-03-2018 04:05 PM
09-05-2018, 04:14 PM Go to last post
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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 06:34 PM
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