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Question Experienced lifters and 3xFBW?

This is more of a question for those who lifted for a longer period of time (8yrs+) than just "older" people but I figured I'd find most of them here. So do FBWs still work for you, and do you do them? I'm a 36yo/f/clean/10yrs lifting and I found.. no matter what science and the internet say,...

dyvokoza‎, 07-12-2017 03:29 PM
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Anyone actually try squats everyday?

I don't want to hear any arm chair quarterbacks. I want to hear from some one that has actually tried squats every day. I started it then got interrupted (that's my luck). I am finishing it up or taking my last 20 or now 19 days left to finish it. I was actually pretty impressed at the start and...

Zocas‎, 07-10-2017 09:42 PM
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Wink Low fat and ripped goal

Hi Guys Please can you assist me in my workout. My goal is too have low fat and be ripped. I am reaching my goal in losing fat, but I need help on muscle gains. There seems to be a fine balance between losing fat and gaining muscle - getting ripped. My workout per week (I probably need the...

AndrewJamesE‎, 07-12-2016 11:20 PM
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dizzy after deadlifts

Hi All Ive been back in the gym for three weeks now, after somewhere between 5-10 years being a couch potato, and this week im finally going to failure after a careful buildup. Today, deadlift day, the weight is pathetic (125kg) but i had to push hard to get 8 reps out, and apparently my form...

trev1972a‎, 07-10-2017 11:55 AM
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legs never hurt like other muscles ?

I work the hell out of my legs but they never seem to hurt the next day like other hard work muscles... i can't even fatigue them either.. or it would take a lot of sets to do so. Right now i'm doing about 350kg on the free weight leg press and although i feel it heavy, i struggle to not be able...

fendertele‎, 07-12-2017 02:55 PM
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Arrow Calorie Intake Training Days vs. Non

I did a assessment which showed I need 2500 calories just to maintain and with training (weights or cardio) I need around 3000. My question is -- Iím on a mass building workout and wondered if I should keep the 3000 even on non-training days? What do you do? Thanks My information: I've...

nmjameswilson‎, 10-27-2010 08:46 AM
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Good alternative to Preacher Curls

I have always been a big fan of seated preacher curls with an EZ bar. Like how it really seemed to isolate the biceps and give a crazy burn. However, years of doing heavy preacher curls (I'd usually put a 45 pound plate on each side of 25 pound EZ bar, sometimes add additional weight) has...

ajdahlheimer‎, 07-12-2017 05:36 AM
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5 to 6 hours sleep,is it enough.

its been the average for me for years,thing is they say you should be getting 8/9 hours sleep a night,am i not going to make good gains on 5/6 hours? thing is by the time ive got my kids to settle down,and then got myself ready its around 11pm,now i'm not the sort of person that can just shut off...

brit-iron‎, 07-26-2009 04:37 AM
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Training first thing in the morning. Heavy on an empty stomach

Hello everyone first post. Does anyone else have experience of having to train at a very early hour. The nature of my job and family means the only time I have to train is at 5.30 am. I cannot be bothered to get up an hour early to eat so I go to the gym on empty. Save for water. Soon as I am...

Beatletown‎, 01-13-2012 05:36 AM
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Longest break in routine you've had

Sorry if there is another thread like this, but curious. when you real hardcore people take a vacation or a rest from lifting what's your max time off with out touching a weight? Like... no way in hell 2 weeks!!!!!? 1 week is pushing it? If you take time off you run or anything else or just sit...

Zocas‎, 07-09-2017 08:18 PM
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Anyone ever have high Creatine Kinase?

After switching healthcare my new Dr wanted to check my CK and ALS because of a change in statin. I never had a CK test before even though my previous doctor had me on a satin. Statins are known for increased CK. In February I had a value of 703 with a range 36-340. I stopped working out and...

chevjerico‎, 07-10-2017 09:36 AM
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how can a natural lifter keep up/achieve an unnatural lifters physique ?

Not sure if this has been asked before and i'll get shot down... But basically I have been lifting about the same time as another guy and although I have got big this guy has gotten big with muscles on top of muscles always solid looking and ripped and veiny. I lift heavier/harder/more...

fendertele‎, 07-10-2017 12:26 PM
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Calorie intake

I'm wanting to start the IF diet and am wondering how many calories to eat in a day. I've looked for answers on the internet but can't really find one. I'm female, 5'8" and weigh 213 lbs. Any advice?

kerley94‎, 07-10-2017 11:28 AM
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Chest recovery time

Curious for anyone who used to lift quite a bit, took a long break and then started up again (about 7 years off for me). Around 2007 I was fairly fit, 180lbs, 5' 11" 340 max bench, 385 deadlift and 300 squat, did BJJ, Muay Thai and Escrima. I got busy with life/running a business, etc and...

cwatson1982‎, 07-10-2017 08:57 AM
07-10-2017, 09:59 AM Go to last post
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help to shift fat?

Hi! I've been training hard for 2.5 years now. Before that I trained in my 20's and early 30's before taking a 4-5 year break (tiredness from having young children go the better of me!) Anyhow, over the past couple of years I've packed on a good bit of beef and changed shape for the better. ...

newdadbod‎, 07-10-2017 12:58 AM
07-10-2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
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How do I put a pix on here

How do I put a pix on here

foodog09‎, 07-09-2017 10:59 PM
07-10-2017, 03:14 AM Go to last post
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working out with broken hand

hi, im 49, in good shape, work out 3-5 days a week either gym or mountain bike. I broke my hand last week. I dont plan on working out for a while so my energy can be used to heal my hand, but, towards the last week or so Id like to get back to the gym to get my legs back. would, doing a...

muddypaws1‎, 07-09-2017 02:55 PM
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Fat loss lies

Fat loss lies on YT and articles: Let's assume maintenance is 2000 calories daily and your eating the minimum protein to maintain LBM: Fat loss lies: 1) Intermittent fasting means you no longer have to track calories to lose fat even when you eat 2000 calories in your feeding window and...

machined‎, 07-09-2017 10:40 AM
07-09-2017, 06:16 PM Go to last post
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How do six pack abs usually come in?

Basically, I've been fit most of my life. But recently, the last couple months I've been getting more serious about training. I've been lifting weights pretty hard and watching my diet. One of my goals is to have six pack abs. I know it's not going to happen over night, and I have the patience....

TurnSomething‎, 05-21-2011 10:14 PM
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Time between workouts

Hi, I'm back training after 10 years off. Starting from scratch. I'm 37. Im training each muscle group once a week like i alway used to. Newbie gains are coming thick and fast. but.... I've noticed something weird, on the odd occasion that i have to miss a workout, say a chest workout,...

bendelaurence‎, 07-05-2017 03:26 PM
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Middle aged, and starting again- DOMS

Hi all In my twenties and early thirties i spent a lot of time lifting, i got some good gains in size and strength. I pretty much stopped about ten years ago, untill recently when i decided i didnt like how id let myself go and got back into the gym a couple of weeks ago, ive stopped the crap...

trev1972a‎, 07-03-2017 05:33 AM
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Sudden Strength Loss - Bench & Military Press

Anyone experience anything like this or offer any insight/ideas? Thanks a ton! Three weeks ago had an amazing chest/back workout, everything felt great. I normally do 225 x 12, 250 x 10, 275 x 8 and 315 for max reps - usually 4-6. Then two weeks ago, for some reason I decided to narrow my...

FCB02062‎, 09-19-2013 07:24 AM
07-07-2017, 07:11 PM Go to last post
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Set some PR's today, hyped!

This week is test week in my program, and first day went awesome. Set a new PR for Deadlift at 425lbs x3 reps, and a new PR for Strict OHP at 200lbs x3 reps. Left a little in the tank on DL, probably could've gotten 1-2 more reps, but the OHP PR was a legit 3rm , that 3rd rep took some work...

ivanhoek1‎, 03-20-2017 08:24 AM
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Pull up question

Hi all. Before my question, some info that may help with answering. 1. I have been training about 2 months 2. My weight is pretty constant, but I am growing muscle judging by the 1/4 inch already on my arms (btw is that decent progress in 2 months?), and photographs of my back show a...

MRHELLO‎, 05-20-2017 11:41 AM
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Talking Fine. Let's Get Skinny and Hangry 2017 Diet/Body Compostion Thread

WELCOME! I have taken it upon myself to start this thread up. Calling out the more Senior O35 members proved fruitless (looking at your Plateauplower) ;) so I'm here to get it going. RULES: 1) Don't post unless you intend to check in at the end. We all want support and input-but we...

Hooverville‎, 12-08-2016 03:28 PM
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