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Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: This week in the O35 II

On this day BLK00TJ is competing at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic State Championships and Military Nationals. I've competed alongside this lifter and his squat is nothing short of elite. Yesterday I had a few surprise PR's in the gym (sorry no pics or vids) Barbell Bench 265 x 6, Dumbells 110's x 9,...

Bando‎, 05-02-2015 07:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: FOR all the OVER-35 BEGINNERS

In response to the number of threads posted in this forum on a daily basis from: *Over-35 beginners who have never lifted a weight in their lives *People who trained at one time long ago but stopped for some reason and now wish to start over again *Those otherwise relatively untrained ...

ironwill2008‎, 08-09-2015 02:21 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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: Official 2020 Supplement Awards Nominees

Out of all the products on our site, these are the chosen few: the ones you love and trust the most. Here is the Official list of the 2020 Supplement Award Nominees. Who would you choose as this year’s winners? Any products that should have made the list? Flex your vote on 8/15.

ForumNature‎, 07-28-2020 02:20 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: It's Go Time! THE CHALLENGE BEGINS 2.13.22

Our 4-Week Challenge was built to inspire you to think beyond your limits and find ways weekly to improve your overall health and fitness. All ready a beast at the gym or just getting started, it doesn’t matter - our team of master coaches will hit you with new challenges each week to test your...

ForumNature‎, 02-13-2022 12:55 PM
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Poll Poll: How To Get To Heaven When You Die


ScottLefler‎, 08-09-2021 08:34 PM
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Tendon, ligament under armpit...

I was shaving my under arms and noticed what feels like a tendon or ligament pop out when I raised my arm straight up in the air? If you put your arm straight up and lean it towards the back it comes straight down almost the center of the armpit. Only the right side not my left side. These no pain...

Carloscda‎, 08-30-2010 01:31 PM
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working out with Afib

anybody else working out have problems with AFIB and if you do ,what do you take for it?

bodyrokk‎, 12-07-2010 11:51 AM
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It's been a year... what am I doing wrong?

I've always been a runner / cyclist but got in to the gym a year ago aged 39. My goals were to strengthen my back and neck to protect myself and improve posture and to lose my skinny arms! I know 39 is late to start so I was aware my progress might be slower but I have made a lot of effort in the...

Flaphead‎, 02-15-2022 11:43 AM
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How do you Guys feel about the Casey Butt and Eric Helms calculators?

You know, the FFMI and Maximum Genetic potential ones. Have you guys ever plugged in your numbers in to these? Have you come close to the numbers it generates? Think it's legit? I know Casey Butt puts a disclaimer that...

xTeTe‎, 02-13-2021 03:11 PM
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What happened to this forum?

I used to surf this place from 2009-2012 and it was wayyyy more active. Place seems to have completely emptied out. Revisiting after nearly a decade. Anyone able to catch me up on what happened , besides the rise of social media? Also I’m not 52. No idea why my profile says I’m 52.

KamFromOly‎, 04-12-2022 11:53 PM
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I am 71 and Vegan. Any other older guys still lifting

I work out at Gold’s I have plenty of muscle still. I work out 3 to 4 times a week. I don’t use any animal sources for my protein. The best thing about plant sourced lifting is you never have any recovery problems. it isn’t steroids but it makes you feel that you can keep going all the time which...

RichS19‎, 04-15-2022 08:43 PM
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Scared to squat and deadlift

I hurt my back deadlifting last year. Recovered, and hurt it again a week later. Went to a trainer, and was told those exercises are for young people. Should I keep doing it? Should I get a trainer or post form videos? Thanks!

LazerTag‎, 04-04-2022 04:19 PM
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Natural Lifter asked if on gear

Does this happen to you - and if so, do you take offense to this? As far as I can tell, the signs of being on gear are shoulders that look capped and a larger neck. I am lacking in both departments.

PaulJerome‎, 04-13-2022 12:48 PM
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Who is using a massage gun? And what's your routine like?

Anyone actually work those massage gun into their splits?

BlackJack619‎, 03-29-2022 05:09 PM
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Anyone know about Testosterone here? I am concerned

I went to my doctor to get a physical and when they were doing the blood test I told them to check my test as well. Results came back and I am at "370" doctor said I am within the normal range for males between 200-1000. I asked him if my test was low and he said no its not your fine... I mean...

manmore350‎, 04-07-2022 08:44 PM
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Cool Skinny fat with a wedding coming up. Looking for advice on nutrition and training

Currently I look like a bin bag of jelly: 5 ft 10 and I would estimate approx 190lbs I used to have a flat stomach and some defined lean muscle in my arms shoulders legs and abs. I’ve let myself go. I want to shift that gut and lean up all over. Currently I eat like...

sc00t‎, 04-03-2022 02:41 AM
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Need some supplement advice

38 years old. "little" over weight. I currently have a broken foot I cannot put any weight on. I am struggling with energy and good diet since I work from home and eat all the time. I am thinking about taking the following to jump start my weight loss. Appetite suppressant like Quadralean...

KJD0214‎, 04-08-2022 09:11 AM
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An Old Man’s Lifting Routine

An Old Man’s Lifting Routine My routine came about gradually through blunder and error. First off I’m old (75) with arthritis and an inventory of injuries. My priority was don’t get hurt so I decided to stay away from the free weights and stick with the old man stationary weight machines. I...

joewattie‎, 04-20-2022 07:14 PM
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Does daily sex affect gains?

does having sex daily affect your potential gains in strength/size ?

TheJuba‎, 04-27-2022 04:35 PM
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Clueless Old Man – Body Re-composition

I’m 75 and started lifting about a year and a half ago. I didn’t know what a body recomp was a year and a half ago but, apparently, that is what happened. I was 5’ 2” and weighed 143 lbs. and that is what I am now (but things have changed). When I started I plugged my numbers into a BMI...

joewattie‎, 04-18-2022 05:54 PM
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Have a few questions after 9 years of not lifting

Hello all, Short preface about me: I'm a 36 year old male, 6'2", large frame with 8" wrist, and 330 lbs. I used to lift for many years as a young athlete, later joining the military for 8 years and used to work out fairly regularly. I've always been "country strong" as my friends called it and...

BigFatty56‎, 04-19-2022 08:23 AM
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52 @ 150 lbs

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smokinal‎, 04-17-2022 05:23 PM
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Looking for something new

I’ve been training for a while and am bored. I’m thinking of signing up for a bunch of planet fitness and golds gym classes just to try them out. Anyone else go through this and have any advice? Mostly looking for muscle building without getting a trainer. Will probably move on to a trainer if I...

LazerTag‎, 04-03-2022 10:56 AM
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Am I overdoing it? (number of sets)

Major body parts like chest, back, and legs I'm doing 12-13 sets, twice a week. For smaller parts I'm doing 9-10 sets twice a week. So far I have had great results. I've heard the two sides go back and forth between less sets, once per week, and a lot of sets, twice per week. Mind you, I'm 51 and...

Squiddy70‎, 04-05-2022 01:39 PM
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Angry How to bench press with a bulging disc?

Trying to bench press after a long break but my bulging disc is preventing me from lifting much. Even at low weight I start to feel it despite my back problems not being severe. Is there a way to lift without agitating it any further? At the moment I am using a back brace and putting my feet up...

Nezumi8‎, 04-23-2022 10:27 AM
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Upper body routine

Not happy with my upper body routine ....suspect am wasting some effort - any views? Incline Barbell - warm up then 4sets * 190lbs * 4-6 reps Decline barbell - 3 sets * 225 Lbs - 5-7 reps Flat barbell - 3 sets * 190 Lbs - 5-6 reps should press machine - 3 * 190 Lbs superset of: 3x...

peterlondon1‎, 04-27-2022 10:39 AM
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Weight loss and Genetics

Hey guys as I get older I find there are two types of people. Some people that can lean more on training whereas others can lean more on dieting. You can’t out train a bad diet but some people can train harder or longer, whereas others don’t mind adhering to a stricter diet. Am I right?

goldenerafan‎, 04-09-2022 05:59 AM
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Question Leg extensions as the primary quad exercise (details inside)

I have a severe mobility disability which inhibits me from doing squats , lunges etc ive tried it all, however, leg extensions don’t hurt especially when I don’t go to 90degrees and don’t lock out. however I see alot of flack for leg extension but a guy in my position is either that or just...

Mbt1990‎, 04-28-2022 03:50 PM
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Back of Tricep

It seems pressing doesn’t target the most impressive part of the triceps, the back. What are you all doing for this? I just started doing dips with my hands behind a bench with my feet stretch out as far as possible. Seems to hit that area, think I’ll need to do a lot of these. Even skull...

LWW‎, 04-27-2022 01:52 PM
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