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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 08:16 AM
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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: 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 03:21 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 09:12 AM
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is it possible to buff up post 35?

Im 37. Have been working out for about 5 months... wondering... as we get older is it harder to build and retain muscle mass... What sort of milestones are realistic for strength gains and lean muscle. Any feel? 0.5kg per month? 5kg per month on squat? I need something to aim for...

dustman007‎, Yesterday 05:11 AM
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Unhappy Need some help please (sorry if it posted twice phone acting crazy)

Age 27 Hey everyone long long time since I posted. Maybe I’m just getting older but.. I’ve been working out for about 10 years now and for the past few months I have been feeling very sick after my workouts. Just extremely tired.. hard to eat. I’ve been on c4 extreme, I’m thinking it...

andrewrks123‎, Yesterday 03:31 PM
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Is there any DISadvantage to doing same routine for a long time

Suppose an experienced lifter was psychologically content doing basically the same routine for 1-2 years and just trying to grind out progress whenever possible. Let's say a relatively balanced upper lower split in 8-12 rep range, with occasional small tweaks as the body dictates (grip switches,...

banjoman23‎, Yesterday 08:41 AM
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Weaning Yourself Off Gears and Support

The challenge with O-35 lifters is that… ..we are old. As we age, we approach Snap City. Broken bones, bad knees, bad back, bad shoulders, flexibility and mobility get tighter than a size-1 G-string bikini on a 400-lb Jenny Craig dropout. Then you add memory loss, hearing loss, hair...

NorwichGrad‎, 02-16-2018 07:22 AM
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Newbie question about what's best for definition

Hi all. So I'm a regular guy at 38 yo, regular desk job and two kids. Last time I worked out seriously was around my 25. Since then I've been slowly but surely gaining weight and losing muscle. But 2016 was a crappy year for me, lots of personal problems, and I put on around 10kg in a 8 month...

fmultimedia‎, 01-24-2018 01:08 PM
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OTC anti-inflamatory linked to shutting down testosterone production and infertility

One of the most common otc pain relievers (name not mentioned keeping within forum rules), was shown to supress testosterone production to the point where it was considered compensated hyopgonadism and raises concerns about risks of infertility. The test subjects were 31 health males 18-35. ...

induced_drag‎, 02-18-2018 04:40 PM
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Protein Shakes making me gain weight & I want to lose weight not gain it. Help!!

About 3 weeks ago, I began to start eating right. I'm doing a low carb diet. I lost 8 pounds right off, (I went from 223 to 215) so I'm think that was alot of fluid. The second week of my diet, someone introduced me to Protein Shakes. I began to drink one in the morning (between 45-60 carbs) & a 15...

kleighwickham‎, 09-17-2011 06:58 AM
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Can someone eyeball my bf percentage

I have no idea what I am. I’m 6’2”. Starting weight 230 lbs. current weight is 222.4 lbs. I’m 41 years old. Thanks!

reignman76‎, Yesterday 02:35 AM
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Deadlift help required

So.... 5 years ago I put myself in an ambulance and had 2 days in hospital due to not deadlifting with good form. I took 6 months before I could do any exercise again... I totally ****ed myself up. Now, I have 1 yr of working out back under my belt and am considering deadlifting again....

MRHELLO‎, 02-18-2018 07:59 AM
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Is it possible to progress in your lifts over a period of time but in such a way where all of your movements are dysfunctional in some minor way essentially not using the proper muscles for the lifts therefore being completely stagnant in the growth department. I cut from 212 to 185 in a 3 month...

meloncap78‎, 02-17-2018 07:14 PM
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59 year old Male looking for a new workout routine.

I'm 59 and have been working out with weights since I was 41. I'm 6'4" and about 230 pounds. I look pretty good, except for the bit of fat around my waist. I've quit drinking alcohol and have been trying to clean up my diet (I have sugar cravings that are almost overpowering) to shed the fat,...

guffman44‎, 01-21-2018 07:52 AM
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Wanting to say goodbye to my 'Dad bod'...

I'm sure I'm going to hit most newbie cliches here, but I have read a lot of the stickies, and am looking for anything from a simple "hello, good luck!" in response to this, my first post, to anything constructive that can improve my plan. I'm 38, and for most of my life I've been quite skinny...

freefall79‎, 01-12-2018 06:08 PM
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what type of exercise is best for building a wider back?

Having a slimer waist line would work, but are there specific exercises for a wider back? short grip rows, wide grip rows?

FAT40‎, 01-31-2018 12:43 PM
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Mindset when you go from Cutting to bulking / Bulking to cutting

I personally find it a little hard to go from cutting to bulking and bulking to cutting. Like I get so used to the lifestyle of one way and to change it so much is hard. Once I get into it I love it though. Bulking I get to eat so much food and almost anything I want, I also get to stack on pounds...

SmarterThanOne‎, 02-14-2018 07:02 PM
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Thoughts on hitting each muscle 1x per week?

Question guys. 37 yrs old. Started a lean bulk a month or so back. Have been doing an Upper/Lower split for what seems like forever now. Dont care for it at all. Thinking of trying GST but noticed youre basically hitting at least the core lifts once per week. Anyone run this program or hit each...

livindagym‎, 02-14-2018 04:18 PM
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anyone on Statins and what side effects u experienced?

Background to this - Father's cholesterol read 14. Dr. immediately phoned ambulance and he was put on Statins. Phoned me the next day and i had a blood test and told me i'll be on Cholesterol tablets for life. I was put on Stimvastatin for 2 years but changed to Atorvastatin in 2013 for some reason...

FAT40‎, 02-16-2018 06:05 AM
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Red face 175 lbs 17% bodyfat, suggestions? Concerns? will rep.

Current stats as of the last week: I'm 5'10.5 175 lbs 17%bf according to scale. 22 years old. Big 3: all in (lbs) Bench 225x3( weakest lift) Squat: 360x1 Deadlift: 465x1 Weighted dips: 100x4 Weighted chin ups. 70x5 Front squat 295x1

NoviceKevin‎, 02-14-2018 10:58 AM
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Skinny fat guy - my journey

I just wanted to share my experience being that most posts you see on here are about people that are over weight. I always have had a hard time gaining weight (still do, even in my late 40's, 49 to be exact) but as my journey with fitness continuous, I just wanted to share my "skinny - fat guy"...

tommydamic68‎, 01-29-2018 04:03 AM
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I’m back - advice needed after 4 years of 5x5

So it’s been forever since I last posted, But I could use some advice. For the better part of the last year, I hit 5x5 very hard; first on StrongLifts, where I first lost a ton of weight and learned a lot about form etc. The last 16 weeks, I’ve been using madcow with what I think is great...

JungleBoots‎, 02-10-2018 04:27 AM
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Gym life without pre-workout supp boost??

Could be that I’m reaching my ceiling quickly on my strength training lifts before I deload and mix things up for summer but I’ve been trying to avoid buying PreJym just to cut some costs, etc... Been taking it for a long time now, maybe this is a good thing to train without it for a while... but...

JonM81x‎, 02-05-2018 05:23 PM
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At a loss, need help

Aloha from Maui, I need some advice. I’ve lifted weights on and off my whole life, I’m 6-3 and have always been too skinny for my liking but I’ve always been very athletic. I realize the problem is I never ate nearly enough to gain any muscle. Anyway fast forward to today I’m 44, I’m 6-3,...

Mentaloaf‎, 02-09-2018 04:35 PM
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High pulse rate in the mornings

Have noticed a trend with myself in the last months. I'm not sure if this has always been the case, or if it's just something I'm noticing recently. In the mornings when I start moving around and especially after my breakfast, my pulse rate shoots up to normally in the 80's and takes quite a...

dreamopolis‎, 02-11-2018 03:05 AM
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Warming up properly

Ok... first up I accept this is a dumb question. I accept this makes me look like I have no idea what I'm doing. I accept that I am stupid But hey.... I actually do have very little idea of what I'm doing so .... I have been training for about 10 months now. When I started, warming up...

MRHELLO‎, 02-10-2018 02:00 PM
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I recently changed my workout schedule and was wondering when to increase weight.

I recently went from strength training three days a week to running two of those days and lifting just one day a week. I’m not a gym rat. I just had my 50th birthday and I’m just trying to stay healthy and in decent shape. My question is this. how to tell when it’s time to up in weight on an...

rickyd1233‎, 02-11-2018 01:13 PM
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resetting failed exercise or all?

Hi all, currently on a PPL routine. program says to reset weights after failing 3 workouts. question is, is it wise to just schedule the reset for all regardless of progress, let's say, every 4-5 weeks? (something like the 5/3/1 mentality) is that okay in your estimation or am I not...

5penn‎, 02-11-2018 08:17 AM
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