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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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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
05-19-2014, 08:12 AM Go to last post
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Keeping going as you get older

Hi all Wanted to create a post to understand how you keep training as you get older? I'm 48 and I've been training since I was around 14, so a decent stint. Obviously with age I expect things to get more difficult, but recently I'm struggling to recover between sessions and I get lots of...

nkilmart‎, Today 05:37 AM
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Waiting to eat..

Just joined up, happy to be here. Hope everyone is well. I just read an article that said its best to wait an hour after you work out to eat. This conflicts with many things I have previously read that say to eat within one hour, or even 30 mins, after working out. Does anyone have more info...

MakingItCount1‎, Today 01:22 PM
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Must. Not. Give up

I'm 51 years and 5 months, and packing 208.4 lbs. My knees are creaky and painful. I lack stamina, and fatigue easily. I am prediabetic. And elevated cholesterol. I came to in 2015, at 203 lbs, eager to lose weight and get fit, but ofc, 5 years later, and soooooo many diets, and...

gridsmart‎, 05-27-2020 09:38 PM
Today, 02:15 AM Go to last post
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Question Skinny fat / Where to Start

I'm looking to get rid of my skinny fat look. At the moment I'm looking to use lat pulldowns as a way of getting onto the pull up bar. I weight about 90kg, and I heard that if you can do about 70% of your weight then you should be able to do a pullup. I think I need to do this as a struggle for...

manhatten123‎, 06-01-2020 05:14 AM
Yesterday, 02:03 AM Go to last post
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Shoulder pain

Hello all, I am hoping all is well doing these strange times. My question for you is regarding pull-ups. As often happens age is starting take its toll. I have been training for the upcoming Murphy and the last two days I’m having a hell of a time with my shoulders and pull-ups. So that...

iapilot‎, 05-18-2020 04:25 PM
06-04-2020, 01:46 PM Go to last post
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Haven't lifted since February.

Hello all hope everyone is well. I haven't lifted since Feb and due to the lockdown i havent bothered looking for alternatives to the gym. On the plus side i dont seem to have lost all that much muscle if any due to being inactive and slowly putting the pounds/fat on overtime. However i...

fendertele‎, 05-16-2020 03:16 PM
06-04-2020, 12:46 PM Go to last post
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app suggestion for tracking workouts?

Hi all- What do you guy/girls use for tracking workouts? Trying to avoid spreadsheet or notebook. Thanks

ENCBBQ‎, 05-20-2020 08:56 AM
06-04-2020, 08:18 AM Go to last post
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Just venting

This isn't about advice, it's more just to vent. In 2012 I had the worst chronic fatigue of my life, for reasons that are more complex than a simple post can explain, I believed I had MS and decided to "give up" for the year on working out and spent the entire year on my couch. As an ecto, I...

mfarrell‎, 06-02-2020 10:09 AM
06-03-2020, 11:55 PM Go to last post
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Getting Started, Looking for Community

This was going to be the year that I got it all dialed in: diet, exercise, sleep, work. In January I was a machine. I've never been more productive at work, and never been more disciplined in the gym and with my diet. And then one morning in February, I rushed through my warm-up,...

growordie2020‎, 05-08-2020 01:00 PM
06-03-2020, 08:44 AM Go to last post
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Smile What's next for me?

Hi folks I have a busy lifestyle, got wife, 2 kids and a demanding business. However I set myself up a simple gym at home a year or two ago and have gotten much fitter since, I have noticed I have more energy which is great. I do feel better, you notice more energy when you have young kids to...

davewebdesigner‎, 06-01-2020 04:01 AM
06-02-2020, 07:49 AM Go to last post
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Deadlift PR

I had form issues in the past that I have been working on vigilantly. My hips always came up way early and my lift would start with my shoulders almost below my hips (think stiff legged deadlift). Although still not perfect it has allowed me to progress and be more comfortable. Well tonight dead’s...

meloncap78‎, 06-01-2020 01:45 AM
06-02-2020, 07:10 AM Go to last post
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Cut or bulk?

I am at a point right now, where I ma not sure whether I should continue cutting for another 2-3kgs or start bulking. (I am 36 y old). I've never had abs in my life, my abs are strong as hell, but genetics is ****ty so all my fat is in my belly. I am 180cm tall (5ft11). 2 years ago, I had...

LeanDude84‎, 05-28-2020 11:10 AM
06-01-2020, 10:25 PM Go to last post
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Seeking General Information

So, I'm 47, a touch overweight, and was injured recently at work. As part of my physical therapy, I had to do some weight lifting. I didn't notice any change, but my wife did and started caressing my biceps. Who doesn't want to look good for the wife? So, I've developed a bit of an interest...

Dumoti‎, 05-24-2020 07:11 AM
06-01-2020, 05:51 PM Go to last post
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179 lbs, my heaviest weight in over 2 years!

I was 179 lbs this morning with a weekly average of 177 lbs both of which are the heaviest in over two years. I am done with my winter gaining phase but instead of cutting to mid 160’s for summer like I did the last two years I may just maintain below 180 moving forward. When I started this...

tblodg15‎, 05-26-2020 07:08 PM
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Smile Starting over after my life was hacked..

Hi I'm Liz, 60 y/o woman 5'4" and 120kg. (264 lb's) When I was 54 I was at the gym 5 days a week; my bod (69 kg/152 lbs) was on its way to greatness, then I was raped and the bottom fell out of my boat. It's 6 yrs on, I'm 60 now and want my life and bod back. Am I too old to start over? Is this...

Lizzie2day‎, 05-11-2020 10:52 PM
05-29-2020, 01:45 AM Go to last post
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sorry, tax question

you can delete if you want, been on computer all day don't feel like making new account on another site(this is actually my only one), I just filed taxes for the first time, I made 12,725 paid all in cash 4 side jobs labor or driving others peoples equipment (I put in bank by everything online b/c...

ben3188‎, 05-28-2020 11:29 AM
05-28-2020, 01:34 PM Go to last post
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Who else broke social distancing rules over the weekend?

Nothing major, but we had a small party with a few friends we hadn't seen since pre-Covid. No masks, no distancing. Needed a break from this chit. Will go back to keeping our distance for a couple more weeks, but it's getting close to enough of this.

radrd‎, 05-25-2020 12:41 PM
05-27-2020, 10:14 AM Go to last post
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Need a change!

Hi all, So I’m looking to make a change for the long term now. I’m going to be a dad in July so I’m thinking a lot more now about how I want to be around for much longer, not have my family worry about any health issues I could have prevented further down the line and overall just have better...

Johntheboy84‎, 05-20-2020 01:58 AM
05-27-2020, 09:41 AM Go to last post
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New world record deadlift 1,104 pounds

The Mountain' Hafthor Bjornsson deadlifts 1,104 pounds to set new world record Lift starts around 115 Z1F0bEQ5L5E

mtpockets‎, 05-03-2020 03:36 AM
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Growing calves - what's your sweet spot?

The most stubborn body part for me to even show some growth has always been the calfs. I have slow twitch muscles and discovered high reps do nothing for me. I used to be a long distance runner and played lots of basketball growing up, always had skinny legs and calfs. I have found...

adamgentile‎, 01-07-2020 06:01 AM
05-24-2020, 07:21 AM Go to last post
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DB handles

I am looking for good quality DB handles (screw type). No cheap garbage with loose fitting collars etc. good quality machined steel. Price isn’t really an option. Google Just returns CAP BB junk and the likes.

meloncap78‎, 05-18-2020 02:30 AM
05-22-2020, 11:27 AM Go to last post
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What do you eat ?

Hi, guys Let's share your way of eating, before the gym and after. Do you count calories every day? planning your daily menu in advance? I think physical activity is in the first place, but competently building a diet during classes in the gym accelerates the achievement of goals faster.

SteveWeber‎, 05-06-2020 04:09 AM
05-19-2020, 01:50 AM Go to last post
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Leg muscle exercises

Hi, guys during many years I work on my legs. Thick, deeply traced biceps of the hips give a spectacular bend to the thigh of any bodybuilder, but only a few can boast of their peak in a reduced state, similar to the biceps of the arms. Share my favorite workout with Anthony Lavigne - Total Leg...

SteveWeber‎, 05-18-2020 05:06 AM
05-19-2020, 12:26 AM Go to last post
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New squat PR

Definitely not perfect but I’m feeling the core strength improve for sure. I’m excited about this one. I have been following DC training for the past 6 weeks and it does work. wsniZU2YE-0

meloncap78‎, 05-18-2020 04:55 PM
05-18-2020, 10:40 PM Go to last post
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Bedtime Sugar Cravings

I don’t know why but right as I get sleepy and start dozing off, I get a sweet tooth surge. This has been happening regularly within recent months (nothing to do with C19). If I eat candy or something sweet during that time, it’s euphoric as sugar is. But I am a fitness junkie like many of you....

chocolateDip‎, 05-16-2020 04:06 AM
05-18-2020, 12:56 PM Go to last post
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