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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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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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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 03:20 PM
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UK gyms reopen maybe July?

No date but rumour is gyms in UK reopen July if all is well. The uk's trade association for gyms ukactive has guidance which is fairly vague but does have specific things such as workout towels banned, 3m squared per person and obvious things about cleaning....

OldFartTom‎, 06-13-2020 08:42 AM
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The Bench Press

Last set for 185lbs x 6. The barbell bench press gets a back rap today in the fitness world, in fact most workout advice in today's world is horrible. You need to really shift through the sands to find some sound advice. Or to make it easier just only read about old school bodybuilding. I’m...

adamgentile‎, 09-02-2020 12:16 PM
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I think I’m old

I am 47, used to be young dumb and full of cum. Now I’m beat up and fat. I think I am at a point where I can go one of two ways. I used to be able to grab myself by the bootstraps but I have very slowly faded away. I need a belief and a vision. I used to love to lift, not so much cardio...

Nightfly‎, 11-23-2020 06:55 PM
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What are your thoughts regarding going to failure?

Hey all - What are your thoughts regarding going to failure? (failure defined as not being able to do another rep with proper form). Of course there's lots opinions on the web (Dr. Mike Israetel says no need to because it will negatively impact your next workout so leaving 2 reps in the tank is...

tkdnj‎, 01-10-2021 05:08 PM
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Finally gaining

Ate at 3500 cals for well over a month to gauge maintenance. I wasn’t gaining nor was I losing. So I bumped up to 4000 a little over a month ago and have put on 5 pounds. Started at 183ish now sitting at 188-189. Lost some definition but there has to be some muscle gain involved. Current pics...

meloncap78‎, 12-23-2020 01:45 PM
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Leg struggles - Suggestions?

Copy and paste from my workout journal Legs today and getting frustrated. Front Squats 135x8 145x5 145x6 but I tweaked my right hip again somehow. Squats setup for 185 but the hip started to hurt right away. Did 5 reps with poor rom. Switched after a rest to some bench squats with 135 for...

ezra76‎, 12-20-2020 05:19 PM
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I am very confused

Is there a diet program followed and successful at the same time? I tried all the methods but there was little benefit

mary42‎, 12-23-2020 04:35 AM
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Do you really need massages?

Male 42, 167cm 83Kg 24% body fat give or take. Currently consuming 1700 calories. Upper, lower body split. Training on MTTF and rest days are WSS I've been looking at ways to recover faster..... I saw a video on massages which advises it's good to have them as it' helps helps recovery but...

PixelFive‎, 01-02-2021 09:54 AM
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Question about lifting on a crappy diet and hitting goals

So I'll try to keep this brief. I'm 40 y/o, 5'10" 185 lbs and roughly 20.5 percent bf. I started boxing about ten years ago and fought competitively for five years. Once I hit 35 y/o and stopped competing I still did some boxing training and started training others for a couple years after...

xTeTe‎, 04-06-2020 02:41 PM
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Iron will

51 years old just getting started any advices

moris899‎, 01-02-2021 05:44 AM
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Body Aches Advice!

Let me get to the point! I hurt, all over, all the time... well I think there might be one toe that does not hurt. I get up in the morn and can hardly move (this is without working out) and it does not go away. I heard someone once say it feels like the beginning stages of rigamortis. And it lasts...

Faithbuilders‎, 01-23-2021 09:07 AM
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How would you lift with only 30 minutes a day?

I've been lifting for about 25 years now. I did a couple of natural bodybuilding competitions several years ago and got my pro card. My wife and I decided to start a family at the ripe old age of 40 :) I'm now a stay-at-home dad, which is a tremendous blessing and challenge. My wife and I each...

Flipperman2a2w‎, 02-10-2021 05:46 PM
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Do mike mentzer`s heavy-duty hit program only work if you`re very fit?

I mean, he advocated later in his life to do a single workout to failure every like 5-10 days, but I tried it a little myself some years and I never grew anything, almost nothing in strength ether, but now later I feel I could probably do a single workout and then rest some days before doing the...

eget1985‎, 01-31-2021 03:30 AM
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Question 40 yrs old- In a rut

Hi all, So i been into working out for years on and off. This year with covid its been rough ( not blaming that). I kinda feel like i let myself down. Gaines 15lbs, starting drinking and just ate what ever i wanted. I was NEVER like this. Tomorrow starts a new path for me. I am 6'1 230 i want to...

XtremeBody510‎, 01-31-2021 05:42 PM
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Just hit 30, advice for your 30s?

20s had a lot of learning lessons. Any advice for someone who just turned 30?

twistedbodyman‎, 02-05-2021 03:38 AM
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Splitting hairs but, rear delts with....

In this routine, chest/triceps Off Back/biceps/traps shoulder/legs Off Repeat Would you put rear delts with back or shoulders?

tkdnj‎, 01-30-2021 05:22 PM
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41 and new to lifting / bodybuilding

hey guys. I am 41 years old, 6'4" and 210-215lbs. I am completely new to weight lifting / body building. I spent the last decade drinking and eating my way around the world working out here and then. My weight went up and down over the years from lows of 180lbs to highs of 250lbs - I have...

For1979‎, 01-24-2021 08:46 AM
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Question 60 Y/O With heart failure, on dialysis

How can a 60 y/o woman with heart failure on dialysis loose 100 to 200 pounds to qualify for transplant??? I just saw the video of Jesse Shand. I have seen so many men loose weight so many times but as a women, I even had the stomach surgery but gained it all back. My hubby bought me a $3,000...

lynnetraci‎, 01-25-2021 12:22 AM
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Do you also workout the same muscles everyday?

I started working out a little when around 15 years old, but then I listened to everyone else and had rest-days sort of, the difference now is that I do the same muscles everyday and of course, I try to eat enough, what do you think so far of my progress, I`ve uploaded a picture?

eget1985‎, 01-31-2021 01:59 AM
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Nothing is impossible is not impossible to believe!

'Age is just a number' is a statement of FACT. Several acts on agt, bgt and other platforms, among others have proven that. If you have a workout or bodybuilding goal, I don't care if you are 70, you have to believe that it is not impossible! This mindset is needed, to call to action, all the...

Belovedfemi‎, 01-28-2021 04:03 PM
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Fatigued snowboarding

Male 51 years old. 6’ 200 lbs. So I go snowboarding and I get fatigued in no time. Most of the time it’s not the actual snowboarding that tires me but for example, on a snowboard if you don’t have enough speed and you go into a flat area you end up having to take your foot out of one binding and...

vonhe‎, 01-24-2021 06:56 PM
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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 04:11 PM
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Reoccurring headache from lifting?

Didn't know where else to post.. Anyways I have been currently lifting since September 2020, never got headaches before and in general its rare that I have a headache.. So a few nights ago I was doing bench presses and I got a headache on maybe the second set, weird spot where I usually don't get...

djhumvee‎, 02-21-2021 10:03 PM
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Just turned 39/OMAD/can’t lose fat, nor build muscle

Hello everyone, As the subject reads I just turned 39. I work out four days a week, M-Th. basically I fast all day long and hit the gym at the peak of my fasting after having not consumed a single for the last 20h. After my work out I have a protein power with good quality frozen fruits(kiwi,...

bokeron11‎, 02-25-2021 01:01 PM
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6 months 40 yr old needs motivation

Hello all, I’m about 183 cm tall and 86 kg. I would consider myself skinny fat. I’ve been skinny all my childhood and teen years. Narrow shoulders and chicken legs. In my 20s and 30s started gain weight and no muscles. Due to poor diet eating out and drinking beer. Now I turned 40 and last...

czulsk‎, 02-18-2021 01:53 AM
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