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    Sticky: Ah man, I was pretty stoked with my colour scheme...

    Ah man, I was pretty stoked with my colour scheme until I just saw that black & red rack!

    The platform is pretty cool, means I can deadlift and press outside the rack and may bench outside too if...
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    Sticky: Dear gym62richard I just wanted to thank you...

    Dear gym62richard

    I just wanted to thank you for unknowingly pointing me in the right direction for my home gym. I had originally contacted Pullums with the idea they would do all of it. I am sure...
  • Thread: 5-6 meals a day

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    What are the effects on metabolism? I'm...

    What are the effects on metabolism?

    I'm assuming that a big feed slows the metabolism down?
    Presumably regular feeding does...what? keeps it steady?

    Around workouts and in the morning I think...
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    I'm with you on that one! just trying to show its...

    I'm with you on that one! just trying to show its not the only way to go, i'm a 6-7 meals a day man!
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    I can't find the link for a thread from another...

    I can't find the link for a thread from another board on this subject but I'll try and debate from my own non-expert position just for the fun of it!

    First to gareth's point - surely this depends...
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    whilst accepting that dextrose/maltodextrin...

    whilst accepting that dextrose/maltodextrin combination may be ideal does it make that much difference? I'm currently just using maltodextrin along with my whey....

    Femintensity - I've read the...
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    I think the main reason to eat 5 or 6 times a day...

    I think the main reason to eat 5 or 6 times a day is to enable you to eat the amount of calories you need to grow. Total calories over the day is what is really important (with the exception of...
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    H and B do flavoured dextrose?

    H and B do flavoured dextrose?
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    Re: Re: Protein absorbtion

    But shakes don't have to be made up of whey - you can get casein, soya, milk/egg etc or whey with milk which gives a combo.
    I personally have a whey plus milk shake in the morning to quickly up my...
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    skimmed milk in the UK (red top) = 6.6g of...

    skimmed milk in the UK (red top) = 6.6g of protein and 10g of carbs per 200ml.

    I don't want to sound rude but couldn't you have just looked at the label?
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    I actually quite like the holland and barret one,...

    I actually quite like the holland and barret one, especially with milk, but I'm not a great fan of its amino acid profile.

    I prefer aviforms whey (www.aviform.co.uk) and at £40 for 3kg its...
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    well to be honest i have the occasional beer but...

    well to be honest i have the occasional beer but when I get trashed I drink vodka - I'm guessing that half a litre of that stuff isn't great for me either!

    I did try to give up, lasted 3 weeks but...
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    Darn it - does it really make that big a...

    Darn it - does it really make that big a difference to test levels and protein synthesis? I've tried to reduce my drinking but I like the occasional beer during the week and I tend to get completely...
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    I bracket my workouts but would go with a pre...

    I bracket my workouts but would go with a pre instead of post workout shake if I had to choose.

    I never workout to lose fat, do cardio to lose fat, watch my calories to lose fat yes but I work out...
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    bulking

    If we take 1g of protein to 1lb of body weight as the accepted amount of protein and that in order to bulk we should add mostly calories from carbs then....
    how will this help build more muscle? If...
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    oops - sorry if this is a little off topic, I...

    oops - sorry if this is a little off topic, I thought I was replying to my thread on iso/compound exercises! doh!
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    I'm nearing the end of my first cycle of HST and...

    I'm nearing the end of my first cycle of HST and feel great (hard to tell how much is attributable to starting creatine mind)

    I know what you mena veins, it does seem like going back to what you...
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    hmmmm - thats a good point, usually i would say...

    hmmmm - thats a good point, usually i would say that the pressing movement is a better mass builder so you want to make sure you work your pecs to failure on that (and therefore have your triceps...
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    Re: HIT vs Volume/ Compound vs Iso

    Hi mate - fancy chiming in on the compound versus isolation thread just above (probably now just below) this one?
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    Agreed - the efficiency of the movement is a big...

    Agreed - the efficiency of the movement is a big advantage usually.

    However, you could say that exercising say the triceps during the bench press reduces the amount of load they can take in the...
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