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  • Thread: Creatine

    by joewattie
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    I too am assuming that you are using Creatine...

    I too am assuming that you are using Creatine Monohydrate?

    Skip the "Loading Dose" recommendations and just use "maintenance" (about 5 gram) doses. (It'll catch up.)

    Some experts recommend...
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    I don’t have much to offer but I’m tagging in to...

    I don’t have much to offer but I’m tagging in to see what you learn.

    You didn’t mention how you train. Perhaps you are using stationary weight machines, the kind with two handles that connect to...
  • Thread: Roe v. Wade

    by joewattie
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    • “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice” are divisive terms....

    • “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice” are divisive terms. It pits us against each other when the truth is many to most of us fall somewhere in between. We are left with defending (or opposing) extremes...
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    A little too early ... to worry. And...

    A little too early ... to worry. And observations can be misleading.

    Maybe you had some "chubby" on your arms that you lost so now, after working out, they do look smaller.

    Maybe developing...
  • Sure is frustrating ain't it :-( Join a gym...

    Sure is frustrating ain't it :-(

    Join a gym and get acquainted with those "old man" stationary weight machines.

    The leg machines should present no problems. Pec deck / reverse pec deck should...
  • Thread: Roe v. Wade

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    All of that was not my point (but I do agree with...

    All of that was not my point (but I do agree with what you said). But like it or not there are more progressives than conservatives. And there are a lot of Independents. What with all the mishaps...
  • Thread: Roe v. Wade

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    Maybe ... the Supreme Court is apolitical? It...

    Maybe ... the Supreme Court is apolitical? It was a "Republican" Court that came up with Roe v Wade in the first place.

    This year the Republicans were a shoe-in for the mid-terms. If a...
  • Thread: Roe v. Wade

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    Probably true but you got me to thinking (a...

    Probably true but you got me to thinking (a little). Roe v Wade was both for ... and against ... abortion (which managed to piss of both sides). Over turning it per se will not outlaw abortion...
  • Thread: Roe v. Wade

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    I lean right on the issue. I might lean further...

    I lean right on the issue. I might lean further right if I could answer the pragmatic question that runs through my head, "What happens to all the unwanted children?"
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    Got me!

    <LOL> Got me!
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    It's kind of a "left handed" (can I still say...

    It's kind of a "left handed" (can I still say that?) compliment.

    On the compliment side you stood out enough to be called out.

    On the downside they're thinking that the only way someone like me...
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    And I am equally sorry to hear about your...

    And I am equally sorry to hear about your setbacks. And I agree with you, "Start small and slow. Baby steps". I just started with different baby steps (actually, some of them were similar).

    One...
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    Quite the contrary. I appreciate your...

    Quite the contrary. I appreciate your suggestions and opinions. Background? Last year I was having trouble going up and down stairs. Last year I'd put a toothbrush in my right hand and then I'd...
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    Thank you for your reply. I appreciate it, I...

    Thank you for your reply. I appreciate it, I really do.


    I used to lift a little in my early thirties so that's like 40, 45 years ago. I loved the Olympic Style lifts, an excellent balance of...
  • I think your middle paragraph kinda answered your...

    I think your middle paragraph kinda answered your questions. Just get started, see where it takes you and make adjustments as needed. Enjoy your newbie gains. Then, in your case, muscle memory...
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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...
  • 75 and lifting (but I remain a uh "unenlightened"...

    75 and lifting (but I remain a uh "unenlightened" eater).
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    Totally agree. It was applicable last year but...

    Totally agree. It was applicable last year but it's not this year.

    But, to elaborate on your point, when you have muscle a high BMI almost becomes more of an indicator as to how much muscle.
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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...
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    Sticky: I'd be curious as to which type of creatine,...

    I'd be curious as to which type of creatine, e.g., monohydrate or something else? And how much you take? We live in a world of "if some is good then more must be better" but ... too much of...
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