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    Beautiful Mr. Carrot! Packet rice....uncle bens...

    Beautiful Mr. Carrot! Packet rice....uncle bens original?? I eat 2-3 of those on lift days. Also PB in my oats with 8 eggs every day upon waking. Lots of good advice here OP and all healthy stuff....
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    i want to remain as lean as possible. I weighed...

    i want to remain as lean as possible. I weighed 220 at one point but looked terrible. I have narrow shoulders and hold most of my fat around my midsection. I have an interest in powerlifting from an...
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    this is roughly 8 months ago. I’m just wondering...

    this is roughly 8 months ago. I’m just wondering if there is anyway for me to get proper size to be a big dude at this age being 6’2. 180’s is very light for my height in the BB world. I want some...
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    Continue bulking?

    6’2 182. Starting to get very jiggly/watery back handles. Was much leaner at 187 before Covid struck. Not sure what happened, most likely a loss of LBM. Just curious where I will end up if I try to...
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    Is this now a situation where I would have to cut...

    Is this now a situation where I would have to cut down even further now before bulking again and just start from scratch overall?
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    Reverse recomp??

    What would cause a person to go from 185lbs around 12% to 182 18% in 6 mi the with no change to lifting routine? Is this a big loss of lean mass?
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    I have a home gym with a full rack and 600lbs in...

    I have a home gym with a full rack and 600lbs in iron. 2 adjustable benches and full range of dumbbells. A leg extension and ham curl. Also a preacher pad. Fly machine as well but alas, no leg press.
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    Well this would explain my DYEL quads but how...

    Well this would explain my DYEL quads but how about calves. I do standing raises with a barbell 3 times a week. Usually 5 sets until failure with 275-315. Still 14” calves.
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    Quad sweep

    Extensions with toes pointing in, walking lunges with weight, high rep squats. Nothing seems to bring out that sweep. My upper legs are severely lacking. Hopefully this can’t be a genetic factor?...
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    Thanks guys. My row strength is nowhere near my...

    Thanks guys. My row strength is nowhere near my bench strength. Max bench is 265. Max row is 225. I have always had strangely proportioned strength attributes. I can pull 455 on dead raw. I just feel...
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    Cuomo announced that gyms will remain closed...

    Cuomo announced that gyms will remain closed indefinitely here in NY. Imagine that....bankrupting thousands....just like that POOF. Of course it will spike again come fall. The way it looks gyms will...
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    Barbell form

    Took a video from behind just to see what was going on. I never seem to feel rows in my back. Also my back is lacking in development regardless of heavy dead’s, rows and pullups. Perhaps someone can...
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    Thanks man. I am sort of chasing numbers. Just...

    Thanks man. I am sort of chasing numbers. Just pulled 455 raw recently and was pretty happy with it. I do have narrow shoulders and long arms. Wingspan is 76”.

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    only 15.75”

    only 15.75”
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    No but the fat comes on fast and I already have a...

    No but the fat comes on fast and I already have a 34” waist at a lean weight. It just accentuates it when I put fat on. My goal would be to add lean mass very slowly while maintaining relative...
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    Oh I’m not in self pity mode. I KNOW i look...

    Oh I’m not in self pity mode. I KNOW i look better than most guys physique wise, especially at my age. I am maintaining currently at 3800 daily. 30/40/30.
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    Ectos get in here

    Any other tall ectos have to work extra hard just to be average size? I started lifting about 6.5 years ago at 160lbs 35 years old and skinny fat. I ended up on a dreamer bulk ending at 215 lbs...
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    Thanks gents. Been down on myself. I have a home...

    Thanks gents. Been down on myself. I have a home gym but I haven’t been going as hard. Been putting in 60+ hour weeks the past 3 months and under a lot of stress.
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    Skinny fat?

    Possible to pinch a fistful of fat like this at 13-14%bf or am I higher. I started at 215 a couple years ago and cut down to 185 around 11%. Now I am somehow 182 and not nearly as lean. Muscle loss...
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    Muscle loss

    Since the start of the pandemic I have been working 15-16 hour days and have missed quite a bit of gym time (I have a home gym). I have also been under a lot of stress. I went from 193 to 178 in the...
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