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    Obvious answer would be to hang from a pull up...

    Obvious answer would be to hang from a pull up bar, lean back slightly, and do scapular retraction/protraction. If you're not strong enough to do these with body weight then use a band hanging from...
  • We're you holding your breath during the set? If...

    We're you holding your breath during the set? If not then what you describe is concerning for an arrhythmia and seeing a doctor to get an ECG of your heart would not be a bad idea
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    Xpiro, also consider doing scapular retractions...

    Xpiro, also consider doing scapular retractions with a pulldown set up where you lean back some during the set (keep your torso angle fixed throughout). That will isolate your lower traps more as...
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    As an exercise to help work on this and see what...

    As an exercise to help work on this and see what the issue is, get yourself into your starting row position, keep your arms straight, and just focus on protracting and retracting the shoulder blades....
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    Regarding the major back muscles: Rhomboids...

    Regarding the major back muscles:

    Rhomboids and lower traps are going to contract if you protract and retract your shoulder blades throughout the movement. If you keep your shoulder blades fixed...
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    Today's workout: Paused high bar back squats:...

    Today's workout:

    Paused high bar back squats: 155x5x5 (left knee was still clicking some but these reps all felt very good)
    Leg extensions: 180x5(N)/135x3(N)/135x2, 180x5(N)/135x3(N)/135x2 (did...
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    Agreed with the above. Keep in mind the main...

    Agreed with the above.

    Keep in mind the main benefits of these types of shoes include:

    - A raised heel. This mitigates issues with ankle dosiflexion mobility. Thus this is particularly useful...
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    Today's workout: Paused weighted dips:...

    Today's workout:

    Paused weighted dips: BW+60x8, BW+60x7, BW+60x6
    Paused weighted hammer grip chins: BW+60x8, BW+60x7, BW+60x6
    Paused flat bench press: 165x8, 165x7, 165x7
    Paused seated rows:...
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    I know that but he said he is looking at post...

    I know that but he said he is looking at post recovery stuff so I just wanted to answer that question. There aren't that many threads around here on training the elderly. Maybe you're right though...
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    If you're really just curious about how to train...

    If you're really just curious about how to train someone in the elderly years then it actually isn't very different than the typical advice here (assuming no significant health concerns). Some...
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    Try to get him to see a orthopedist, if possible....

    Try to get him to see a orthopedist, if possible. See if this can be done by telehealth if needed. Do you have access to the radiology report?

    I am a primary care pediatrician so this is out of...
  • I have not ever heard of that as an allergic...

    I have not ever heard of that as an allergic reaction (for anything). How long after taking the protein does it happen?

    I do not expect you to do this but you could potentially schedule an eye...
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Today's workout: Paused high bar back squats:...

    Today's workout:

    Paused high bar back squats: 150x5x5 (still had some clicking in the left knee but no pain, squats otherwise felt good)
    Deadlifts: 385x2x5
    Leg curls: 90x7, 90x5/80x2/70x2
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    Today's workout: FT bench press: 60x10, 60x8,...

    Today's workout:

    FT bench press: 60x10, 60x8, 60x7
    One-armed pulldowns: 110x8, 110x6, 90x8
    Standing barbell overhead press: 100x8, 100x7, 100x7
    FT rows: 70x9, 70x7, 70x6
    Push-ups: BW+25x13,...
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    Today's workout: Paused high bar back squats:...

    Today's workout:

    Paused high bar back squats: 145x8x3 (still very light, no clicking in my new for the first few sets but then it started to happen every rep, no pain though)
    Leg extensions:...
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    Did you not receive any medical treatment for this as a child? We have a full brachial plexus clinic at my (admittedly large) children's hospital to address this type of situation. Is there any...
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    Today's workout: Paused weighted dips:...

    Today's workout:


    Paused weighted dips: BW+60x9, BW+60x6, BW+50x8
    Paused weighted hammer grip chins: BW+60x9, BW+60x6, BW+50x8
    Paused flat bench press: 165x9, 165x7, 165x6
    Paused seated rows:...
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    You can purchase pins to put on each side of the...

    You can purchase pins to put on each side of the stack and add plates to them. If you are adding a small amount of weight you can just do one side, for a lot of weight both sides may be better to...
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    We're you actually diagnosed with osteoarthritis,...

    We're you actually diagnosed with osteoarthritis, or are you just guessing? It is not common at your age and weight.
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    Try doing a supinated dumbbell curls while...

    Try doing a supinated dumbbell curls while keeping your wrist extended. Try doing a one-armed low cable curl where you face away from the cable and start with your arm extended behind you. Try doing...
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