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    Two things i would recommend if your serious...

    Two things i would recommend if your serious about your weight loss/goal.
    Start tracking your macro intake in a food journal.
    Track calories,carbs,protein and fat.
    Right down everything you eat...
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    It's not based on science and basically is a high...

    It's not based on science and basically is a high protein/fat type protein drink.
    Im not saying it didn't help some people along with other "supplements"but to effect a hormone increase it may be...
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    It would all depend on what your trying to...

    It would all depend on what your trying to accomplish with them.
    For a good explanation i would type in "westside box squats".
    Most people that do them bounce off the box or just touch and that's...
  • Im not a medical professional but you may have a...

    Im not a medical professional but you may have a nerve or other issue causing you not to be able to feel your bicep.
    It could be coming from the shoulder or back.
    Possibly a chiropractor or...
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    It depends on how you do them. A closer grip...

    It depends on how you do them.
    A closer grip chin up staying fairly straight with the body will hit biceps more.
    A little wider and leaning back while pulling trying to touch the chest to the bar...
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    I would never order anything knowingly connected...

    I would never order anything knowingly connected with china.
    I have in the past and ended up with shoddy equipment and out of alignment holes for bolts,poor welds and similar things.
    Pay the extra...
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    From your profile pic it looks like you have long...

    From your profile pic it looks like you have long arms which is a tougher thing to have when trying to gain arm size.
    I my self was in the same boat when i was younger.
    My arms hardly grew and i...
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    It's how you do them that makes a difference. If...

    It's how you do them that makes a difference.
    If you keep your body flat while doing the BP your shoulders and triceps get more.
    If you can maintain an arch and elbows more outward you will hit...
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    What ever you do first will take some...

    What ever you do first will take some energy/strength away from the second movement.
    I would go on what you need the most lats or back thickness.
    Both pull downs and rows are good movements.
    You...
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    To be straight it takes discipline and it's...

    To be straight it takes discipline and it's really all on you to be discipline.
    Having a friend/training partner with a like minded goal it can be a bit better as you can support each other on your...
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    Dips are great if you can do them but they are...

    Dips are great if you can do them but they are not for everyone.
    My rules these days as a senior lifter is don't go below 90 degrees meaning upper arms go no farther than an L position.
    Do slower...
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    I agree with the above 'dabbling"your training...

    I agree with the above 'dabbling"your training will not show the true effectiveness of your training protocol.
    You need to commit to a protocol,document your training(training journal),and come to a...
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    Ill add my two cents,be tight with everything...

    Ill add my two cents,be tight with everything before you pull.
    Have straight arms with tension pulling the bar before you actually pull.
    Retighten each rep.
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    The one thing i can can say with certainty is at...

    The one thing i can can say with certainty is at your age you can get away with a lot more sets and reps and still be ok.
    What you really want to try to do is be efficient and have good intensity...
  • Thread: Weights/Bar

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    I will this "you get what you pay for". Do not...

    I will this "you get what you pay for".
    Do not buy anything made in China.
    There are many quality bars out there from companies like Titan,Rouge,EliteFTS,Ivanko,Ect.
    Look for sales.
    For me the...
  • IMO looks fairly good. You do not have to squat...

    IMO looks fairly good.
    You do not have to squat with a belt but eventually when you add more weight your upper and lower back could be weak links on your front squat.
    So a couple things here,you...
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    Higher reps are the best for muscle development...

    Higher reps are the best for muscle development in the forearms.
    20 reps average or higher.
    The weight won't be super heavy and try to do full range with what ever you do.
    Heavy weight will work...
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    Everyones pretty much covered the options...

    Everyones pretty much covered the options ^^^above.
    The stability ball leg curl is a killer.
    If your gym has a glute/ham raise bench you could try those but review technique first most people turn...
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    Your probably doing easy version. The standard...

    Your probably doing easy version.
    The standard glute/ham raise is fairly difficult even for the strongest guys that haven't done them before.
    I saw a strength coach one time correct the technique...
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    You need to a doctors advise an endocrinologist...

    You need to a doctors advise an endocrinologist for the best info.
    The other thing is on the forum steroid talk is not allowed so if you get a message you'll know why.
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