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    Would it not be ideal to drink tons of protein...

    Would it not be ideal to drink tons of protein shakes and, if solid food is impossible to keep down, take lots of omega 3 supps? Whole milk with the shakes since fat minimum likely can’t be reached...
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    Not a single person in that gym is wearing a...

    Not a single person in that gym is wearing a mask. RIP
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    That is some weird controlling ****, what...

    That is some weird controlling ****, what religion anyway?
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    I just don’t get anything close to the feeling of...

    I just don’t get anything close to the feeling of chest activation with push-ups is the thing. Not with a barbell and not with dumbbells... even the heavier 5 rep stuff feels out of this world. I...
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    It worked for a while but yeah consistency is...

    It worked for a while but yeah consistency is becoming a thing of the past, finally. Do you think flat BB bench is worth doing for hypertrophy? I could alternate heavy bench and relatively light push...
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    This feels like something out of that coma I was...

    This feels like something out of that coma I was in that one time. Love it.
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    Ah not the handles, they’ve been great, I mean...

    Ah not the handles, they’ve been great, I mean the feet elevated position. I’m not cutting but I alternate surplus, maintenance, and deficit days to average out at maintenance so I always figured I...
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    I was never specifically trying to target lowers...

    I was never specifically trying to target lowers and that’s not exactly my intention, but them having shrunk has me a bit bummed. Shrinkage is due to reduced stimulus/lack of a proper pump probably,...
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    Push ups with handles

    I do push ups (weighted) with handles instead of flat bench and have seen greet results so far, but since the 6” tall handles technically put me at an incline and slightly emphasize the lower pecs,...
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    And today I learned that you’re only allowed to call it bourbon if it’s 51% corn, thanks.
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    Geez, I eat two helpings of whole grain protein...

    Geez, I eat two helpings of whole grain protein waffles slathered in peanut butter topped with nuts drowned in syrup and honey (lite syrup actually, more calorie room to get that maple/honey ratio...
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    What an odd comparison. Sweet potatoes are as necessary to me as water.
  • Thread: Leg pump

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    Try some heel-elevated barbell hack squats.

    Try some heel-elevated barbell hack squats.
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  • I had to opt for weighted push ups with handles...

    I had to opt for weighted push ups with handles at the start of lockdown and ended up seeing better gains with these than I ever did with flat BB bench. I eventually acquired a barbell, but I’m still...
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    Based on matched reps and my projected 1RM my...

    Based on matched reps and my projected 1RM my squat is about 72% of my deadlift, though my squat might be ever so slightly harder
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    First exercise/first set of the day is always the...

    First exercise/first set of the day is always the hardest despite 4-5 ramp sets, and the third tends to be the easiest. I’ve found that adhering to the total rep goal protocol + keeping RPE low...
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    I’m always surprised by how seemingly everybody...

    I’m always surprised by how seemingly everybody is able to get the most reps on their first set and pyramid downward in the following ones. If I hit the top of my rep goal, it’s almost always on the...
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    Old thread is old but this guy was a “broke...

    Old thread is old but this guy was a “broke student” and had a weekly grocery bill of $100-120? Excuse the **** out of me?
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    Poll: If I were gifted a lifetime supply of pretzel...

    If I were gifted a lifetime supply of pretzel rolls I’d request them all at once and they’d be gone in a week
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