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    My gym managed to get rid of the old standing...

    My gym managed to get rid of the old standing calf raise machine that you could put plates on and they got the standing calf raise machine with the weight plates built in about a year ago. The...
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    I like dumbbell curls, but I do my bi's with my...

    I like dumbbell curls, but I do my bi's with my tri's and shoulders on the same day, so i'm not the norm.

    What I do for my bi's is this:

    3x10 Standing dumbbell curls
    3x10 Sitting dumbbell...
  • A co-worker asked me how I can be motivated to go...

    A co-worker asked me how I can be motivated to go to the gym every week, and I answered her, how can I not be. Stop thinking of ways of why you should do something and just do it.


    I am my own...
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    Saw another weird thing today, first time going...

    Saw another weird thing today, first time going on to the gym on a tuesday morning. These 2 guys, about 6'2"-6'3", probably 250lbs were being all buddy buddy and not much exercising. One of them...
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    First of all you should go and check with a...

    First of all you should go and check with a qualified physician on what the problem may be since you've had it for long. Aside from that think of how your arm rest when you're not exercising, for...
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    You have to do what works for you, some exercises...

    You have to do what works for you, some exercises may work for some and some may not work for others. I've been so happy with lat pull downs and seated wide grip and close grip rows for my lats, but...
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    At the gym: Overrated: bench press Every...

    At the gym:

    Overrated: bench press

    Every single male there, if not at least 90% of them hop on the bench when they go in.

    Underrated: any leg exercise also deadlifts

    There's probably...
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    I also only do either dumbell curls or ez bar...

    I also only do either dumbell curls or ez bar curls, can't handle the straight barbell for curls either. Prefer to do preacher curls seated or standing with an ez bar.
  • I picked press-downs, haven't done skullcrushers...

    I picked press-downs, haven't done skullcrushers in a long time, problems with elbow movement in that position.
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    I got my winter tires off yesterday too, and put...

    I got my winter tires off yesterday too, and put on all seasons again, lucky they were new and I can drive even without the winter tires. Still, what a mess on the highway to mississauga and back....
  • Thread: Bicep Problem

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    Key sentence, you're doing the exercises wrong....

    Key sentence, you're doing the exercises wrong. Your forearms shouldn't hurt, especially not hurt more than your biceps, you're probably using bad form when doing the exercises which is why your bi's...
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    I agree as well, I only do straight leg deads, do...

    I agree as well, I only do straight leg deads, do build up my lower back. I do enough exercises for quads, hams, that I don't need the deads to target those muscles at all, but I do need my lower...
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    Sticky: Remember stretching before doing them, even if...

    Remember stretching before doing them, even if it's the last exercise in your work day. I do stiff legs deads so i usually stretch by bending at the waist with the legs straight and knees locked and...
  • Goes to show when you're fit and healthy, and...

    Goes to show when you're fit and healthy, and also have 1000% confidence in yourself the world is your oyster and you can do anything you want to do.
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    I've been drinking green tea every morning for...

    I've been drinking green tea every morning for over 2 years now, not sure how much it has helped me but it hasn't done anything negative that's for sure.
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    I usually do: mon: arms/shoulders wed: legs...

    I usually do:

    mon: arms/shoulders
    wed: legs
    sat: chest/back

    It gives me enough time to recover with the days in between.
  • If you feel it between shoulderblades then you...

    If you feel it between shoulderblades then you were using that to lift the weight and your hams to support you, so you didn't put enough force on the lower back. You're supposed to feel sore in your...
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    Good talk, good ideas phrased properly! We do it...

    Good talk, good ideas phrased properly! We do it because we can, because we're human and because we have a choice of how to live our lives every single day we get up in the morning and get out of bed.
  • 5 plates each side, then again just started doing...

    5 plates each side, then again just started doing legs again last month, since about a year ago.
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    Let your arms hang with DB shrugs and your...

    Let your arms hang with DB shrugs and your shoulders hang down too, then just focus on the shoulders and slowly raise them up. For shrugs I've found heavy weight works best and low reps 5-6 reps per...
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