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  • You don't need anything special. You will get...

    You don't need anything special. You will get used to not having caffeine.
    Eat breakfasts that sound appealing to you :)
  • Yes, so this is nonsense. Junk science, no such...

    Yes, so this is nonsense. Junk science, no such things.

    I eat a broad and balanced diet, stay active as I can, and weight train. My energy and testosterone are far above average.



    This is...
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    I grew up eating Laura Scudder's and still keep...

    I grew up eating Laura Scudder's and still keep it around
    Walmart has a new store brand natty pb that is mighty good.
    Skippy Natty is a goto as well
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    I use my pants and a post shower glance. Are you...

    I use my pants and a post shower glance. Are you competing soon or something?



    I don't either. I have in the past. The foods I eat most are typical and I know the portions so typing it all into...
  • Consider hiring a well regarded professional...

    Consider hiring a well regarded professional weight coach to teach you how to lift and adjust program to fit your needs. If nothing local there are online options.



    Seek the help of a qualified...
  • Most people would rather have surgery than admit...

    Most people would rather have surgery than admit mental health challenges. Don't sweat it so much.



    Quit procrastinating there is easy testing for this.




    My brother had this for years....
  • I'd go with the live with it answer. You can gain...

    I'd go with the live with it answer. You can gain slow with training and it will diminish a bit. I've done this and it did help.

    But it's a scar I carry. So what, I'm over it.

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    How...
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    Sounds ridiculous, like a crash diet? Why do...

    Sounds ridiculous, like a crash diet? Why do this? Try 3k for a while and see what happens, you can always adjust up or down depending on goals.

    Protein @ around .6-.8g a pound
    Fats @ around .5g...
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    10/14 Off 10/15 WO Leg press 5*10 ramped ...

    10/14 Off

    10/15 WO

    Leg press 5*10 ramped
    SLDL 3*10
    Adductor machine 1*10 - 1*5
    Upper back machine row 3*10

    Shoulders are feeling a bit worn so gave pressing a de-load today. New style...
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    Often it's better to take a more moderate...

    Often it's better to take a more moderate approach in terms of long term compliance with change. For most folks if they took a small break before they needed it there would be less chance of...
  • I'm sorry to hear that my friend. But you did not...

    I'm sorry to hear that my friend. But you did not lose everything. The other part about bouncing back beyond muscle memory is just memory. Once someone spends 1000/2000+ hours in the gym they have...
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    10/13 Dip machine 1*10, 2*10, AMRAP 13 -...

    10/13

    Dip machine 1*10, 2*10, AMRAP 13 - ramped -2
    Pulldown machine 1*10, 3*8 - 1.5
    45 deg back extension 4*5
    Face pull 3*10
    Bicep DB curl 2*20
    Hamstring stretching

    Pushed loading forward...
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    Nope. Taking aminos will typically be less...

    Nope. Taking aminos will typically be less effective than taking a quality protein source with adequate leucine. If I wanted to supplement I would use a whey > aminos 100% of the time.




    The...
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    10/12 Rehab WO + Cardio Shoulder cable work...

    10/12

    Rehab WO + Cardio

    Shoulder cable work 3*10
    Full contact twist @ landmine 2*5
    Straight arm pull down 2*12
    Triceps pushdown 3*10
    Assorted cardio 20+ min
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    The main thing is you are worth it. But we all...

    The main thing is you are worth it. But we all have to figure budgets and space.

    Lot's of folks around here with leg press in their home gym. Don't hear many regretting the purchase.
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    10/10 Off 10/11 WO Leg Extension 4*10 2...

    10/10 Off

    10/11 WO

    Leg Extension 4*10
    2 cable pull down 4*10
    Pec Deck 4*10
    Biceps 2*20
    Rear delt KB 1*12
    45 deg back ext 2*8
  • This is a very common scenario. If you like what...

    This is a very common scenario. If you like what you are doing and making good progress think a bit before dump your whole program just for bench IMO.

    Have you purchased 5/3/1 materials and...
  • No advice beyond see a pro DPT with good rep and...

    No advice beyond see a pro DPT with good rep and history.

    Good luck on your recovery.
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    10/8 Off 10/9 WO Safety bar squat 5*5 HS...

    10/8 Off

    10/9 WO

    Safety bar squat 5*5
    HS seated shoulder press 4*10
    Bent row 2*20

    I got to the gym a little late. They gave us the 5 min warning and I still needed horizontal row. Just...
  • Shipment of books arrived. Looking forward to...

    Shipment of books arrived. Looking forward to reading them.
    New sheets on the bed
    Laughter
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