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  • I don't think lunges get hate but they can be a...

    I don't think lunges get hate but they can be a bit difficult to standardize when talking about them. For example, if you do a lunge in place then you can significantly shift where the emphasis is on...
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Today's workout: FT bench press: 50x8, 50x6,...

    Today's workout:

    FT bench press: 50x8, 50x6, 45x9
    One-armed pulldowns: 100x6, 90x6, 80x6
    Seated dumbbell shouder press: 40x8, 40x7, 40x6
    FT rows: 60x8, 60x7 60x6
    Push-ups: BW+25x9, BW+25x6,...
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    Interesting. I'll never understand legal stuff,...

    Interesting. I'll never understand legal stuff, lol.
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    A lot of commercial gyms do not have benches with...

    A lot of commercial gyms do not have benches with safeties that are adjustable, sadly. But yes, if this is an option that would be the solution.
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    I'm surprised by this. I figured a gym would be...

    I'm surprised by this. I figured a gym would be more liable by not allowing spotters.

    Spotters are good for the freak occurrence where your arm breaks so they can help catch the weight. However,...
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    Anything that places it at a stretch will help as...

    Anything that places it at a stretch will help as training a muscle in the lengthened position can generally yield superior adaptations to training a muscle in the shortened position. The long head...
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    Today's workout: Heel elevated paused goblet...

    Today's workout:

    Heel elevated paused goblet squats: 20x2x20
    Poliquin step-ups: 20, 16
    ATG split squats on ~4" step: 12, 11
    Resisted dorsiflexion: 5x2x13
    Paused weighted dips: BW+95x4 (same as...
  • New Candito video touching on a lot of the things typically discussed here.

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    The video basically advocates staying far away from failure for the majority of one's lifting. The video is designed more for strength but the first thread in the comments also...
  • Two reviews published in the last year that touch...

    Two reviews published in the last year that touch on this topic for those who want to read more in depth:

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7372125/pdf/fphys-11-00816.pdf - this more...
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    Well the exam was considerably harder than I...

    Well the exam was considerably harder than I expected. I think I passed but I'm not completely confident and I unfortunately have to wait 8-10 weeks to find out.

    Anyways, I took yesterday off...
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    You may need to simply elevate your heels for the...

    You may need to simply elevate your heels for the squats.

    If 4 kg progress means lifting strength then that is fine as you are in a big deficit and have lost >70 pounds. You probably could make...
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    General recommendation for fiber is 14 grams per...

    General recommendation for fiber is 14 grams per 1000 kcal intake. That's based on data showing benefit for heart health. There are other benefits of fiber without good quantifications for the...
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    Today's workout: Deadlifts: 435x5 (+10 lbs,...

    Today's workout:

    Deadlifts: 435x5 (+10 lbs, warmups felt heavy and this pretty much pushed me to the limit)
    FT bench press: 50x11 (+1 rep, felt good)
    FT rows: 60x11 (+1 reps, felt good)
    Snatch...
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    I would but another heater on amazon. I just did...

    I would but another heater on amazon. I just did this for my home garage gym as I wanted a second one and it arrived in 2 days and is working perfectly. Cost <$70.
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    Other people have also observed worse side...

    Other people have also observed worse side effects in younger individuals. Glad you came out of it quickly.
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    Today's workout: Paused high bar back squats:...

    Today's workout:

    Paused high bar back squats: 245x6 (-35 lbs, felt ok)
    Paused weighted dips: BW+95x4 (+2.5 lbs, felt good)
    Paused weighted hammer grip chins: BW+97.5x4 (+2.5 lbs, felt good)...
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    That's a pretty quick timeline, most people...

    That's a pretty quick timeline, most people aren't getting those symptoms for at least 8 hours or so. Usually this only lasts 24 or at most 48 hours.
  • The above is all good info. For isolations...

    The above is all good info.

    For isolations assuming you do them after compounds progression becomes tricky as when you go up on the compounds then you will have more fatigue going into the...
  • Thread: Pistol squats

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    This is one exercise I will never do as I have a...

    This is one exercise I will never do as I have a torn meniscus in my right knee but I'm curious if there would be merit to sitting on the bottom stair and trying to stand up with one leg (perhaps...
  • I'm somewhere in the intermediate/advanced range...

    I'm somewhere in the intermediate/advanced range and I do full body 4x/wk currently and am getting good results.

    OP, as indicated above you need to pick something and stick with it. When you...
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