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    Congratulations Daddy! Um, you're probably not...

    Congratulations Daddy!

    Um, you're probably not going to like my suggestion, but, given your time constraints, consider "Full Body"?

    You won't be able to bang 'em as hard as you're used to but...
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    Your frustration is palpable. You also come...

    Your frustration is palpable. You also come across as far more knowledgeable than me so all I have to offer is a few random shots.

    38 y/o is NOT the last shot. (I started at 73 :-)

    Recheck...
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    We all reach our limits. Eddie Hall deadlifted...

    We all reach our limits. Eddie Hall deadlifted 1,100 lbs. I'm pretty sure he would LOVE to lift 1,200 lbs.but I'm also pretty sure it ain't gonna happen, he's pretty much hit his limit.

    But it's...
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    I’m chiming in because I liked your post. You...

    I’m chiming in because I liked your post. You make sense.

    I started lifting two years ago. Full Body three times a week. Three days seemed doable, more wasn’t very likely.

    Two years later...
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    I hear an echo?

    I hear an echo?
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    One paragraph, seven sentences. You said it ALL!...

    One paragraph, seven sentences. You said it ALL! Well done my friend.
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    I started lifting about two years ago. I’m old...

    I started lifting about two years ago. I’m old (75), have arthritis and an inventory of injuries. I was coming off of physical therapy for a more recent injury (inoperable) and started thinking,...
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    Poll: Hard to tell but it looks like a 45(?), two 10...

    Hard to tell but it looks like a 45(?), two 10 lb. bumper plates and a fiver; about 185 lbs total? But, whatever, very impressive!
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    Can't speak for the OP but, as for me, I prefer...

    Can't speak for the OP but, as for me, I prefer the trap bar because I'm old (ancient) complete with arthritis and an inventory of injuries. The Trap Bar is easier on my back and knees. I don't...
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    As an old man I have a different perspective. The heck with hypertrophy, I just want to come back tomorrow injury free. So...

    My first set is high rep (about 20-ish) with enough weight to be...
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    Well said Sir! I'm 75, restarted, after some...

    Well said Sir!


    I'm 75, restarted, after some number of decades, at age 73. I'll never be what I was at 35 but am pleasantly surprised at what did come about.

    What started as a chore became...
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    What will the fifty bucks cost you? Does it mean...

    What will the fifty bucks cost you? Does it mean walking to work rather than taking a bus? Does it mean Ramen noodles and hot dogs for dinner? In my case it simply meant less cocktail hours at the...
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    Let's make no mistake, I am a novice so take what...

    Let's make no mistake, I am a novice so take what I say with a grain of salt.

    How much rest / how many rest days is a function of how much work.

    "Split" routines allow one to really beat a...
  • I don't. I'm lazy, undisciplined and ... I just...

    I don't. I'm lazy, undisciplined and ... I just don't care. For me it just adds another hurdle to getting to the gym and having a good workout / good time.

    That said I do sometimes envy those...
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    Poll: Dependent on my mood. I liked the snatch for its...

    Dependent on my mood. I liked the snatch for its athleticism and the clean & jerk for "bragging rights" and its tonnage.

    Going a bit off topic my favorite was the one armed snatch with an Olympic...
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    Weekends at the gym and a few weights at home for...

    Weekends at the gym and a few weights at home for in between?
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    75. Hit the weight room about three days a week....

    75. Hit the weight room about three days a week. Don't know if it's really going to make me live longer but there are some days it sure seems longer. My wife says maybe someday I'll be able to...
  • Thread: Creatine

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    I too am assuming that you are using Creatine...

    I too am assuming that you are using Creatine Monohydrate?

    Skip the "Loading Dose" recommendations and just use "maintenance" (about 5 gram) doses. (It'll catch up.)

    Some experts recommend...
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    I don’t have much to offer but I’m tagging in to...

    I don’t have much to offer but I’m tagging in to see what you learn.

    You didn’t mention how you train. Perhaps you are using stationary weight machines, the kind with two handles that connect to...
  • Thread: Roe v. Wade

    by joewattie
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    • “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice” are divisive terms....

    • “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice” are divisive terms. It pits us against each other when the truth is many to most of us fall somewhere in between. We are left with defending (or opposing) extremes...
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