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    If things get real bad, I have a prescription for...

    If things get real bad, I have a prescription for anti inflammatory. At the gym I basically dont work legs. They get plenty of work from the jogging etc.
  • From what I have been reading, LDL cholesterol...

    From what I have been reading, LDL cholesterol takes a back seat to triglycerides and its ratio to HDL in terms of coronary risk. In fact, the latest research shows that as you get older, having...
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    Squats are pretty much out for me. Nagging lower...

    Squats are pretty much out for me. Nagging lower back injury. Doc says NO CURE besides PT which "might" help. Pain gets better when I walk alot, so somewhat manageable.

    My main goal at this point...
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    Well, im 57 now and just started to get back into...

    Well, im 57 now and just started to get back into the gym. I am no stranger to lifting weights, I mean, as a teen in the 1970s, there wasnt much else to do. This time, it will be machines only and...
  • Really helpful article. Every time I start...

    Really helpful article. Every time I start working out again I get these amazing gains and then it just stops. I think its because I just get into the habit of doing the same thing all the time. I...
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    TC, an ex smoker like myself will tell you that...

    TC, an ex smoker like myself will tell you that deciding to quit is the easy part. Being able to stay smoke free is the tough part.

    The ironically painful thing is that the first few weeks will be...
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    Pullovers work mostly the lats and tris. One of...

    Pullovers work mostly the lats and tris. One of my fav exercises.

    After a warm-up set, try to bring the bar down to the floor on the pullover. On the up part, bring the bar to the chest and then...
  • "Today for no apparent reason I started thinking...

    "Today for no apparent reason I started thinking to myself..I need to find a hobby...I can't think of anything else to do but start exercising and working on building my self esteem"

    Your already...
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    Fyi - 1972 results 1 Arnold Schwarzenegger ...

    Fyi - 1972 results

    1 Arnold Schwarzenegger
    2 Sergio Oliva
    3 Serge Nubret
    4 Frank Zane
    5 Franco Columbu
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    This is what I do three times a week now to keep...

    This is what I do three times a week now to keep my cardio routine less boring:

    20 minutes on the Eliptical - 10 minutes forward and 10 minutes backward
    10 minutes on the Stairmaster
    15 minutes...
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    Your isoloation movements + your compound...

    Your isoloation movements + your compound upper-body movements are already giving your arms plenty of work. I would not do more for them.

    If you really must go on Saturday, I would just do cardio....
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    "I think it will be more effective if a take off...

    "I think it will be more effective if a take off the cardio and hit my muscle twice a week ?"

    Only stop doing cardio if you want a shorter life. And yes, as pj says, use Eliptical, Treadmill and...
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    "...and doing large volume, lots of sets. " ...

    "...and doing large volume, lots of sets. "

    BINGO!
  • For chest, I now do something like this using...

    For chest, I now do something like this using free weights:
    Flat Bench - 7 to 8 sets
    1x12 @ 135
    2x12 @ 155
    1x8 @ 180
    1x5 @ 220
    2x10 @ 155

    Incline Bench - 6 sets
    Same reps/sets as Flat...
  • No prob kak, i understand what ur saying and have...

    No prob kak, i understand what ur saying and have read some other posts on that issue.

    For me, I seem to get my best results when my muscles are sore the day after.
  • Correct! And here is a very good article...

    Correct! And here is a very good article explaining that we should be using all rep ranges: This is really a good read.

    http://www.freedomfly.net/Articles/Training/training29.htm

    BTW, I just...
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    If I just got back from 5 weeks off, I would not...

    If I just got back from 5 weeks off, I would not be doing any deadlifting for a while.

    I would slowly get back into the workout routine and add the heavy stuff in increments.
  • Do pullovers! After your warmup set, try to bring...

    Do pullovers! After your warmup set, try to bring the barbell all the way to the floor. Increase the weight with each set, and then drop the weight and do a couple of high rep sets.

    This will work...
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    Once a week is better than zero times per week. ...

    Once a week is better than zero times per week.

    Yeah, go ahead and do a full-body workout. Even if you are only working out once a week, you need to start with lower weight and move up as the...
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    Great thread here! Just want to go over...

    Great thread here!

    Just want to go over something I recently tried regarding set/reps and weight etc. I will limit this discussion to just the chest area.

    I used to do the old standard 3 sets...
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