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  • Bingo. Or from the kitchem folks directly giving...

    Bingo. Or from the kitchem folks directly giving them bigger portions.
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    What do you think his starting body fat was? ...

    What do you think his starting body fat was?

    Interesting his leaness did not apoear to change much as he shrank. I bet he lost muscle.


    Also, since he only did 1 one-arm pull up, I guess that...
  • 1 rep to pull ups is very good. Once you pass 15...

    1 rep to pull ups is very good. Once you pass 15 you will be doing more than most reasonably fit guys. Pass 20 and you are highly above average compared to most distance runners. Yes, gymnasts will...
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    Poll: Forearms handle and need more sets than arms and...

    Forearms handle and need more sets than arms and shoulders,
    Arms and shoulders handle and need more sets than torso,
    Torso handles and needs more sets than legs, and
    Legs handle more heavy sets...
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    Poll: Also, explosive lifts, which often happen with 1...

    Also, explosive lifts, which often happen with 1 second concentric, do build strength faster, but they also hurt joints more. People get too focused on 8 week studies that find the fastest muscle or...
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    Poll: I plan to stick to D. My wrists are complaining...

    I plan to stick to D. My wrists are complaining when I get close to 10 reps. I enjoy the burn I get at higher reps.

    30 reps has a more intense burn that my biceps don't like. But my chest handles...
  • Going to failure builds mass in any rep range. ...

    Going to failure builds mass in any rep range.

    Protein needs are overstated by supplement companies who sell protein powder and pay for studies.

    Protein gets you buff sooner, but these guys...
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    I need to add some 10 minute high intensity...

    I need to add some 10 minute high intensity cardio sessions then, in addition to my weight lifting and low intensity fat burn. Maybe the growth hormone will help my joints.
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    Get a platform to stand on. Lift starting lower...

    Get a platform to stand on. Lift starting lower and ending lower. Do not lock out with weight. Still practice shallow squats with just body weight. Very gradually, over months, add the bar and then...
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    I heard that 25 year olds can be healthy year...

    I heard that 25 year olds can be healthy year round at 8-11% bf depending on genetics, some 8, some 11. But more is needed as you get older. I don't know why competitions encourage lower values....
  • 18% body fat is well within th 1% per week max...

    18% body fat is well within th 1% per week max speed. It is possible for sleep loss to turn that to muscle loss. 1 pound a week sounds safe for you

    We each have individual metabolisms. Published...
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    True, though his specialty is strength, not body...

    True, though his specialty is strength, not body building, 1RM, not 20RM. I never heard of strength specialists doing lots of volume, but not that I'd know.



    Strength training makes you a...
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    In the last several threads with this question,...

    In the last several threads with this question, the starters all finally admitted they ate and did not track cheat meals on the weekend. They said they did not know a few days could make that big a...
  • I bet your brother eats less than you think. He...

    I bet your brother eats less than you think. He probably plays video games 14 hours per day and then pigs out when the game is over, still barely hitting maintainence calories. I know someone like...
  • For me it was injuries that sent me home for a...

    For me it was injuries that sent me home for a month or more. I'd come back, see fast strength increases for a month, get back to where I was or a bit further, then another injury or re-injury sends...
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    https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a35032638/myo-r...

    https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a35032638/myo-reps/



    That there describes the myo reps I'm referring to.

    I guess I can do my own study with cross over. Myself, 4 week cycles, myo sets vs...
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    The Access Denied error is deleting my posts, so...

    The Access Denied error is deleting my posts, so I'll be fast.

    None of the studies posted looked at clusters that each went to near failure. All were what I call lazy rests.

    As for the 2016...
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    Where I see possible time savings is that how...

    Where I see possible time savings is that how many reps you can do in the next set is not linear with rest time.

    If actual reps are equated, I would think the myo sets would be at least as...
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    I don't have hard time constraints, but I do have...

    I don't have hard time constraints, but I do have other stuff I'd like to do. I also feel guilty when people want to use my machine when I'm resting.
    Also, I don't like morning carb loading and...
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    Thank you! I'm preserving that in a quote. Always...

    Thank you! I'm preserving that in a quote. Always says must spread more reputation. I guess it now requires more than 20 people.


    I'm just trying to figure out what really stimulates muscle...
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