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  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    I do it to help prevent injury. My knees are...

    I do it to help prevent injury. My knees are vulnerable, lol. I tore my right meniscus way back in like 2008 or so and never got it repaired. It doesn't always work as I still have intermittent knee...
  • Studies show a wide spectrum of responders and...

    Studies show a wide spectrum of responders and nonresponders. Nonresponders probably do respond to higher volume, but there is lots of emerging data showing how influential genetics can be. Example...
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Got up early and did the following in the...

    Got up early and did the following in the morning:

    Paused high bar back squats: 290x1, 260x5, 245x5
    Leg extensions: 135x11/4/3/3/3/3
    Leg curls: 70x12/4/3/3/3/3

    Later in the day I did 15...
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    If you are currently out of shape, then starting...

    If you are currently out of shape, then starting out with 10 minutes is a good idea. You can start with jogging, then start incorporating intervals. Gradually move up to doing high-intensity...
  • Longer duration static stretching will negatively...

    Longer duration static stretching will negatively impact strength acutely (stretching >60 seconds shows this the most). Doing dynamic movements between stretching and athletic performance helps...
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Just a quick session today, done in a circuit: ...

    Just a quick session today, done in a circuit:

    Dips: 16, 14, 11
    Hammer-grip chin-ups: 10, 9, 7
    Decline push-ups: 8, 8, 7 (actually all push-ups I do are at a decline but I haven't been stating...
  • Thread: help

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    When you wake up in the morning do you feel...

    When you wake up in the morning do you feel refreshed, or are you still tired? Do you get tired throughout the day, or just in the early evening?
  • For people who want to read more on the utility...

    For people who want to read more on the utility of waist circumference measurements in comparison/addition to BMI, this is a great read: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41574-019-0310-7
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    For hypertrophy most research would count (for...

    For hypertrophy most research would count (for quadriceps): 1 set of lunges = 1 set of squats = 1 set of leg extensions

    Regarding RIR, there has been a lot of research on velocity-based training...
  • For those curious, this is a good read describing...

    For those curious, this is a good read describing some of the issues with BMI: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/obr.13190
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Today I did 15 minutes of rowing in the morning,...

    Today I did 15 minutes of rowing in the morning, walked ~3,000 extra steps at work, and did 15 minutes of rowing in the evening.

    Apparently they are coming out tomorrow morning to fix my air...
  • When I have looked at this I recall it missing...

    When I have looked at this I recall it missing more like 20%, not 50%. I may have to look into this again unless someone else wants to search the literature.

    Edit: I misread it. 20% is the number...
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    OP, is there a specific reason you asked about...

    OP, is there a specific reason you asked about squats vs leg extensions taken to do different RPE/RIR values? That's two completely distinct variables.
  • If you have a rheumatologist they are the...

    If you have a rheumatologist they are the specialists we refer to for hypermobility issues.
  • Here's a link with another picture (Figure 1) and...

    Here's a link with another picture (Figure 1) and a general overview of joint hypermobility syndrome: https://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(17)30220-6/pdf

    snailsrus, have any of you seen a...
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Today's workout: Paused high bar back squats:...

    Today's workout:

    Paused high bar back squats: worked up to 285x1, then 255x5, 255x4
    Paused bulgarian split squats: 75s x4

    Quite happy with the squats; form was solid on all reps and no pain.
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    Based on this overview it appears diet + exercise...

    Based on this overview it appears diet + exercise will not be very helpful, unfortunately. https://parjournal.net/article/view/3371

    She may like to look around this website:...
  • Thread: Heisman's log

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    Today's workout: Paused flat barbell bench...

    Today's workout:

    Paused flat barbell bench press: 190x3/155x6, 190x3/155x5
    Paused lat pulldowns: 200x3/140x6, 200x3/140x5
    FT rows: 75x4/50x6

    Stopped here as I twinged my left shoulder while...
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    If you gain weight slowly and only gain muscle...

    If you gain weight slowly and only gain muscle your basal metabolic rate will increase 6 calories per pound of muscle. It's 2 calories per pound of fat.

    If you gain a lot of weight then your...
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    If it's the hip joint then changing positioning...

    If it's the hip joint then changing positioning can make a big difference as it will change the movement of the head of the femur (thigh bone) within the acetabulum (hip socket). Consider changing...
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