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  • I do too! Today is my off day. I’m browsing the...

    I do too! Today is my off day. I’m browsing the forum, watching lifting stuff on YouTube and gearing up for squats tomorrow. The full day of rest both before and after each lift let’s me go nuts.
  • When I was training six days a week I was about...

    When I was training six days a week I was about the same size as you. Training every other day allowed much better recovery.

    Upper

    Rest

    Lower and arms

    Rest
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    Good stuff. At no point are your shoulders at the...

    Good stuff. At no point are your shoulders at the same height as your hips, always well above with the slope in your back.

    Making a “4” with your body vs a “7”
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    Here is another very good look at the bar rolling...

    Here is another very good look at the bar rolling technique.

    Look how low he drops the hips, thighs to,parallel.

    He’s a fairly tall guy right?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kEC7X1FUIg
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    So I have been training with quite a few reps...

    So I have been training with quite a few reps lately. It’s been refreshing but the last few days I have really been missing chasing numbers. Big 3 rep sets is something I’m interested in and may well...
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    Eli deadlifts

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYN3UGCYisk

    As you watch this video, make note (even take some screenshots) of the guys that DO roll the bar. Look how low their hips are. You may well find this...
  • I think you can start with distance between your...

    I think you can start with distance between your shins and the bar, grab the bar, roll it back and simultaneously drop your hips , raise head and shoulders,while trying to keep shins perpendicular to...
  • Yeah, 6 foot 4 kid pulled 405 with a few months...

    Yeah, 6 foot 4 kid pulled 405 with a few months of training.
  • As you raise and lower a deadlift….you never want...

    As you raise and lower a deadlift….you never want to make a SEVEN…..7…..and you are definitely flat backed with high hips as u lower the bar. I would suggest trying to make a 4 as you pick the weight...
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    Any update here”no gains?”

    Any update here”no gains?”
  • Well, This is certainly an issue “ My average...

    Well, This is certainly an issue “ My average protein daily is somewhere around 50 grams.”

    You should do that in ONE MEAL about 4-5 times a day. Eat !

    Lifting hurts the muscle….you eat, you...
  • You’ll get a lot of opinions on this. When I...

    You’ll get a lot of opinions on this.

    When I teach this lift, I stress that a lifter should “make the number 4”……as you look at this…4 ….the arm is straight down, the thigh parallel to the ground...
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    Relatively easy paced workout this am since I’m...

    Relatively easy paced workout this am since I’m off work.
    Had the luxury of a second Thanksgiving meal.

    Might have apple pie post lift.

    Bench pyramid 12-9-6-5-4
    Rows 14-9-7-7-7

    Incline...
  • Love it!

    Love it!
  • Typically I’d say nutrition fail = weight room...

    Typically I’d say nutrition fail = weight room fail.

    What is your calorie intake?

    What do you typically eat?

    How often do you eat?

    How much protein are you consuming daily?
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    Happy Thanksgiving all. Ate the usual pile of...

    Happy Thanksgiving all.

    Ate the usual pile of eggs/whites today. Substituted English muffins for oatmeal. Nice treat.

    Second meal was a chicken breast sandwich and various nuts, meats, cheese...
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    Gotcha, start a journal here and share pics,...

    Gotcha, start a journal here and share pics, videos, notes…it’ll really help u stay motivated.

    Also, my best advice, same thing I tell myself…is that it comes down to 3 things… pushing, pulling...
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    Injuries… I was trying to really better myself...

    Injuries…

    I was trying to really better myself with running hills between lifting days. It went great for a coupLe of weeks. I was so happy to be able to run, move, breathe and feel so alive. It...
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    This is a tough split in my opinion but there was...

    This is a tough split in my opinion but there was a time when it was fairly popular:

    Based on you equipment needs at the gym:

    Gym days:

    Legs, back, bis.- give yourself 90-120 min.


    Home :
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    28 sets (even more) in an 8 day period is...

    28 sets (even more) in an 8 day period is certainly doable if you have three days of rest between each 14 set session.

    Otherwise….I’m not sure you’re gonna recover.
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