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Recent content by Ben

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    For sale in Ballarat, what do you reckon I'd get for them? 2 x 8kg 2 x 12kg 2 x 16kg 1 x 24kg 1 x 32kg 1 x 64kg
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    Gym Gear

    G'day folks, Got my gym up for sale. Dunno what it's worth, but open to offers. 1 x Muscle Motion Commercial Power Rack http://www.gymdirect.com.au/shop/strength-equipment/racks/power-racks-and-cages/commercial-power-rack/ 2 x 1.25kg plates 2 x 2.5kg plates 2 x 5kg plates 2 x 10kg plates 2 x...
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    Hey fellas. Found the above website to be pretty good on prices. Quote JLR165 in the checkout for $10 off. Thank me later ;) If I didn't have 2000 posts this would look like spam.....
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    Weight Gain / Loss

    How much weight have you gained/lost since starting lifting?
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    Thinking of getting an Apple iMac?

    Whos got one? Pros/cons? Like/dislike? I know a couple of people who have one, and they reckon they'll never go back. I'm going to get a new desktop just before tax time, seriously thinking about getting a Mac.
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    Spritcha on Training

    I'll start. 1. What were your lifts when you first started, and at what bodyweight? 2. What sort of program did you do to start with? 3. As above, what would you recommend we beginners do?
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    Sharp pain where traps meet shoulder

    Last night, on the last rep of the last set when benching, I felt a sharp stabbing pain in my shoulder, where the trap meets the shoulder. It feels like a joint pain, not muscular, and only hurts when I move. Ideas?
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    [MartialArts] UFC 121 - Lesnar vs Velasquez

    Can't wait for this. Does anyone here have links to a live streaming? DKD posted a link up to UFC 119, but I think he's gone awol.
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    Wit and wisdom of Mark Rippetoe

    This is massively long, but there is some seriously funny shit in there, he's got a good sense of humour. Wit and Wisdom of Mark Rippetoe - Starting Strength Wiki When asked to "explain how deep squats won't screw up your femur/hips," so the person posting could explain it to his friend who...
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    Lots of snatch

    Has anyone tried this, if so, how many of reps did you do? SSST In 10 mintues, see how many times you can perform a snatch with a 24kg KB. You can switch hands. Ladies, use the 12kg. The record is 297 reps.
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    Kettlebell complexes

    Post up any you might have, as well as best time.
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    Cough & Chest cold cures

    Woke up this morning with a stuffy chest and a cough. Now I've got a booming headache and sore eyes to go with it. How to cure? Sleep all day? Mega dose vit C? Eat fruit and veg only? Drink fresh fruit juices only? 4 hour long sauna? All help appreciated. Want to knock this on the head...
  13. Ben

    Boxes for UDL's

    What does everyone use? Rather than make my own, thought there might be something already available.
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    What do your wrists and ankles measure?

    I think I read on here once there is a correlation between wrist/ankle size and bodyweight. For interests sake, what is your current BW, wrist and ankle size? Take the measurement at the narrowest part of each. BW: 71kgs Wrist: 6.5" Ankle: 8.5"
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    How do you cook your steak?

    Post up any tips you've got - bastings, what to do and what not to do etc.