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    Progressive Overload

    Should progressive overload be done at every training session or should I do a few sessions at a certain weight/reps before upping things? Also how much should the weight go up in percentage terms?
  2. R

    Lifting after VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy)

    Yep, lets get it out of the way first - I'm a fat bastard, I hate it, and I've been trying to change that for years with varying degrees of success, but in 18 days I'm under the knife for a VSG alongside my wife, who is having a similar procedure done the same day. Full disclosure, I'm working...
  3. 0ni

    Thread for religious people

    No atheists allowed
  4. Goosey

    Gut check back to basics

    I'm a big fan of Japanese Pro-Wrestling. I got into it years ago from reading Dave Meltzer's awesome Wrestling Observer Newsletter(I think I started subscribing to WON in 1984 and have been reading it ever since). In Japan Pro-Wrestling is one of their major sports... there's Sumo and there's...
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    A fitness exhibition has created a new category for physically challenged athletes

    A fitness exhibition has created a new category for physically challenged athletes to compete in. The ICN Australian Championships are being held in Melbourne this weekend and invite a host of gym-sculpted individuals to take part in a series of bodybuilding competitions. But this year was...
  6. Jimmy123

    My Goals - And any advice would be appreciated

    hi everyone, I recently was lucky enough to be able to get a DEXA scan and am involved in a body re-composition competition, that goes for 3 months starting end of August. I have some goals in my head about what I would like to achieve. I was hoping I could get some advice from the forum...
  7. Fadi

    Mechanical advantage bodybuilding: extend your set intensify your workout.

    None of us want to waste time trying to build muscle. And all of us know that the intensity of a set is felt near its completion rather than its beginning. Knowing this, it would be logical then to take advantage of this fact by extending the set at a point where it’s most optimal and most...
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    Canadian Fitness Model Rebecca Gray Workout & Diet

    My name is Rebecca Gray, I am from Mississauga, Ontario. I am 23 years old. I have been involved in competitive sports since the beginning of high school including woman’s flag football, swimming and track and field. From there I was a varsity track and field athlete. Struggling with one injury...
  9. A

    The important fitness trick you are not doing

    Scientists have known for years that by including short, higher-effort intervals (e.g., running faster for 30 seconds every three to five minutes) followed by recovery (i.e., going back to your normal speed), you’ll improve key physical-fitness levels. Only recently, however, have they found...
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    *CLEARANCE* Gym Gear - Save up to 70%!

    CLEARANCE Items! While Stocks Last! Hello again AUSBB! As we draw closer to the end of the year, we're beginning to prepare ourselves for a massive 2016! We're making a little more room at Iron HQ, so now's the time to snag some absolute killer bargains, up to a whopping 70% off. Check them...
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    December 2015 Ausbb Strength Extravaganza

    All scoring will in Wilkes coefficients Rules and Awards We support 4 lifts : Squat: hips below knees, no wraps (neoprene sleeves OK). Stand for a couple seconds before reracking it. Bench: hips and shoulders in contact with the bench, heal does not have to be on the floor. Wrist wraps...
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    Self conscious

    Were you self conscious in the beginning? If so what did you do to overcome this?
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    New mod - white_lie

    It's been quite sometime before we had another mod on the team , to help keep order I would like to welcome @White_Lie ; onto the mod team
  14. A

    9 Things Science Says All Runners Think About When They Run

    Whether you’re a one-miler or a marathoner, chances are you’re thinking the exact same thing as the jogger next to you. How do we know? Science told us. A recent study required participating runners to verbalize their thoughts, stream-of-consciousness style. A tape recorder strapped to their...
  15. Puggy

    The Viability of My Lifestyle

    I'm a fairly busy guy, and I'm starting to feel the aches seeping in because of this lifestyle. I'm only 17, I didn't expect this. That being said I'm far from an average 17 year old. I feel like my body is loosing. I've got some serious mental health issues and as a result I've been on some...
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    Hi im Jarrod

    Hi I'm Jarrod, I trained for 3 and a half months this year at the beginning and stopped due to soft tissue injury. Starting weight: 59kg Height: 5.10"/5.11" Current weight 75kg and havent touched a weight in like 3 months. Went from 59-78kg using creatine only in 3.5 months and increased my...
  17. kaz

    Bodybuilder loses battle with liver cancer which he blamed on diet of junk food

    A FORMER bodybuilder who consumed 10,000 calories a day washed down with seven to eight energy drinks has tragically died from liver cancer at the age of 39. Fitness fanatic Dean Wharmby — who was told he had weeks to live last November — blamed his illness on his quest to attain the perfect...
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    Need the D!

    Right, I've created a whole new account for this rant, because it's somewhat...personal. How the fudge do I meet a dude who's into the training lifestyle as much as I am? Because that's what it is. A style of life. I don't want to be dating someone who just doesn't get it, and constantly tries...
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    Your beginning

    Where do you start your fitness journey at? What or who influence you to get jacked, shredded, fast, strong, sexier, etc? How did you fall in love with your fitness sport? Let's hear a little history about where you guys/gals have been and came from in your life with fitness.
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    Hi New here from Adelaide

    Hi everyone I am a 44 year old living in Henley beach SA. I started training last year with a PT and lost 25kgs of fat and gained 8kgs of muscle in 5 months. Since that time I have been unable to find a coach and have done only sporadic training. I have a Cardio trainer 3 times per week but...