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  1. Jungnaut

    Can you FEEL when your muscles are stimulated enuff?

    Yeah, like the title says, we want to rock up to the gym and train with sufficient intensity to provide a stimulus for muscle growth. Now the scoop of WPI post workout shake question is.. Can you feel when this actually happens?? Look at it this way. There is A) a point whereby the muscles...
  2. Jungnaut

    Slow Eccentrics for DL or Pendlay Rows a no-no?

    So we have been dis-cussing how useful the eccentric part of the rep is for most exercises. By most I mean exercises that primarily move single joints and definitely some compounds too. On the other side of the coin I am sure there are a few exercises where slow eccentrics would not be...
  3. Jungnaut

    Jungnaut needs help with Diet Plan (critique please)

    First I am going to admit that diet isn’t one of my strong points, since I just eat whatever I feel like, going by sight and feel with foods and just using P:C:F of 40:30:30 as my rough guide for the past year. I have put on size which is what I wanted to do but now at 85kg (give and take), I...
  4. A

    Bodybuilder claims disability benefits claiming too weak to walk

    Cheat ... Peter Beddoe claimed nearly $54,000 in disability benefits while at the same time competing in bodybuilding championships. Picture: home.bt.com Source: Supplied A BENEFITS cheat who claimed to be too weak to walk has turned out to be Mr Wales, a competitive bodybuilder. Peter...
  5. A

    Straight arm vs. bent arm lateral raises...

    Straight arm vs. bent arm lateral raises... What's up everyone. I am curious what people's preferences are for doing lateral raises
  6. White_Lie


    So i'm looking to add some band work to my training, I was going to just get one of the 6 packs from gymdirect. Is this the best option considering i've never used them before and will get a range of sizes, plus works out cheaper than getting 3 or so individual pairs. What colours/resistance do...
  7. S

    Honest Question

    Now im relatively inexperianced compared to the majority on there when it comes to the gym. What I see a lot in my gym is people that do 4 or 5 different exercises for the same body part. Like 4 different variations of cable curls. I see this as pointless but then again I have little experience...
  8. R

    Benefits of Amino Acids

    Benefits of Using Branched Chain Amino Acids - BCAA Just to be clear, a thorough understanding of BCAAs, concerning the structure, elements and benefits of amino acids can actually fit in a small book collection. I will give you a little tour on amino acids before telling you about the benefits...
  9. A

    Discover The Benefits Of Runnning

    Exercise is essential for optimal health for the human body. There are a lot of exercises that are beneficial for the body but there is one workout that a lot of people are turning to: running. Decreased Body Fat: Running has been proven to assist a person in their efforts to drop...
  10. El Testicle

    Steroids and potential benefits for injuries

    Kia Ora everybody, While this is kind of a 'first time cycle - give me your thoughts' thread ; I am specifically looking to have some queries answered regarding Deca, it's use for joint mobility and tendon strengthening and potential sides when used on it's own or with Test-E as suggested by...
  11. pumpiniron

    more on high the benefits of high intensity/volume training.

    Adhering to Real World Principles: Understanding Max Load Training Some time ago Aristotle made the salient point that although methods are many, principles are few. What a seminal point. But what I see is that these “methods’ are so varied that they are violating key fundamental principles...
  12. A

    A Choice review finds the nutritional benefits of coconut water are often exaggerated

    A Choice review finds the nutritional benefits of coconut water are often exaggerated+ [/COLOR] Read more: A Choice review finds the nutritional benefits of coconut water are often exaggerated | News.com.au [/LEFT]
  13. Jungnaut

    L-Tyrosine Benefits

    Has anyone benefited from using L-Tyrosine? According to BN, 'it can play a role in dealing with the negative effects of stress, sleep deprivation and intense physical effort (such as weight training). Those suffering from mild forms of depression often find the compound to be beneficial too.'...
  14. 0ni

    Squat question

    So I realised today that I easily have the flexibility now to go ass to grass on front squats. I just need to know the implications of this and have the following questions: With a similar stance, should I be able to go ass to grass on both high bar and low bar squats? From next week I am...
  15. A

    Vitamins may block benefits of exercise: study

    An Interesting read: From The West Australian Vitamins may block benefits of exercise: study Taking vitamins C and E after a workout appears to prevent physical exercise improving the body's energy regulation, a study found. Exercise is known to increase the effects of the hormone...
  16. J

    Benefits of yoga?

    Hello what is the benifits of yoga ? I am thinking of trying yoga and am just wondering what the benifits of it are , anybody in here who's tried or doing it ?