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  1. D

    Meal prep bags vs cooler bags

    I apologise if this is posted in the wrong area, please feel free to move if it is. I am getting in to my meal prep and ensure that i am prepping properly. I have been looking at meal prep containers and planning to get a few. I also wanted to enquire if meal prep bags are worth the cost? I...
  2. Stiff 2G

    Man ‘beheads teacher’ in Paris after he showed kids Prophet Mohammed cartoon

    " An assailant has decapitated a history teacher in France who had recently shown cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class. Witnesses watched the man decapitate his victim — who was also male — in broad daylight close to the school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. The attacker was said to be...
  3. Stiff 2G

    How short term is Powerlifting

    The 1RMs, the long rest periods between sets etc. People just don't seem to last.
  4. S

    Novice comps for Shits and Giggles

    Thinking of trying a comp at the end of the year just for the hell of it and I don't know why really, just think it would be cool to say I did it. Won't come close to being on the podium but guess it gives you a goal to work towards and you can get a total marked off then go try and beat it...
  5. Shrek

    Arnold Trains son

    He’s no Arnie but has potential.
  6. Stiff 2G

    Homosexuality and You

    Have you, do you, or have you thought about it. Tell us your experiences.
  7. WoodyAllen

    APU national championships

    Lifters list posted for the first APU National Championships later this month. Times have changed. Now it's pretty close to 50/50 men and women lifters. Great to see. http://www.powerlifting-apu.com/news/preliminary_1st-australian-classic-powerlifting-and-bench-press-championships/ I assume...
  8. S

    Our Prime Minister is chosen by Rupert Murdoch and other Media Moguls

    Rupert Murdoch wanted Malcolm Turnbull gone as Prime Minister "We have got to get rid of Malcolm. If that's the price of getting rid of him then I can put up with three years of Labor" Rupert Murdoch's Newspapers (the Australian, Daily Telegraph, Sky, etc) have run a campaign against Malcolm...
  9. Sticky

    The Perfect Meet

    https://www.valhallastrength.com.au/the-perfect-meet/
  10. D

    How long should my workouts go for?

    My squat day goes for 45min... my bench press workout is 1.5 hrs. Should i be bulking up my squat day? Currently 3 exercises... squat, paused squat and lunges. Or am i hitting my chest too hard... bench press, close grip, db bench, flys, then reverse flys, bicep curl and skullcrushers.... How...
  11. S

    100 Squats

    Surprised at how hard it is. Without building up to it can you do em?
  12. S

    Ask Goosey

    Got a lifting question? Ask the Guru! Pls, lifting questions only.
  13. spartacus

    What exercises do you rate best for each muscle group?

    given all the excitement about supposed 'great' exercises like deadlift, what are your favorites exercises for each muscle groups that you would do for bodybuilding purposes. Mine thighs- good form (high bar) squats and/or lunges, leg press, leg extensions, leg curls, step ups, walking...
  14. S

    Are MMA Fighters the Fittest Athletes?

    I'm using Fitness in the academic way. I remember when Fitness was defined as; Strength, Stamina and Flexibility. Then they added Speed and Co-ordination making five elements of Fitness. Old kunce in their 50-60's like Shrek, Woody, Goo, Spart, Dark etc can prolly remember when Fitness was just...
  15. S

    Wanted: 2X 20kg Weight Plates (Rubber Coated)

    My work gym has a total of 177.5kg in plates and I'm close to deadlifting the lot and want to progress further. I can either join a gym or pay for some more weight, work won't pay unfortunately so looking at adding 2 extra 20kg plates. Cheapest I have found is $70 per plate.
  16. spartacus

    why is powerlifting not more popular?

    now I know a few on here will be upset, but why is powerlifting not on this list of top 100 sports. http://biggestglobalsports.com/
  17. J

    Gym in Melbourne with reverse hyper

    Anyone know of a gym in Melbourne that has a proper reverse hyper machine? Close to the CBD would be ideal. I've been struggling with my lower back for a couple of years and would love to give reverse hypers a go. I train at fitness first at the moment and there's a GHR at the ones I go to...
  18. spartacus

    Ray Williams 477.5kg squat

  19. F

    Cumulative muscle fatigue leading to muscle growth

    Aim: 100 total reps done over a series of sets with the final sets requiring maximum effort. Maximum effort leads to maximum muscle recruitment. How does this work? Performing high reps with a lighter load close to muscular exhaustion will add size to your muscles. This is made possible due...
  20. Big Mick

    Test Boosters

    I was tossing up weather to put this in the supplement section or the diet section or the steroids section:confused: Anyway some may remember I took part in a Test Booster Trial a few years back organised by BN, then I think there was one organised by another member/sponsor (??), can't really...
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