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  1. J

    Mk 677 form effectiveness

    Which form is most effective: Pill, liquid, powder ? Also is it ok to buy internationally as I feel shipping conditions may not be optimal (exposure to heat etc.)
  2. J

    ASAP Soon to be Wife wants help to lose weight

    please delete please delete
  3. D

    need a belt... any recommendations?

    Ive been lifting for 15 months and am getting painful lower back on my deadlifts... saw a coach who helped me a lot with my form but it still hurts for days afterwards. Also if i do a big squat session i get pain. I was thinking to try a belt to provide some support for my lower back. Any...
  4. Goosey

    Stiff legged deadlift and Ukrainian deadlift

    Due to popular belief these to exercises are not the same and one is a bastardised form of the other due to people being impatient and trying to add weight before perfecting form. the SLDL is an example of an exercise where you must start light as opposed the the Ukrainian version. due to the...
  5. spartacus

    sound strength training principles from a russian weighlifter on t-nation

    https://forums.t-nation.com/t/sergey-bondarenko-russia-450-510-lbs-235-useful-articles-q-a-form-check-etc/214212/7 I like this quote And never forget one of the most important rule that many trainees underestimate – it is better to “undertrain” than to overtrain. If you face overreaching, then...

    what is this exercise called? does it even exist?

    it's like a barbell front delt raise, except you raise the barbell all the way over head. so do a barbell front raise and extend all the way up until overhead starting from front/waist finish over head. if it's an actual exercise, what is the name of it? also isn't this exercise a pretty good...
  7. L

    Squatting form - what would hitler do?

    If you're a fan of Rippetoe :D
  8. Shrek

    Pacquiao v Horn

    Could Horn win?? I hope so.
  9. Darkoz

    Theme form the movie Fifth Element

    The song in the movie The Fifth Element sung by an alien opera singer was computer synthesized as it was thought not possible for a person to actually sing it. This Chinese opera singer with an extraordinary vouce performs it live. Watch it right through. (Sorry I have no idea how to embed the...
  10. A

    Storing a Barbell outside...Ideas inside. Advice?

    not fully outside it is under patio , but does anyone keep their equipment outside ?
  11. Goosey

    Intensity or Form?

    Which do you think is more important in getting the best results from a workout intensity or form? You could probably make a winning case for each one, or the idea that they are equally important.I would probably say that intensity is more important when you’re younger (from 15 to 40 years of...
  12. A

    Budget platform

    So I bought some lifting shoes, and wanting them to last, decided to implement some type of platform. 1 sheet of 15mm plywood 2.4 x 1.2, cut down to 1.1 to slot inbetween rack base. 1/2 tin cabot's cfp floor polyurethane. 3 coats for the top, sanded inbetween. 2 coats for the bottom, no...
  13. A

    What is the stupidest thing you've seen a PT doing with their client in the gym?

    What is the stupidest thing you've seen a PT doing with their client in the gym?
  14. A

    Weekly Discussion Thread # 12

    This weeks topic: Deltoid Training · What are your thoughts and guidelines on training delts? · What do you do for delts? · What do you think most people do incorrectly when training delts? · Any other questions/comments regarding the topic.
  15. spartacus

    pick winner and runner up of NRL and AFL by 8 Septmber 2015

    let's have a bit of fun and pick winner and runner up of AFL and NRL, and see who gets closest. 15 points for picking correct exacta (in order with winner and runner up selected), 10 points for picking winner, and five points for either of your two picks making grand final. Selections to be...
  16. Puggy

    Mark Rippetoe - How to Low Bar Squat

    Famous for his deadlift expertise, here is Mark Rippetoe's how to on the Squat. Specifically the low bar squat, but some of this can definitely be applied to high bar. Picked up some nice form fixes.
  17. A

    16 years old Lee Priest

  18. B

    AMP'D x - AMP Citrate / Caffeine capsules

    Sadly, all good things seem to come to an end in the world of stimulants. AMP Citrate's future is unpredictable at best so we've created a limited edition capsule so you can continue to maximise your workouts. Containing AMP Citrate and Caffeine, this is the ideal 'pick me up' to power your...
  19. Goosey

    Full, half and qtr squat

    Hey, I remember about 15 years ago when there was a resurgance back to the barbell squat on the internet and reading a lot of pros and cons. if you didn't "squat ass to grass", you weren't squatting and that the against people saying that the squat is dangerous and bad for the knees, as with...
  20. A

    Eggs & Bacon

    So how do folks like your eggs and bacon? I like my eggs easy over and my bacon barely crisp. Do you like yours sunny side up and burnt or what???