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  1. P

    Long Layoff

    Hey Guys, Just coming back from a 15+ year lay off and was wondering if the generally accepted methods had changed. I'm a 55 year-old and doing a 3 on 1 off split (chest/back, shoulders/legs, arms) and taking in 30g of protein every 3 hours throughout the day. I'm making great gains thanks...
  2. N

    Thoughts on 5x5 training

    Hi, I'm 40 year old male recently getting into strength training, I don't want to get massive, I just want to get some more muscle mass, fix my poor posture and basically just get fitter and stronger so I can do sports for longer and better I generally don't like gyms or gym workouts but..... I...
  3. Stiff 2G

    Fasted training

    So the Big Stick came up with a unique diet. Any thoughts or experience with fasted training like this
  4. S

    Reandron TRT (anyone happy on this?)

    So I see generally mixed threads on reandron with the overall impression being that it is not effective because the promoted injection interval doesn't actually match the half life, so levels drop significantly by the time of the next injection. I recently saw an endocrinologist (my levels were...
  5. D

    What's more important for building muscle carbs or protein?

    Protein is the most important macronutrient in building muscle. Carbs are important for providing glycogen, which gives you the energy to train. [FONT=q_serif]People who lift weights generally have higher protein requirements. The RDA recommends 0.36 grams of protein per pound of body weight...
  6. A

    Basal Cell Carcinoma & HGH

    I've been doing some research on HGH, as I'm getting on a bit and keen to try it for a number of reasons. However I've recently had a Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) cut out. From my research I know there is some risk around increased growth rates of cancer and HGH, but given BCC's are slow growing...
  7. Timeah

    Powerlifting Plus Crossfit. Can they co-exist?

    Kind of following on from Rob's thread on conditioning. Powerlifting fundamentally is a skill based pursuit based on the expression of maximal strength, which often combines power training with bodybuilding. Crossfit is probably the most efficient activity for creating a solid fitness base...
  8. S

    Parker Joshua

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6EL2nFcI6I thoughts guys?I saw Lucas Browne get starched on the weekend,will the same happen to Parker?
  9. P

    Lookings to get a power rack vs squat roack

    I have a home gym with no spotter, weights are getting heavier and i am looking to upgrade to a power rack or squat rack width longer safety arms. I am leaning towards a power rack but i have a few concerns, 1.can safety bars be quickly adjusted and removed? this is to be able to do dead lift...
  10. A

    Those of you who are 'night-owls', have unique sleeping/work schedules

    Those of you who are 'night-owls', have unique sleeping/work schedules and generally abnormal daily routines, how do you maintain healthy eating habits?
  11. L

    Overhead Press, forearm clicking

    Hi All, Just switched from seated overhead press (slight incline), to standing again. I realised my grip was way too wide (on the gnurling), and have bought my grip into should width as per the various form guidelines on "proper form". Generally I feel stronger like this too with less shoulder...
  12. Fadi

    Simply Walking - GPS Map Steps

    There's a reason to why I'm sharing this app with you if you like walking. Generally, we all sometimes fall into this habit of following the crowd, or looking at what is most popular based on the reviews of others. Well, this app which I downloaded about two days ago, had a review score of 3.9...
  13. R

    Arginine vs AAKG vs Citrulline Malate

    I know that Citrulline is generally seen as the most effective in studies, but is there any benefit in taking it in combination with another NO activator? edit: Agmatine?
  14. A

    How often do you "de-load", or take time away from training?

    How often do you de-load, or take time away from training?
  15. S

    Planks vs. Weighted Sit Ups

    Do you feel planks have any value for ab strength, or am I better off sticking with weighted sit ups?
  16. A

    Steroids for Strength Sports: The Disappointing Truth

    Key Points: Many people think steroids make a massive difference in terms of competitiveness in strength sports. They are wrong. Other people (somehow) think that steroids don’t make much of a difference. They are also wrong. Steroids DO help people gain muscle mass and absolute strength at a...
  17. A

    What lift did you always shun until you tried it for yourself?

    What exercises did you all think were stupid until you tried it yourself?
  18. A

    PTC Brisbane and Stan Efferding

    The workshops generally run for about 4 hours and will be structured in the following manner. - Introduction - History of Stan and his achievements - Nutrition and supplementation programs - Powerlifting techniques Lunch - Stan does demo's on lifting technique - Stan watches you lift...
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    G'day all, long time lurker very rare poster however have come across a mental block... Basically I feel like I'm not squatting enough. I'm following the beginner strength programme as best I can (not really good at consistent frequency of training, I'll have a great week the. Go on day shift...
  20. Shrek

    Clenbuterol Handbook

    Info resourced by Cirr & GTO @ Bodyline all credit to Cirr & GTO What is Clenbuterol? Clenbuterol is a beta-2 agonist and is used in many countries as a broncodilator for the treatment of asthma. Because of it's long half life, clenbuterol is not FDA approved for medical use. It is a central...