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  1. 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...
  2. Big Mick

    The Game Changer

    Has anyone here watched this vegan propaganda film?? What are your thoughts??
  3. S

    Diet and Weight Loss | The best diet plan and natural ways of weight loss

    Health is wealth. Health is good mind is good. How can we weight loss and live healthy, beautiful, life? This is our effort for all the people of the world. I want to speak on the topic ‘health is wealth’. In the modern time, where pollution, global warming, and other environmental issues have...
  4. S

    Diet and Weight Loss | The best diet plan and natural ways of weight loss

    I want to speak on the topic ‘health is wealth’. In the modern time, where pollution, global warming, and other environmental issues have covered us, the importance of health and fitness has increased to a great extent. We need to be more physically healthy and fit to win the current...
  5. WoodyAllen

    Kevin Ross Interview (Muai Thai)

    I don't like the "iTunes only" format for Mark Bell's podcasts but I'm adapting to it. This one was interesting listening to Kevin Ross talking about mental discipline in training to ensure success in the ring. Mebbe check out some Ross youtube vids while you listen to it. Episode 21...
  6. A

    Uncovered Dorian Yates

  7. A

    Wimps are 'stronger than bodybuilders', study finds

    Wimps are 'stronger than bodybuilders', study findsA gram of bodybuilders' muscle is less powerful than the same amount of tissue from someone who did not weight train, tests show Bodybuilders are only strong because they have so much muscle mass, research suggests. Photo: Getty Images...
  8. P

    improving squats and deads 5x5 hitting wall

    Hey all, new to the forum but have been on and off weight training for several years. I've been consistently at it about 8 months now and have hit a very low wall on squats and dead lifts.. I've been doing 5*5 with dead/press one day, squat and bench the other. Usually twice each workout each...
  9. kaz

    What is the technical flaw in your squat you are working on improving?

  10. TrentZor

    PTC Sydney - Novice and improving lifters BENCH Comp

    Event - Novice and improving lifters BENCH ONLY competition. When - 9th December 2012 (Sunday) What - This is an open event and anybody can enter. Wrists wraps and belts are allowed. Where - The event will be held at PTC Sydney. Unit 51/2 Railway Parade Lidcome 2141 Weigh in - 9am-11am Cost -...
  11. M

    improving insulin sensitivity

    can anyone suggest some good foods/supps that will increase my insulin sensitivity? I already take msm and cinnamon, and cut sugar right down. also, is there any simple way to test your insulin levels/sensitivity? thanks
  12. SWH

    Improving Your Sprints/Speed

    Theres lots of drills and excercises meant to improve sprints but what are the ones that are most effective or the ones that really work? Training in rugby, small 10-20 metre dashes are what are needed to be worked on most for me but training will be different for other people. Different sports...
  13. B

    Improving Digestion on high calorie diet

    Hey guys, I'm back after vacation to the US. I drank a lot, ate a lot of bad food and didn't train for the last 7 weeks. I also fell very sick during that time and dehydrated. Yea, it set me back a bit with some muscle loss and some fat gain. I had a whole lot of fun, but I've got myself...
  14. DKD

    Improving Flexibility

    I've been told by a coach that my flexibility is basically shiiithouse, and that I need to improve on it. I've known this for years. After 15-20 years of being sedentary it's no great shock to me that this is the case. Interestingly, my wife, who hates exercise and has been even more inactive...
  15. trofius

    improving deadlifts

    HEy all. Just after some suggestions to improve my deadlift, I feel it isnt going anywere, and simply trying to lift heavier everyweek, does not seem to be making much improvment. I am doing deads everyweek, once a week, sometimes twice, but rare. I have started doing deficit deadlifts as...
  16. pistachio

    improving wrist/shoulder flexibility for squatting

    hi all, well, i seem to have strained my wrist and my guess is it is from squats. holding the bar on my back requires me to have my wrist bent quite awkwardly and putting weight on that just makes things worse. i woke up a few days ago and i couldn't put any weight on it (as in i cannot do a...
  17. P

    Improving at old age

    I have a client who is 60 years old. He has been lifting with me for around 8 months. He first came to me to lose weight, we have shed 20kg, and managed to increase his strength a tad. Tonight he was lifting with Hyjak and Aussieballer off this forum. I really pushed James tonight, and this is...
  18. V

    Exercise for improving push-pull strength

    whats a good exercise to improving push-pull strength? Im already do standard bicep curls but what upper body muscles are most used ? Also what's the name of the set of muscles just over the shoulder blades?
  19. A

    [Cycling] Improving Brake Performance

    Improving Brake Performance Brake Squeal: If you have older cantilever-style brakes, toe-in is often the culprit. This means that the front of the brake pads hit the rims about 1mm before the back of the pad does. As your brakes wear, they will loose their toe-in and need to be readjusted...