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    Overload and Isolation Exercises

    I know the principle of overload when applied to compound exercises involving the large muscle groups but does it still apply to the same extent for isolation exercises? I would have thought that there must be a limit to how much small muscles can grow so overload becomes ineffective after...
  2. R

    Test packaging

    Anyone here know how to package Testosterone ampoules safely so they can be shipped to Australia without getting picked up at customs. I got a mate of mine - who’s travelling through Serbia - to grab some for me in Belgrade. I need him to send them over to me but this is where I’m stuck, in...
  3. S

    Best Takeaway for the health conscious Lifter

    My go to keeps being Subway - help!
  4. Neddysmith

    Jon Jones ANOTHER failed drug test after UFC 214

    If this story plays out and is true, his career is DONE!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.mmaweekly.com/jon-jones-fails-drug-test-following-ufc-214-win-over-daniel-cormier
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    Medium grip bench press vs Wide grip

    I was messing with incline bench press yesterday, and I noticed I'm alot stronger with medium grip than wide grip. I have small pecs (narrower shoulders) and large arms. So my triceps probably benefit more. Also I've been hearing that you can get better "leverage" with a closer grip, and it's...
  6. showdownhero

    Maximising Muscle Protein Synthesis

    https://twitter.com/JornTrommelen/status/867299705130287104 http://ajpendo.physiology.org/content/early/2017/05/23/ajpendo.00273.2016
  7. A

    someone was curling in the squat rack

    Pittwater Rd stabbing: Three wounded in Brookvale gym stabbing A KNIFEMAN is at large after stabbing three men inside a gym on Sydney’s northern beaches last night. Witnesses said the “agitated and aggressive” man entered the gym on Pittwater Rd, Brookvale about 8pm and approached four men and...
  8. Fadi

    Motivation is the sum of three words...

    For me, motivation is the sum of three words: Desire Drive Improvement Approaching 52, what is it that motivates me the most? To some, motivation is driven by a gold medal being placed around their necks sometimes into the future, whilst to others; it’s the collection of some large amount...
  9. A

    Frozen Protein Smoothies That Make Perfect Post-Workout Popsicles

    Banana Mango Just put the ingredients into a blender and purée until smooth. 1 large banana 2 cups frozen mango chunks 2 heaping scoops of unflavoured whey powder 1 tsp honey 1 cup milk 2 cups water Cinnamon and ground cardamom to taste Divide into four servings and freeze. This smoothie also...
  10. A

    Study of pro bodybuilders: 4 days vs 6 days per week with equal volume yielded equal

    Another cool graphic put together by Thomas Coughlin, this one on our study that investigated the effects of 4 vs 6 training sessions a week where both groups worked each muscle twice per week on a volume-equated basis. The really cool thing about this study is that subjects were pro...
  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

    Shots have been fired into a South Melbourne gym

    STAFF at a South Melbourne gym were shocked to find bullet holes in their building this morning. The shots were fired into the side of the building and roller door of the Whiteman Street fitness centre before 6:30am. The gym was closed at the time of the shooting. A large window and two roller...
  13. F

    How good was the NBA Finals

    Any ballers around here? I loved this years finals, I was in disspear looking down the barrel of gsw winning back to back championship. Credit to LeBron rallying the troops and making history.
  14. Fadi

    Schwarzenegger charged by elephant

  15. Shrek

    Nurofen maker fined $1.7m for misleading customers on 'specific pain' relief range

    Nurofen maker fined $1.7m for misleading customers on 'specific pain' relief rangeThe maker of Nurofen, Reckitt Benckiser, has been fined $1.7 million for breaching consumer laws. Last year, the Federal Court found Nurofen's "specific pain range" misled consumers because they all contained the...
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    Competing in both GPC and PA

    Hello a friend of mine asked me if he could do a GPC competition and then do a PA competition. Usually people go to GPC when they are banned from PA so my friends desire to compete in both was surprising to me. Is there any issue for my friend to compete in GPC and then compete in PA competitions?
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    Two arrested in two states following steroid trafficking investigation - Drug Squad

    Police have arrested two men and seized a large amount of steroids following an investigation into the interstate trafficking of the prohibited drug. Early last month, officers from Flemington Local Area Command seized 1000 vials of steroids which were en route to Annandale, in Sydney’s inner...
  18. S

    Gyno Surgery in Melbourne

    Has anyone here had gyno surgery performed in Melbourne? Please tell us your story including name of doctor/surgery clinic, cost of operation, process you go through, how long before your nips fully healed, is there a weird cavity under your nips now, did the gyno come back? I have old gyno...
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    A few Tshirts available

    Found a few shirts stashed away , the litlte buggers were hiding xxl - 7 available xl - 6 large - 5 M - 3 $12 each plus postage
  20. S


    I cant believe no ones reviewed this! such a great product! what is it: Carbohydrate formula Cost: 770g $49 or 1.9kg $85 or the large buckets $130+ What does it do: delivers dietary carbohydrates (duh) smell: unflavoured- smells nutty like almonds... i like it :) taste: unflavoured- a bit like...