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  1. Y

    Advice on cycle needed pls

    Hey Guys, I know you are probably sick of beginner cycle pls help me not grow boobies type of posts, but I would really appreciate some input. I have read most of the stickies and read through all of the wiki on r/steroids - there is a lot of information and its pretty overwhelming when I...
  2. L

    Bloods, low t clinics, online programs

    Hi guys, 37 male 195cm 100kg approx 17% bodyfat been training on / off for most of my life. Never done a cycle. (surprised myself !) I know OZ is behind the rest of the world in making prescribed test to almost anyone legal. But I do see a couple of online clinics like low T clinic and the...
  3. D

    [Article] Insane Upper/Lower Split

    One of the challenges people face when they start training seriously is how to fit five-six training days into their already-busy weeks. It can seem daunting to dedicate so many days to working out, and you may be left wondering how athletes and gym-enthusiasts seem to effortlessly cram in...
  4. M

    Brand new here, trying to find these answers - splits, muscle growth and sets/reps

    Hi everyone, Ok so I've watched about a billion Youtube videos now over the last year during Covid on everything to do with body building you name it. I've tried a few different training styles and ideas now related to these different ways of training but still want to know so much more. I...
  5. C

    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...
  6. L

    need a plan

    I have had a hip replacment three years ago, i have started to go to the gym but am unsure of what I should be doing to build up the muscle around my hip. All I have been doing is upper body on machines and have not done any free weights. Just after some info on what I could do to start this...
  7. 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...
  8. J

    Hgh/hcg/ mk 677

    Question: Whats the chemical difference between these compounds and what difference is there in terms of effects and side effects? As you will see below Im after the connective tissue benefits,
  9. R

    Lifting after VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy)

    Yep, lets get it out of the way first - I'm a fat bastard, I hate it, and I've been trying to change that for years with varying degrees of success, but in 18 days I'm under the knife for a VSG alongside my wife, who is having a similar procedure done the same day. Full disclosure, I'm working...
  10. M

    Where are my damn abs hiding

    So bit of background I definitely have a bit of a core weakness that's actually caused an anterior pelvic tilt IMO although I'm not a physio, but it seems like my lower back and hip flexors take on way more of the load in day to day life to make up for my core. Before I started lifting when I...
  11. F

    Beginner Bodyweight Guide?

    To;dr, fat and looking for a good bodyweight program Hey everyone, hope this is the right place to post this (my first post, found the forum through a google search). I’m 30 years old, not once had a gym membership but played sports many years ago. My lifestyle and poor choices (diet) have...
  12. L

    Medications affecting muscle gain?

    Hey all, I'm not really sure of the best area of the Forum to post this but thought this was a good place to try? I am an Electrician and live an active lifestyle, I ride between 10-20km a week but I don't work out. I had a car accident about 8-10 years ago and shattered my talus into 8 pieces...
  13. H

    Best protein powder?

    I want to gain lean muscle, what is the best protein powder? I heard a lot of good things about whey protein.
  14. N

    Vegetarians and protein

    Hi, As a veggie myself are there any other veggies/vegans in here, how do you get enough protein to gain muscle? I'm about 80kg so that means I need almost 180g a day 😳 if you go by so these calculators/recommendations Thanks
  15. 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...
  16. E

    Arimadex or Novaldex

    Hello All, I am 50 years and love my trainning , currently weigh at 123 kg yes i have a bit of boday fat 30 % but know have a trainner and my diet is on point around 2400 to 2800 Zig zag. Also trainning one body part a day for about an 60- 80 minutes. Plus interval cardio on bike sprints and...
  17. S

    Help needed

    Hi guys, new to the forum. I’ve been training for about a year now with very little gains. I tried peptides a while back and to be honest they did nothing. About 20 years ago back in the UK I tried various roids and they all worked as you’d expect. Im in Brisbane and looking to try something new...
  18. T

    Muscle memory over the years

    Hi all After selling the gym over 5 years ago, I have been inconsistent with training. I have moved home and now have my mojo back ! Loving the gym, the DOMS and even eating clean. My question is - because I have done this before will my gains come back quicker as in muscle memory or is my body...
  19. davileme94

    [Article] A young man at the gym tells me that he only does 3 meals a day to achieve daily calo

    What do you think about reaching the daily calorie goal in just three meals a day? Giving an example of a person who has life in the rush and only makes 3 meals to beat the goal of daily calories ... Would it be ineffective for muscle gains? Would the body fat accumulation be greater because...
  20. Big Mick

    Fasting, Good, Bad or Ugly?

    Does anyone follow some sort of Fasting Routine?? Intermitted Fasting, Water Fasting, Dry Fasting, Long Term Fasting, Snake Diet Fasting etc? Why? Why Not? How will fasting affect the 'protein window' and muscle gains in general? Will it send your muscles wasting away?
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