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  1. B

    Lifting during lockdown

    Hey guys, I just had a question, I am finding is very hard to stick to my workouts ever since my gym closed due to lockdown. I can't really do my bench press or lateral pulldown. has anyone else come across this issue too.
  2. M

    How does this program look?

    I'm gonna move from my bro split of chest/arms/legs/back to what I think is the smarter split of push/pull/legs. This is what I've come up with lemme know where to change. PUSH 1: dumbbell press 4x8 2: incline bench 3x8 3: flies 4x8 4a: shoulder press 4x8 4b: lateral raises 4x6 5: tricep rope...
  3. 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...
  4. spartacus

    What exercises do you rate best for each muscle group?

    given all the excitement about supposed 'great' exercises like deadlift, what are your favorites exercises for each muscle groups that you would do for bodybuilding purposes. Mine thighs- good form (high bar) squats and/or lunges, leg press, leg extensions, leg curls, step ups, walking...
  5. F

    Side deltoids and trapezius with more of what you need and less of what you don't...

    Wide shoulders with a matching and balanced set of trapezius muscles is just what the doctor ordered. I like performing the wide grip barbell upright rows, as it really gives me a magnificent and simultaneous pump in both my side deltoids and trapezius muscles, however my left shoulder is not in...
  6. Darkoz

    Matt Kroczaleski - just call me Janae

    Now lives as a woman........ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTPP55OfBEc
  7. S

    Lifting as we Age

    I seriously intend to be doing this as long as I'm alive. To me, lifting is a part of Healthy lifestyle, both physically and psychologically. Unless my joints give out I'll be Squatting, Deadlifting, Pressing, Chinning and Dipping. I may not do things like Barbell Rows as I feel they irritate...
  8. Shrek

    Upright Rows??

    Yes or no? Why? Why not?
  9. F

    Short workouts - MAX-OT?

    From Monday, because of my new job, I'll have to workout early in the morning. I have time for 45 min workouts (at most). I like MAX-OT philosophy and wonder if the following routine makes sense to you atm my numbers are: squat 140kg x 6 deads 170kg x 5 bench 110 kg x 4 (only working sets...
  10. D

    Double D triangle in Australia?

    Don't get too excited by the "double D" part guys, I'm talking about one of these http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HX2A7VA/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER Bit pricey with shipping and was wondering if anyone had come across something here?
  11. A

    What is your workout routine?

    What is your workout routine?
  12. A

    Weekly Discussion Thread # 11

    This weeks topic: Arm training · How do you train arms? · How big are your arms? · What do you think most people do incorrectly when training arms? · Do you train forearms? Any other questions/comments regarding the topic
  13. A

    Weekly Discussion Thread #9

    This weeks topic: Back Training · What do you do for your back training? · What do you think most people neglect or do wrong? · What recommendations do you have for others in building a wide and thick back? · Any other questions/comments regarding the topic.
  14. A

    What are some unconventional training methods/exercises/routines that have worked rea

    What are some unconventional training methods/exercises/routines that have worked really well for you?
  15. H

    Possible Metabolic Issues

    Hi Guys, Fairly new here but I do have a question. Background I started a "10 week transformation" exactly 4 weeks ago @79.4 kg , so far i've sat on about 80kg the entire time and now dropped down to 79.5, i still seem to however be retaining a lot of the fat around my torso (this is usually...
  16. Jungnaut

    Weakpoint Monday: Anterior and Posterior Shoulders

    Which exercises and techniques do you use to balance out your anterior and posterior shoulders/delts? Too many dudes focus on the anterior (eg presses, flyes), not enough on the posterior (eg rows, reverse flyes). What lengths do YOU go to to ensure your shoulder gets worked out evenly across...
  17. A

    Weakpoint Monday: Back

    Which exercises and techniques do you use to add mass to your entire back?
  18. Jungnaut

    Slow Eccentrics for DL or Pendlay Rows a no-no?

    So we have been dis-cussing how useful the eccentric part of the rep is for most exercises. By most I mean exercises that primarily move single joints and definitely some compounds too. On the other side of the coin I am sure there are a few exercises where slow eccentrics would not be...
  19. A

    Weakpoint Monday : Traps

    How do you train your traps (upper, middle, lower fibers), and with what volume and frequency? What do you do when you realize your traps are lagging behind?
  20. K

    Half rack or squat stand

    So decided just build up a gym in the backroom, planning make a lifting platform but was wondering about this rack not sure if it be snap city or Im just better off getting a squat stand. Half rack / Squat Rack S1 - World Fitness Force USA Squat Stands | Gym Equipment
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