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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. Stiff 2G

    Impotency

    So Grunta is having a few issues. Maybe it's related to his high blood pressure. Help a brother out. I'm guessing he needs to cut the booze. Better eating. Probably do a bit more training, maybe full body workouts, maybe more cardio.
  3. B

    Training app for new lifter

    I've just gotten back into the gym after a long time off, been doing Starting Strength for a few months and doing OK with it... About to go to a split program (probably push/pull/legs) and looking for a tracking app. Have been using the Starting Strength app and it's actually really good, it...
  4. 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...
  5. WoodyAllen

    Ditch ALL supplements!!!

    ...if you compete in a "real" federation. When I first read about the recent failed drug test with Shayna Jack, I thought, well, there goes another athlete down the tubes from inadvertent drug use. Then, as I read on, she mentioned that it was possibly a result from a tainted supplement, and...
  6. S

    Jack of all trades, master of none.

    I get an hour in the morning to workout and I'd love to get lean, get strong, get fit (as anyone would) but given time, age and recovery, is it actually possible to do all things? I love strength training, I love sprinting, I love long distance running, I love HIIT workouts. Is it possible to...
  7. V

    I need feedback about the workout log app

    Hello here! Recently I created and published app for logging workouts in a gym (workout tracker). I created it for myself, because analogs were uncomfortable for me, but I decided to share created app with others. Just want to say that app is absolutely free and doesn't have advertising, because...
  8. W

    testosterone levels naturally low

    hey everyone my name is stephen im 24 and have been struggling with low test levels. I have no idea when it started but i have been going to the gym for about 6 years my diet and routine are good from what i know. Im 6,1 at 108 kg (mostly fat). No matter what diet i do or workouts i follow ai...
  9. D

    How long should my workouts go for?

    My squat day goes for 45min... my bench press workout is 1.5 hrs. Should i be bulking up my squat day? Currently 3 exercises... squat, paused squat and lunges. Or am i hitting my chest too hard... bench press, close grip, db bench, flys, then reverse flys, bicep curl and skullcrushers.... How...
  10. S

    Reverse diet disaster!! Help please

    Hi Everyone, any advice or help would be much appreciated!! Current stats: 163cm, 55.8kg Currently reverse dieting with a coach. In last 2 weeks we have increased cals from averaging 1500/day to now ~1800/day with below macros. I am vegetarian and celioac (gluten free). Macros currently at...
  11. N

    Complete Newbie where do I start

    So I went out and bought a multi Gym Now what?? Might sound like a silly question but for someone new im a bit lost Seems to be an argument about weight vs reps? what weight should one start with how may reps What exercises How much and many workouts a week
  12. A

    powerlifting duo rise to challenge

    this was in the local rag Powerlifting duo rise to the challengeMonday 21 August, 2017 By day Chloe Warburton and Karina Joy are Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) employees, who work respectively as an online content coordinator and senior hydrogeologist. But outside of work, they are each a...
  13. S

    Bench Press - is it over rated outside of PL?

    Discus
  14. A

    This Barbell Workout Will Kick Your Arse In 20 Minutes Or Less

    Some days I just don't want to work out for an hour at the gym. And you know what? Sometimes workouts don't even need to be that long. Whenever I want to be in and out of the gym but still build strength and endurance, my go-to is this challenging, make-you-gasp-for-air workout called a barbell...
  15. S

    Emotional eating.

    If I'm going to come clean, this is a major issue for me and no doubt it's 99.99% of the reason I fail reaching my goals. If I'm training and have a plan, my diet is is great, I plan my meals, I stick to the plan and results slowly follow. Recently I did an injury whilst lifting, I convinced...
  16. Goosey

    Old style

    http://www.mystrengthbook.com/blog-post/58e268ffc660df746b8654fe What impressed me was his age and the simple style workouts
  17. F

    Cumulative muscle fatigue leading to muscle growth

    Aim: 100 total reps done over a series of sets with the final sets requiring maximum effort. Maximum effort leads to maximum muscle recruitment. How does this work? Performing high reps with a lighter load close to muscular exhaustion will add size to your muscles. This is made possible due...
  18. Goosey

    Body of evidence; single or multiple sets

    I've whacked this in here not because it has anything to do with powerlifting more so with just strength training as in hard workouts to improve strength , flexibility and muscle size which is a byproduct of strength but that's another topic. over the past 40 years more than 50 studies have...
  19. T

    Hi, pro workout planner and gym junkie here ;)

    Hey everyone new from Newcastle NSW, Just dropping in to say whats up and keen to get into the forums a bit more! Cheers for having us :)
  20. S

    Fat loss

    Do you lift, your diet is spot on, what do you do for fat loss workouts? I've always trained to do tough mudder and even a marathon this year but never dropped any fat. I actually ate more. Next year I am throwing these events in the bin to purely focus on fat loss. What workouts do you do in...
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