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Forum: General Fitness & Health Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
My impression is that this video IS NOT aimed at...

My impression is that this video IS NOT aimed at competitive power lifters training for a meet.

I doubt that it's aimed at any type of advanced lifter (such as yourself).
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Steve Pulcinella on Deloading

I like this guy. :)

Quote from the vid: "If you're de-loading every 4th week, that's three months out of the year you're growing a vagina and not growing muscle."
...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 02-24-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Ah, you're talking and thinking like someone who...

Ah, you're talking and thinking like someone who understands the game lol.

I was just talking and thinking like a Kiss/ Tebow fan.
Forum: General Fitness & Health 02-24-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I woulda like to have seen him play for LA KISS...

I woulda like to have seen him play for LA KISS (http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on-football/23563205/la-kiss-offer-tim-tebow-contract-to-play-arena-football) (arena footbal team). I'm KISS fan...
Forum: General Board 02-20-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Bingo. My impression is that the average...

Bingo.

My impression is that the average commercial "gym rat" (who takes steroids) has no clue about how or when do use them.

Now, for the record, I am not advocating using them at all, nor am...
Forum: General Board 02-18-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yeah that's what I'm getting at. I know...

Yeah that's what I'm getting at.

I know plenty of people who can lift 300 pounds and not one of them is taking anything.

The one guy who I know for a fact is taking steroids?

He doesn't...
Forum: General Board 02-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
And I won't argue your point about the little...

And I won't argue your point about the little guys!

I guess my real point is that many guys accused of being on juice are amazingly clean. And guys who are ACTUALLY TAKING steroids are often...
Forum: General Board 02-18-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Truth be told, the biggest strongest guys at my...

Truth be told, the biggest strongest guys at my gym have the largest bone structures. I'm pretty sure they are natural.

There's another guy who I know is on steroids because he has admitted...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 02-16-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I'd like 5 grams of creatine per serving. Most...

I'd like 5 grams of creatine per serving. Most pre-workouts just say that they have creatine in each serving but don't specify how much.

Also, I'd prefer that the grams per each ingredient be...
Forum: General Board 02-12-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
The internet has many positive aspects, but it...

The internet has many positive aspects, but it has really become a magnet for all manner of deranged individuals.

I don't know if it was always there, and it just didn't bother me as much- or...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 02-08-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,324
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Pretty much agree. Though I am nowhere...

Pretty much agree.

Though I am nowhere close to "advanced," I find that pressing, squatting and pulling multiple times a week (over a period of time) causes pain in my hips, shoulders and wrists....
Forum: General Fitness & Health 01-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Why trust a guy who bears the name of a scam...

Why trust a guy who bears the name of a scam artist in a child's fairy tale?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyCCJ6B2WE
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 01-15-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,324
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Makes a lot of sense, actually.

Makes a lot of sense, actually.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 01-15-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,324
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
And as I said in my original post, real world...

And as I said in my original post, real world experiences seem to be suggesting the polar opposite of what you're saying.

I've spoken to guys who train body parts twice a week, and they are on...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 01-14-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Nothing really to add here. As others have said,...

Nothing really to add here. As others have said, Myfitnesspal and a food scale are helpful.
Forum: Mind and Motivation 01-06-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yes. In 2008 I had two operations to repair...

Yes.

In 2008 I had two operations to repair ear drum ruptures.

One in January and the other in November.

Each time Dr. ordered a six-week layoff from lifting, for a grand total of 3 months...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 01-03-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
That's not the message I intended, though maybe...

That's not the message I intended, though maybe it came across that way.

I understand there's a degree of risk, which is why I get annual blood work/ physicals and recommend that anyone do the...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 01-01-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Well I didn't mean to suggest that in my previous...

Well I didn't mean to suggest that in my previous post.

Or I wasn't suggesting anything quite that extreme.

I was just speaking honestly from (limited) personal experience.

The OP's...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 12-31-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jchaDJ7QHoc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jchaDJ7QHoc
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-31-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
That's what I'm getting at. I feel like a...

That's what I'm getting at.

I feel like a lot of diet and nutritional advice is written for people who are sedentary and/ or engage in only very low intensity exercise.

My personal...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-31-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I see your point and think that it's valid. ...

I see your point and think that it's valid.

Basically, I consume meat and dairy products because it seems helpful to my goals.

I realize that purely from a health standpoint, some of my...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-31-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
This X 2. This is one of my favorite Steve...

This X 2.

This is one of my favorite Steve Shaw vids.

Basic point of vid: consistency and progression are top priority.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD0gu2QMX2I
Forum: General Board 12-25-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
225 bench press for ten legit reps. I can...

225 bench press for ten legit reps.

I can do 3-4 reps with 225 right now- completely unassisted, no spotter, no one's hand touching the bar (except or mine).

I want to do 10 reps like that-...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-13-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I didn't think that training did it. ...

I didn't think that training did it.

Looking back, I think I manage to catch some bug around this time almost every year.

Oh well.

It is what it is, I guess.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-12-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
My current training schedule gives me the weekend...

My current training schedule gives me the weekend off. I hit everything I needed to hit this week and didn't miss any workouts.

I'll probably be fine by Monday.

Was just wondering if anyone...
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