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Forum: Training Logs Today, 04:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
some stream of consciousness rambles

I've been helping a friend of mine lift for the last few weeks. I am really impressed by his dedication, he comes in three times a week and pushes himself hard. Seeing him lift and trying to help him...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 18,686
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Glad to hear the recovery is going well.

Glad to hear the recovery is going well.
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
For this workout, I decided to skip squats and...

For this workout, I decided to skip squats and give my hips a break. Three squat days a week can be pretty taxing.

Things are going well though, getting very strong, and putting on some more mass....
Forum: General Fitness & Health Yesterday, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Hey Michael. Congratulations on the sobriety!...

Hey Michael. Congratulations on the sobriety! Fitness is a very sober thing. I got into strength training when I got sober and it has been crucial in my recovery.

I don't know if I qualify as...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-01-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Likethebaldwin
For squats, I do a set or two of leg swings,...

For squats, I do a set or two of leg swings, forward and sideways. Then some dynamic stretching and a few variations of body squats. I always start with the empty bar for a few reps, then throw on...
Forum: Training Logs 06-30-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Squats 185 X 8, 7 Rep Goal Hit ...

Squats

185 X 8, 7 Rep Goal Hit

Standing Barbell OHP

90 X 8, 7 Rep Goal Hit

Leg Press
Forum: Video Compilations 06-30-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 38,484
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Best training advice I've ever received. You...

Best training advice I've ever received. You can't repeat this enough.
Forum: Training Logs 06-27-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Thanks man. I'm finding the frequency and minimal...

Thanks man. I'm finding the frequency and minimal volume to be great. Also, now that I'm squatting again, my workouts feel complete.

Here's today:

Squats

180 X 7 X 8 X 6

Bench
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-27-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,542
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Oh my bad! I saw it in the recent threads and...

Oh my bad! I saw it in the recent threads and didn't think to check the date.

That makes much more sense though.
Forum: General Board 06-26-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Likethebaldwin
That's hilarious. I don't think I have ever...

That's hilarious. I don't think I have ever witnessed something quite that funny. At my new gym, guys always go into the sauna fully dressed with shoes and socks and everything. I really don't...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,542
Posted By Likethebaldwin
I'm curious what your thoughts are on...

I'm curious what your thoughts are on intra-workout supplements. You tend to have well reasoned explanations for things, what motivates you to take intra?
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-26-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Likethebaldwin
YYYESSSSS So stoked.

YYYESSSSS
So stoked.
Forum: Training Logs 06-25-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Squats 185 X 7 X 5 Military Press ...

Squats

185 X 7 X 5

Military Press

80 X 9 X 7

Leg Press
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-24-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Just a note regarding the creatine. If you decide...

Just a note regarding the creatine. If you decide to try it, be sure to take it daily for at least 8 weeks, I would recommend even 12 weeks. It's effects come from building up in the system and then...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-24-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Thanks guys, all interesting experiences.

Thanks guys, all interesting experiences.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-23-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Unexpected benefits of strength training?

I'm curious if you guys have had any unexpected benefits from weight lifting.

I'll give an example…. I recently hopped on my skateboard for the first time in six months or so, went riding through...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-23-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Thanks for pointing that out, I had actually...

Thanks for pointing that out, I had actually never put that together. That would be why it has a 25g as opposed to the 17(?) usually found in vega.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-22-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Vega is great stuff. I used to work at a health...

Vega is great stuff. I used to work at a health food store that carried it. The reps were very knowledgable. Some of my favorite to work with. If weren't for the price I'd only use Vega. Their pre...
Forum: Training Logs 06-22-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Squats 170 X 8 X 8 X 9 Bench 165 X...

Squats

170 X 8 X 8 X 9

Bench

165 X 9 X 8 X 5

HS Row
Forum: Training Logs 06-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Due my negligence of squats, I am taking...

Due my negligence of squats, I am taking advantage of some beginner gains at the moment. Increasing weight every week.

Squats

175 X 8 X 8

Military Press

80 X 10
90 X 6
Forum: General Board 06-17-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Way to go man. The few people I know in the...

Way to go man. The few people I know in the military, are strong as f**k. I wouldn't worry.
Forum: General Board 06-17-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By Likethebaldwin
This is exactly what I was hoping to hear. Very...

This is exactly what I was hoping to hear. Very helpful to keep in mind that there will be an adjustment period.






Thanks. So helpful, I appreciate the sentiment of "you gotta do what you...
Forum: Training Logs 06-17-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
In the freakin' zone.

Squats
165 X 8 X 9 X 8
Rep goal hit.

Bench
155 X 7 X 11 X 7
Rep goal hit.

Hammer Strength Row
90 X 12 X 8 X 8
Forum: General Board 06-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By Likethebaldwin
How much cardio do you do?

Curious what people here do for cardio, and how they feel it affects their strength/muscle gains. I know that it mostly comes down to calories in calories out, but I would like to here some real life...
Forum: Training Logs 06-16-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,891
Posted By Likethebaldwin
Thanks, I appreciate it. Awesome avatar btw!

Thanks, I appreciate it. Awesome avatar btw!
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