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Forum: General Fitness & Health 04-09-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I train at a typical commercial gym. I...

I train at a typical commercial gym.

I work out consistently at roughly the same time on the same days. There's only handful of people who do the same. This guy was not one of those people...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-17-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Ahh. Great vid thanks. Will work on that.

Ahh. Great vid thanks. Will work on that.
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-17-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Thanks for the feedback. I'll post another...

Thanks for the feedback.

I'll post another when I get the chance.

What's a hitch again?
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-17-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yeah I thought the "get lower" advice sounded...

Yeah I thought the "get lower" advice sounded questionable and rand contrary to stuff I had read before.

Having sad all this, I'm sure there's room for improvement on my deadlift.

I would...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-16-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Obviously not the kind of gym that I train at and...

Obviously not the kind of gym that I train at and no such gym exists where I live, not to my knowledge. There was such a gym but it closed down apparently.

The kind of people you are talking...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-16-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I guess the real issue for me is the people who...

I guess the real issue for me is the people who give unsolicited advice (very important distinction there).

Very often, they don't seem to know what the hell they are talking about.

Or that's...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-16-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Conventional. I read about sumo on message boards...

Conventional. I read about sumo on message boards but honestly I don't see anyone do it. Not at my gym.

But once again, I think it's work noting that he did not actually PERFORM THE LIFT. As in...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-16-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
He did sorta show me. Squatted down and grabbed...

He did sorta show me. Squatted down and grabbed the bar but didn't actually perform the lift with the weight on it.

Basically said you should lift with your legs not your back.

The way I did...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-15-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Reeves' method wasn't uncommon back in the day....

Reeves' method wasn't uncommon back in the day. Leroy Colbert did the same thing. The logic was that squats take a lot out of you an doing them first drains a good chunk of your energy for presses,...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-15-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
It happened once before and I was a bit nastier...

It happened once before and I was a bit nastier this time. When it happens again I'll probably just tell them to fuck off- in those exact words.

The squat and the deadlift are two exercises that...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-15-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Unsolicited Training Advice at the Gym

Some guy walked up to me today and told me that I was performing a deadlift all wrong, and told me "I don't usually say anything to people or correct them, but you're going to get hurt if you do...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-16-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,259
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I can't say I really hate any exercises. I...

I can't say I really hate any exercises.

I struggle with squats. My legs are longish and I honestly can't tell for sure if I am reaching a proper depth unless I have a bench under me (that's why...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 10-07-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Second- Guessing Yourself (Steve Pulcinella)

Since joining this forum, I've seen many discussions/ threads where guys are "looking for a program" and/ or wondering about the "most optimal program."

These discussions are fine to an extent,...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 09-23-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,992
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
My diet is eggs, cottage cheese, beef, whole milk...

My diet is eggs, cottage cheese, beef, whole milk and weigh protein along with nuts, avocados and heavy whipping cream. Pretty much eat the same thing every day in about the same amounts so I don't...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 09-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Meh. The Olympia is a freak show full of...

Meh. The Olympia is a freak show full of drug-addled mutants. I could care less who's in or out, quite frankly.

And would never buy any product line with an IFBB pro's name on it, including but...
Forum: General Board 09-08-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,194
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I just ordered one via pay pal under the name...

I just ordered one via pay pal under the name "Chad" (which happens to be my real first name).
Forum: General Board 09-07-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I think someone has seen Rocky IV too many times....

I think someone has seen Rocky IV too many times.

http://thumbnails113.imagebam.com/43436/211314434353279.jpg (http://www.imagebam.com/image/211314434353279)...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 08-30-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Have read up a little on this and, oversimplified...

Have read up a little on this and, oversimplified version of the story is: male pattern baldness is in your genetic programming.

There are studies suggesting that creatine MIGHT speed up the...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-26-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I never said otherwise. I was simply saying...

I never said otherwise.

I was simply saying that in the end, you can control training and diet- but you don't control what your measurements will be.

If you tell yourself that "I'm going to...
Forum: General Board 08-26-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,134
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Chris Genkinger Dead

Known as Chris250 on message boards, apparently.

Found out about it from Jerry Ward's youtube channel.

Quote from the video at around 4:13.

"There's a lot of people out there saying...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I don't really understand such thinking. The...

I don't really understand such thinking. The only thing I can do is eat well and train hard and my body will do whatever it's going to do.

Eating and training are up to you... how big your arms ...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-23-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,380
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
http://thumbnails113.imagebam.com/43106/c8f19e4310...

http://thumbnails113.imagebam.com/43106/c8f19e431050373.jpg (http://www.imagebam.com/image/c8f19e431050373)

Click on thumbnail for high- res version if you happen to give a shit... and if you...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-18-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,380
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I know. My previous comment was pure...

I know.

My previous comment was pure sarcasm. :)

Everything VG says in this video has been said by someone else.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-18-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,380
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
The kid's content is unique I'll give him that. ...

The kid's content is unique I'll give him that.

Never heard ANYONE accuse Layne Norton of being a fake natty.

Never heard anyone trash- talk the supplement industry either.

Kudos for ...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-18-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
In the minds of guys like this: Natural=...

In the minds of guys like this:

Natural= relatively small dosages

Truly drug free= not a serious lifter.


I often get the impression that this is how they think.
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