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Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 563
Posted By Tannhauser
Bodybuilders and powerlifters have very different...

Bodybuilders and powerlifters have very different cultures on this, at least in the UK. I trained for many years like a bodybuilder. Everything I read (and all the people I talked to) emphasised the...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi, Brute. Friday After...

Thanks Ravi, Brute.

Friday

After readingsome of the comments on spunkrat's thread on lower back pain and standing press, decided I could give seated ones a go. It is such a completely different...
Forum: Training Logs 10-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks muchly guys. Thursday Lungs have...

Thanks muchly guys.

Thursday

Lungs have been bad over last few days so I canned training to see if it would help. It seemed to, so back in today.

Bench Press

No one in the gym, so had to...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 10-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 691
Posted By Tannhauser
It's almost lyrical: Little twits with...

It's almost lyrical:

Little twits with perfect hair and arrogant looks
Who look at me with disdain
Until I pull 500 plus
Then they never look at me again
Forum: General Fitness & Health 10-19-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 691
Posted By Tannhauser
This. I left my last gym because of the music,...

This. I left my last gym because of the music, but my current gym is getting worse.

It's constant rap. Which as far as I can tell entails listening to some dude moaning on and on about his money,...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-19-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Tannhauser
Standing OHP was my favourite exercise until...

Standing OHP was my favourite exercise until medical issues intervened. I think it's a real builder of overall body strength, and a test of it too. My opinion is that one of the things that proves...
Forum: General Board 10-16-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 92
Posted By Tannhauser
Happy birthday dude.

Happy birthday dude.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Tannhauser
So that looks like it could be fun... ...

So that looks like it could be fun...

...hold on. Hold on. I got caught like this before on one of Steve's challenges. 100 squats challenge, that was it. Had me walking like a robot for a week. I...
Forum: General Board 10-15-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By Tannhauser
My tip is: when evaluating your life, keep a...

My tip is: when evaluating your life, keep a sense of historical perspective.

We have had the incalculably good fortune to have been born in the twentieth century (some of us on here only just ;)...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By Tannhauser
I remember Harold Poole very well. He had a...

I remember Harold Poole very well. He had a terrific back for his era.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMo7KyYDqXs
Forum: Training Logs 10-14-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 748
Posted By Tannhauser
Surgery and then mad working hours - man, that's...

Surgery and then mad working hours - man, that's tough.

As Ravi says, just be cautious and patient and you will get back there.

Good luck with it.
Forum: General Board 10-14-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 429
Posted By Tannhauser
Happy birthday Steve. Thanks for keeping...

Happy birthday Steve.

Thanks for keeping this great community running.

I agree with OMP that the vids show a new lease of life.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-14-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Tannhauser
Well, could be just that I have a specific...

Well, could be just that I have a specific weakness with some of the muscle groups involved in the movement. There's probably a load of rear delts involved, and I'm spectacularly rubbish at things...
Forum: Training Logs 10-14-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 44,947
Posted By Tannhauser
That is some deadlifting. Twenty reps on...

That is some deadlifting.

Twenty reps on deadlift with any weight is a killer, let alone three plates a side.
Forum: Training Logs 10-14-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi, Ben. Tuesday I pushed...

Thanks Ravi, Ben.

Tuesday

I pushed myself today, partly because there was a young guy in the gym that I feel -even allowing for my reduced training poundages -that I should be out-lifting....
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-13-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Tannhauser
Also: Some guys seem to think these are so...

Also:

Some guys seem to think these are so easy that they couldn't be anything more than a finishing movement. But I don't think they are anything like push-ups - they're much more of a...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-13-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Tannhauser
Agreed that any back exercise variant will give...

Agreed that any back exercise variant will give you soreness: that's a matter of (a) novelty and (b) how much eccentric work they provide.

However, personally there are certain exercises for...
Forum: Training Logs 10-13-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 969
Posted By Tannhauser
That is a tough old workout and a lot of reps. ...

That is a tough old workout and a lot of reps.

21 x 110 on squats is impressive.

I'm going to try to beat those dips tomorrow :)
Forum: Training Logs 10-13-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Don, Rob. Monday A fair session....

Thanks Don, Rob.

Monday

A fair session.

Wide parallel-grip cable rows

95kg (210) X 8
102kg (225) X 5
Forum: General Board 10-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Tannhauser
Long-nosed spiny ant-eater. I'm not like a...

Long-nosed spiny ant-eater.

I'm not like a spiny ant-eater, I actually am a spiny ant-eater. I am tapping out this message with my long highly sensitive nose.

I lift weights because it helps me...
Forum: Mind and Motivation 10-13-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Tannhauser
Ha ha, that's excellent Mr Brute. When I was...

Ha ha, that's excellent Mr Brute.

When I was 9, I wanted to be 6'2". That seemed a great height to me. I marked it out on the door post and waited. But I only made it to 5'7". I now see it was...
Forum: Mind and Motivation 10-12-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Tannhauser
If I may quote myself. :) Just looked at...

If I may quote myself. :)

Just looked at George's youtube comments and saw a guy who calls himself 'The Nietszchian' (sic) made the same point.

What's interesting is the immediate savaging he...
Forum: Mind and Motivation 10-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Tannhauser
What if the ability to train hard and eat loads...

What if the ability to train hard and eat loads is genetically determined? ;)

It would be nice to hear just one successful athlete say 'actually, there are loads of guys who work harder and...
Forum: Training Logs 10-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 3,085
Posted By Tannhauser
If I had thought it through, I would have...

If I had thought it through, I would have realised that I'm going to have a massive advantage over someone who can squat 240kg. You already have two tree trunks to hoist up and down.

Would still...
Forum: Training Logs 10-10-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi, Don. Don, I have to avoid the...

Thanks Ravi, Don.

Don, I have to avoid the heavy stuff, at least for the moment, so I did start this log on some fairly weedy weights.
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