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Forum: General Board Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,063
Posted By VA
Never really had any reason to dislike...

Never really had any reason to dislike crossfitters. The whole copyright part of it bugs me, but my guess is it will slowly diversify away from the brand which doesn't really add much value so far as...
Forum: General Fitness & Health Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By VA
Hey JD: No I saw a sports physician who said the...

Hey JD: No I saw a sports physician who said the MRI wasn't that necessary (as its pretty costly). He gave me a script for it and said to get it if it gets worse, but so far I'm on the mend....
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Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-29-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By VA
Thanks for the suggestions Sandbox. My instinct...

Thanks for the suggestions Sandbox. My instinct is to get back to where I was asap, but another relapse would be bad right now, so I'll concentrate on the long road and keep my ego in check... also:...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-28-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By VA
Coming back from injury

I've been having recurrent lower back issues and about 3 months ago had the mother of them all, with massive sciatic problems that kept me from sleeping, working etc for about 5-6 weeks. Anyway, am...
Forum: General Board 06-04-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By VA
How much do you work? Turning off your phone for...

How much do you work? Turning off your phone for a whole weekend and getting out of town is its own therapy. You can do this with airbnb for pretty cheap.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-02-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By VA
I did this one for a while Recruit and it worked...

I did this one for a while Recruit and it worked out really well. Actually thinking of going back to it. It's a 3 day fullbody and combines 5x5 and some higher reps for hypertrophy. Also, it hits...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-02-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By VA
Feedback on rep goal system

Hi all,

I've been running the rep goal system for about 1.5-2 years now off and on and thought I'd report back on how it's working and for what exercises.

The two main exercises that don't work...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-17-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,659
Posted By VA
Do you blend the oats Swede?

Do you blend the oats Swede?
Forum: General Board 04-08-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By VA
The weird end to my back issues

Just in case any of you are interested, I thought I'd post about what i hope is the end to my back issues.

I've been having back issues for the past 2.5 years, and I've been out of lifting in this...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 02-26-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By VA
I would actually treat it with a bit of care....

I would actually treat it with a bit of care. I've been waking up with back discomfort for about three to four months in a row now due to a back tweak that has sunk loads of cash into the pockets of...
Forum: General Board 02-11-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By VA
To be honest, I wonder how we all stay sane in...

To be honest, I wonder how we all stay sane in modern organisations. Having to do work that you don't believe in, in an organisation you didn't found, for people, very often, that you don't like or...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-11-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By VA
I'm no stranger of criticising 'merican food...

I'm no stranger of criticising 'merican food (sweet pancakes with maple syrup and sausages for the love of god!!), but seeing as I regularly enjoy peanut butter and honey sandwiches, I have to let...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-11-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By VA
Welcome Basistha -enjoy your stay!

Welcome Basistha -enjoy your stay!
Forum: Mind and Motivation 01-05-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By VA
This is a perfect segue for me to dwell in self...

This is a perfect segue for me to dwell in self pity. But I'll save you. :) I'll just say that my trainings been off and on for a while now with a recurrent lower back strain.

I think that after...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 01-05-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By VA
I haven't had any issues and given I am unable to...

I haven't had any issues and given I am unable to squat at the moment, and am trying to improve a weak leg, I'm super-setting single and both leg sets on the leg extension machine and the pump is...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 01-03-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By VA
Thanks for sharing your experience. For me it...

Thanks for sharing your experience. For me it seems squat's aren't good right now. I tried to go all machines and they are fine, but I thought I'd put in some goblets, just to have some free weights,...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 01-01-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By VA
Thanks for the responses - it seems there are...

Thanks for the responses - it seems there are some mixed results here.

I've been quite skeptical about them, and I probably still am, but the physio treatment I was getting wasn't helping (or gave...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 12-30-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By VA
Experience with Chiropractors? Anyone?

Hi all,

I'd like to see if anyone has had any experience with chiropractors - or even if there are chiropractors on the forum.

I've had a recurrent lower-back strain over the past 2 years....
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By VA
Huge difference! Congrats

Huge difference! Congrats
Forum: General Board 12-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,531
Posted By VA
Very cool. It has my vote...

Very cool. It has my vote...
Forum: General Board 12-26-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,531
Posted By VA
Wonder if Steve's thought of renaming the board...

Wonder if Steve's thought of renaming the board to Muscle and brawn and philosophical reflections. Would be the first philosophy and muscle-building crossover, so far as I know...
Forum: General Board 12-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,531
Posted By VA
Of course I agree that the accident of my birth...

Of course I agree that the accident of my birth and the existence of the universe is great and I am thankful. However, it is unfortunate because I am attached to this place and the people in it. The...
Forum: General Board 12-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,531
Posted By VA
No, unfortunately.

No, unfortunately.
Forum: General Board 12-16-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,120
Posted By VA
All the powerlifting guys at my gym are like 5'2"...

All the powerlifting guys at my gym are like 5'2" and are deadlifting insane weight in like a week and a half. damn physics...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 12-16-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By VA
Thanks for the tip J - I'll check them out.

Thanks for the tip J - I'll check them out.
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