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Forum: General Fitness & Health 08-30-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
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: 495
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: 129
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: 495
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: 14
Views: 820
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: 14
Views: 820
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: 14
Views: 820
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: 574
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.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-17-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I'm guessing this is sarcasm... unless you've...

I'm guessing this is sarcasm... unless you've very recently changed your views or I've misunderstood things you've said in your other vids....

I'm saying this because the article claimed those...
Forum: Training Logs 08-11-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 12,413
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Looks like those numbers are steadily inching...

Looks like those numbers are steadily inching upward. Nice work.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 08-11-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Bad but none of it surprises me. I've been...

Bad but none of it surprises me.

I've been sticking with one company for most of my products- not because I think they are the best, but because they've been around a while and I haven't read...
Forum: General Board 08-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Part of the problem is people open up gyms for...

Part of the problem is people open up gyms for the wrong reasons. It often amounts to loving weight training and having a life long dream of having your own gym.

They overlook the most important...
Forum: General Board 07-31-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I guess now that I am 42 years old, I think more...

I guess now that I am 42 years old, I think more about training longevity. In other words, what type of training can I sustain consistently for many years.

Well, that doesn't look like something...
Forum: General Board 07-31-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Bwhahahaha!!!!! Hilarious and probably true. ...

Bwhahahaha!!!!! Hilarious and probably true.

Now, many of us have talked crap about crossfit and poor form.

Well, keep in mind this a promotional ad for crossfit from their own youtube...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-30-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,399
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
4 raw eggs 1 1/2 cup of orange juice 1 packet...

4 raw eggs
1 1/2 cup of orange juice
1 packet knox gelatin
1 banana
3 tablespoons heavy cream
2 tablespoons peanut butter (optional)
1 scoop whey protein
2 tablespoons of honey

This is...
Forum: General Board 07-30-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
"Live and let live" means doing Crossfit...

"Live and let live" means doing Crossfit workouts in Crossfit gyms and leaving the rest of the lifting world alone. It also means don't give unsolicited opinions about training.

That's not...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-30-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,955
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Me too, but I went through a big Reeves phase...

Me too, but I went through a big Reeves phase where I was reading everything I could about him and learned some interesting things.

I strongly believe that he was just a naturally big strong guy...
Forum: General Board 07-29-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Honestly, this is one of the big reasons for my...

Honestly, this is one of the big reasons for my disdain.

At first it was just people doing goofy workouts, which was only mildly annoying.

But then I read about he injuries... then I read the...
Forum: General Board 07-29-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yes, that's a big part of what rubs me the wrong...

Yes, that's a big part of what rubs me the wrong way.

And I have a hard taking seriously a fitness program created by... this.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/-EB0XyBUl0U/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: General Board 07-28-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
oh my god i laughed so hard! Lol!

oh my god i laughed so hard! Lol!
Forum: General Board 07-28-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Maybe so. Perhaps I was just fortunate for...

Maybe so.

Perhaps I was just fortunate for many years and was never exposed to such nonsense. The fact that I never saw such antics in my gym until Crossfit boxes started popping up in my area-...
Forum: General Board 07-27-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
My understanding is that Olympic lifts are some...

My understanding is that Olympic lifts are some of the most technical movements out there and the most dangerous if not done correctly.

I've been told that with squat, bench and deadlift, barbell...
Forum: General Board 07-27-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yep. That's exactly right. Check out...

Yep.

That's exactly right.

Check out my previous posts. I never complained about them squatting. I complained about them tying up the squat rack for long periods of time.

But 9/10 of the...
Forum: General Board 07-26-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
For me it's pretty simple. I don't care...

For me it's pretty simple.

I don't care what Crossfit people do in Crossfit gyms.

I do care when Crossfit athletes do Crossfit workouts in a regular gym.

Their workouts are basically...
Forum: General Board 07-25-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Absolutely relevant and absolutely true. ...

Absolutely relevant and absolutely true.

And I'm not even an Elgintensity fan. Not by along shot.

But that's his best video IMO and incidentally the only one I've watched from start to...
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