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Forum: Training Logs 04-24-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By twombles62
I know I didn't focus on strength and didn't...

I know I didn't focus on strength and didn't train intensely enough during my last 'bulk' so I put on a lot of fat. Looking forward to getting some good strength and muscle gains when I bump calories...
Forum: Training Logs 04-24-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By twombles62
Another update! History so far after...

Another update!

History so far after starting this log.

2014
- February: 1800 calories, 185lbs 15+% (definitely not 12% like I originally thought)
- February -> August: 1800 - 3000 calories,...
Forum: Workouts 03-14-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,649
Posted By twombles62
Nice! I was looking for a routine to do while I'm...

Nice! I was looking for a routine to do while I'm on study exchange for the next 4 months. PPL suffered if I missed a day. I'm a big fan of full body routines with a bit of a split in it (squats x 2,...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 01-25-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 36,281
Posted By twombles62
This thread is like my bible. Thanks to everyone...

This thread is like my bible. Thanks to everyone who contributed to it, especially glwanabe, BtB and Carl.

After spending 7 months last year on a full body program and adding 8kg plus lots of...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 12-27-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By twombles62
2500-2800 calories might seem like a lot in...

2500-2800 calories might seem like a lot in comparison to a 'normal' person, but I would say most of those trying to gain would be the upper limit or higher.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 11-19-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By twombles62
This is a question I've been thinking about too,...

This is a question I've been thinking about too, the last few weeks. I'm currently doing Lyle McDonald's Generic Bulk routine which treats the Squat as a quad excercise and has straight leg deadlifts...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-08-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By twombles62
Supersets

So can we discus the benefits of supersets as a tool for a natural trainee?

I'm still a novice, but I have never trained using supersets, and as far as I can tell, so far, they don't seem to...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 09-30-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,741
Posted By twombles62
Zane Reeves Nubret

Zane
Reeves
Nubret
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By twombles62
That's a strong bench for a 16 year old with only...

That's a strong bench for a 16 year old with only 1 year of training. You're doing well mate, if you're here and willing to learn you're already way ahead of the masses. By the time you're 17-18...
Forum: Training Logs 08-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By twombles62
Thanks mate! Cutting routine: ICF 5x5. 3...

Thanks mate!

Cutting routine: ICF 5x5. 3 days a week.

Workout A
Squats 3 x 5
Bench 3 x 5
Rows 3 x 5
Shrugs 2 x 8
Triceps ext 2 x 8
Forum: Training Logs 08-17-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By twombles62
6 month update: Weight: 208.5 lbs ...

6 month update:

Weight: 208.5 lbs
Calories: 2800 -> 3050
Bodyfat (estimate): probably around 15%. More definition than at 3 months ago but I think I underestimated it back then.

Routine...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-04-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By twombles62
For me, isolations are used where there's no...

For me, isolations are used where there's no compound that hits it hard enough for maximum hypertrophy.

Curls for biceps, Calf raises, weighted ab work is all I do in my full body rountines.

I...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-09-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By twombles62
According to classicphysiquebuilder blog, that is...

According to classicphysiquebuilder blog, that is an article about muscle memory. The book was published posthumously.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-08-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By twombles62
What are the workouts like? I spent $50+ getting...

What are the workouts like? I spent $50+ getting 'Classic Physique' shipped to Australia. Would definitely be interested reading some of Steve's other stuff but can't afford it atm. I thought that...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-05-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By twombles62
Consider this, assuming you are not shrugging...

Consider this, assuming you are not shrugging your shoulders up, a row to the waist will require the elbows to be tucked close to your body. If you row to the lower ribcage, you will need to have the...
Forum: Q&A 05-28-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 123,243
Posted By twombles62
Hey Steve, Which scheme do you think is more...

Hey Steve,

Which scheme do you think is more effective:

1. Between each set dropping the weight (10%) to maintain reps
2. Maintaining the set and therefore dropping the reps (by 1-2)
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-28-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By twombles62
Steve Reeves was one who didn't want to spend...

Steve Reeves was one who didn't want to spend excess time in the gym. He believed you went in, didn't have any distractions, did the work and got out. In his book he says his rest periods were about...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By twombles62
Boys remember we're in the muscle building...

Boys remember we're in the muscle building subforum here.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By twombles62
This is very similar to some of the routines...

This is very similar to some of the routines listed here. You might be thinking that's a low amount of sets, possibly because there are no direct triceps exercises (many believe that you get enough...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-11-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By twombles62
Preparing for a 7 week layoff from training

Hi guys,

I've just booked in double jaw surgery for June 24th, and my current biggest worries are about how it's going to affect my training. I'm going to have to take 6-8 weeks off training, and...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,492
Posted By twombles62
That picture of Steve Reeves always annoys me....

That picture of Steve Reeves always annoys me. The aspect ratios are off... aren't they? Looking through the photos in Steve's book I am sure that photo is too wide, and not tall enough. He doesn't...
Forum: Q&A 05-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 123,243
Posted By twombles62
Can't really get pics, as it's not something...

Can't really get pics, as it's not something that's all that major or easy to see. It's basically that hands on hips, I can feel my obliques and lower back are thicker on one side. I've done a...
Forum: Q&A 05-01-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 123,243
Posted By twombles62
Hi Steve. I have a question about core...

Hi Steve.

I have a question about core imbalances. I have noticed when doing deadlifts and hyperextensions especially that I am engaging the right side of my lower back more than my left. The...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-01-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By twombles62
This is my current routine, an almost unmodified...

This is my current routine, an almost unmodified Steve Reeves inspired routine from BB.com. Similar to glwanabe's Reeves Classic Physique routine.


Day 1
Overhead Barbell Press 3x10
Dips 3x10...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-19-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By twombles62
Assuming you have a workout Sunday, you'd be...

Assuming you have a workout Sunday, you'd be waiting until Tuesday before the next workout?

My 3 day full body workout has Squats on Mondays, Deadlifts on Fridays. I couldn't see how I could do it...
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