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Forum: General Fitness & Health Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 298
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 Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 200
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: 74
Posted By Tannhauser
Happy birthday dude.

Happy birthday dude.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
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: 239
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: 1,418
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: 37
Views: 697
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: 402
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: 667
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: 2,288
Views: 44,350
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: 77
Views: 1,100
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: 667
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: 667
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: 56
Views: 893
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: 77
Views: 1,100
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: 146
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: 306
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: 306
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: 306
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: 3,021
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: 77
Views: 1,100
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.
Forum: General Fitness & Health 10-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,485
Posted By Tannhauser
So having scanned through it, I was thinking:...

So having scanned through it, I was thinking: 'What would the author recommend if you were a terrible deadlifter?'

Would he say 'deadlift every day, because there's no way you can improve it by...
Forum: General Board 10-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Tannhauser
Shaw is every sort of awesome. That's...

Shaw is every sort of awesome.



That's both irritating and hilarious.

Just remember Groucho: 'I don't want to belong to a club that would accept people like me as a member.'
Forum: Training Logs 10-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,100
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Swede, Ravi. Friday Ultra-quick...

Thanks Swede, Ravi.

Friday

Ultra-quick session. A little bit of quads, a little bit of hamstrings

Stiff-legged deadlift

It's impossible to resist the temptation for heavier weights. Back...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 10-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Tannhauser
Agree with Soldier that supersets have been...

Agree with Soldier that supersets have been around forever, and his other points.



Well, actually, 'reducing time', as opposed to 'saving time' can be a useful idea in training. 'Progression',...
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