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Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-10-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Mistwraith
I have never measured my 1RM's in any lift but...

I have never measured my 1RM's in any lift but these are the weights i do 5x5 (1x5 for the deadlift) with for the main lifts. Well, before my bench took a nosedive to 75kg that is. Keep in mind i...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Mistwraith
For what its worth i do believe the human body...

For what its worth i do believe the human body has a finite capacity for recovery. That capacity, like everything else can be trained up to a certain point if you know how. If you are not at your...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-09-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Mistwraith
Thanks guys. I'll be taking a week off from...

Thanks guys.

I'll be taking a week off from training, and come back while dropping one set from each exercise i do, for a while. Instead of cardio, i'll be adding 2 or 3 30-60 minutes mountain...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-08-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Mistwraith
I should say, under recovery though... not...

I should say, under recovery though... not overtraining. It's what i was wondering about, if cardio is essential to weight training, because it improves the bodys recovery ability, and if my lack of...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-08-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Mistwraith
Well, during the first 3-4 months of 5x5 i...

Well, during the first 3-4 months of 5x5 i increased my weight by 4-5kg. From a flabby 112 to a more dense 115-116kg. Some of this naturally was water weight. But, i increased my arm size by 4cm...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-08-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Mistwraith
Overtraining ?

First off im not in a very good aerobic condition. My workouts dont have any cardio in them, as i HATE cardio with a passion as intense as the deepest fires of hell.

Lately (few months) my body...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By Mistwraith
Ronnie... GH belly from hell

Ronnie... GH belly from hell
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-05-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By Mistwraith
Oliva no doubt. Much better proportions.

Oliva no doubt. Much better proportions.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Mistwraith
I will try those tips. Thank you :)

I will try those tips. Thank you :)
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-04-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
A minor change... i'll do front squats instead of...

A minor change... i'll do front squats instead of back squats, to work my abs more. I hate direct ab work. I think thats the final change. Thanks guys for the feedback :)
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-04-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
But a well structured simple program allows me to...

But a well structured simple program allows me to keep it all in my head ;)

I know, i know... :P
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-04-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
After thinking about your input for a while...

After thinking about your input for a while TKDWarrior, ive decided to go ahead and switch up the rep schemes in intervals but otherwise keep the program the same, in order to stimulate different...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-04-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Mistwraith
I sweat just looking at a barbell. But everyones...

I sweat just looking at a barbell. But everyones different... there was a time i didnt sweat at all.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-03-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
Thats a pretty good idea, TKDWarrior. I'll...

Thats a pretty good idea, TKDWarrior. I'll consider it... but im a bit reluctant, as one of my weaknesses is keeping a log and such a huge difference in rep schemes and thus, weight lifted from day...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-03-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
Ofcourse... i realize that simply doing 12-12-12...

Ofcourse... i realize that simply doing 12-12-12 and failing to achieve my reps monday and wednesday is pretty much the same thing as im trying to do with my program, but it's how i chose to...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-03-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
Well... yes and no. I dont have any particular...

Well... yes and no. I dont have any particular "science" telling me its optimal to do it this way, but i believe that by varying the stress i put on my body i'll get greater results.

For...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-03-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
I dropped smoking yesterday, with the intent of...

I dropped smoking yesterday, with the intent of increasing my aerobic performance. My lungs are going to love me now... so i'll be doing HIT uphill sprint sessions instead of the walking, i believe....
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Mistwraith
Yea you dont have much to lose by trying. Make...

Yea you dont have much to lose by trying. Make sure you buy quality wraps though. Im not totally satisfied with mine, they are a bit short and seems to slip off the kneecap when im in the hole if i...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-02-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Mistwraith
Have had tendonitis in the upper part of the left...

Have had tendonitis in the upper part of the left knee, and having some small issues with my inner right elbow right now.

I had to give up squatting, leg extensions and leg press for a few months...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-02-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Mistwraith
This.

This.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-02-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
Thanks for the feedback :) Good idea on the bench...

Thanks for the feedback :) Good idea on the bench variations. I might do that. Pull ups and chins is out of my reach for now, unless they are assisted, but im slowly getting there (im a heavy guy). ...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
I should perhaps clarify, the T-Bar machine i...

I should perhaps clarify, the T-Bar machine i intend to use has padding at the hip that allows me to rest my lower back somewhat when performing the rows.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Mistwraith
My program... a little critique please ?

A few noteable things... to avoid overtraining the shoulders, i reduce the amount of sets that hit the shoulders by face pulling when i bench press, and by doing cable flyes when i overhead press....
Forum: Training Resources 05-13-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By Mistwraith
I really dont know much about Freeletics apart...

I really dont know much about Freeletics apart from what ive seen on their site and on YouTube, but it seems to be working great for people who try it. Enough so that it piqued my interest.. i might...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-05-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 850
Posted By Mistwraith
I did squat 3 times a week, using only back...

I did squat 3 times a week, using only back squats. Now i'll be aiming for once per week as i feel it is enough, combined with one deadlift day.

If someone held a gun to my head and made me squat...
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