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Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 941
Posted By TKDwarrior
If God didn't want us to eat animals He wouldn't...

If God didn't want us to eat animals He wouldn't have made them out of meat.
Forum: General Board 07-19-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,957
Posted By TKDwarrior
Planet fitness is the biggest fitness industry...

Planet fitness is the biggest fitness industry sham.

Go to a planet fitness and you will see tons of cardio machines and few free weights. With their free weights, you are only allowed to do...
Forum: Articles 07-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By TKDwarrior
Some strength coaches such as Christian Thibadeau...

Some strength coaches such as Christian Thibadeau consider dips to be better for chest development than bench presses. True however that dips can wreck the shoulders and are contraindicated if you...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By TKDwarrior
I'd suggest keeping a log. I keep a log...

I'd suggest keeping a log.

I keep a log and it really helps, here's why:

Keeping a log writes out a structured program...a structured program keeps me from program hopping. Program hopping...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-03-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By TKDwarrior
One of the rep schemes I really like is based on...

One of the rep schemes I really like is based on some of the writings from Chad Waterbury. Waterbury (and a number of other experts) believe that 25 total reps is the "magic number" (for lack of a...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By TKDwarrior
Looks like a pretty solid routine to me and very...

Looks like a pretty solid routine to me and very similar to the workout I'm doing right now.

I have a few variations in my routine, such as adding incline presses once a week instead of flat bench...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 06-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By TKDwarrior
Agreed. The closer grip and underhand grip will...

Agreed. The closer grip and underhand grip will activate more biceps.

I saw a few interesting research studies which looked at all the different grips. What really mattered the most, according...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,492
Posted By TKDwarrior
One issue that I think definitely identifies a...

One issue that I think definitely identifies a hard gainer is that there are certain people who have a propensity to gain large amounts of body fat, specifically in the pecs and abdominal area. With...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By TKDwarrior
This may not qualify for the WORST training...

This may not qualify for the WORST training advice out there, but there are still people who preach, and practice, that cardio is the ONLY and the BEST way to burn fat.
Forum: Articles 06-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By TKDwarrior
My full-time job is reviewing research for...

My full-time job is reviewing research for scientific merit as well as to ensure that it complies with federal regulations governing human subject research. Prior to this job, I worked in research. ...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 06-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By TKDwarrior
Didn't mean to start a firestorm, but I agree. ...

Didn't mean to start a firestorm, but I agree. Theory and practice are two different things.

Research is not a perfect field. One research study may show one result, whereas another identical...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By TKDwarrior
I like the routine posted, and I think it's a...

I like the routine posted, and I think it's a very good "introductory program" for a newbie. I also think that the 10-12 rep range is a good repetition scheme for someone who has never trained...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 06-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By TKDwarrior
Unfortunately, there still exists "junk science"...

Unfortunately, there still exists "junk science" from some of the so-called fitness authorities. There have been numerous studies published showing that squatting to parallel and even below...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 05-19-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By TKDwarrior
I would suggest an MRI. I have subacromial...

I would suggest an MRI. I have subacromial impingement in my right shoulder and it does sometimes have an effect on my training. Not only can it create some numbness, but also some weakness and...
Forum: General Board 05-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By TKDwarrior
I do have a garage gym so that might be a viable...

I do have a garage gym so that might be a viable option. Thank you!
Forum: General Board 05-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By TKDwarrior
Recently Certified-Advice?

After years of working a desk job, and training for about 40 years, I just got my CFT from ISSA. I'm 53 years old, and decided it's time to do something fun, rather than sitting behind a desk and...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-16-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By TKDwarrior
I think your program is well-designed, and I do a...

I think your program is well-designed, and I do a similar type of workout, with slightly less volume. Like you, I much prefer a full body workout over a split...I just feel like it challenges me...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 04-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By TKDwarrior
I would suggest seeing an orthopedic shoulder...

I would suggest seeing an orthopedic shoulder specialist and request an MRI of the area. Sometimes scapular pain/weird sensations going down the arm, sometimes with arm pain, can be indicative of...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-23-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By TKDwarrior
Just my two cents but I think it's important to...

Just my two cents but I think it's important to ask yourself (and myself), how many sets work for me, rather than what is best.

What we seem to forget in this era of cookie cutter programs is...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By TKDwarrior
Exactly. The whole muscle confusion principle has...

Exactly. The whole muscle confusion principle has been debated over the years as myth or fact and arose from the fact that muscles do adapt over time to given exercises/motions/loads. However, by...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By TKDwarrior
This is actually a good variation doing lateral...

This is actually a good variation doing lateral raises with the palms forward and thumbs facing up . When I had some problems with my rotator cuff (slight tears in the subscapularis and teres minor)...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By TKDwarrior
It's interesting in the sense that sometimes the...

It's interesting in the sense that sometimes the more I read, the more I get confused as there is so much contradictory information out there on the web, in the literature, and in research when it...
Forum: Training Resources 04-04-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,392
Posted By TKDwarrior
I agree that maximizing every set is the...

I agree that maximizing every set is the important factor but I also have to add that all over the internet is BAD programming that unfortunately alot of inexperienced or new lifters follow, because...
Forum: Mind and Motivation 04-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By TKDwarrior
My motivation comes from the fact that I love to...

My motivation comes from the fact that I love to lift. It's my time for myself, my peace, stress relief, and the chance to excel.

I go with short-term goals that are realistic and achievable. ...
Forum: Training Resources 04-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,308
Posted By TKDwarrior
Following a "cookie cutter" program that may not...

Following a "cookie cutter" program that may not be the right program for you.

The internet is full of programs that claim to be "the best" or proclaim some magical results, but not everyone is...
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