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Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 979
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: 6
Views: 132
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: 6
Views: 132
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: 358
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: 637
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: 637
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: 447
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: 1,764
Views: 76,403
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: 748
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: 744
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: 296
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: 149
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: 1,574
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: 1,764
Views: 76,403
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: 1,764
Views: 76,403
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: 593
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: 795
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...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By twombles62
I've seen it via illegal means. It was definitely...

I've seen it via illegal means. It was definitely interesting as a big bodybuilding fan, but I can't see it being interesting for anyone else.

The stories just weren't very interesting. Hidetada...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,175
Posted By twombles62
Mike 'The Titan' O'Hearn claims 21" natty arms. ...

Mike 'The Titan' O'Hearn claims 21" natty arms.
Whereas Ronnie Coleman currently claims 17.5"
Forum: Training Logs 03-22-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By twombles62
Decided to do the log in a book that I can fill...

Decided to do the log in a book that I can fill out between sets. Easier that way.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-22-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By twombles62
Maybe he was doing trap bar deads and switched...

Maybe he was doing trap bar deads and switched back to conventional deads?
Forum: General Board 03-19-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By twombles62
Can anyone give any opinions on who is good and...

Can anyone give any opinions on who is good and who doesn't know what they're talking about on places like YouTube?

I feel like Elliott Hulse has some great strength building/bodybuilding advice,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By twombles62
Lifting from Australia

Hey guys,

Joined this forum due to the awesome no-nonsense attitude and info on classic physiques and fullbody routines.

Just started a log here. Hoping to follow in the footsteps of my idol,...
Forum: Training Logs 02-24-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By twombles62
My press numbers, especially overhead/shoulders...

My press numbers, especially overhead/shoulders are weak. I had a broken collarbone a few years ago and I think it's healed in a way that restricts my movement/power overhead.
Forum: Training Logs 02-24-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By twombles62
Monday's workout: weights in kg OHP: 30 x...

Monday's workout: weights in kg

OHP:
30 x 10
30 x 10
25 x 10

Dips:
Bodyweight x 12 x 3 sets
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