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Forum: Video Compilations 04-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By MVP
I'm going to. I'll probably have to wait a day or...

I'm going to. I'll probably have to wait a day or two to get in a squat session, but as soon as I do I'm going to post up a vid. I posted two bench ones today.
Forum: Video Compilations 04-05-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By MVP
My bench press technique needs a lot of work....

My bench press technique needs a lot of work. Heck, I was even unracking the bar improperly. I can't count the form flaws I've found myself doing that Tate mentions in these. Great thread...I have...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 04-05-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,465
Posted By MVP
So that's what people mean when they say...

So that's what people mean when they say slingshot bench in their logs?
Forum: Exercise Form 04-05-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,498
Posted By MVP
Well, the videos are up. They failed to upload...

Well, the videos are up. They failed to upload from my PC, so I used my camcorder on my phone to video them off the PC, then uploaded them to youtube from my mobile.

Anyway, I'm 4 weeks into...
Forum: Training Logs 04-05-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 6,448
Posted By MVP
You had good depth on your squats. I...

You had good depth on your squats.

I noticed you were throwing the weight up on bench. It was almost like you were doing speed reps.

Good work.
Forum: General Fitness & Health 04-05-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,465
Posted By MVP
Good work on the PR squats. This may be a...

Good work on the PR squats.

This may be a complete novice question, but what is the thing you put on your elbows when you bench and what's its purpose?
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-05-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By MVP
There's good amounts of potassium in a...

There's good amounts of potassium in a multi-vitamin. The daily recommended about is about 5 grams, or at least that's what I've always heard.

Raisins, potatoes, spinach, tomato soup all have...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-05-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By MVP
Great progress thus far. Are you not doing...

Great progress thus far. Are you not doing pullups/pulldowns/chins? They would really benefit your other lifts and your core development.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-05-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By MVP
Some people are frowned upon because they...

Some people are frowned upon because they actually research things. JS.

I'm not saying this was the case with you, but it does happen.

My advice to you would be ignore the guy. Tell him you...
Forum: Articles 04-05-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By MVP
Bench Press Article

Variations In The Bench Press

by

Tom McCullough MEd.




The bench press may be the most popular and widely used exercise used for developing the chest (Thompson, 1994). But go into any...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By MVP
I haven't read his book; only guidelines of the...

I haven't read his book; only guidelines of the diet itself.

Not to cause an arguments over carbs vs. fats, but fatty acids are actually the bodies preferred source of energy. Carbs are the...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 04-04-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By MVP
Are you getting 8 consecutive hours of sleep or...

Are you getting 8 consecutive hours of sleep or interrupted sleep?
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-04-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By MVP
Do you mean Tuesday morning? Monday night...

Do you mean Tuesday morning?

Monday night and Thursday morning are plenty of hours of rest if that's what you meant.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By MVP
It won't help you lose weight, but it will help...

It won't help you lose weight, but it will help preserve more muscle.

To the user above, ketogenics are perfectly safe. Most research against low carb diets are in reference to the atkins diet,...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By MVP
^ This seems like a good approach. Avoiding...

^ This seems like a good approach.

Avoiding carbs before bed has seemed to work for a lot of people, then they just plain bad a good thing bad when they started starving themselves before sleep....
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By MVP
Oh yeah, definitely. Especially if you workout in...

Oh yeah, definitely. Especially if you workout in the mornings. You'll need those carbs to fuel your workouts.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By MVP
Casein is a very valuable tool. Taking it before...

Casein is a very valuable tool. Taking it before bed can help prevent the significance of a catabolic state during the night. You'll want slow releasing protein before you go to bed.

Milk is...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-04-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By MVP
Think of breakfast as "break your fast". ...

Think of breakfast as "break your fast".

During the night, lets say you sleep 8 hours. It was probably an hour before you went to sleep that you had your last meal. That's 9 hours that your body...
Forum: Training Logs 04-04-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,282
Posted By MVP
I can't remember what my PR with pullups was, but...

I can't remember what my PR with pullups was, but I do know that it was more than 15. I'd like to get around 25 after I lose all this weight.

I might still be weak, but I'm getting stronger every...
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,282
Posted By MVP
Tuesday April 3, 2012 Bench Press: 135lbs...

Tuesday April 3, 2012

Bench Press:
135lbs x 5
185lbs x 5
225lbs x 3
225lbs x 3
245lbs x 2 (Failed to lockout on 3rd)

BB Rows
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-03-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By MVP
Increasing muscle increases metabolism. ...

Increasing muscle increases metabolism.

HIIT increases metabolism.

Sedentary lifestyle and going too low with your calories would decrease your metabolism.

I.e. when you cut calories, try...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-03-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By MVP
Water weight usually goes pretty quickly, but...

Water weight usually goes pretty quickly, but after that it just depends on the person and their cut. Most people generally recommend a slower cut to maintain more muscle.
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,282
Posted By MVP
I got vids of the bench. I'll post them later

I got vids of the bench. I'll post them later
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,282
Posted By MVP
Thanks man, and congests on your new PRs! Im...

Thanks man, and congests on your new PRs!

Im on my mobile so I can't type a lot of details to the workoit, but I benched 225 for 3 reps and then got 245 for almost 3. Not bad for just short of a...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 04-03-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By MVP
That's the same way I see it.

That's the same way I see it.
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