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Forum: Training Logs Today, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Tannhauser
Big squattage, Marv. Well done.

Big squattage, Marv. Well done.
Forum: Training Logs Today, 06:22 PM
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Views: 15,316
Posted By Tannhauser
Jeez, how long will that take you? I drove 900...

Jeez, how long will that take you? I drove 900 miles in a day last year and that nearly killed me.

Oh, excellent work BTW.
Forum: Training Logs Today, 06:19 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 2,009
Posted By Tannhauser
That's a great feeling when the squat feels...

That's a great feeling when the squat feels locked in.

Congrats on the PR.
Forum: General Board Today, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 571
Posted By Tannhauser
People who wear headphones from start to finish...

People who wear headphones from start to finish through their workout to avoid the possibility of any interaction with other humans. ;)

More seriously, there is a dude in my gym who plays...
Forum: General Board Today, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Tannhauser
Yes, I was thinking that the plus side of having...

Yes, I was thinking that the plus side of having personnel that are so 'connected' is that it may one day reduce war atrocities or unjust invasions and so on. But on the other hand, could an armed...
Forum: General Board Today, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By Tannhauser
I agree that the economic interconnectedness of...

I agree that the economic interconnectedness of the modern world makes war less likely than in the past. But just twenty years ago we assumed Europe couldn't possibly fall into war again - and then...
Forum: General Board Today, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Tannhauser
This post made me think about Hugh Thompson Jr....

This post made me think about Hugh Thompson Jr. He was the helicopter pilot who saved some women and children during the My Lai massacre in the Vietnam war. He said something along the lines of 'we...
Forum: General Board Today, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Tannhauser
So today's soldiers need to be indoctrinated more...

So today's soldiers need to be indoctrinated more because they're more likely to question whether the orders they have been given are morally defensible? Somehow, that sounds like the tail wagging...
Forum: General Board Today, 04:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Tannhauser
Soldier, AF - thanks for the insights....

Soldier, AF - thanks for the insights. Interesting stuff.
Forum: General Board Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Tannhauser
Ah, my irony detector malfunctioned. ...

Ah, my irony detector malfunctioned.

'Bromerican' :) Like it.

Now a serious question: say a country could genetically engineer a soldier to run 20% faster and carry 20% more. Would it...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 12:28 PM
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Views: 16,258
Posted By Tannhauser
Great to hear that you're enjoying training so...

Great to hear that you're enjoying training so much.
Forum: General Board Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Tannhauser
I'm thankful for many things, but in particular...

I'm thankful for many things, but in particular for three things:

Firstly, that I was born into one of the richest economies in the world (currently no. 21 on GDP per capita). Considering half the...
Forum: General Board Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Tannhauser
Regarding 'lazy kids': I've been teaching for...

Regarding 'lazy kids': I've been teaching for twenty-four years now.
My own experience has been absolutely unequivocally that on average students work harder now than they did a quarter of a century...
Forum: General Board Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Tannhauser
The idea that American characteristics are...

The idea that American characteristics are genetic is an interesting one, but I'm not sure it works that well.

It sounds like you're arguing that Americans are descended from nonconformist...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 6,450
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi. Thursday Here's the...

Thanks Ravi.

Thursday

Here's the workout I was forced to cancel on Tuesday...sort of. The weights on deadlifts are recovering steadily. I'm pleased with the DB presses. I was leaning so far...
Forum: Training Logs 04-15-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 6,450
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi, Steve Interesting - you...

Thanks Ravi, Steve



Interesting - you went to a max of about 75-80% then. There are one or two lifting programs that focus on lighter weights but with greatly increased volume and frequency....
Forum: Training Logs 04-15-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By Tannhauser
What a great user name! Moby-Dick is one of my...

What a great user name! Moby-Dick is one of my all-time favourite books.

Good luck with your goals.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 04-14-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By Tannhauser
Overrated - box squats. They make you stronger at...

Overrated - box squats. They make you stronger at box squats.

Underrated - flat bench flyes. I seldom see people doing these at all at my gym, but with some decent weight I think they're an...
Forum: Training Logs 04-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,351
Posted By Tannhauser
I've noticed this too. Front squats wreck my...

I've noticed this too. Front squats wreck my training poundages on shoulders. I quite like doing shoulders before front squats though, as the pump seems to help keep the bar in place (I do them cross...
Forum: Training Logs 04-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 6,450
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi Thanks Marvin. I used to...

Thanks Ravi



Thanks Marvin. I used to be pretty good at dips. My best is bodyweight + 176 lbs for four. These days, that would just rip my triceps off the bones.

Sunday

I'm going to try a...
Forum: Training Logs 04-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 6,450
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi, Marvin Saturday First...

Thanks Ravi, Marvin

Saturday

First workout after a week's walking holiday. Felt a bit creaky but OK. Hoping to get into the gym more often now.

Standing DB press

Warm ups
30 (66s) X 5
Forum: General Board 04-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 475
Posted By Tannhauser
Good thread. Too many places to narrow down...

Good thread.

Too many places to narrow down to just one!

1. South Pacific islands e.g. Tahiti, Vanuatu
2. Iceland
3. Lofoten Islands, Northern Norway
4. Alaska
5. Pacific North West of the...
Forum: Training Logs 04-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 6,450
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Ravi, JD, Moe. Wednesday Tough...

Thanks Ravi, JD, Moe.

Wednesday

Tough day. Got up at 3:30 am and started work at 4:05 am. So I was therefore pretty tired at the gym. I went later than usual and it was horrible. Music cranked...
Forum: General Board 04-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Tannhauser
Jim, good for you, but did he say what he meant...

Jim, good for you, but did he say what he meant by that? I know what an internal medicine specialist is but I've got literally no idea what 'internal cellular health' means. Do you know what tests...
Forum: Training Logs 03-31-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 9,037
Posted By Tannhauser
Holy crap. That must be one humungous DB. ...

Holy crap. That must be one humungous DB.

Strong work.
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