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Forum: General Board Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 200
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
Replies: 1,286
Views: 16,094
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: 123
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: 150
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: 16
Views: 200
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: 6,409
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: 6,409
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: 3
Views: 69
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: 482
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: 1,335
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: 6,409
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: 6,409
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: 466
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: 6,409
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: 251
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: 8,987
Posted By Tannhauser
Holy crap. That must be one humungous DB. ...

Holy crap. That must be one humungous DB.

Strong work.
Forum: General Board 03-31-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Tannhauser
A massive percentage. I think it's...

A massive percentage.

I think it's possible to eat fast food and soda all day long and still be disease free..but it's much harder. The calorie density, portion size and convenience make it so...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Tannhauser
Actually, I don't like Good Mornings much either.

Actually, I don't like Good Mornings much either.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-31-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Tannhauser
Oh yes, I'd forgotten split squats, or as I call...

Oh yes, I'd forgotten split squats, or as I call them, 'toppling over'.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-30-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By Tannhauser
Hi and welcome. Plenty of mature trainers on here...

Hi and welcome. Plenty of mature trainers on here - it's Geezer Central.
Forum: Training Logs 03-30-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 16,094
Posted By Tannhauser
I think that might do it :)

I think that might do it :)
Forum: Training Logs 03-30-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,400
Views: 54,957
Posted By Tannhauser
Any news on the injury?

Any news on the injury?
Forum: General Board 03-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 619
Posted By Tannhauser
Yeah, I'll go for Moe. Very supportive member of...

Yeah, I'll go for Moe. Very supportive member of the forum.
Forum: Training Logs 03-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 6,409
Posted By Tannhauser
Thanks Linden, Marvin Sunday The house...

Thanks Linden, Marvin

Sunday

The house is currently full of people, some of whom I do not care for. I am obliged to stay upstairs until they have gone.

Deadlifts

Poundages are recovering....
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Tannhauser
Pull-ups, medium grip. Bent-over rows, pronated...

Pull-ups, medium grip.
Bent-over rows, pronated grip
Deadlifts
T-bar rows
Bent-over laterals
Chest supported rows on machine

I can use more weight with a supinated grip on...
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