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Forum: General Board 07-14-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
You have a point about me over-stating the case. ...

You have a point about me over-stating the case.

But he clearly has some admirers here.

I did not mean to denigrate them for their views, but I strongly advise them to take what Lobliner...
Forum: General Board 07-14-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
The word hypocrisy was nowhere to be found in any...

The word hypocrisy was nowhere to be found in any of my posts.
Forum: General Board 07-14-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Since cherry picking quotes to bolster our...

Since cherry picking quotes to bolster our pre-conceived views is an acceptable strategy, well, okay. I'll play.
Forum: General Board 07-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I think it's pretty hilarious that someone can...

I think it's pretty hilarious that someone can start a thread in this forum criticizing Joe Weider, and they'll get an "amen" from 90 percent of respondents.

Someone starts a thread...
Forum: General Board 07-10-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
. Short answer? No, I don't. I...

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Short answer? No, I don't.

I find his entire schtick reprehensible.

Does he act that way at home? Among his business associates?
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
You're absolutely right. OP, don't listen...

You're absolutely right.

OP, don't listen to me, don't listen to Brooks Kubik, and most importantly, don't listen to your body.

Simply mimic what the "high level weightlifters" are doing...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Saying that "there's no such thing as...

Saying that "there's no such thing as over-training" is kind of a new fad among internet fitness experts, but it's pure nonsense, IMO.



Brooks Kubik wrote an article that was posted in this...
Forum: Classic Lifters 07-05-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,021
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Today's proponents of full body training love...

Today's proponents of full body training love citing these guys as examples of how great full body training is.

That's fine, but they mention people like Reeves and then lay out training...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OloLS5kTrVs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OloLS5kTrVs
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-25-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,487
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Since you've pretty much ignored everything I...

Since you've pretty much ignored everything I posted, I'll respond by simply returning the favor.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,487
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I'm not denying any of that. I'm...

I'm not denying any of that.



I'm saying that if you add 20 pounds of muscle to a guy who is 5'11 and whose baseline physique is 180 pounds, he will look "big and strong" by many peoples'...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,487
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I agree. My problem is with the people in...

I agree.

My problem is with the people in this thread who make an extremely simplistic connection between gains and food intake.

They seem to think that more food= more gains and less food=...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-24-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,487
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Then you've pretty much proven my point.

Then you've pretty much proven my point.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-24-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,487
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Okay. Let's give it a whirl. How about...

Okay. Let's give it a whirl.


How about this?




By your own logic, the second guy has to put in considerably more effort to gain than the first guy because he has to consume 1,000...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-24-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,487
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Everyone here pretty much knows that. That...

Everyone here pretty much knows that.

That isn't the point.

The point is that guys like this who make gains often go to much greater lengths.

The fact that he has to think about calories...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-23-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Thanks for the tip.

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-23-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Honesty, I think raw eggs mixed with the right...

Honesty, I think raw eggs mixed with the right ingredients makes for a delicious shake that's good for energy.

Having said that, I'm forced to admit there's a health risk so I haven't been...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-21-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
True. And when I say science backs their...

True.

And when I say science backs their training methods- I am only speaking of recent science that I happen to have read.

Which ties into my original point that science is always changing,...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Well said Tannhauser. My mind had been about...

Well said Tannhauser.

My mind had been about 53 percent made up.

It would change, however, if someone could point to more documented cases of life-altering complications or fatalities from...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I do read about people losing limbs to sharks...

I do read about people losing limbs to sharks every now and then.

I can't remember the last time that I read about a shark killing someone, but I'm sure it has happened.

And oceans have...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Back to my original point: drinking raw eggs was...

Back to my original point: drinking raw eggs was a common practice among some the greatest drug-free bodybuilding champions who ever lived.

Apparently they believed there was a benefit.

Of...
Forum: Articles 06-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Interesting piece but he seems to suggest that...

Interesting piece but he seems to suggest that full body workouts are "over-training?" This seemingly contradicts stuff I've read in a lot of other threads. Just saying.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Not sure I'd call that an equal comparison but...

Not sure I'd call that an equal comparison but okay.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-19-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I just think that they make for a DELICIOUS shake...

I just think that they make for a DELICIOUS shake with high protein content, when mixed with orange juice, honey, etc.

I guess I have safety concerns to an extent, but based on what I've read,...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-18-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 735
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Heh well I don't get training advice from...

Heh well I don't get training advice from Hollywood movies. But I pay attention to nutritional practices of champions, especially those from the drug-free era, and I take them seriously.

Yeah I...
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