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Forum: General Board Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By TKDwarrior
I looked over the sales book they gave me, and...

I looked over the sales book they gave me, and basically they encourage the trainer NOT to talk about the price with the potential client during the complimentary session, and refer to the personal...
Forum: General Board Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By TKDwarrior
I don't think he's planning on selling. His...

I don't think he's planning on selling. His wife is a co-owner. Either he wanted to improve his personal training services, or these guys approached him with something to sell, I'm not sure.

I...
Forum: General Board Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By TKDwarrior
Need some advice..your thoughts?

Just to give you a little background: One of the gyms I work for is an older, independently owned gym. The gym is owned by an older gentleman (probably close to 80) and the clientele are mostly in...
Forum: General Board 08-28-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By TKDwarrior
Every time I see someone recommend GOMAD on a...

Every time I see someone recommend GOMAD on a forum, I cringe. GOMAD has to be one of the worst pieces of advice anyone can give a newbie. There are better and healthier ways to gain weight through...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By TKDwarrior
What type of program are you doing if you're...

What type of program are you doing if you're working out 4-5 times per week? I'm assuming (and might be wrong) that you're training bodyparts once a week through some type of split. It's my opinion...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-11-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By TKDwarrior
I don't do power cleans...tore a rotator cuff...

I don't do power cleans...tore a rotator cuff years ago doing them, never went back :) I'm doing 30 degree inclines rather than bench presses right now.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By TKDwarrior
Here's my current workout, and I've been making...

Here's my current workout, and I've been making great progress on it:

Tuesday and Saturday (excluding warmup sets):
Chin-Ups 3xMax
Squat 3x6-8
Incline Press 3x6-8
RDL 2x8-10
Face Pull 2x8-10...
Forum: General Board 08-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By TKDwarrior
And to think it took me 3 YEARS to get a brown...

And to think it took me 3 YEARS to get a brown belt in Taekwondo. I could have done this in three hours! :confused:
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 08-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By TKDwarrior
Just my opinion but that seems to be ALOT of...

Just my opinion but that seems to be ALOT of volume.

Typically, from my experience and from reading other people's experiences and workout logs, most people (if they are working hard enough) can...
Forum: General Board 07-31-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By TKDwarrior
Definitely Planet Fitness I am tired of hearing...

Definitely Planet Fitness I am tired of hearing about. At least with Crossfit, some, if not quite a few people, benefit from it and become physically fit.

Planet Fitness on the other hand...pizza...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-30-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By TKDwarrior
There is a science to bodybuilding, or resistance...

There is a science to bodybuilding, or resistance training in general. Much of science is based on research, and research is intended to be generalizable, meaning that it can be applied to specific...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,178
Posted By TKDwarrior
If God didn't want us to eat animals He wouldn't...

If God didn't want us to eat animals He wouldn't have made them out of meat.
Forum: General Board 07-19-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,065
Posted By TKDwarrior
Planet fitness is the biggest fitness industry...

Planet fitness is the biggest fitness industry sham.

Go to a planet fitness and you will see tons of cardio machines and few free weights. With their free weights, you are only allowed to do...
Forum: Articles 07-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By TKDwarrior
Some strength coaches such as Christian Thibadeau...

Some strength coaches such as Christian Thibadeau consider dips to be better for chest development than bench presses. True however that dips can wreck the shoulders and are contraindicated if you...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By TKDwarrior
I'd suggest keeping a log. I keep a log...

I'd suggest keeping a log.

I keep a log and it really helps, here's why:

Keeping a log writes out a structured program...a structured program keeps me from program hopping. Program hopping...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-03-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By TKDwarrior
One of the rep schemes I really like is based on...

One of the rep schemes I really like is based on some of the writings from Chad Waterbury. Waterbury (and a number of other experts) believe that 25 total reps is the "magic number" (for lack of a...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By TKDwarrior
Looks like a pretty solid routine to me and very...

Looks like a pretty solid routine to me and very similar to the workout I'm doing right now.

I have a few variations in my routine, such as adding incline presses once a week instead of flat bench...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 06-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By TKDwarrior
Agreed. The closer grip and underhand grip will...

Agreed. The closer grip and underhand grip will activate more biceps.

I saw a few interesting research studies which looked at all the different grips. What really mattered the most, according...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 06-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,601
Posted By TKDwarrior
One issue that I think definitely identifies a...

One issue that I think definitely identifies a hard gainer is that there are certain people who have a propensity to gain large amounts of body fat, specifically in the pecs and abdominal area. With...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 858
Posted By TKDwarrior
This may not qualify for the WORST training...

This may not qualify for the WORST training advice out there, but there are still people who preach, and practice, that cardio is the ONLY and the BEST way to burn fat.
Forum: Articles 06-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By TKDwarrior
My full-time job is reviewing research for...

My full-time job is reviewing research for scientific merit as well as to ensure that it complies with federal regulations governing human subject research. Prior to this job, I worked in research. ...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 06-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By TKDwarrior
Didn't mean to start a firestorm, but I agree. ...

Didn't mean to start a firestorm, but I agree. Theory and practice are two different things.

Research is not a perfect field. One research study may show one result, whereas another identical...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By TKDwarrior
I like the routine posted, and I think it's a...

I like the routine posted, and I think it's a very good "introductory program" for a newbie. I also think that the 10-12 rep range is a good repetition scheme for someone who has never trained...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 06-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By TKDwarrior
Unfortunately, there still exists "junk science"...

Unfortunately, there still exists "junk science" from some of the so-called fitness authorities. There have been numerous studies published showing that squatting to parallel and even below...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 05-19-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By TKDwarrior
I would suggest an MRI. I have subacromial...

I would suggest an MRI. I have subacromial impingement in my right shoulder and it does sometimes have an effect on my training. Not only can it create some numbness, but also some weakness and...
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