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    I would say for a majority that cannot deadlift...

    I would say for a majority that cannot deadlift heavy, its the technique.
    Anyways, if you are setting ideals, you should set the best


    Besides, I don't think I can deadlift real high. I am not...
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    Not possible simultaneously. You will either...

    Not possible simultaneously.
    You will either gain strength or lose fat.
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    Please dont call 'em blisters. Blisters are bad,...

    Please dont call 'em blisters.
    Blisters are bad, and they hurt.

    These are callus.
    They prevent the hurt, and only real men have 'em.
    ;)
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    Ask those ppl back: Suppose you could grow...

    Ask those ppl back:
    Suppose you could grow taller ... would you?
    Why?
  5. According to physics yes. Strength is...

    According to physics yes.

    Strength is correlated to the amount of force you can generate.
    Whereas power is a product of how much force and at what speed.

    In terms of car analogy -
    force =...
  6. Thread: Deadlifts

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    If you are doing strength training WO, which you...

    If you are doing strength training WO, which you should once in a while, They are excellent.

    Otherwise they cause a lot of nervous system fatigue.
    Which is not really fgreat for building muscles.
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    The best 3 day WOs are based on Push pull legs...

    The best 3 day WOs are based on Push pull legs split.
    It gives your muscles a better chance to rest, and hence is better than full body for muscle gain.
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    Upright rows with dumbells. That allows you to...

    Upright rows with dumbells.

    That allows you to hit the lateral more than traps (compared to doing upright rows with barbell).
  9. 1. With 6.6% BF you should be able to view your...

    1. With 6.6% BF you should be able to view your abs clearly. If this is the case, then immediately start on bulking.

    2. If you cannot view your abs, then get a the real BF measured. 6.6% might be...
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    Pretend its a barbell if you are doing it inline...

    Pretend its a barbell if you are doing it inline with shoulders. (And do it as if you are doing press behind neck)

    When doing it in front of face - keep the dumbell hand in line with your elbows....
  11. Thread: Egg yolks!

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    You surely dont wanna look like this:...

    You surely dont wanna look like this:
    http://www.freewebs.com/maximumfunjoke/Fat%20Dude.jpg


    Besides, I wouldn't take newspaper columns as a real guide to my diet.
    Everyday there is some new...
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    1st of all the 12/8/6/4/ thingie is not strictly...

    1st of all the 12/8/6/4/ thingie is not strictly a strength training.

    Strength training deals with doing something like 3-5 reps.
    Muscle building deals with doing something like 8-12 reps...
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    IMO 4-1-4 is too slow for 8-10 rep range weights....

    IMO 4-1-4 is too slow for 8-10 rep range weights.

    Probably you would be forced to do 4-1-4 when doing ultra heavy.

    But for ~10 rep range (which is called the muscle building range) 2-1-2 is...
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    Rex The answer to your post is mostly...

    Rex The answer to your post is mostly evolutionary.

    We are wired to feel happy with sun shining down our faces.
    And gloomy with sun hiding behind cloud cover.


    Anyways, I could never...
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    Deadlift = bodyweight?? Man that is far too...

    Deadlift = bodyweight??

    Man that is far too less.


    If you are able to bench press your body weight for 10 rep, it means you are in a good muscular condition.
    I believe you should be able to...
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    Yes, but as a stabilizer. They don't actually...

    Yes, but as a stabilizer. They don't actually play main role.
    For exercising them directly, check Doug's post
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    Eh, doesn't anyone here realize that those two...

    Eh, doesn't anyone here realize that those two shots are taken years apart.

    Look at the gentleman's hair and face.
    The first pic looks like someone who is in his early 20s, whereas the latter one...
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    On an average you can gain 1 kilo of lean muscle...

    On an average you can gain 1 kilo of lean muscle in a month.

    25 lb which is almost 12 kg will take one year.
  19. Thread: My 5x5 log

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    But does it actually mix?

    But does it actually mix?
  20. Thread: My 5x5 log

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    PS: My 5x5 would be something along these...

    PS:
    My 5x5 would be something along these lines:

    WO1:
    Squat 5x5
    Bench 5x5
    Deadlift 5x5

    WO2:
    Military 5x5
  21. Thread: My 5x5 log

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    Besides, I always carried this impression that...

    Besides, I always carried this impression that 5x5s are meant for strength/power, and not really for muscle growth.

    And in that you are not suppose to do isolation workouts.

    Lat/back WO takes...
  22. Thread: Bicep Size.

    by ssslayer
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    You cannot change the stucture / length of your...

    You cannot change the stucture / length of your muscles.
    Its like you cannot change your height or the color of your eyes.

    If you look at pro body builders. Even they have this gap, and some have...
  23. Eh, never actually

    Eh, never actually
  24. Thread: Bicep Size.

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    Welcome to the world of genetics, and you though...

    Welcome to the world of genetics, and you though that height is the only thing that is affected by genetics?
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    The best metrics for measuring body fat are: ...

    The best metrics for measuring body fat are:

    1. Eyes. One case easily SEE if one is losing fat.
    2. Clothes. Usually - your trousers get loose after losing fat (That is because the girth of waist...
  26. Thread: Skinny wrists

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    Your bone structure is all genetics. Can't do...

    Your bone structure is all genetics.

    Can't do much about it.
    Wrist/Elbows/Ankles/neck - these are the places where muscles/fat is least.
    Infact the measures at these locations tell you how your...
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    If your aim is to build wide flaring lats - then...

    If your aim is to build wide flaring lats - then the overhand grip - palms facing out is better.
    Why?

    Because when you do with palms facing out - your anatomy allows you to flare your lats better...
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    How about trying genetics? I have seen many ppl...

    How about trying genetics?
    I have seen many ppl who just sleep throughout the day, and they've got beautiful body.

    I cannot conclude that sleeping works ...
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    But then this is a split routine, not a full body...

    But then this is a split routine, not a full body WO.

    As far as I know, the full body WO engages all your major muscles every WO.
    The exercises may not be the same each WO, but the WO is designed...
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    a little off but ... why is it that ppl tend...

    a little off but

    ... why is it that ppl tend to make some efforts for a "good looking body" only when something like this crops up?
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    I assume he is using the straight part of the...

    I assume he is using the straight part of the rod, where there aer no bends.

    That means the extreme end of the bar - near the weights.


    Aint it?
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    as long as the twists on your EZ doenst prevent...

    as long as the twists on your EZ doenst prevent the bar from being lowered fully to the chest.
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    And all the stuff about diet and workouts is here...

    And all the stuff about diet and workouts is here on this site.
    Can't really pinpoint to the articles, you will have to sift through and find which is most appropriate to you.
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    You will have to get rid of fat from your body....

    You will have to get rid of fat from your body.
    Now as posted earlier by WyomIAN, spot reduction is not possible.

    So you will have to target body fat percentage. Bring it down to 10% or so....
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    Anything racy and heavy!

    Anything racy and heavy!
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