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by chissel
Sat Aug 11, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Losing fat
Replies: 16
Views: 8209

Losing fat

I posted this a little while ago. I've been trying to gain a little muscle and lose some fat at the same time, using Rippetoe with a barbell, bench & squat rack, but I don't think it's been working as well as it could if I focused on the goals individually. I've been doing resistance training ('Meta...
by chissel
Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Home gym equipment
Replies: 5
Views: 20188

Home gym equipment

Hi, all. I posted a week or two ago about trying to lose fat and gain muscle ( http://exrx.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3811 ), and was pointed in the direction of the compound movements of Rippetoe's Starting Strength programme, via this writeup: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=998224 ....
by chissel
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Good Enough To Keep
Topic: The Holy Grail: Losing fat and gaining muscle
Replies: 36
Views: 78403

Hey all. Thanks for the replies again. Lots of interesting info for me to absorb! Anyway, about my diet now... The diet I've lost all my weight with so far has been roughly: Morning: 1 Weetabix Half a low-fat yogurt Apple Mid-morning snack: Some grapes Lunch: 2 slices of bread with margarine The oth...
by chissel
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: Good Enough To Keep
Topic: The Holy Grail: Losing fat and gaining muscle
Replies: 36
Views: 78403

Thanks for all the replies again. So I've decided I'll do 3 or so warmup sets, with 60-90 second rests between them, and then work sets with 2-3 minute rests between them. I've also taken your advice and removed the dips and pullups but left the ab work because I'm stubborn. I think I'll add the dip...
by chissel
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: Good Enough To Keep
Topic: The Holy Grail: Losing fat and gaining muscle
Replies: 36
Views: 78403

First of all, I just want to thank everyone who replied -- I really appreciate it, guys. @pdellorto: Thanks so much for the 'Rippetoe: Starting Strength' link ( http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=998224 ). I've had a look through (going to have a full read tomorrow) and followed some of ...
by chissel
Tue Jun 19, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Good Enough To Keep
Topic: The Holy Grail: Losing fat and gaining muscle
Replies: 36
Views: 78403

The Holy Grail: Losing fat and gaining muscle

Hello, all! I'm a 19-year-old male and have worked out before. For the last few years I've worked out on and off, but never with any regularity, although I managed to gain a bit of muscle when I started, and then never progressed. Until recently, I had roughly a year without lifting any weights and ...