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by pete64
Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: wieght gain goals
Replies: 2
Views: 2386

wieght gain goals

Hi What are realistic goals in terms of weight gain and muscle growth? I know it will depend on training, diet and body type, but is there any excepted ball park values that can be used as goals? For example something like 'the max you could expect to gain is around X% of your current weight or size...
by pete64
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: back pain or sciatic pain
Replies: 4
Views: 11689

Assuming that you have had it all checked out by medical professionals etc? Personally I swear by my inversion table, have a search for those made by Teeter, they have been tested and proven strong enough for you do do sit ups on them while hanging upside down by your ankles. That allows you to trai...
by pete64
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:39 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Why 60 min max for a session?
Replies: 3
Views: 9158

Why 60 min max for a session?

Hi I have been told that research has been done on the optimal duration of a resistance training session, that suggests 60 min is optimal. Apparently it has been scientifically proven that strength training for more than 60 minutes has a detrimental effect on your body due to body fatigue and the st...
by pete64
Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:20 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Eating at night?
Replies: 4
Views: 8062

Eating at night?

I have often wondered about the accuracy of the advice not to eat in the evenings if you are trying to loose body fat, as it is more likely to add fat to your body. Presumably, when relaxed in the evenings, your metabolic rate drops and you burn less calories? So your blood sugar and glycogen levels...